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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 204 210 189
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing Java EE 54 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 1.61% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £284 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £610 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -12.34%
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
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 14 £450 +20.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 13 £400 - 1
Berkshire +23 11 £500 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £375 +35.13% 1
Surrey -2 5 £450 -26.22%
Kent - 2 £275 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 134 (99.26%) Java
2 67 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (35.56%) SQL
4 40 (29.63%) Oracle
5 35 (25.93%) Spring
6 31 (22.96%) TDD
6 31 (22.96%) JavaScript
7 29 (21.48%) Web Services
7 29 (21.48%) Open Source
8 28 (20.74%) HTML
8 28 (20.74%) Scrum
9 27 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (20.00%) CSS
10 26 (19.26%) PL/SQL
11 25 (18.52%) J2EE
11 25 (18.52%) Apache
12 24 (17.78%) Hibernate
13 23 (17.04%) XML
14 22 (16.30%) jQuery
15 21 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (15.56%) JBoss
16 20 (14.81%) TOGAF
17 19 (14.07%) Data Modelling
17 19 (14.07%) Business Analysis
18 18 (13.33%) Data Analysis
19 17 (12.59%) AngularJS
20 16 (11.85%) JSON
20 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (11.85%) Git (software)
20 16 (11.85%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (18.52%) Apache
2 21 (15.56%) JBoss
3 16 (11.85%) Tomcat
4 14 (10.37%) Confluence
5 13 (9.63%) WebSphere
6 11 (8.15%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.96%) Commerce Server
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (1.48%) Mule
10 1 (0.74%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.74%) Jetty
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.74%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 10 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) HTTP
2 8 (5.93%) Intranet
2 8 (5.93%) Internet
3 4 (2.96%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.89%) MySQL
3 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.70%) Big Data
5 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.74%) Informix
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.74%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.37%) JIRA
3 13 (9.63%) Subversion
4 12 (8.89%) Maven
4 12 (8.89%) Eclipse
4 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.41%) Ant
5 10 (7.41%) JUnit
6 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.96%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.96%) Gradle
8 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.22%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.22%) ProC
8 3 (2.22%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.74%) Hudson
9 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.74%) jMock
General
1 10 (7.41%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Publishing
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) Developer
2 45 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 43 (31.85%) Architect
4 32 (23.70%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (17.04%) Lead Architect
6 19 (14.07%) Analyst
6 19 (14.07%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 18 (13.33%) Data Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) Java Architect
9 8 (5.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Designer
12 5 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Data Modeller
13 4 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Developer
13 4 (2.96%) Java Web Developer
13 4 (2.96%) Development Manager
13 4 (2.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.93%) Spring
2 29 (21.48%) Web Services
3 28 (20.74%) HTML
4 27 (20.00%) CSS
5 25 (18.52%) J2EE
6 24 (17.78%) Hibernate
7 23 (17.04%) XML
8 22 (16.30%) jQuery
9 17 (12.59%) AngularJS
10 16 (11.85%) JSON
11 15 (11.11%) RESTful
12 14 (10.37%) HTML5
12 14 (10.37%) SOAP
13 13 (9.63%) Spring MVC
14 12 (8.89%) JSF
14 12 (8.89%) JSP
15 11 (8.15%) CSS3
16 10 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (7.41%) EJB
16 10 (7.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
1 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (2.22%) GIS
2 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.48%) User Experience
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.74%) PKI
4 1 (0.74%) DTV
4 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) UNIX
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 6 (4.44%) Windows
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.96%) TDD
3 29 (21.48%) Open Source
4 28 (20.74%) Scrum
5 20 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 19 (14.07%) Business Analysis
6 19 (14.07%) Data Modelling
7 18 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (11.11%) BDD
10 14 (10.37%) Project Management
11 12 (8.89%) MVC
11 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.15%) SOA
12 11 (8.15%) Web Development
13 10 (7.41%) Computer Security
14 9 (6.67%) Microservices
15 8 (5.93%) OO
16 7 (5.19%) Release Management
16 7 (5.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 134 (99.26%) Java
2 48 (35.56%) SQL
3 31 (22.96%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.26%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.96%) C#
5 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.22%) C++
6 3 (2.22%) Perl
6 3 (2.22%) C
6 3 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (1.48%) XQuery
7 2 (1.48%) AWK
7 2 (1.48%) XPath
8 1 (0.74%) Groovy
8 1 (0.74%) Scala
8 1 (0.74%) JPQL
8 1 (0.74%) HQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) HDFS
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Puppet
1 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (29.63%) Oracle
2 10 (7.41%) Progress
3 5 (3.70%) IBM
3 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.74%) Remedy
5 1 (0.74%) Axway
5 1 (0.74%) Sun
5 1 (0.74%) BEA
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
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