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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 91 98 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 19 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 0.85% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 3.15% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 18
Average daily rate
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£358 £338 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £259 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £465
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 £34.00 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -11.56%
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
787 603 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.13% 26.94% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 412 350
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 17 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 17 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 -7 13 £390 - 1
Somerset -7 9 £305 +3.82%
Wiltshire - 9 £323 - 3
Bristol -15 6 £650 +108.00% 10
Dorset -5 4 £333 -33.50% 1
Devon -15 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 86 (96.63%) Java
2 48 (53.93%) Spring
3 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (39.33%) Hibernate
4 35 (39.33%) Web Services
5 30 (33.71%) XML
5 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
6 29 (32.58%) SQL
7 26 (29.21%) HTML
8 25 (28.09%) Oracle
9 24 (26.97%) jQuery
10 21 (23.60%) CSS
11 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
12 19 (21.35%) Scrum
13 18 (20.22%) Maven
13 18 (20.22%) Finance
14 16 (17.98%) TDD
14 16 (17.98%) JSP
14 16 (17.98%) JUnit
15 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
16 13 (14.61%) Struts
16 13 (14.61%) SAP
16 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
17 12 (13.48%) UNIX
17 12 (13.48%) UML
17 12 (13.48%) SOA
17 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
17 12 (13.48%) REST
18 11 (12.36%) JPA
18 11 (12.36%) JBoss

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 10 (11.24%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.37%) Apache
7 2 (2.25%) CMS
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.25%) Escenic
7 2 (2.25%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.12%) IIS
8 1 (1.12%) FileNet
8 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.37%) IaaS
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
2 3 (3.37%) PaaS
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.62%) Big Data
3 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Maven
2 16 (17.98%) JUnit
3 10 (11.24%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.74%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) Ant
5 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.62%) Hudson
5 5 (5.62%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.49%) JDeveloper
7 3 (3.37%) QUnit
7 3 (3.37%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (3.37%) JIRA
7 3 (3.37%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.12%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (1.12%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.12%) Grunt
8 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.24%) Electronics
3 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (77.53%) Developer
2 63 (70.79%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Senior Developer
4 17 (19.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (17.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.87%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.62%) C++/Java Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.49%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (53.93%) Spring
2 35 (39.33%) Hibernate
2 35 (39.33%) Web Services
3 30 (33.71%) XML
4 26 (29.21%) HTML
5 24 (26.97%) jQuery
6 21 (23.60%) CSS
7 16 (17.98%) JSP
8 13 (14.61%) Struts
9 12 (13.48%) REST
10 11 (12.36%) JPA
10 11 (12.36%) EJB
10 11 (12.36%) JSF
11 10 (11.24%) SOAP
11 10 (11.24%) .NET
11 10 (11.24%) Spring MVC
11 10 (11.24%) Java EE
12 9 (10.11%) RESTful
13 7 (7.87%) SAML
13 7 (7.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) DTV
2 4 (4.49%) Open Source
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) RIA
3 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) UNIX
2 8 (8.99%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
3 19 (21.35%) Scrum
4 16 (17.98%) TDD
5 12 (13.48%) UML
5 12 (13.48%) SOA
6 10 (11.24%) Programme Management
6 10 (11.24%) MVC
6 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (10.11%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (10.11%) OO
8 7 (7.87%) BDD
9 6 (6.74%) BPEL
9 6 (6.74%) Workflow
9 6 (6.74%) OOD
9 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.74%) Kanban
10 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (96.63%) Java
2 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 29 (32.58%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.87%) C#
6 5 (5.62%) C++
6 5 (5.62%) C
7 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.49%) PHP
7 4 (4.49%) Scala
8 3 (3.37%) Lua
8 3 (3.37%) Python
8 3 (3.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) COBIT
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Oracle
2 13 (14.61%) SAP
3 11 (12.36%) JBoss
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.12%) Zend
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
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