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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 155 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 84 124 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 1.49% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 6.23% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 62
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £221 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -8.78%
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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Berkshire -21 19 £400 +14.28% 35
Hampshire -24 18 £400 +25.00% 11
Surrey +1 16 £350 +3.70% 13
East Sussex -3 7 £298 +3.47% 3
West Sussex -12 7 £313 -19.35% 5
Buckinghamshire -33 7 £350 -17.64% 2
Oxfordshire -28 3 £490 +22.50% 2
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 6
Thames Valley - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 181 (77.68%) Java
2 116 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (42.49%) Oracle
4 89 (38.20%) Spring
5 69 (29.61%) Web Services
5 69 (29.61%) SQL
6 65 (27.90%) Apache
7 61 (26.18%) Linux
7 61 (26.18%) XML
7 61 (26.18%) SOA
7 61 (26.18%) Maven
8 60 (25.75%) HTML
9 50 (21.46%) WebLogic
10 49 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
11 46 (19.74%) UNIX
12 45 (19.31%) Eclipse
12 45 (19.31%) Hibernate
13 43 (18.45%) Scrum
14 41 (17.60%) TDD
15 37 (15.88%) MVC
16 36 (15.45%) Middleware
17 33 (14.16%) Internet
17 33 (14.16%) Tomcat
18 32 (13.73%) XSLT
18 32 (13.73%) Open Source
19 31 (13.30%) OO
19 31 (13.30%) JSP
20 30 (12.88%) .NET
21 29 (12.45%) MySQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 65 (27.90%) Apache
2 50 (21.46%) WebLogic
3 33 (14.16%) Tomcat
4 22 (9.44%) JBoss
5 20 (8.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (5.58%) IIS
7 8 (3.43%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.00%) GlassFish
8 7 (3.00%) CMS
9 6 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.58%) Mule
9 6 (2.58%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (2.15%) Confluence
11 4 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (1.72%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.72%) Liferay
12 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.86%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (8.15%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.72%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.58%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) GitHub
3 2 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.16%) Internet
2 6 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.15%) Intranet
3 5 (2.15%) HTTP
4 3 (1.29%) Firewall
5 2 (0.86%) LDAP
5 2 (0.86%) SSL
5 2 (0.86%) DNS
5 2 (0.86%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.45%) MySQL
2 27 (11.59%) Oracle Database
3 22 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.30%) SQL Server
5 14 (6.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.72%) DB2
9 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.86%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.86%) Big Data
11 2 (0.86%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.86%) BaseX
12 1 (0.43%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 61 (26.18%) Maven
2 45 (19.31%) Eclipse
3 27 (11.59%) JIRA
4 22 (9.44%) Subversion
5 21 (9.01%) Jenkins
6 20 (8.58%) Ant
7 18 (7.73%) JUnit
8 16 (6.87%) Git (software)
9 10 (4.29%) FitNesse
9 10 (4.29%) ClearCase
9 10 (4.29%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.00%) Toad
11 6 (2.58%) Checkstyle
11 6 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.15%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.29%) Gradle
14 2 (0.86%) Selenium
14 2 (0.86%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.86%) jMock
14 2 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 20 (8.58%) Finance
2 13 (5.58%) Marketing
3 12 (5.15%) Publishing
4 8 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.43%) Banking
5 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.58%) Electronics
7 5 (2.15%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.72%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 127 (54.51%) Developer
2 77 (33.05%) Java Developer
3 49 (21.03%) Architect
4 33 (14.16%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (11.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 20 (8.58%) Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Web Support Analyst
8 12 (5.15%) Web Analyst
8 12 (5.15%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.72%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.72%) Lead Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.00%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.00%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.00%) Technical Leader
13 6 (2.58%) .NET Applications Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (38.20%) Spring
2 69 (29.61%) Web Services
3 61 (26.18%) XML
4 60 (25.75%) HTML
5 45 (19.31%) Hibernate
6 36 (15.45%) Middleware
7 32 (13.73%) XSLT
8 31 (13.30%) JSP
9 30 (12.88%) .NET
10 29 (12.45%) CSS
11 28 (12.02%) JMS
12 25 (10.73%) REST
12 25 (10.73%) Spring MVC
12 25 (10.73%) JSF
12 25 (10.73%) Ajax
13 23 (9.87%) SOAP
14 22 (9.44%) Oracle Fusion
15 21 (9.01%) RESTful
15 21 (9.01%) jQuery
16 19 (8.15%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.73%) Open Source
2 16 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.01%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.00%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.58%) DTV
6 6 (2.58%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.29%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.29%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.86%) PKI
8 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.86%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.18%) Linux
2 46 (19.74%) UNIX
3 18 (7.73%) Windows
4 7 (3.00%) Solaris
5 6 (2.58%) Android
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.86%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (49.79%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.18%) SOA
3 49 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (18.45%) Scrum
5 41 (17.60%) TDD
6 37 (15.88%) MVC
7 31 (13.30%) OO
8 26 (11.16%) Unit Testing
9 19 (8.15%) Project Management
10 17 (7.30%) Software Engineering
11 15 (6.44%) Content Management
12 14 (6.01%) BDD
13 13 (5.58%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.58%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (3.86%) Integration Testing
14 9 (3.86%) OOP
15 8 (3.43%) Programme Management
15 8 (3.43%) OOA/OOD
15 8 (3.43%) UML
16 7 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 181 (77.68%) Java
2 69 (29.61%) SQL
3 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 20 (8.58%) PHP
6 19 (8.15%) XQuery
7 18 (7.73%) XPath
8 17 (7.30%) PL/SQL
8 17 (7.30%) C#
9 10 (4.29%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.00%) Python
11 6 (2.58%) Ruby
11 6 (2.58%) VBScript
11 6 (2.58%) Perl
12 4 (1.72%) Groovy
13 3 (1.29%) Scala
13 3 (1.29%) JCL
13 3 (1.29%) COBOL
13 3 (1.29%) VC++
14 2 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.87%) Degree
3 13 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) PMP
5 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) vCloud
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (8.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (6.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (4.29%) Puppet
4 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) logstash
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
5 1 (0.43%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 99 (42.49%) Oracle
2 13 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.00%) hybris
3 7 (3.00%) SAP
4 6 (2.58%) VMware
4 6 (2.58%) Adobe
4 6 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.58%) Remedy
4 6 (2.58%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.72%) Informatica
5 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.29%) Syclo
6 3 (1.29%) F5
7 2 (0.86%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (0.86%) SumTotal
7 2 (0.86%) Saba
7 2 (0.86%) Sun
8 1 (0.43%) Apple
8 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
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