The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 158 147 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -52
Contract jobs citing J2EE 121 101 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 1.11% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 4.40% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £241 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
J2EE
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2624 2297 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 25.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1300 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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
Buckinghamshire +3 31 £380 -5.00% 5
Hampshire -16 22 £375 - 8
Berkshire -10 19 £425 +10.38% 8
West Sussex -5 18 £375 +26.05% 3
Surrey +3 17 £450 +80.00% 6
Oxfordshire -25 9 £520 +48.57% 3
Kent +2 4 - - 1
Middlesex +4 2 £438 -16.66%
East Sussex - 2 - - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 210 (90.13%) Java
2 102 (43.78%) Oracle
3 79 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (31.76%) Spring
5 66 (28.33%) Web Services
6 65 (27.90%) JavaScript
7 63 (27.04%) SQL
8 56 (24.03%) Linux
9 53 (22.75%) UNIX
10 52 (22.32%) HTML
11 49 (21.03%) WebLogic
11 49 (21.03%) XML
12 40 (17.17%) UML
13 39 (16.74%) JBoss
14 38 (16.31%) SOA
14 38 (16.31%) Scrum
15 36 (15.45%) JSP
16 35 (15.02%) Hibernate
16 35 (15.02%) WebSphere
17 34 (14.59%) Windows
18 33 (14.16%) Tomcat
19 30 (12.88%) SOAP
19 30 (12.88%) CSS
19 30 (12.88%) Degree
20 29 (12.45%) Maven
20 29 (12.45%) Middleware
21 27 (11.59%) Data Modelling
21 27 (11.59%) OO
22 26 (11.16%) Ajax
22 26 (11.16%) Security Cleared

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 49 (21.03%) WebLogic
2 39 (16.74%) JBoss
3 35 (15.02%) WebSphere
4 33 (14.16%) Tomcat
5 25 (10.73%) Apache
6 17 (7.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (3.86%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (3.43%) Confluence
9 7 (3.00%) Documentum
10 6 (2.58%) Mule
10 6 (2.58%) Node.js
10 6 (2.58%) Mule ESB
11 5 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (2.15%) MQSeries
11 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.29%) IIS
12 3 (1.29%) CMS
12 3 (1.29%) NetWeaver
12 3 (1.29%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.01%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.86%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (0.86%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.44%) HTTP
2 14 (6.01%) Internet
3 10 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (3.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (3.00%) SSL
6 6 (2.58%) Intranet
7 2 (0.86%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.86%) Firewall
7 2 (0.86%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) AMQP
8 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.73%) Oracle Database
2 24 (10.30%) MySQL
3 22 (9.44%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.58%) DB2
5 18 (7.73%) Relational Database
6 17 (7.30%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.43%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.43%) DbVisualizer
8 8 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.00%) Big Data
9 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.00%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.15%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (12.45%) Maven
2 20 (8.58%) Ant
3 19 (8.15%) JUnit
4 17 (7.30%) Subversion
5 16 (6.87%) Jenkins
6 15 (6.44%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.72%) Selenium
7 11 (4.72%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.86%) JIRA
9 7 (3.00%) CA Gen
10 5 (2.15%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.15%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.29%) JBehave
12 3 (1.29%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.86%) Mockito
13 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Workshop
13 2 (0.86%) Introscope
13 2 (0.86%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (10.73%) Finance
2 19 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.01%) Retail
4 11 (4.72%) Banking
5 9 (3.86%) Publishing
6 5 (2.15%) Automotive
7 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.29%) Billing
9 2 (0.86%) Marketing
9 2 (0.86%) Electronics
9 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 136 (58.37%) Developer
2 97 (41.63%) Java Developer
3 21 (9.01%) Architect
3 21 (9.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (8.15%) Analyst
5 17 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.01%) Consultant
7 13 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.72%) J2EE Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Middleware Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.00%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 6 (2.58%) Documentum Developer
14 6 (2.58%) Technical Leader
14 6 (2.58%) Administrator
14 6 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
15 5 (2.15%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (31.76%) Spring
2 66 (28.33%) Web Services
3 52 (22.32%) HTML
4 49 (21.03%) XML
5 36 (15.45%) JSP
6 35 (15.02%) Hibernate
7 30 (12.88%) SOAP
7 30 (12.88%) CSS
8 29 (12.45%) Middleware
9 26 (11.16%) Ajax
10 24 (10.30%) JMS
11 21 (9.01%) EJB
11 21 (9.01%) RESTful
12 20 (8.58%) Struts
13 18 (7.73%) REST
13 18 (7.73%) jQuery
14 17 (7.30%) JDBC
15 16 (6.87%) HTML5
15 16 (6.87%) Oracle Fusion
16 14 (6.01%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.58%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.44%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.01%) Clustering
5 6 (2.58%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (2.58%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.15%) CMDB
6 5 (2.15%) GIS
7 4 (1.72%) Life Science
7 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.29%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.29%) IVR
8 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.86%) PKI
9 2 (0.86%) DTV
9 2 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.03%) Linux
2 53 (22.75%) UNIX
3 34 (14.59%) Windows
4 7 (3.00%) Solaris
5 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.17%) UML
3 38 (16.31%) SOA
3 38 (16.31%) Scrum
4 27 (11.59%) OO
4 27 (11.59%) Data Modelling
5 22 (9.44%) MVC
5 22 (9.44%) Waterfall
6 21 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (8.58%) E-Commerce
8 19 (8.15%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.30%) TDD
11 16 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (6.44%) Test Strategy
12 15 (6.44%) Configuration Management
12 15 (6.44%) RUP
12 15 (6.44%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (5.58%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 210 (90.13%) Java
2 65 (27.90%) JavaScript
3 63 (27.04%) SQL
4 18 (7.73%) PL/SQL
5 17 (7.30%) Perl
6 14 (6.01%) C++
6 14 (6.01%) Python
7 13 (5.58%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.72%) XPath
8 11 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.29%) XQuery
10 9 (3.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (3.43%) C
12 7 (3.00%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.15%) Korn
13 5 (2.15%) C#
13 5 (2.15%) Jython
13 5 (2.15%) ABAP
14 4 (1.72%) PHP
15 3 (1.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (12.88%) Degree
2 26 (11.16%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.43%) ISEB
5 6 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.72%) OCPJWCD
6 4 (1.72%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.72%) OCMJD
7 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.29%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.29%) GxP
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (3.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.15%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.72%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 102 (43.78%) Oracle
2 13 (5.58%) IBM
3 12 (5.15%) webMethods
4 10 (4.29%) SAP
5 9 (3.86%) BEA
5 9 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.86%) Pega
6 8 (3.43%) hybris
6 8 (3.43%) F5
6 8 (3.43%) Informatica
6 8 (3.43%) Sun
7 7 (3.00%) HP
7 7 (3.00%) Adobe
8 6 (2.58%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.72%) Talend
10 3 (1.29%) Progress
11 2 (0.86%) Sybase
11 2 (0.86%) VMware
11 2 (0.86%) Endeca
11 2 (0.86%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago