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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 150 120 129
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 112 127 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 1.42% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.91% 5.99% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +6.61%
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
2282 2120 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.17% 23.72% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1212 1058
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 123
Average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -4 29 £406 +21.72% 13
Hampshire +8 21 £400 +3.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -26 20 £370 +3.85% 5
Surrey +11 19 £388 -3.12% 8
Oxfordshire -9 15 £496 +69.65% 5
West Sussex - 4 £400 - 5
Thames Valley - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 198 (90.83%) Java
2 107 (49.08%) Oracle
3 70 (32.11%) Linux
4 69 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (31.19%) Spring
6 64 (29.36%) UNIX
7 63 (28.90%) SQL
8 62 (28.44%) JavaScript
9 56 (25.69%) Web Services
10 52 (23.85%) XML
11 50 (22.94%) HTML
11 50 (22.94%) WebLogic
12 42 (19.27%) SOA
12 42 (19.27%) Hibernate
13 41 (18.81%) Oracle Database
14 40 (18.35%) JBoss
15 38 (17.43%) SOAP
16 36 (16.51%) JSP
16 36 (16.51%) Middleware
17 34 (15.60%) Apache
17 34 (15.60%) Scrum
17 34 (15.60%) Maven
18 33 (15.14%) Security Cleared
19 32 (14.68%) Tomcat
20 31 (14.22%) UML
20 31 (14.22%) WebSphere
21 30 (13.76%) Windows
21 30 (13.76%) CSS
21 30 (13.76%) TDD
22 28 (12.84%) EJB

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 50 (22.94%) WebLogic
2 40 (18.35%) JBoss
3 34 (15.60%) Apache
4 32 (14.68%) Tomcat
5 31 (14.22%) WebSphere
6 18 (8.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.29%) Confluence
8 5 (2.29%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.83%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.83%) Mule
9 4 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.83%) CMS
9 4 (1.83%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.38%) IIS
11 2 (0.92%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.92%) Liferay
11 2 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.42%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.83%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.83%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.46%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.46%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.80%) Internet
3 16 (7.34%) HTTP
4 8 (3.67%) SSL
4 8 (3.67%) Intranet
5 4 (1.83%) AMQP
5 4 (1.83%) Firewall
6 3 (1.38%) SSH
6 3 (1.38%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.92%) DNS
7 2 (0.92%) LDAP
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.81%) Oracle Database
2 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
2 19 (8.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (7.80%) MySQL
4 14 (6.42%) DB2
4 14 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.50%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.05%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.59%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (3.67%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (1.83%) Big Data
10 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.92%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.92%) BaseX
12 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 34 (15.60%) Maven
2 26 (11.93%) Ant
3 23 (10.55%) Subversion
4 22 (10.09%) JUnit
5 21 (9.63%) Eclipse
6 16 (7.34%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.50%) JIRA
7 12 (5.50%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.13%) Toad
9 8 (3.67%) ClearCase
10 6 (2.75%) Gradle
11 5 (2.29%) Selenium
11 5 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (2.29%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.83%) Introscope
12 4 (1.83%) NetBeans
12 4 (1.83%) Checkstyle
12 4 (1.83%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (10.09%) Retail
2 19 (8.72%) Finance
3 18 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Automotive
5 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Billing
5 3 (1.38%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Publishing
6 2 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (54.13%) Developer
2 87 (39.91%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.30%) Analyst
4 20 (9.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (7.80%) Architect
6 16 (7.34%) J2EE Developer
6 16 (7.34%) Web Analyst
7 15 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.42%) Web Support Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.13%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.13%) Administrator
10 9 (4.13%) Consultant
11 8 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.21%) Designer
13 6 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.19%) Spring
2 56 (25.69%) Web Services
3 52 (23.85%) XML
4 50 (22.94%) HTML
5 42 (19.27%) Hibernate
6 38 (17.43%) SOAP
7 36 (16.51%) Middleware
7 36 (16.51%) JSP
8 30 (13.76%) CSS
9 28 (12.84%) EJB
10 25 (11.47%) JMS
11 23 (10.55%) JSF
11 23 (10.55%) Java EE
12 21 (9.63%) jQuery
13 20 (9.17%) Oracle Fusion
14 18 (8.26%) Ajax
15 17 (7.80%) Struts
15 17 (7.80%) RESTful
16 15 (6.88%) REST
16 15 (6.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.21%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.83%) CMDB
5 4 (1.83%) Clustering
5 4 (1.83%) PKI
6 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (0.92%) Wiki
7 2 (0.92%) Blog
7 2 (0.92%) DTV
7 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.46%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.46%) IVR
8 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 70 (32.11%) Linux
2 64 (29.36%) UNIX
3 30 (13.76%) Windows
4 10 (4.59%) Solaris
5 9 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.38%) Android
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.92%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.27%) SOA
3 34 (15.60%) Scrum
4 31 (14.22%) UML
5 30 (13.76%) TDD
6 26 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (11.47%) OO
8 22 (10.09%) Open Source
9 19 (8.72%) MVC
10 15 (6.88%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.88%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.88%) Unit Testing
10 15 (6.88%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.88%) SDLC
11 13 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.50%) Release Management
13 10 (4.59%) Project Management
14 9 (4.13%) Data Modelling
14 9 (4.13%) OOA/OOD
14 9 (4.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 198 (90.83%) Java
2 63 (28.90%) SQL
3 62 (28.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.80%) PL/SQL
4 17 (7.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 13 (5.96%) C#
6 12 (5.50%) XQuery
7 11 (5.05%) Perl
7 11 (5.05%) XPath
8 9 (4.13%) Python
9 8 (3.67%) C++
10 6 (2.75%) PHP
10 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.29%) Ruby
11 5 (2.29%) C
12 4 (1.83%) Korn
12 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.83%) Jython
13 3 (1.38%) Groovy
13 3 (1.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (15.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.26%) Degree
4 8 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.21%) ISEB
6 6 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.46%) PMP
8 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.59%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.29%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.83%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.83%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) logstash
5 1 (0.46%) Salt
5 1 (0.46%) Kibana
5 1 (0.46%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 107 (49.08%) Oracle
2 15 (6.88%) IBM
3 11 (5.05%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.59%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.13%) Remedy
6 6 (2.75%) Sun
6 6 (2.75%) HP
7 5 (2.29%) SAP
7 5 (2.29%) hybris
8 4 (1.83%) F5
8 4 (1.83%) Talend
8 4 (1.83%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.83%) webMethods
8 4 (1.83%) Informatica
8 4 (1.83%) Axway
8 4 (1.83%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.83%) Pega
8 4 (1.83%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.83%) BEA
9 3 (1.38%) Adobe
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