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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 92 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 54 24 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 1.07% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.41% 3.98% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 20
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£375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.49%
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
843 603 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.93% 26.80% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 402 368
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.56 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
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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 -9 12 £390 - 2
Bristol -19 10 £400 +28.00% 6
Somerset -13 9 £305 -6.15% 1
Wiltshire - 9 £323 - 7
Dorset 0 4 £333 -24.00% 6
Devon -8 2 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 93 (96.88%) Java
2 54 (56.25%) Spring
3 38 (39.58%) Hibernate
4 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.42%) Web Services
6 31 (32.29%) XML
7 30 (31.25%) HTML
8 29 (30.21%) SQL
9 28 (29.17%) jQuery
10 26 (27.08%) CSS
11 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (23.96%) Oracle
13 22 (22.92%) Maven
14 21 (21.88%) Finance
15 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
16 19 (19.79%) Scrum
17 18 (18.75%) TDD
18 17 (17.71%) JUnit
19 16 (16.67%) JSP
19 16 (16.67%) UNIX
19 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
20 15 (15.63%) SAP
21 14 (14.58%) SOAP
21 14 (14.58%) Tomcat
21 14 (14.58%) SOA
21 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
22 13 (13.54%) RESTful
22 13 (13.54%) Struts
23 12 (12.50%) WebLogic
23 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 14 (14.58%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (6.25%) Apache
5 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.08%) CMS
7 2 (2.08%) Escenic
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.08%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.04%) FileNet
8 1 (1.04%) IIS
8 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
1 3 (3.13%) PaaS
1 3 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
4 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Maven
2 17 (17.71%) JUnit
3 11 (11.46%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.29%) Ant
5 6 (6.25%) Subversion
5 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.25%) Hudson
6 4 (4.17%) JDeveloper
6 4 (4.17%) QUnit
7 3 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.13%) JIRA
7 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.04%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.04%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.04%) Grunt
8 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.04%) Mockito
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.50%) Electronics
3 12 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 12 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (77.08%) Developer
2 67 (69.79%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 17 (17.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 17 (17.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.13%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (3.13%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (56.25%) Spring
2 38 (39.58%) Hibernate
3 34 (35.42%) Web Services
4 31 (32.29%) XML
5 30 (31.25%) HTML
6 28 (29.17%) jQuery
7 26 (27.08%) CSS
8 16 (16.67%) JSP
9 14 (14.58%) SOAP
10 13 (13.54%) Struts
10 13 (13.54%) RESTful
11 12 (12.50%) REST
11 12 (12.50%) Java EE
12 11 (11.46%) JSF
12 11 (11.46%) .NET
13 9 (9.38%) EJB
13 9 (9.38%) JPA
14 8 (8.33%) Spring MVC
15 7 (7.29%) Ajax
15 7 (7.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) DTV
2 4 (4.17%) RIA
2 4 (4.17%) Open Source
3 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) UNIX
2 11 (11.46%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Solaris
4 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 19 (19.79%) Scrum
4 18 (18.75%) TDD
5 14 (14.58%) SOA
6 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (12.50%) OO
6 12 (12.50%) UML
6 12 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 12 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.38%) OOD
8 9 (9.38%) Kanban
8 9 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (8.33%) MVC
9 8 (8.33%) BDD
10 6 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.25%) BPEL
11 5 (5.21%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.21%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 93 (96.88%) Java
2 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.21%) SQL
4 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.29%) C#
6 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.17%) Scala
6 4 (4.17%) PHP
7 3 (3.13%) C
7 3 (3.13%) Python
7 3 (3.13%) Lua
7 3 (3.13%) C++
7 3 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) SAP
3 9 (9.38%) JBoss
4 3 (3.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) Zend
6 1 (1.04%) Jaspersoft
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
CPS Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago