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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 111 96 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -31
Contract jobs citing J2EE 143 156 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.81% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 6.98% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 111
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£400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £311 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.58%
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
2202 2234 2461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.67% 25.96% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1300 1202
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 39 57 81
Average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.27 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -27 40 £420 +5.72% 15
Oxfordshire +10 32 £475 +2.15% 6
Berkshire -3 28 £375 -1.63% 18
Buckinghamshire +14 17 £438 +11.11% 6
Surrey -20 16 £500 +42.85% 12
Kent -3 4 £200 - 2
Middlesex +1 1 - -
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 2 October 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.

1 190 (71.43%) Java
2 140 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (36.84%) Web Services
4 95 (35.71%) Spring
5 83 (31.20%) XML
6 74 (27.82%) Oracle
7 66 (24.81%) SQL
8 62 (23.31%) HTML
8 62 (23.31%) Maven
9 60 (22.56%) Scrum
10 58 (21.80%) Hibernate
10 58 (21.80%) SOA
11 55 (20.68%) JavaScript
12 54 (20.30%) SOAP
13 51 (19.17%) Eclipse
14 49 (18.42%) MVC
15 47 (17.67%) Linux
16 46 (17.29%) Internet
17 45 (16.92%) Apache
18 42 (15.79%) Finance
19 40 (15.04%) UNIX
19 40 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (13.91%) .NET
21 36 (13.53%) WebSphere
22 33 (12.41%) JIRA
23 31 (11.65%) JSP
23 31 (11.65%) OO
24 29 (10.90%) XSLT
24 29 (10.90%) TDD
24 29 (10.90%) Spring MVC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 45 (16.92%) Apache
2 36 (13.53%) WebSphere
3 24 (9.02%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (4.89%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.14%) IIS
7 11 (4.14%) Apache Solr
8 9 (3.38%) Confluence
9 8 (3.01%) Liferay
10 5 (1.88%) Mule
11 3 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.75%) Drupal
12 2 (0.75%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.38%) CMS
13 1 (0.38%) ATG Dynamo
13 1 (0.38%) FileNet
13 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (6.02%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.75%) Cordys
3 2 (0.75%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.75%) Staffware
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.26%) SaaS
3 9 (3.38%) Force.com
4 2 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.29%) Internet
2 9 (3.38%) LDAP
3 7 (2.63%) SSL
3 7 (2.63%) HTTP
3 7 (2.63%) Intranet
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) RTCP
5 1 (0.38%) RTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.65%) MySQL
3 19 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.77%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.89%) DB2
6 11 (4.14%) DTS
7 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.50%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.38%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (23.31%) Maven
2 51 (19.17%) Eclipse
3 33 (12.41%) JIRA
4 27 (10.15%) Jenkins
5 23 (8.65%) Ant
6 22 (8.27%) JUnit
7 18 (6.77%) Subversion
7 18 (6.77%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.77%) FitNesse
8 8 (3.01%) Introscope
9 7 (2.63%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.13%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.13%) Toad
10 3 (1.13%) Hudson
10 3 (1.13%) Selenium
11 2 (0.75%) Gradle
11 2 (0.75%) jMock
11 2 (0.75%) Mockito
11 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (15.79%) Finance
2 16 (6.02%) Banking
3 14 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.14%) Spanish Language
5 10 (3.76%) Marketing
6 9 (3.38%) Electronics
6 9 (3.38%) Retail
7 7 (2.63%) Publishing
8 3 (1.13%) Automotive
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (49.62%) Developer
2 84 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 61 (22.93%) Architect
4 44 (16.54%) Solutions Architect
5 39 (14.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 28 (10.53%) Analyst
7 24 (9.02%) J2EE Developer
8 13 (4.89%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.14%) Lead Developer
10 9 (3.38%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.01%) Hybris Developer
11 8 (3.01%) Deployment Analyst
11 8 (3.01%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (3.01%) Administrator
11 8 (3.01%) Consultant
12 7 (2.63%) Applications Developer
12 7 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.63%) WebSphere Administrator
12 7 (2.63%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (36.84%) Web Services
2 95 (35.71%) Spring
3 83 (31.20%) XML
4 62 (23.31%) HTML
5 58 (21.80%) Hibernate
6 54 (20.30%) SOAP
7 37 (13.91%) .NET
8 31 (11.65%) JSP
9 29 (10.90%) XSLT
9 29 (10.90%) Spring MVC
9 29 (10.90%) RESTful
10 28 (10.53%) Ajax
11 26 (9.77%) jQuery
12 25 (9.40%) REST
12 25 (9.40%) JMS
12 25 (9.40%) CSS
13 23 (8.65%) JSF
14 21 (7.89%) Struts
15 18 (6.77%) PostGIS
16 16 (6.02%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.53%) Open Source
2 16 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.38%) DTV
5 9 (3.38%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.26%) Clustering
8 5 (1.88%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.50%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.13%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.13%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.13%) User Experience
11 2 (0.75%) PMI
11 2 (0.75%) GIS
12 1 (0.38%) IPTV
12 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.67%) Linux
2 40 (15.04%) UNIX
3 24 (9.02%) Windows
4 6 (2.26%) Android
5 4 (1.50%) Solaris
5 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) zOS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.56%) Scrum
3 58 (21.80%) SOA
4 49 (18.42%) MVC
5 40 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (11.65%) OO
7 29 (10.90%) TDD
8 28 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.02%) E-Commerce
10 23 (8.65%) CRM
11 16 (6.02%) Integration Testing
12 14 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.26%) B2C
12 14 (5.26%) Project Management
13 12 (4.51%) Validation
14 11 (4.14%) Content Management
14 11 (4.14%) BDD
15 10 (3.76%) Business Analysis
15 10 (3.76%) Change Management
15 10 (3.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (71.43%) Java
2 66 (24.81%) SQL
3 55 (20.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 14 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 14 (5.26%) C#
6 13 (4.89%) XQuery
6 13 (4.89%) XPath
7 11 (4.14%) PHP
8 10 (3.76%) VBScript
9 9 (3.38%) Apex Code
10 8 (3.01%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.63%) Korn
11 7 (2.63%) Python
11 7 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.26%) Groovy
12 6 (2.26%) Jython
13 5 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.88%) Scala
13 5 (1.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.02%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.88%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.77%) Puppet
2 16 (6.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (6.02%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (2.26%) CA Wily
4 5 (1.88%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 74 (27.82%) Oracle
2 27 (10.15%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (7.14%) JBoss
4 17 (6.39%) IBM
5 13 (4.89%) SAP
6 10 (3.76%) Siebel
7 9 (3.38%) hybris
8 8 (3.01%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.63%) VMware
10 6 (2.26%) Google
11 5 (1.88%) Metastorm
11 5 (1.88%) Sun
12 4 (1.50%) webMethods
12 4 (1.50%) Informatica
13 2 (0.75%) GigaSpaces
13 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.75%) Remedy
13 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.75%) ATG
14 1 (0.38%) Thunderhead
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