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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 48 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.55% 6.70% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 17.33% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £408 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
172 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.25% 38.66% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 47 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
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 24 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bath - 1 £325 -
Bridgwater - - - -
Taunton - - - - 1
J2EE
South West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) EJB
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) OOD
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) LAMP
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) JSF
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Escenic
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) Escenic
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) EJB
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Struts
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) JSF
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Java RMI
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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