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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 161 128 74
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -54
Contract jobs citing J2EE 104 104 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.22% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% 4.98% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 90
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£408 £346 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £214 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.16% -7.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +4.76%
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
2339 2090 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.78% 24.49% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1164 1123
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 87
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Berkshire -6 27 £400 +9.58% 12
Hampshire -10 27 £400 +29.03% 11
Surrey -8 15 £500 +150.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -29 9 £350 +16.66%
West Sussex -5 7 £393 +12.14% 4
East Sussex +2 6 £325 - 2
Oxfordshire -23 6 £483 +28.66% 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 8
Thames Valley - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 177 (74.06%) Java
2 125 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (38.91%) Oracle
4 88 (36.82%) Spring
5 77 (32.22%) Web Services
6 68 (28.45%) XML
6 68 (28.45%) SQL
7 66 (27.62%) SOA
8 64 (26.78%) HTML
9 63 (26.36%) Maven
10 60 (25.10%) Apache
11 53 (22.18%) Scrum
12 52 (21.76%) Eclipse
13 50 (20.92%) Linux
13 50 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (19.25%) Hibernate
15 43 (17.99%) JavaScript
15 43 (17.99%) WebLogic
16 38 (15.90%) .NET
17 36 (15.06%) MVC
18 35 (14.64%) Internet
18 35 (14.64%) Open Source
19 34 (14.23%) UNIX
19 34 (14.23%) TDD
20 32 (13.39%) XSLT
20 32 (13.39%) JIRA
21 31 (12.97%) Middleware
22 30 (12.55%) OO
22 30 (12.55%) JSP
23 28 (11.72%) MySQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (25.10%) Apache
2 43 (17.99%) WebLogic
3 23 (9.62%) Tomcat
4 20 (8.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (7.95%) JBoss
6 16 (6.69%) IIS
7 12 (5.02%) Apache Solr
8 10 (4.18%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.93%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.51%) CMS
10 6 (2.51%) Liferay
10 6 (2.51%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (2.09%) Confluence
11 5 (2.09%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (2.09%) Mule
12 3 (1.26%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.26%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.84%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (7.95%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.26%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.26%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) Staffware
4 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.84%) GitHub
3 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.84%) Force.com
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.64%) Internet
2 3 (1.26%) Firewall
2 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.26%) SSL
3 2 (0.84%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
4 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.72%) MySQL
2 25 (10.46%) Oracle Database
3 24 (10.04%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (8.79%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.51%) DB2
8 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.84%) DTS
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (26.36%) Maven
2 52 (21.76%) Eclipse
3 32 (13.39%) JIRA
4 26 (10.88%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.37%) Ant
6 19 (7.95%) JUnit
6 19 (7.95%) Subversion
7 15 (6.28%) FitNesse
7 15 (6.28%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.60%) Git (software)
9 9 (3.77%) ClearCase
10 7 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.51%) Checkstyle
12 5 (2.09%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.84%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.84%) Toad
13 2 (0.84%) jMock
13 2 (0.84%) Hudson
13 2 (0.84%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.84%) Gradle
General
1 24 (10.04%) Finance
2 13 (5.44%) Publishing
3 12 (5.02%) Marketing
4 9 (3.77%) Banking
4 9 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.93%) Retail
5 7 (2.93%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.09%) Electronics
8 3 (1.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 126 (52.72%) Developer
2 75 (31.38%) Java Developer
3 59 (24.69%) Architect
4 41 (17.15%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (10.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (5.86%) J2EE Developer
7 13 (5.44%) Analyst
8 11 (4.60%) Lead Developer
9 9 (3.77%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.35%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.35%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.35%) Team Leader
11 7 (2.93%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.51%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.51%) Consultant
12 6 (2.51%) .NET Applications Developer
12 6 (2.51%) Hybris Developer
13 5 (2.09%) Web Team Leader
13 5 (2.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.82%) Spring
2 77 (32.22%) Web Services
3 68 (28.45%) XML
4 64 (26.78%) HTML
5 46 (19.25%) Hibernate
6 38 (15.90%) .NET
7 32 (13.39%) XSLT
8 31 (12.97%) Middleware
9 30 (12.55%) JSP
10 28 (11.72%) JMS
11 27 (11.30%) CSS
12 25 (10.46%) Ajax
13 24 (10.04%) RESTful
13 24 (10.04%) REST
14 23 (9.62%) JSF
15 22 (9.21%) Oracle Fusion
15 22 (9.21%) Spring MVC
16 21 (8.79%) PostGIS
16 21 (8.79%) SOAP
17 19 (7.95%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.64%) Open Source
2 16 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.18%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.93%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (2.51%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.51%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.09%) DTV
9 3 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.26%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.84%) PMI
10 2 (0.84%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.84%) PKI
11 1 (0.42%) IPTV
11 1 (0.42%) Tandem
11 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.92%) Linux
2 34 (14.23%) UNIX
3 21 (8.79%) Windows
4 7 (2.93%) Solaris
5 6 (2.51%) Android
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.84%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.42%) zOS
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.62%) SOA
3 53 (22.18%) Scrum
4 50 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (15.06%) MVC
6 34 (14.23%) TDD
7 30 (12.55%) OO
8 27 (11.30%) Unit Testing
9 21 (8.79%) Project Management
10 17 (7.11%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.11%) Content Management
11 16 (6.69%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.44%) BDD
13 12 (5.02%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (4.60%) Integration Testing
15 9 (3.77%) OOP
16 8 (3.35%) OOA/OOD
16 8 (3.35%) UML
16 8 (3.35%) CRM
16 8 (3.35%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 177 (74.06%) Java
2 68 (28.45%) SQL
3 43 (17.99%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.21%) C#
5 20 (8.37%) PHP
6 18 (7.53%) XQuery
6 18 (7.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 17 (7.11%) XPath
7 17 (7.11%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.60%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.77%) VBScript
10 8 (3.35%) Python
11 6 (2.51%) Ruby
12 5 (2.09%) Scala
13 4 (1.67%) Groovy
13 4 (1.67%) VB
14 3 (1.26%) VC++
14 3 (1.26%) Perl
14 3 (1.26%) C
14 3 (1.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.69%) Degree
1 16 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMP
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (6.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (6.28%) Puppet
4 4 (1.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 93 (38.91%) Oracle
2 15 (6.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.93%) SAP
4 7 (2.93%) IBM
4 7 (2.93%) hybris
5 6 (2.51%) Adobe
5 6 (2.51%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.09%) VMware
6 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.67%) Informatica
8 3 (1.26%) Syclo
8 3 (1.26%) Sun
9 2 (0.84%) SumTotal
9 2 (0.84%) Saba
9 2 (0.84%) webMethods
9 2 (0.84%) Remedy
9 2 (0.84%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.42%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.42%) Google
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Rate: £350 - £420 per day + competitive
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