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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 93 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 46 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 1.24% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 5.07% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 28
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£400 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -6.25%
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
767 611 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.40% 24.54% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 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
Gloucestershire +3 21 £400 +33.33% 5
Bristol +4 14 £413 - 12
Somerset -2 3 - - 4
Wiltshire -6 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Dorset -2 2 £263 -52.27% 5
Devon - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 96 (95.05%) Java
2 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (49.50%) Hibernate
4 46 (45.54%) Spring
5 42 (41.58%) SQL
6 41 (40.59%) Web Services
7 35 (34.65%) Oracle
8 30 (29.70%) Security Cleared
9 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
10 25 (24.75%) Scrum
11 23 (22.77%) TDD
11 23 (22.77%) DV Cleared
12 22 (21.78%) XML
13 21 (20.79%) OO
14 20 (19.80%) JBoss
15 19 (18.81%) Maven
15 19 (18.81%) MVC
16 18 (17.82%) Spring MVC
17 16 (15.84%) JPA
17 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
17 16 (15.84%) SOA
17 16 (15.84%) PHP
17 16 (15.84%) JUnit
18 15 (14.85%) MySQL
19 14 (13.86%) JSF
20 13 (12.87%) Finance
20 13 (12.87%) EJB
20 13 (12.87%) jQuery
20 13 (12.87%) Open Source
20 13 (12.87%) BDD

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 20 (19.80%) JBoss
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.96%) Apache
6 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.98%) Mule
7 2 (1.98%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.98%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.99%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) IaaS
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
1 3 (2.97%) PaaS
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) MySQL
2 7 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) DB2
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Maven
2 16 (15.84%) JUnit
3 11 (10.89%) SoapUI
4 10 (9.90%) Subversion
5 8 (7.92%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (7.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (7.92%) Ant
5 8 (7.92%) ClearCase
6 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.95%) JIRA
8 3 (2.97%) Hudson
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.99%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.99%) Mockito
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.93%) Electronics
2 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (82.18%) Developer
2 74 (73.27%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Architect
3 15 (14.85%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Technical Architect
5 9 (8.91%) C++ Developer
5 9 (8.91%) C++/Java Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (5.94%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.96%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.97%) Programmer
9 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.97%) Java Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) Hibernate
2 46 (45.54%) Spring
3 41 (40.59%) Web Services
4 22 (21.78%) XML
5 18 (17.82%) Spring MVC
6 16 (15.84%) JPA
7 14 (13.86%) JSF
8 13 (12.87%) EJB
8 13 (12.87%) jQuery
9 12 (11.88%) EJB 3.0
9 12 (11.88%) CSS
9 12 (11.88%) HTML
10 11 (10.89%) JAXB
11 10 (9.90%) RESTful
12 9 (8.91%) Middleware
12 9 (8.91%) JSP
12 9 (8.91%) REST
12 9 (8.91%) JAX-RS
12 9 (8.91%) PrimeFaces
13 8 (7.92%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Open Source
2 8 (7.92%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.93%) DTV
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) UNIX
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) Scrum
3 23 (22.77%) TDD
4 21 (20.79%) OO
5 19 (18.81%) MVC
6 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
6 16 (15.84%) SOA
7 13 (12.87%) BDD
8 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.91%) Workflow
9 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.91%) Release Management
9 9 (8.91%) Software Testing
9 9 (8.91%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.93%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (6.93%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.94%) User Stories
13 5 (4.95%) BPEL
13 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 96 (95.05%) Java
2 42 (41.58%) SQL
3 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.84%) PHP
5 11 (10.89%) C
6 10 (9.90%) Python
7 9 (8.91%) C++
8 8 (7.92%) Lua
8 8 (7.92%) Perl
9 7 (6.93%) Ruby
9 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.94%) Scala
11 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.97%) Jython
12 3 (2.97%) Korn
13 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.77%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) Sun Certification
4 7 (6.93%) OCPJP
4 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) ATG
3 9 (8.91%) SAP
4 8 (7.92%) Sun
5 7 (6.93%) Sencha
6 5 (4.95%) Google
7 4 (3.96%) IBM
8 3 (2.97%) hybris
9 2 (1.98%) BEA
9 2 (1.98%) Siebel
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.99%) Sybase
10 1 (0.99%) Zend
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