The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 216 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 37 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 2.30% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 19
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£500 £250 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -39.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £199 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £421 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £310 £353
% change year-on-year
+27.41% -12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
Java EE
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
2322 2040 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.04% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1112 1025
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 47 63 97
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
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%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the South East region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the South East region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java EE
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 Java EE within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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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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 -17 19 £525 +123.40% 5
East Sussex - 5 £325 - 1
Surrey -13 4 £456 +94.14% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -21 3 £413 - 4
Berkshire -6 1 - - 13
West Sussex -14 1 £363 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 74 (97.37%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (48.68%) HTML
4 33 (43.42%) Spring
5 30 (39.47%) CSS
6 25 (32.89%) Apache
7 24 (31.58%) XML
7 24 (31.58%) Oracle
8 22 (28.95%) RESTful
9 21 (27.63%) jQuery
9 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
9 21 (27.63%) Scrum
10 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 19 (25.00%) SOAP
12 18 (23.68%) Maven
12 18 (23.68%) JSON
13 17 (22.37%) HTML5
14 16 (21.05%) Open Source
15 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
15 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (17.11%) TOGAF
16 13 (17.11%) JSP
16 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
17 12 (15.79%) CSS3
17 12 (15.79%) J2EE
18 11 (14.47%) EJB
18 11 (14.47%) Subversion
19 10 (13.16%) TDD
19 10 (13.16%) Workflow
19 10 (13.16%) EJB 3.0

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (32.89%) Apache
2 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.84%) CMS
4 8 (10.53%) Alfresco
5 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.58%) Node.js
7 4 (5.26%) JBoss
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.32%) Liferay
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.32%) Confluence
9 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.84%) MySQL
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) HBase
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Maven
2 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.47%) Subversion
4 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.58%) JIRA
6 5 (6.58%) Grunt
6 5 (6.58%) QUnit
7 2 (2.63%) Ant
8 1 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) PVCS
8 1 (1.32%) ProC
8 1 (1.32%) Toad
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Publishing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) Java Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Architect
4 15 (19.74%) Lead Architect
5 14 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (17.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Designer
10 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Programmer
10 2 (2.63%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.68%) HTML
2 33 (43.42%) Spring
3 30 (39.47%) CSS
4 24 (31.58%) XML
5 22 (28.95%) RESTful
6 21 (27.63%) jQuery
6 21 (27.63%) Hibernate
7 19 (25.00%) SOAP
8 18 (23.68%) JSON
9 17 (22.37%) HTML5
10 13 (17.11%) JSP
11 12 (15.79%) CSS3
11 12 (15.79%) J2EE
12 11 (14.47%) EJB
13 10 (13.16%) EJB 3.0
14 9 (11.84%) Web Services
15 8 (10.53%) Spring MVC
16 6 (7.89%) DOM
17 5 (6.58%) SVG
17 5 (6.58%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Open Source
2 7 (9.21%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Wiki
5 1 (1.32%) DataPower
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) UNIX
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Scrum
3 13 (17.11%) TOGAF
4 10 (13.16%) TDD
4 10 (13.16%) Workflow
5 9 (11.84%) Process Management
6 8 (10.53%) OO
6 8 (10.53%) MVC
6 8 (10.53%) User Stories
6 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.58%) SOA
8 4 (5.26%) Web Development
8 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.95%) B2C
9 3 (3.95%) Microservices
10 2 (2.63%) BDD
10 2 (2.63%) Release Management
10 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (97.37%) Java
2 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.58%) SQL
4 4 (5.26%) Perl
4 4 (5.26%) AWK
5 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) XPath
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) XQuery
6 1 (1.32%) Groovy
6 1 (1.32%) Scala
6 1 (1.32%) JPQL
6 1 (1.32%) HQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Google
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Remedy
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
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