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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 24 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.92% 4.50% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 21.74% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£459 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.57%
J2EE
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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 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.48% 20.72% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 14 15
Average daily rate £343 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) OO
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 10 (40.00%) Maven
6 8 (32.00%) OCPJP
6 8 (32.00%) Ruby
6 8 (32.00%) Lua
6 8 (32.00%) Release Management
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) Subversion
6 8 (32.00%) Ant
6 8 (32.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (32.00%) Perl
6 8 (32.00%) PHP
6 8 (32.00%) Python
6 8 (32.00%) Sun
6 8 (32.00%) Sun Certification
6 8 (32.00%) ClearCase
6 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) Apache Ivy
7 7 (28.00%) User Stories
7 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (24.00%) Spring
8 6 (24.00%) Hibernate

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (12.00%) Mule ESB
1 3 (12.00%) Mule
2 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Maven
2 8 (32.00%) Subversion
2 8 (32.00%) Ant
2 8 (32.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (32.00%) ClearCase
2 8 (32.00%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Functional Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.00%) JPA
4 2 (8.00%) RESTful
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (4.00%) JSF
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) Release Management
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Ruby
3 8 (32.00%) Lua
3 8 (32.00%) Perl
3 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) Python
3 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) OCPJP
3 8 (32.00%) Sun Certification
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Sun
2 2 (8.00%) webMethods
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO