The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 24 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing J2EE 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.78% 2.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.89% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£399 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.25% 13.11% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 15
Average daily rate £333 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Cheltenham region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) UNIX
6 8 (44.44%) OO
7 7 (38.89%) Python
7 7 (38.89%) ClearCase
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (38.89%) Perl
7 7 (38.89%) PHP
7 7 (38.89%) Ant
7 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (38.89%) Sun
7 7 (38.89%) Sun Certification
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (38.89%) User Stories
7 7 (38.89%) Apache Ivy
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) Subversion
7 7 (38.89%) OCPJP
7 7 (38.89%) Maven
7 7 (38.89%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) Lua
7 7 (38.89%) Release Management
7 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) Middleware
9 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Mule
1 3 (16.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Ant
1 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (38.89%) ClearCase
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
1 7 (38.89%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) Release Management
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Lua
2 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Sun Certification
3 7 (38.89%) OCPJP
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Sun
2 2 (11.11%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO