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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 45 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 12 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.49% 2.78% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 9.85% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
146 132 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.35% 28.27% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 78 42
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 2 £399 -4.71%
J2EE
South West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (91.84%) Security Cleared
2 43 (87.76%) DV Cleared
3 38 (77.55%) Java
4 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (63.27%) Web Services
6 22 (44.90%) C
7 14 (28.57%) Oracle
7 14 (28.57%) Scrum
8 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
8 13 (26.53%) Python
9 11 (22.45%) JBoss
9 11 (22.45%) UNIX
9 11 (22.45%) XML
9 11 (22.45%) SQL
10 10 (20.41%) EJB
10 10 (20.41%) JSF
11 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
12 8 (16.33%) JPA
12 8 (16.33%) Release Management
12 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.29%) Perl
13 7 (14.29%) Ant
13 7 (14.29%) JAXB
13 7 (14.29%) Maven
13 7 (14.29%) Ruby
13 7 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
13 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
13 7 (14.29%) SoapUI

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (22.45%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.12%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) Mule
3 2 (4.08%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Ant
1 7 (14.29%) Maven
1 7 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 6 (12.24%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (12.24%) JUnit
2 6 (12.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (12.24%) ClearCase
3 5 (10.20%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.12%) Mockito
4 3 (6.12%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) JBehave
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 35 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Tester
3 8 (16.33%) Functional Tester
4 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.08%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (4.08%) webMethods Developer
5 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) Web Services
2 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
3 11 (22.45%) XML
4 10 (20.41%) EJB
4 10 (20.41%) JSF
5 8 (16.33%) JPA
6 7 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (14.29%) JAXB
7 3 (6.12%) Middleware
7 3 (6.12%) SOAP
7 3 (6.12%) Swing
7 3 (6.12%) Java EE
7 3 (6.12%) SWT
7 3 (6.12%) Spring
7 3 (6.12%) RESTful
7 3 (6.12%) REST
8 2 (4.08%) JAX-RS
8 2 (4.08%) PrimeFaces
8 2 (4.08%) HTML
8 2 (4.08%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Release Management
5 7 (14.29%) Analytics
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) User Stories
6 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.24%) OO
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Workflow
9 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.08%) BDD
9 2 (4.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) C
3 13 (26.53%) Python
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.29%) Perl
6 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.29%) Ruby
7 6 (12.24%) Lua
7 6 (12.24%) PHP
8 3 (6.12%) C++
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (91.84%) Security Cleared
2 43 (87.76%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) OCPJP
4 6 (12.24%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Sun
3 3 (6.12%) Sybase
4 2 (4.08%) webMethods