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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 135 173 119
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -54
Contract jobs citing J2EE 118 91 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 0.95% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 3.92% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 49 69
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £491 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 41 £400 +12.67% 13
Buckinghamshire +35 30 £355 +1.42% 4
Hampshire +8 20 £413 - 8
Surrey -16 11 £420 +20.00% 3
West Sussex +7 7 £225 -28.00% 2
Oxfordshire +8 5 £520 +6.12% 3
East Sussex +6 2 £300 +0.84% 2
Kent - 2 £325 - 1
Middlesex -5 1 £345 -4.16%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 214 (82.63%) Java
2 117 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 85 (32.82%) Oracle
5 79 (30.50%) Spring
6 72 (27.80%) Web Services
7 63 (24.32%) Unix
8 62 (23.94%) WebLogic
8 62 (23.94%) WebSphere
9 56 (21.62%) XML
9 56 (21.62%) HTML
9 56 (21.62%) Hibernate
10 55 (21.24%) Linux
11 54 (20.85%) SOAP
12 48 (18.53%) Python
12 48 (18.53%) Waterfall
13 45 (17.37%) Scrum
14 44 (16.99%) JSP
15 43 (16.60%) Degree
16 41 (15.83%) AngularJS
17 40 (15.44%) Tomcat
18 38 (14.67%) SQL
18 38 (14.67%) Hadoop
19 37 (14.29%) Struts
20 36 (13.90%) Data Modelling
21 34 (13.13%) EJB
21 34 (13.13%) CSS
21 34 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
22 33 (12.74%) Big Data
22 33 (12.74%) JMS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 62 (23.94%) WebLogic
1 62 (23.94%) WebSphere
2 40 (15.44%) Tomcat
3 32 (12.36%) Node.js
4 24 (9.27%) JBoss
5 19 (7.34%) Apache
5 19 (7.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (6.95%) CMS
7 15 (5.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.32%) Confluence
8 6 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.93%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.54%) Documentum
10 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.16%) Drupal
11 3 (1.16%) IIS
11 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.93%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.77%) Maximo
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.77%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
4 1 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.36%) HTTP
2 24 (9.27%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.41%) SSL
4 9 (3.47%) Internet
5 8 (3.09%) DNS
5 8 (3.09%) LDAP
6 5 (1.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (1.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (1.93%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.54%) Firewall
8 3 (1.16%) Intranet
8 3 (1.16%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.77%) WEP
10 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.67%) Hadoop
2 33 (12.74%) Big Data
3 32 (12.36%) NoSQL
4 27 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 25 (9.65%) MySQL
6 18 (6.95%) Relational Database
7 16 (6.18%) DB2
8 12 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.86%) SQL Server
10 9 (3.47%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.93%) HBase
13 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.16%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.77%) Oracle OWB
15 2 (0.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (12.36%) Selenium
2 31 (11.97%) Maven
3 24 (9.27%) JUnit
4 19 (7.34%) Subversion
5 17 (6.56%) JIRA
6 15 (5.79%) Ant
6 15 (5.79%) Git (software)
7 13 (5.02%) Jenkins
8 12 (4.63%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.47%) CruiseControl
9 9 (3.47%) Introscope
10 8 (3.09%) Toad
11 6 (2.32%) CA Gen
12 4 (1.54%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.16%) FishEye
13 3 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.77%) Build Forge
14 2 (0.77%) Grunt
General
1 32 (12.36%) Finance
2 28 (10.81%) Publishing
3 25 (9.65%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.79%) Retail
5 9 (3.47%) Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Automotive
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (49.03%) Developer
2 100 (38.61%) Java Developer
3 60 (23.17%) Architect
4 44 (16.99%) J2EE Developer
5 43 (16.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 34 (13.13%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (10.42%) Senior Developer
8 26 (10.04%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (6.18%) Big Data Architect
9 16 (6.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 16 (6.18%) Data Architect
9 16 (6.18%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 16 (6.18%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 15 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (5.02%) Administrator
12 12 (4.63%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.63%) Hybris Architect
12 12 (4.63%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 12 (4.63%) WebSphere Administrator
13 11 (4.25%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.50%) Spring
2 72 (27.80%) Web Services
3 56 (21.62%) Hibernate
3 56 (21.62%) HTML
3 56 (21.62%) XML
4 54 (20.85%) SOAP
5 44 (16.99%) JSP
6 41 (15.83%) AngularJS
7 37 (14.29%) Struts
8 34 (13.13%) CSS
8 34 (13.13%) EJB
9 33 (12.74%) JMS
10 29 (11.20%) JDBC
11 27 (10.42%) Natural Language Processing
12 26 (10.04%) Servlets
13 23 (8.88%) Java EE
13 23 (8.88%) JPA
14 22 (8.49%) JSF
15 21 (8.11%) RESTful
15 21 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.95%) Clustering
4 9 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.93%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.54%) User Experience
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) CMDB
8 2 (0.77%) Derivative
8 2 (0.77%) Equities
8 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.77%) W3C
9 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.39%) HACMP
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.32%) Unix
2 55 (21.24%) Linux
3 20 (7.72%) Windows
4 8 (3.09%) AIX
5 5 (1.93%) CentOS
5 5 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.93%) SUSE
6 4 (1.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.53%) Waterfall
3 45 (17.37%) Scrum
4 36 (13.90%) Data Modelling
5 32 (12.36%) OO
6 31 (11.97%) E-Commerce
7 30 (11.58%) Content Management
7 30 (11.58%) TOGAF
8 29 (11.20%) Enterprise Architecture
8 29 (11.20%) UML
9 27 (10.42%) Analytics
9 27 (10.42%) Content Enrichment
9 27 (10.42%) Data Analysis
9 27 (10.42%) Data Analytics
9 27 (10.42%) Machine Learning
9 27 (10.42%) Zachman Framework
10 23 (8.88%) High Availability
11 19 (7.34%) MVC
11 19 (7.34%) SOA
12 18 (6.95%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 214 (82.63%) Java
2 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 48 (18.53%) Python
4 38 (14.67%) SQL
5 22 (8.49%) Shell Script
6 21 (8.11%) Perl
7 19 (7.34%) Jython
7 19 (7.34%) PL/SQL
8 18 (6.95%) Bash Shell
9 17 (6.56%) Korn
10 9 (3.47%) C
11 8 (3.09%) C++
12 5 (1.93%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (1.93%) XPath
13 3 (1.16%) ABAP
13 3 (1.16%) AWK
13 3 (1.16%) sed
14 2 (0.77%) Ruby
14 2 (0.77%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (16.60%) Degree
2 15 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.93%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.39%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.77%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.77%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (4.25%) CA Wily
2 3 (1.16%) Ansible
2 3 (1.16%) Packer
2 3 (1.16%) vRealize
3 2 (0.77%) Control-M
3 2 (0.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (32.82%) Oracle
2 31 (11.97%) IBM
3 22 (8.49%) hybris
4 12 (4.63%) Adobe
5 11 (4.25%) BEA
5 11 (4.25%) F5
6 9 (3.47%) Informatica
6 9 (3.47%) Pega
7 7 (2.70%) Ab Initio
7 7 (2.70%) webMethods
8 5 (1.93%) SAP
8 5 (1.93%) Sun
8 5 (1.93%) VMware
9 4 (1.54%) Endeca
9 4 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.54%) Sybase
10 3 (1.16%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.16%) WSO2
11 2 (0.77%) FatWire
11 2 (0.77%) Fiserv
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