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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 145 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 114 120 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 1.34% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 5.54% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 80
Average daily rate
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£400 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £446 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.30 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -1.42%
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
2383 2167 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.03% 24.19% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1219 1102
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 92
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.00 £22.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £47.50
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 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 6 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 6 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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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
Berkshire 0 28 £400 +14.28% 10
Surrey +13 21 £450 +12.50% 15
Hampshire -3 19 £400 +3.22% 10
Buckinghamshire -17 17 £325 -7.14% 2
West Sussex -2 13 £363 +21.84% 1
Oxfordshire -13 10 £425 +41.66% 5
East Sussex -11 2 - - 3
Thames Valley - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 209 (92.07%) Java
2 106 (46.70%) Oracle
3 72 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (31.72%) Spring
3 72 (31.72%) JavaScript
4 69 (30.40%) SQL
5 64 (28.19%) Web Services
6 63 (27.75%) Linux
7 56 (24.67%) UNIX
7 56 (24.67%) HTML
8 53 (23.35%) XML
9 42 (18.50%) SOAP
9 42 (18.50%) SOA
10 41 (18.06%) JBoss
11 39 (17.18%) WebLogic
12 37 (16.30%) CSS
13 36 (15.86%) Tomcat
13 36 (15.86%) UML
13 36 (15.86%) Scrum
14 35 (15.42%) Hibernate
14 35 (15.42%) JSP
15 34 (14.98%) Maven
16 33 (14.54%) Security Cleared
16 33 (14.54%) Oracle Database
17 32 (14.10%) WebSphere
18 30 (13.22%) Windows
18 30 (13.22%) Apache
19 28 (12.33%) TDD
20 27 (11.89%) EJB
20 27 (11.89%) JMS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 41 (18.06%) JBoss
2 39 (17.18%) WebLogic
3 36 (15.86%) Tomcat
4 32 (14.10%) WebSphere
5 30 (13.22%) Apache
6 18 (7.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (3.96%) Confluence
8 8 (3.52%) Mule ESB
8 8 (3.52%) Mule
9 5 (2.20%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.20%) Documentum
10 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.76%) CMS
10 4 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.32%) IIS
12 2 (0.88%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.88%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.17%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.13%) Internet
2 17 (7.49%) HTTP
3 15 (6.61%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.73%) Intranet
5 6 (2.64%) SSL
6 4 (1.76%) Firewall
6 4 (1.76%) AMQP
7 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.88%) LDAP
8 2 (0.88%) DNS
8 2 (0.88%) SSH
9 1 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.54%) Oracle Database
2 18 (7.93%) DB2
3 17 (7.49%) MySQL
4 16 (7.05%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (5.73%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.52%) DbVisualizer
9 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.64%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.64%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.76%) Big Data
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 34 (14.98%) Maven
2 26 (11.45%) Ant
3 22 (9.69%) JUnit
4 21 (9.25%) Eclipse
5 18 (7.93%) Subversion
6 15 (6.61%) Git (software)
6 15 (6.61%) Jenkins
7 12 (5.29%) JIRA
8 7 (3.08%) Selenium
8 7 (3.08%) Toad
9 6 (2.64%) Gradle
10 5 (2.20%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.20%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.20%) CA Gen
11 4 (1.76%) Introscope
11 4 (1.76%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (1.76%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.76%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.32%) JBehave
General
1 21 (9.25%) Finance
1 21 (9.25%) Retail
2 18 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.96%) Banking
4 4 (1.76%) Publishing
4 4 (1.76%) Automotive
5 3 (1.32%) Billing
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 130 (57.27%) Developer
2 99 (43.61%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.22%) Analyst
4 27 (11.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (7.93%) J2EE Developer
6 15 (6.61%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.17%) Architect
7 14 (6.17%) Web Analyst
8 13 (5.73%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.29%) Web Support Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Consultant
12 8 (3.52%) Administrator
13 7 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.08%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.08%) Designer
14 6 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
14 6 (2.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.72%) Spring
2 64 (28.19%) Web Services
3 56 (24.67%) HTML
4 53 (23.35%) XML
5 42 (18.50%) SOAP
6 37 (16.30%) CSS
7 35 (15.42%) JSP
7 35 (15.42%) Hibernate
8 27 (11.89%) EJB
8 27 (11.89%) JMS
9 26 (11.45%) Middleware
10 25 (11.01%) JSF
10 25 (11.01%) Java EE
11 24 (10.57%) Ajax
11 24 (10.57%) RESTful
12 23 (10.13%) jQuery
13 18 (7.93%) Struts
14 17 (7.49%) JSON
15 16 (7.05%) Oracle Fusion
16 15 (6.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.20%) CMDB
4 5 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (2.20%) Clustering
5 4 (1.76%) GIS
6 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.32%) IVR
6 3 (1.32%) User Experience
6 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) DTV
7 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Wiki
7 2 (0.88%) Blog
7 2 (0.88%) PKI
7 2 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 63 (27.75%) Linux
2 56 (24.67%) UNIX
3 30 (13.22%) Windows
4 8 (3.52%) Solaris
5 6 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.32%) Android
6 3 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.50%) SOA
3 36 (15.86%) UML
3 36 (15.86%) Scrum
4 28 (12.33%) TDD
5 25 (11.01%) OO
5 25 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (8.37%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.49%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.49%) MVC
8 16 (7.05%) Open Source
9 15 (6.61%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.73%) Data Modelling
10 13 (5.73%) Automated Testing
10 13 (5.73%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (5.29%) SDLC
12 11 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.41%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (92.07%) Java
2 72 (31.72%) JavaScript
3 69 (30.40%) SQL
4 18 (7.93%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 13 (5.73%) Perl
7 10 (4.41%) XQuery
8 9 (3.96%) C++
8 9 (3.96%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.96%) XPath
9 8 (3.52%) C#
10 7 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.64%) Python
12 5 (2.20%) C
12 5 (2.20%) PHP
12 5 (2.20%) Groovy
13 4 (1.76%) Jython
13 4 (1.76%) Korn
14 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (14.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.37%) Degree
3 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.52%) ISEB
5 7 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.32%) OCPJWCD
7 3 (1.32%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.32%) OCMJD
7 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.76%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (3.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.20%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.20%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.76%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.76%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.44%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) logstash
5 1 (0.44%) Salt
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 106 (46.70%) Oracle
2 16 (7.05%) IBM
3 8 (3.52%) Red Hat
3 8 (3.52%) webMethods
3 8 (3.52%) Remedy
4 7 (3.08%) Sun
4 7 (3.08%) HP
5 6 (2.64%) BEA
5 6 (2.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.64%) Pega
6 5 (2.20%) hybris
6 5 (2.20%) Informatica
6 5 (2.20%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.76%) SAP
7 4 (1.76%) Adobe
7 4 (1.76%) Axway
7 4 (1.76%) F5
7 4 (1.76%) Talend
7 4 (1.76%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.32%) Progress
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Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: 2 days ago
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