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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 109 99 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs citing J2EE 143 171 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.96% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 7.57% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 93 112
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£385 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £302 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £513 £500
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 £34.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -12.16%
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
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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
Hampshire -34 41 £375 +7.14% 13
Oxfordshire +17 32 £475 +2.15% 6
Berkshire -13 27 £375 -4.76% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £428 +8.57% 5
Surrey -14 15 £425 +15.25% 10
Kent -2 4 £200 -59.49% 3
Middlesex +5 2 £525 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £500 -
Thames Valley - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - - 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 196 (72.86%) Java
2 140 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (36.43%) Spring
3 98 (36.43%) Web Services
4 85 (31.60%) XML
5 78 (29.00%) Oracle
6 70 (26.02%) SQL
7 65 (24.16%) HTML
8 64 (23.79%) Scrum
9 61 (22.68%) Maven
9 61 (22.68%) JavaScript
10 60 (22.30%) Hibernate
11 55 (20.45%) SOA
11 55 (20.45%) SOAP
12 52 (19.33%) MVC
13 49 (18.22%) Linux
13 49 (18.22%) Eclipse
14 45 (16.73%) UNIX
15 44 (16.36%) Finance
16 43 (15.99%) Apache
16 43 (15.99%) Internet
17 41 (15.24%) WebSphere
18 40 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (14.13%) .NET
20 35 (13.01%) JIRA
21 34 (12.64%) JSP
22 32 (11.90%) Ajax
22 32 (11.90%) Spring MVC
22 32 (11.90%) jQuery
23 31 (11.52%) CSS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (15.99%) Apache
2 41 (15.24%) WebSphere
3 28 (10.41%) WebLogic
4 22 (8.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (5.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (5.95%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.09%) Apache Solr
7 10 (3.72%) Confluence
7 10 (3.72%) IIS
8 8 (2.97%) Liferay
9 5 (1.86%) Mule
10 3 (1.12%) CMS
10 3 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.74%) Drupal
11 2 (0.74%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.74%) Escenic
11 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.74%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (0.37%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (5.95%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.12%) Cordys
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.74%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.74%) Magento
4 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.74%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.20%) SaaS
3 9 (3.35%) Force.com
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.99%) Internet
2 11 (4.09%) LDAP
3 8 (2.97%) Intranet
4 7 (2.60%) SSL
4 7 (2.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.74%) Firewall
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.37%) Extranet
6 1 (0.37%) RTCP
6 1 (0.37%) RTP
6 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.92%) MySQL
3 21 (7.81%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.83%) DTS
6 11 (4.09%) DB2
7 9 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.74%) Big Data
10 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.37%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 61 (22.68%) Maven
2 49 (18.22%) Eclipse
3 35 (13.01%) JIRA
4 27 (10.04%) Jenkins
5 23 (8.55%) Ant
5 23 (8.55%) JUnit
6 20 (7.43%) Subversion
7 18 (6.69%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.69%) FitNesse
8 9 (3.35%) Introscope
9 8 (2.97%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.49%) Toad
11 3 (1.12%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.12%) Selenium
11 3 (1.12%) Hudson
12 2 (0.74%) Gradle
12 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.74%) jMock
12 2 (0.74%) Mockito
12 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (16.36%) Finance
2 14 (5.20%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.20%) Banking
3 11 (4.09%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.72%) Marketing
4 10 (3.72%) Retail
5 9 (3.35%) Electronics
5 9 (3.35%) Spanish Language
6 7 (2.60%) Publishing
7 3 (1.12%) Automotive
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 134 (49.81%) Developer
2 87 (32.34%) Java Developer
3 58 (21.56%) Architect
4 41 (15.24%) Solutions Architect
5 40 (14.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 34 (12.64%) Analyst
7 22 (8.18%) J2EE Developer
8 16 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.46%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.72%) Deployment Analyst
11 10 (3.72%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.35%) Hybris Developer
13 8 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (2.97%) Administrator
13 8 (2.97%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.97%) Consultant
14 7 (2.60%) WebSphere Administrator
14 7 (2.60%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.60%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (36.43%) Spring
1 98 (36.43%) Web Services
2 85 (31.60%) XML
3 65 (24.16%) HTML
4 60 (22.30%) Hibernate
5 55 (20.45%) SOAP
6 38 (14.13%) .NET
7 34 (12.64%) JSP
8 32 (11.90%) Ajax
8 32 (11.90%) Spring MVC
8 32 (11.90%) jQuery
9 31 (11.52%) CSS
10 29 (10.78%) XSLT
10 29 (10.78%) RESTful
11 26 (9.67%) JSF
12 24 (8.92%) JMS
13 23 (8.55%) REST
14 22 (8.18%) Struts
15 16 (5.95%) Oracle ADF
16 15 (5.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.92%) Open Source
2 16 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.35%) DTV
6 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.23%) User Experience
7 6 (2.23%) Clustering
8 5 (1.86%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.49%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.12%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.12%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.74%) PMI
11 2 (0.74%) GIS
12 1 (0.37%) IPTV
12 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.22%) Linux
2 45 (16.73%) UNIX
3 28 (10.41%) Windows
4 6 (2.23%) Android
5 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.49%) Solaris
6 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.37%) zOS
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.79%) Scrum
3 55 (20.45%) SOA
4 52 (19.33%) MVC
5 40 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (11.52%) OO
7 30 (11.15%) TDD
8 29 (10.78%) Unit Testing
9 27 (10.04%) E-Commerce
10 23 (8.55%) CRM
11 17 (6.32%) Integration Testing
12 16 (5.95%) B2C
13 14 (5.20%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.83%) Project Management
14 13 (4.83%) BDD
15 12 (4.46%) Change Management
15 12 (4.46%) Validation
16 11 (4.09%) Business Analysis
16 11 (4.09%) UML
17 10 (3.72%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 196 (72.86%) Java
2 70 (26.02%) SQL
3 61 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.69%) PL/SQL
5 14 (5.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 14 (5.20%) C#
6 13 (4.83%) XQuery
6 13 (4.83%) XPath
7 9 (3.35%) VBScript
7 9 (3.35%) Apex Code
8 8 (2.97%) PHP
9 7 (2.60%) Korn
9 7 (2.60%) Python
9 7 (2.60%) Scala
9 7 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.23%) Groovy
10 6 (2.23%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.23%) Jython
11 5 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.86%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.95%) Degree
2 5 (1.86%) Sun Certification
2 5 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.69%) Puppet
2 16 (5.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (5.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (2.23%) CA Wily
4 5 (1.86%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 78 (29.00%) Oracle
2 27 (10.04%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (8.55%) JBoss
4 18 (6.69%) IBM
5 14 (5.20%) SAP
6 11 (4.09%) hybris
7 10 (3.72%) Siebel
8 8 (2.97%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.60%) VMware
10 5 (1.86%) Metastorm
10 5 (1.86%) Google
10 5 (1.86%) Sun
11 4 (1.49%) Informatica
11 4 (1.49%) webMethods
11 4 (1.49%) ATG
12 3 (1.12%) Remedy
13 2 (0.74%) Demandware
13 2 (0.74%) GigaSpaces
13 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.74%) TIBCO
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £510 per day DOE
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Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £510 per day DOE
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