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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 144 94 71
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 101 159 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.82% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 7.04% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 87 111
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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 £241 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
2278 2257 2324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.94% 25.81% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 79
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hampshire -37 29 £375 +5.63% 5
Berkshire -11 27 £385 -3.75% 13
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £400 - 6
Surrey -17 11 £250 -44.44% 15
Oxfordshire +9 10 £350 - 4
Kent -5 4 £200 -59.49% 3
West Sussex 0 3 £298 -11.85% 9
Middlesex -3 2 £525 +16.66% 1
M4 Corridor +8 1 £500 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 176 (75.54%) Java
2 85 (36.48%) Web Services
3 76 (32.62%) Spring
4 63 (27.04%) XML
5 60 (25.75%) Oracle
6 58 (24.89%) HTML
7 56 (24.03%) JavaScript
8 55 (23.61%) SQL
8 55 (23.61%) Hibernate
9 51 (21.89%) SOAP
10 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (18.88%) Scrum
11 44 (18.88%) WebSphere
12 43 (18.45%) Finance
13 41 (17.60%) Maven
14 40 (17.17%) UNIX
15 39 (16.74%) Eclipse
16 38 (16.31%) .NET
16 38 (16.31%) MVC
17 37 (15.88%) Linux
18 32 (13.73%) Apache
18 32 (13.73%) CSS
18 32 (13.73%) Internet
19 31 (13.30%) JSP
20 30 (12.88%) SOA
21 28 (12.02%) SQL Server
22 26 (11.16%) Windows
22 26 (11.16%) jQuery
23 24 (10.30%) JIRA
23 24 (10.30%) TDD

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (18.88%) WebSphere
2 32 (13.73%) Apache
3 23 (9.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (7.30%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.00%) IIS
6 7 (3.00%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.58%) Confluence
7 6 (2.58%) Liferay
8 3 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.86%) Escenic
9 2 (0.86%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.86%) Drupal
9 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.29%) Cordys
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.86%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.86%) Staffware
3 2 (0.86%) Magento
3 2 (0.86%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.29%) SaaS
3 9 (3.86%) Force.com
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.73%) Internet
2 12 (5.15%) LDAP
3 8 (3.43%) Intranet
4 7 (3.00%) SSL
4 7 (3.00%) HTTP
5 2 (0.86%) Firewall
6 1 (0.43%) 2G
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) 4G
6 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.43%) SNMP
6 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.43%) Extranet
6 1 (0.43%) 3G
6 1 (0.43%) RTCP
6 1 (0.43%) RTP
6 1 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.44%) Oracle Database
3 19 (8.15%) MySQL
4 14 (6.01%) DTS
5 13 (5.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (4.72%) DB2
6 11 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.58%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.15%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.86%) Big Data
11 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (17.60%) Maven
2 39 (16.74%) Eclipse
3 24 (10.30%) JIRA
4 21 (9.01%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.58%) JUnit
6 15 (6.44%) Subversion
7 14 (6.01%) Ant
8 12 (5.15%) FitNesse
8 12 (5.15%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.86%) Introscope
10 8 (3.43%) Git (software)
11 7 (3.00%) Toad
12 5 (2.15%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (1.72%) Selenium
14 3 (1.29%) Hudson
14 3 (1.29%) Mockito
15 2 (0.86%) DbUnit
15 2 (0.86%) TestNG
15 2 (0.86%) jMock
15 2 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (18.45%) Finance
2 14 (6.01%) Banking
3 13 (5.58%) Retail
4 11 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.86%) Spanish Language
6 7 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.58%) Marketing
8 5 (2.15%) Publishing
8 5 (2.15%) Electronics
9 3 (1.29%) Automotive
10 2 (0.86%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (50.21%) Developer
2 82 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 46 (19.74%) Architect
4 38 (16.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 36 (15.45%) Analyst
6 31 (13.30%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (9.01%) J2EE Developer
8 14 (6.01%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.72%) Deployment Analyst
10 10 (4.29%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.86%) Consultant
12 8 (3.43%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.43%) Administrator
13 7 (3.00%) WebSphere Administrator
14 6 (2.58%) Web Developer
15 5 (2.15%) Software Engineer
15 5 (2.15%) Lead Developer
15 5 (2.15%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (36.48%) Web Services
2 76 (32.62%) Spring
3 63 (27.04%) XML
4 58 (24.89%) HTML
5 55 (23.61%) Hibernate
6 51 (21.89%) SOAP
7 38 (16.31%) .NET
8 32 (13.73%) CSS
9 31 (13.30%) JSP
10 26 (11.16%) jQuery
11 23 (9.87%) RESTful
11 23 (9.87%) Struts
12 21 (9.01%) Spring MVC
13 17 (7.30%) REST
14 14 (6.01%) Java EE
14 14 (6.01%) Servlets
14 14 (6.01%) JDBC
15 13 (5.58%) JSF
15 13 (5.58%) Ajax
16 10 (4.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.87%) Open Source
2 9 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.58%) Clustering
5 5 (2.15%) DTV
5 5 (2.15%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.72%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.86%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.86%) GIS
8 2 (0.86%) PMI
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) IPTV
9 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.17%) UNIX
2 37 (15.88%) Linux
3 26 (11.16%) Windows
4 6 (2.58%) Android
5 4 (1.72%) Solaris
6 3 (1.29%) AIX
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) SUSE
8 1 (0.43%) zOS
8 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.88%) Scrum
3 38 (16.31%) MVC
4 30 (12.88%) SOA
5 24 (10.30%) TDD
6 23 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (9.87%) E-Commerce
7 20 (8.58%) OO
8 19 (8.15%) CRM
9 13 (5.58%) UML
9 13 (5.58%) Change Management
9 13 (5.58%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.58%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.15%) Integration Testing
10 12 (5.15%) B2C
11 11 (4.72%) Project Management
12 9 (3.86%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (3.86%) OOD
12 9 (3.86%) Software Engineering
12 9 (3.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 176 (75.54%) Java
2 56 (24.03%) JavaScript
3 55 (23.61%) SQL
4 19 (8.15%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.15%) C#
6 10 (4.29%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.86%) Apex Code
8 7 (3.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.00%) Korn
8 7 (3.00%) Python
9 6 (2.58%) VBScript
9 6 (2.58%) Groovy
9 6 (2.58%) Jython
10 5 (2.15%) Scala
11 4 (1.72%) VB
11 4 (1.72%) PHP
12 3 (1.29%) C
12 3 (1.29%) C++
12 3 (1.29%) Perl
12 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (5.58%) Degree
2 6 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.15%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (5.15%) Puppet
2 6 (2.58%) CA Wily
3 3 (1.29%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.43%) MOM
5 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 60 (25.75%) Oracle
2 23 (9.87%) Salesforce.com
3 22 (9.44%) JBoss
4 17 (7.30%) IBM
5 10 (4.29%) SAP
5 10 (4.29%) Siebel
6 7 (3.00%) hybris
7 6 (2.58%) Google
7 6 (2.58%) Sun
8 5 (2.15%) Metastorm
8 5 (2.15%) ATG
8 5 (2.15%) Talend
9 4 (1.72%) webMethods
9 4 (1.72%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.29%) Remedy
10 3 (1.29%) VMware
11 2 (0.86%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.86%) Demandware
11 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.86%) Atomikos
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