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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 30 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 21 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.78% 2.28% 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 9.38% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £296 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.30 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -0.71%
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
133 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.30% 24.37% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 57 38
Average daily rate £350 £314 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £86.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 6 £399 -11.33% 1
Gloucester +7 1 £450 +12.50% 3
J2EE
South West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 57 (85.07%) Java
2 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (76.12%) Security Cleared
4 49 (73.13%) DV Cleared
5 43 (64.18%) Web Services
6 27 (40.30%) Hibernate
7 26 (38.81%) SQL
8 23 (34.33%) Scrum
9 22 (32.84%) Oracle
10 21 (31.34%) C
11 20 (29.85%) XML
11 20 (29.85%) Python
11 20 (29.85%) JSF
12 17 (25.37%) JPA
12 17 (25.37%) JBoss
13 16 (23.88%) EJB
14 14 (20.90%) JAXB
14 14 (20.90%) EJB 3.0
14 14 (20.90%) SoapUI
15 13 (19.40%) OO
16 12 (17.91%) UNIX
16 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (17.91%) JIRA
17 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
18 10 (14.93%) JUnit
19 9 (13.43%) Maven
19 9 (13.43%) Spring
19 9 (13.43%) RESTful
19 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
20 8 (11.94%) User Stories

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (25.37%) JBoss
2 4 (5.97%) Mule
2 4 (5.97%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) SoapUI
2 12 (17.91%) JIRA
3 10 (14.93%) JUnit
4 9 (13.43%) Maven
5 8 (11.94%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (11.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (11.94%) ClearCase
5 8 (11.94%) Ant
5 8 (11.94%) Subversion
6 5 (7.46%) Mockito
7 2 (2.99%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.49%) JMeter
8 1 (1.49%) Selenium
8 1 (1.49%) JBehave
8 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (83.58%) Developer
2 54 (80.60%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Tester
3 8 (11.94%) Functional Tester
4 6 (8.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.99%) C++ Developer
6 2 (2.99%) webMethods Developer
6 2 (2.99%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) Web Services
2 27 (40.30%) Hibernate
3 20 (29.85%) JSF
3 20 (29.85%) XML
4 17 (25.37%) JPA
5 16 (23.88%) EJB
6 14 (20.90%) JAXB
6 14 (20.90%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (13.43%) RESTful
7 9 (13.43%) Spring
8 6 (8.96%) Java EE
9 4 (5.97%) JavaBeans
9 4 (5.97%) Middleware
9 4 (5.97%) REST
10 3 (4.48%) Apache Flex
10 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (4.48%) Apache Camel
10 3 (4.48%) SOAP
10 3 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (2.99%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) DTV
2 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Scrum
3 13 (19.40%) OO
4 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
6 8 (11.94%) User Stories
6 8 (11.94%) Release Management
6 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
6 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.45%) Analytics
8 5 (7.46%) TDD
9 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.48%) UML
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.48%) BDD
11 2 (2.99%) SDLC
11 2 (2.99%) Time Management
11 2 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (85.07%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) C
4 20 (29.85%) Python
5 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.94%) Perl
6 8 (11.94%) PHP
6 8 (11.94%) Ruby
6 8 (11.94%) Lua
6 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.48%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (76.12%) Security Cleared
2 49 (73.13%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) Sun Certification
3 8 (11.94%) OCPJP
4 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) Sun
3 2 (2.99%) Sybase
3 2 (2.99%) webMethods
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) TIBCO