The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 99 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 45 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 1.46% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 6.07% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 16
Average daily rate £363 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
820 774 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.53% 24.01% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 511 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the South West region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the South West region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Bristol +6 17 £375 -9.09% 6
Somerset +11 13 £331 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 9 £550 +37.50% 9
Wiltshire -4 3 £330 -7.69% 4
Dorset +3 2 - - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 82 (88.17%) Java
2 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (48.39%) Security Cleared
4 38 (40.86%) DV Cleared
5 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
6 30 (32.26%) Oracle
6 30 (32.26%) Web Services
7 29 (31.18%) HTML
8 27 (29.03%) SQL
9 26 (27.96%) UML
10 23 (24.73%) Unix
10 23 (24.73%) CSS
11 22 (23.66%) Eclipse
12 21 (22.58%) SOA
12 21 (22.58%) Apache
12 21 (22.58%) XML
13 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
13 20 (21.51%) C
14 19 (20.43%) OO
15 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
16 17 (18.28%) JBoss
16 17 (18.28%) JUnit
17 16 (17.20%) XSLT
17 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
18 15 (16.13%) JSP
18 15 (16.13%) Open Source
18 15 (16.13%) Spring
18 15 (16.13%) WebSphere
19 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
19 14 (15.05%) Git (software)

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (22.58%) Apache
2 17 (18.28%) JBoss
3 15 (16.13%) WebSphere
4 14 (15.05%) WebLogic
5 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.53%) GlassFish
7 6 (6.45%) Confluence
8 3 (3.23%) IIS
9 2 (2.15%) Jetty
9 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.15%) nginx
9 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
10 1 (1.08%) Drupal
10 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.08%) Liferay
10 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.08%) Sakai Project
10 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) HipChat
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) LDAP
2 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.45%) HTTP
3 6 (6.45%) SSL
4 3 (3.23%) DHCP
4 3 (3.23%) DNS
4 3 (3.23%) Firewall
5 2 (2.15%) FTP
5 2 (2.15%) IPsec
5 2 (2.15%) NAS
5 2 (2.15%) SAN
6 1 (1.08%) ADSL
6 1 (1.08%) DMZ
6 1 (1.08%) LAN
6 1 (1.08%) MPLS
6 1 (1.08%) Multicast
6 1 (1.08%) VLAN
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) MySQL
4 4 (4.30%) Big Data
4 4 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.30%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (23.66%) Eclipse
2 17 (18.28%) JUnit
3 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.90%) Maven
5 11 (11.83%) Eclipse RCP
5 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
6 10 (10.75%) Selenium
7 6 (6.45%) JIRA
8 5 (5.38%) Android Studio
8 5 (5.38%) Bitbucket
8 5 (5.38%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.30%) Ant
9 4 (4.30%) Artifactory
9 4 (4.30%) Mercurial
9 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.08%) JMeter
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (9.68%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (66.67%) Developer
2 54 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.43%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Architect
5 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.53%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Digital Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Android Developer
8 5 (5.38%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.30%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (4.30%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Programmer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Programmer
9 4 (4.30%) Release Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.26%) Web Services
2 29 (31.18%) HTML
3 23 (24.73%) CSS
4 21 (22.58%) XML
5 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
5 16 (17.20%) XSLT
6 15 (16.13%) JSP
6 15 (16.13%) Spring
7 14 (15.05%) .NET
7 14 (15.05%) EJB
8 10 (10.75%) JMS
9 9 (9.68%) REST
10 8 (8.60%) HTML5
11 7 (7.53%) JPA
11 7 (7.53%) jQuery
11 7 (7.53%) Swing
11 7 (7.53%) SWT
12 6 (6.45%) JAX-WS
12 6 (6.45%) XHTML
13 5 (5.38%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.45%) User Experience
3 5 (5.38%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) VLE
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Unix
2 9 (9.68%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Windows
4 5 (5.38%) Android
5 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) UML
3 21 (22.58%) SOA
4 19 (20.43%) OO
5 15 (16.13%) Open Source
6 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
7 13 (13.98%) Scrum
7 13 (13.98%) TDD
8 12 (12.90%) SDLC
9 11 (11.83%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.68%) System Testing
12 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.53%) Analytics
14 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.45%) Data Analytics
14 6 (6.45%) DevOps
14 6 (6.45%) EAI
14 6 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (88.17%) Java
2 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.03%) SQL
4 20 (21.51%) C
5 11 (11.83%) C++
6 9 (9.68%) C#
6 9 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.30%) Python
7 4 (4.30%) Ruby
7 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) Jython
8 2 (2.15%) Korn
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 38 (40.86%) DV Cleared
3 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.23%) Xen
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.15%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.08%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) Sybase
3 10 (10.75%) IBM
4 6 (6.45%) Google
5 5 (5.38%) SAP
6 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.23%) Blackboard
7 3 (3.23%) VMware
8 1 (1.08%) Altiris
8 1 (1.08%) ATG
8 1 (1.08%) BEA
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco
8 1 (1.08%) Dell
8 1 (1.08%) hybris
8 1 (1.08%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.08%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.08%) VeriFone
8 1 (1.08%) WorldPay
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