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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 15 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 16 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.81% 4.35% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.62% 17.24% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.07%
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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
65 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.92% 25.22% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 18
Average daily rate £413 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 21 (87.50%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Maven
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) OO
3 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Python
5 8 (33.33%) Ant
5 8 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (33.33%) Perl
5 8 (33.33%) PHP
5 8 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 8 (33.33%) Sun
5 8 (33.33%) Sun Certification
5 8 (33.33%) Lua
5 8 (33.33%) Release Management
5 8 (33.33%) Ruby
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) Subversion
5 8 (33.33%) OCPJP
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) User Stories

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.50%) Mule
1 3 (12.50%) Mule ESB
2 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Maven
2 8 (33.33%) Ant
2 8 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 8 (33.33%) Subversion
2 8 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
1 20 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Functional Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Flex
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.33%) JPA
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) JSF
5 1 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) DTV
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) Release Management
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) User Stories
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) UML
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 8 (33.33%) PHP
3 8 (33.33%) Lua
3 8 (33.33%) Ruby
3 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 8 (33.33%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO