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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 161 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 106 119 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.30% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 5.34% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 81 88
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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
2519 2227 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.37% 24.27% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1239 1147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 66
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 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
Surrey +5 23 £450 +12.50% 8
Berkshire -8 19 £388 +4.02% 18
West Sussex +2 18 £375 +26.05% 4
Buckinghamshire -18 18 £325 -7.14% 4
Hampshire -11 14 £384 -0.96% 7
Oxfordshire -14 8 £453 +29.28% 8
Kent -6 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 208 (91.63%) Java
2 109 (48.02%) Oracle
3 74 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (30.40%) Spring
4 69 (30.40%) SQL
5 67 (29.52%) JavaScript
6 65 (28.63%) Web Services
7 57 (25.11%) Linux
8 55 (24.23%) UNIX
8 55 (24.23%) HTML
9 51 (22.47%) XML
10 43 (18.94%) WebLogic
11 41 (18.06%) JBoss
12 40 (17.62%) SOA
13 38 (16.74%) Scrum
14 37 (16.30%) JSP
14 37 (16.30%) UML
15 36 (15.86%) SOAP
15 36 (15.86%) CSS
16 33 (14.54%) Hibernate
17 32 (14.10%) Windows
17 32 (14.10%) Tomcat
17 32 (14.10%) WebSphere
18 31 (13.66%) Maven
19 30 (13.22%) Security Cleared
19 30 (13.22%) Oracle Database
20 28 (12.33%) Apache
21 27 (11.89%) JMS
22 26 (11.45%) Middleware
22 26 (11.45%) OO

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (18.94%) WebLogic
2 41 (18.06%) JBoss
3 32 (14.10%) Tomcat
3 32 (14.10%) WebSphere
4 28 (12.33%) Apache
5 18 (7.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (3.52%) Confluence
7 7 (3.08%) Mule
7 7 (3.08%) Mule ESB
8 6 (2.64%) Documentum
9 5 (2.20%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.32%) CMS
11 3 (1.32%) IIS
12 2 (0.88%) nginx
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.93%) Internet
2 14 (6.17%) HTTP
3 12 (5.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.52%) Intranet
5 6 (2.64%) SSL
6 4 (1.76%) AMQP
7 3 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (1.32%) Firewall
7 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.88%) SSH
9 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.22%) Oracle Database
2 18 (7.93%) DB2
3 16 (7.05%) MySQL
3 16 (7.05%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.17%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.52%) DbVisualizer
8 7 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.64%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.20%) Big Data
10 5 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 31 (13.66%) Maven
2 26 (11.45%) Ant
3 22 (9.69%) JUnit
3 22 (9.69%) Eclipse
4 16 (7.05%) Subversion
4 16 (7.05%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.85%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.41%) JIRA
7 7 (3.08%) CA Gen
8 6 (2.64%) Selenium
9 5 (2.20%) Toad
9 5 (2.20%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.20%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.76%) Introscope
10 4 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.76%) Gradle
10 4 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.76%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.32%) JBehave
11 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (10.57%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Retail
3 18 (7.93%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.41%) Banking
5 5 (2.20%) Publishing
6 4 (1.76%) Automotive
7 3 (1.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (59.47%) Developer
2 101 (44.49%) Java Developer
3 23 (10.13%) Analyst
3 23 (10.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 17 (7.49%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.05%) J2EE Developer
6 15 (6.61%) Architect
7 12 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (3.96%) Consultant
8 9 (3.96%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.08%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.08%) Administrator
9 7 (3.08%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 7 (3.08%) Web Analyst
9 7 (3.08%) Designer
10 6 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.64%) Technical Leader
10 6 (2.64%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (2.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (30.40%) Spring
2 65 (28.63%) Web Services
3 55 (24.23%) HTML
4 51 (22.47%) XML
5 37 (16.30%) JSP
6 36 (15.86%) CSS
6 36 (15.86%) SOAP
7 33 (14.54%) Hibernate
8 27 (11.89%) JMS
9 26 (11.45%) Middleware
10 25 (11.01%) EJB
10 25 (11.01%) Ajax
11 24 (10.57%) JSF
12 23 (10.13%) Java EE
13 21 (9.25%) RESTful
14 18 (7.93%) jQuery
15 17 (7.49%) JSON
15 17 (7.49%) Struts
16 16 (7.05%) Oracle Fusion
17 15 (6.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.52%) Clustering
5 5 (2.20%) CMDB
5 5 (2.20%) GIS
5 5 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.32%) IVR
6 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.88%) PKI
7 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.88%) Wiki
7 2 (0.88%) Blog
7 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.11%) Linux
2 55 (24.23%) UNIX
3 32 (14.10%) Windows
4 7 (3.08%) Solaris
5 6 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.88%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.62%) SOA
3 38 (16.74%) Scrum
4 37 (16.30%) UML
5 26 (11.45%) OO
6 24 (10.57%) TDD
6 24 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (8.37%) Configuration Management
8 18 (7.93%) Data Modelling
8 18 (7.93%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.49%) E-Commerce
10 16 (7.05%) MVC
11 15 (6.61%) Open Source
11 15 (6.61%) Waterfall
12 13 (5.73%) Automated Testing
12 13 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.29%) Test Strategy
13 12 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 208 (91.63%) Java
2 69 (30.40%) SQL
3 67 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.81%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 13 (5.73%) Perl
6 12 (5.29%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.85%) C++
8 10 (4.41%) XQuery
9 9 (3.96%) C#
9 9 (3.96%) XPath
10 8 (3.52%) Python
11 6 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.64%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.20%) C
12 5 (2.20%) PHP
13 4 (1.76%) ABAP
13 4 (1.76%) Jython
13 4 (1.76%) Korn
14 3 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (13.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.25%) Degree
3 17 (7.49%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.52%) ISEB
5 7 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.76%) OCPJWCD
7 4 (1.76%) OCPJP
7 4 (1.76%) OCMJD
8 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.44%) PMP
10 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.76%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (3.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (2.64%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.20%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.76%) CA Wily
5 4 (1.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 109 (48.02%) Oracle
2 16 (7.05%) IBM
3 11 (4.85%) webMethods
4 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.52%) BEA
5 8 (3.52%) Sun
5 8 (3.52%) Pega
6 7 (3.08%) Informatica
6 7 (3.08%) HP
7 6 (2.64%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.64%) Adobe
7 6 (2.64%) Remedy
7 6 (2.64%) hybris
8 4 (1.76%) F5
8 4 (1.76%) Talend
8 4 (1.76%) Axway
8 4 (1.76%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.32%) SAP
9 3 (1.32%) Progress
10 2 (0.88%) Cisco
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