The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 211 168 241
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +73
Contract jobs citing Java EE 28 70 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.83% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 3.45% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 55 1
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.38 £40.45 -
% change year-on-year
+162.97% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2165 2028 2371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.18% 24.17% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1067 1195
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 133 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Java EE
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -31 12 £315 -10.00%
Berkshire -8 6 £463 +27.58% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 - -
Surrey -7 2 £200 -65.21% 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 72 (97.30%) Java
2 38 (51.35%) Oracle
3 36 (48.65%) SQL
4 33 (44.59%) Spring
5 32 (43.24%) J2EE
6 31 (41.89%) Hibernate
7 30 (40.54%) Web Services
8 22 (29.73%) XML
8 22 (29.73%) HTML
9 20 (27.03%) PL/SQL
9 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
9 20 (27.03%) WebLogic
9 20 (27.03%) OO
10 19 (25.68%) Subversion
11 18 (24.32%) Maven
11 18 (24.32%) JDBC
12 17 (22.97%) Talend Open Studio
12 17 (22.97%) Talend
12 17 (22.97%) Oracle Database
12 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
13 16 (21.62%) Servlets
13 16 (21.62%) Scrum
14 15 (20.27%) Linux
15 14 (18.92%) UML
15 14 (18.92%) JSF
16 13 (17.57%) JSON
16 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (17.57%) UNIX
16 13 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (17.57%) Liferay

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 20 (27.03%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.57%) Liferay
3 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.11%) Apache
5 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.05%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.05%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.35%) Jetty
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) Oracle Database
1 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (5.41%) MySQL
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Subversion
2 18 (24.32%) Maven
3 17 (22.97%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (14.86%) Ant
5 10 (13.51%) Eclipse
5 10 (13.51%) Toad
6 6 (8.11%) ClearCase
7 5 (6.76%) ClearQuest
7 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (14.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (78.38%) Developer
2 40 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (12.16%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.05%) UI Programmer
10 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Consultant
11 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
12 1 (1.35%) Technical Consultant
12 1 (1.35%) Lead Developer
12 1 (1.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) Spring
2 32 (43.24%) J2EE
3 31 (41.89%) Hibernate
4 30 (40.54%) Web Services
5 22 (29.73%) XML
5 22 (29.73%) HTML
6 18 (24.32%) JDBC
7 16 (21.62%) Servlets
8 14 (18.92%) JSF
9 13 (17.57%) JSON
10 12 (16.22%) Middleware
10 12 (16.22%) Apache CXF
10 12 (16.22%) RESTful
11 11 (14.86%) JPA
11 11 (14.86%) .NET
12 10 (13.51%) Struts
13 8 (10.81%) CSS
13 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
13 8 (10.81%) JSP
13 8 (10.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) UNIX
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 5 (6.76%) Windows NT
4 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) OO
2 16 (21.62%) Scrum
3 14 (18.92%) UML
4 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (16.22%) Use Case
5 12 (16.22%) Pair Programming
6 11 (14.86%) Refactoring
6 11 (14.86%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.86%) OOD
7 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (10.81%) Web Development
8 8 (10.81%) OOP
8 8 (10.81%) MVC
9 7 (9.46%) SOA
10 5 (6.76%) RUP
10 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (97.30%) Java
2 36 (48.65%) SQL
3 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.03%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.70%) C
4 2 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Oracle
2 17 (22.97%) Talend
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) ESRI
5 3 (4.05%) hybris
5 3 (4.05%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
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