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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 114 113 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -52
Contract jobs citing J2EE 152 132 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.54% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.62% 5.91% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 74 114
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£420 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.45
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.23%
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
2295 2235 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.75% 26.03% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1301 1185
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 56 91
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.45 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 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 31 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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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 -15 41 £420 +10.67% 9
Oxfordshire +4 36 £475 +9.19% 2
Berkshire -1 31 £375 +2.73% 17
Surrey -17 15 £500 +122.22% 15
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £438 +59.09% 4
West Sussex +3 6 £393 +12.14% 3
Kent 0 4 £200 - 6
East Sussex -7 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 196 (72.59%) Java
2 146 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (36.67%) Web Services
4 98 (36.30%) Spring
5 81 (30.00%) Oracle
6 79 (29.26%) XML
7 68 (25.19%) SQL
8 64 (23.70%) SOA
9 62 (22.96%) Maven
10 61 (22.59%) HTML
11 60 (22.22%) Apache
11 60 (22.22%) Eclipse
12 59 (21.85%) Scrum
13 57 (21.11%) Hibernate
14 50 (18.52%) Linux
15 49 (18.15%) JavaScript
16 48 (17.78%) SOAP
17 46 (17.04%) Internet
18 43 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
19 40 (14.81%) MVC
20 38 (14.07%) .NET
21 36 (13.33%) Finance
22 33 (12.22%) TDD
22 33 (12.22%) UNIX
22 33 (12.22%) Open Source
23 32 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
23 32 (11.85%) MySQL
23 32 (11.85%) JSP
24 31 (11.48%) XSLT
24 31 (11.48%) RESTful

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 60 (22.22%) Apache
2 29 (10.74%) WebLogic
3 24 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 21 (7.78%) JBoss
5 18 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 18 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (4.81%) IIS
7 12 (4.44%) Apache Solr
8 11 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.59%) Liferay
10 6 (2.22%) Confluence
11 5 (1.85%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.85%) Mule
12 3 (1.11%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.11%) CMS
12 3 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.37%) FileNet
14 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (6.30%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.74%) Cordys
3 2 (0.74%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.37%) Staffware
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.19%) SaaS
3 7 (2.59%) Force.com
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.04%) Internet
2 5 (1.85%) SSL
3 4 (1.48%) LDAP
3 4 (1.48%) HTTP
4 3 (1.11%) Intranet
5 2 (0.74%) Firewall
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
6 1 (0.37%) Network Security
6 1 (0.37%) RTCP
6 1 (0.37%) RTP
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.85%) MySQL
2 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (6.30%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.70%) DB2
6 6 (2.22%) DTS
6 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.74%) Big Data
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 62 (22.96%) Maven
2 60 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 29 (10.74%) JIRA
4 26 (9.63%) Jenkins
5 20 (7.41%) Ant
6 18 (6.67%) FitNesse
6 18 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 17 (6.30%) JUnit
8 11 (4.07%) Subversion
9 5 (1.85%) Introscope
10 3 (1.11%) Selenium
10 3 (1.11%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.11%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.11%) Hudson
11 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.74%) Gradle
11 2 (0.74%) Mockito
11 2 (0.74%) jMock
12 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.37%) TestNG
General
1 36 (13.33%) Finance
2 15 (5.56%) Banking
3 12 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.33%) Marketing
5 9 (3.33%) Spanish Language
6 8 (2.96%) Publishing
7 7 (2.59%) Electronics
8 5 (1.85%) Retail
9 3 (1.11%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 140 (51.85%) Developer
2 91 (33.70%) Java Developer
3 63 (23.33%) Architect
4 48 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (13.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 23 (8.52%) Analyst
6 23 (8.52%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.33%) Lead Developer
8 9 (3.33%) Software Engineer
9 8 (2.96%) Applications Developer
9 8 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (2.59%) Business Analyst
10 7 (2.59%) Consultant
10 7 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (2.59%) Technical Leader
10 7 (2.59%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (2.22%) .NET Applications Developer
11 6 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 6 (2.22%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (36.67%) Web Services
2 98 (36.30%) Spring
3 79 (29.26%) XML
4 61 (22.59%) HTML
5 57 (21.11%) Hibernate
6 48 (17.78%) SOAP
7 38 (14.07%) .NET
8 32 (11.85%) JSP
9 31 (11.48%) XSLT
9 31 (11.48%) RESTful
10 28 (10.37%) REST
11 27 (10.00%) JMS
12 24 (8.89%) Ajax
12 24 (8.89%) CSS
13 22 (8.15%) PostGIS
14 21 (7.78%) Spring MVC
14 21 (7.78%) JSF
15 20 (7.41%) jQuery
16 19 (7.04%) Struts
17 17 (6.30%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.22%) Open Source
2 16 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.59%) DTV
7 6 (2.22%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.48%) Clustering
9 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.11%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.11%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.74%) PMI
10 2 (0.74%) GIS
11 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.52%) Linux
2 33 (12.22%) UNIX
3 24 (8.89%) Windows
4 10 (3.70%) Android
5 7 (2.59%) Solaris
6 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.70%) SOA
3 59 (21.85%) Scrum
4 43 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (14.81%) MVC
6 33 (12.22%) TDD
7 30 (11.11%) OO
8 28 (10.37%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.15%) E-Commerce
10 21 (7.78%) CRM
11 14 (5.19%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.81%) Content Management
12 13 (4.81%) BDD
12 13 (4.81%) Project Management
13 12 (4.44%) Integration Testing
14 11 (4.07%) Validation
15 9 (3.33%) B2C
16 8 (2.96%) EAI
16 8 (2.96%) Workflow
16 8 (2.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 196 (72.59%) Java
2 68 (25.19%) SQL
3 49 (18.15%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 17 (6.30%) PHP
6 15 (5.56%) C#
6 15 (5.56%) XQuery
7 14 (5.19%) XPath
7 14 (5.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 10 (3.70%) VBScript
9 9 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.59%) Groovy
10 7 (2.59%) Apex Code
11 6 (2.22%) Scala
12 5 (1.85%) Python
13 4 (1.48%) Korn
13 4 (1.48%) Jython
13 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.48%) SOQL
13 4 (1.48%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.93%) Degree
2 10 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMP
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.67%) Puppet
2 17 (6.30%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (5.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.85%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.48%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 81 (30.00%) Oracle
2 23 (8.52%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (5.19%) IBM
4 10 (3.70%) SAP
5 8 (2.96%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.96%) hybris
6 7 (2.59%) VMware
6 7 (2.59%) Siebel
7 5 (1.85%) Metastorm
7 5 (1.85%) Google
8 4 (1.48%) Informatica
8 4 (1.48%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.48%) webMethods
8 4 (1.48%) Sun
9 3 (1.11%) Syclo
10 2 (0.74%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.37%) Apple
11 1 (0.37%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.37%) Remedy
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