The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 Somerset 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 49 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.18% 2.44% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 6.67% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £350 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +62.50%
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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.29% 36.59% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 40
Average daily rate £338 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
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 Somerset

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Somerset 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
Bath -6 3 £350 - 1
Taunton - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
J2EE
South West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) EJB
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (60.00%) OOD
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) CMS
5 5 (50.00%) LAMP
5 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Spring
5 5 (50.00%) JSF
5 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) Scala
5 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
5 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (50.00%) Java RMI
5 5 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) JBoss

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (50.00%) Escenic
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Programmer
4 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (50.00%) Java Programmer
4 5 (50.00%) Analyst
4 5 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (50.00%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (20.00%) Architect
5 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Maximo Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) EJB
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) LAMP
4 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (50.00%) JSF
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Java RMI
4 5 (50.00%) Struts
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (60.00%) OOD
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) RUP
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Actuate