The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 32 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 13 16 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.33% 4.85% 9.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.85% 15.38% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 35
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +5.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 104 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.03% 31.52% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 116
Average daily rate £325 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £311 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.70 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -4 5 £425 +9.67% 1
Gloucester -13 3 £425 -11.45%
J2EE
South West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) SAP
4 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) Kanban
5 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) RESTful
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Spring
5 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 6 (37.50%) Marketing
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) DTV
5 6 (37.50%) Electronics
5 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Maven
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (12.50%) Teamcenter
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) ReportNet
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 6 (37.50%) Electronics
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Swing
7 1 (6.25%) GWT
7 1 (6.25%) JSF
7 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Kanban
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) CAD
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) MODAF
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) DoDAF
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) sed
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) NFS
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss