The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 17 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.28% 3.00% 7.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.32% 13.10% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 17
Average daily rate
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£458 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.84%
J2EE
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 22.89% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 48
Average daily rate £363 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Gloucestershire region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -5 10 £458 +7.76% 1
Gloucester +7 1 £450 +12.50% 2
J2EE
South West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 61 (85.92%) Java
2 57 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (70.42%) Security Cleared
4 48 (67.61%) DV Cleared
5 47 (66.20%) Web Services
6 31 (43.66%) Hibernate
7 28 (39.44%) Scrum
7 28 (39.44%) SQL
8 23 (32.39%) Oracle
9 22 (30.99%) JBoss
10 21 (29.58%) Python
11 20 (28.17%) XML
11 20 (28.17%) JSF
12 19 (26.76%) C
13 18 (25.35%) EJB
13 18 (25.35%) JPA
14 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
15 15 (21.13%) JAXB
15 15 (21.13%) EJB 3.0
15 15 (21.13%) SoapUI
15 15 (21.13%) JIRA
16 14 (19.72%) UNIX
16 14 (19.72%) OO
17 13 (18.31%) Spring
18 12 (16.90%) Maven
18 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (15.49%) RESTful
20 10 (14.08%) TDD
20 10 (14.08%) Sun
20 10 (14.08%) Sun Certification

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 22 (30.99%) JBoss
2 6 (8.45%) Mule
2 6 (8.45%) Mule ESB
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) SoapUI
1 15 (21.13%) JIRA
2 12 (16.90%) Maven
3 10 (14.08%) JUnit
4 9 (12.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (12.68%) Ant
4 9 (12.68%) ClearCase
4 9 (12.68%) Apache Ivy
4 9 (12.68%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) Mockito
6 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.23%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.41%) JMeter
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.41%) JBehave
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (84.51%) Developer
2 58 (81.69%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Functional Tester
3 8 (11.27%) Tester
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.23%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.23%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (2.82%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (66.20%) Web Services
2 31 (43.66%) Hibernate
3 20 (28.17%) XML
3 20 (28.17%) JSF
4 18 (25.35%) EJB
4 18 (25.35%) JPA
5 15 (21.13%) JAXB
5 15 (21.13%) EJB 3.0
6 13 (18.31%) Spring
7 11 (15.49%) RESTful
8 6 (8.45%) jQuery
8 6 (8.45%) SOAP
9 5 (7.04%) Java EE
10 4 (5.63%) REST
10 4 (5.63%) Spring MVC
10 4 (5.63%) HTML
10 4 (5.63%) Middleware
11 3 (4.23%) JavaBeans
11 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (4.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) DTV
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Scrum
3 14 (19.72%) OO
4 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.08%) TDD
6 9 (12.68%) Functional Testing
6 9 (12.68%) Release Management
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.27%) BDD
8 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.86%) User Stories
8 7 (9.86%) Analytics
9 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.63%) MVC
11 3 (4.23%) Workflow
11 3 (4.23%) UML
11 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (85.92%) Java
2 28 (39.44%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) Python
4 19 (26.76%) C
5 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.68%) Perl
6 9 (12.68%) PHP
6 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.68%) Ruby
6 9 (12.68%) Lua
7 4 (5.63%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (70.42%) Security Cleared
2 48 (67.61%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) Sun Certification
4 9 (12.68%) OCPJP
5 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Sun
3 3 (4.23%) Sybase
4 2 (2.82%) webMethods
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.41%) SAP