The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 121 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 123 143 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.71% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.67% 6.88% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 100
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £310 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2168 2080 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.20% 24.93% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1122 1092
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 87
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.13 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
J2EE
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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
Buckinghamshire +8 39 £350 -12.50% 6
Berkshire -22 30 £375 -11.76% 14
Hampshire -34 26 £388 +10.71% 7
Surrey -4 13 £400 +19.40% 13
Oxfordshire +7 3 £300 - 4
Middlesex 0 3 £375 -16.66% 1
West Sussex -3 3 £298 -15.00% 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Kent -5 1 £350 -29.11% 3
Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (76.86%) Java
2 82 (32.16%) Spring
3 80 (31.37%) Oracle
4 79 (30.98%) Web Services
5 65 (25.49%) XML
6 60 (23.53%) UNIX
7 58 (22.75%) Hibernate
8 57 (22.35%) SQL
9 56 (21.96%) WebSphere
10 54 (21.18%) JavaScript
10 54 (21.18%) HTML
11 52 (20.39%) SOAP
11 52 (20.39%) Linux
12 49 (19.22%) SOA
13 46 (18.04%) Finance
14 40 (15.69%) Scrum
15 39 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (14.90%) .NET
17 37 (14.51%) Maven
18 36 (14.12%) CSS
18 36 (14.12%) MVC
19 32 (12.55%) JSP
20 31 (12.16%) WebSphere Application Server
21 30 (11.76%) Windows
21 30 (11.76%) Eclipse
22 29 (11.37%) SQL Server
22 29 (11.37%) Oracle Database
23 28 (10.98%) WebLogic
23 28 (10.98%) Struts
24 26 (10.20%) jQuery

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 56 (21.96%) WebSphere
2 31 (12.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (10.98%) WebLogic
4 18 (7.06%) Apache
5 13 (5.10%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.35%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (1.96%) Confluence
8 4 (1.57%) Liferay
8 4 (1.57%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.57%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.18%) IIS
9 3 (1.18%) CMS
9 3 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.18%) Escenic
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.78%) Drupal
10 2 (0.78%) ATG Dynamo
10 2 (0.78%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.78%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.18%) Cordys
4 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.78%) Staffware
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.14%) Force.com
3 7 (2.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.63%) Internet
2 20 (7.84%) LDAP
3 9 (3.53%) HTTP
4 8 (3.14%) SSL
4 8 (3.14%) Intranet
5 5 (1.96%) SNMP
5 5 (1.96%) Telnet
5 5 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.57%) 2G
6 4 (1.57%) 4G
6 4 (1.57%) 3G
7 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) FTP
8 1 (0.39%) RTCP
8 1 (0.39%) RTP
8 1 (0.39%) Extranet
8 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.37%) SQL Server
1 29 (11.37%) Oracle Database
2 22 (8.63%) MySQL
3 20 (7.84%) DTS
4 14 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.31%) DB2
5 11 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.18%) Big Data
9 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.39%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 37 (14.51%) Maven
2 30 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 18 (7.06%) JUnit
4 17 (6.67%) Ant
5 16 (6.27%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.49%) Subversion
7 13 (5.10%) JIRA
8 11 (4.31%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (3.53%) Toad
10 8 (3.14%) Introscope
11 6 (2.35%) FitNesse
11 6 (2.35%) Mockito
11 6 (2.35%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.96%) TestNG
12 5 (1.96%) DbUnit
12 5 (1.96%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.57%) Selenium
14 3 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
15 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (18.04%) Finance
2 25 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.67%) Retail
4 15 (5.88%) Banking
5 9 (3.53%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.35%) Marketing
6 6 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 117 (45.88%) Developer
2 84 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 61 (23.92%) Architect
4 43 (16.86%) Analyst
5 39 (15.29%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (13.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 23 (9.02%) J2EE Developer
8 20 (7.84%) Senior Developer
9 18 (7.06%) Deployment Analyst
10 17 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (5.88%) Consultant
12 11 (4.31%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.92%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (3.53%) Administrator
15 8 (3.14%) WebSphere Administrator
16 7 (2.75%) Applications Developer
16 7 (2.75%) Java Architect
17 6 (2.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
17 6 (2.35%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (32.16%) Spring
2 79 (30.98%) Web Services
3 65 (25.49%) XML
4 58 (22.75%) Hibernate
5 54 (21.18%) HTML
6 52 (20.39%) SOAP
7 38 (14.90%) .NET
8 36 (14.12%) CSS
9 32 (12.55%) JSP
10 28 (10.98%) Struts
11 26 (10.20%) jQuery
12 22 (8.63%) JDBC
13 19 (7.45%) Servlets
13 19 (7.45%) Ajax
13 19 (7.45%) Middleware
14 18 (7.06%) Java EE
15 16 (6.27%) Spring MVC
15 16 (6.27%) RESTful
16 15 (5.88%) JSF
17 14 (5.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.31%) Open Source
2 9 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.75%) Clustering
3 7 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (1.96%) DTV
5 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.57%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.78%) GIS
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.39%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) HACMP
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.53%) UNIX
2 52 (20.39%) Linux
3 30 (11.76%) Windows
4 5 (1.96%) AIX
5 4 (1.57%) Android
5 4 (1.57%) Solaris
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.39%) zOS
7 1 (0.39%) HPUX
7 1 (0.39%) SUSE
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.22%) SOA
2 40 (15.69%) Scrum
3 39 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (14.12%) MVC
5 24 (9.41%) E-Commerce
5 24 (9.41%) OO
6 23 (9.02%) UML
7 19 (7.45%) Change Management
8 18 (7.06%) CRM
9 16 (6.27%) Unit Testing
10 14 (5.49%) EAI
11 13 (5.10%) OOD
11 13 (5.10%) TDD
12 12 (4.71%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (4.71%) B2C
13 11 (4.31%) Use Case
14 10 (3.92%) Project Management
14 10 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (3.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (76.86%) Java
2 57 (22.35%) SQL
3 54 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.71%) C#
6 10 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.53%) Apex Code
8 8 (3.14%) Jython
8 8 (3.14%) C++
9 7 (2.75%) Korn
9 7 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.75%) Groovy
10 6 (2.35%) Scala
10 6 (2.35%) Python
10 6 (2.35%) Perl
10 6 (2.35%) C
11 4 (1.57%) VB
12 3 (1.18%) VBScript
13 2 (0.78%) VB6
14 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (8.63%) Degree
2 8 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.35%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) PMP
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) CA Wily
1 6 (2.35%) Puppet
2 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.39%) MOM
4 1 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (31.37%) Oracle
2 22 (8.63%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (7.84%) JBoss
4 16 (6.27%) IBM
5 11 (4.31%) Talend
6 10 (3.92%) Siebel
6 10 (3.92%) SAP
7 8 (3.14%) Sun
8 7 (2.75%) hybris
8 7 (2.75%) Google
9 6 (2.35%) ATG
10 5 (1.96%) Ericsson
10 5 (1.96%) Huawei
10 5 (1.96%) Greenplum
10 5 (1.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (1.96%) Metastorm
10 5 (1.96%) Nortel
11 4 (1.57%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.57%) webMethods
11 4 (1.57%) Remedy
Surrey
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago