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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 94 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 44 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 2.00% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 7.88% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 35
Median daily rate £425 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £346 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.60 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +12.00%
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
731 761 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.98% 25.38% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 503 564
Median daily rate £350 £363 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -17 21 £550 +20.08% 6
Dorset - 7 £393 - 3
Bristol -9 5 £450 +20.00% 4
Wiltshire -8 4 £650 +81.81% 1
Somerset +11 2 - -
Devon -5 1 £425 +18.88% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 85 (92.39%) Java
2 42 (45.65%) Security Cleared
3 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (33.70%) Web Services
5 29 (31.52%) Unix
5 29 (31.52%) DV Cleared
6 27 (29.35%) SC Cleared
7 25 (27.17%) Oracle
7 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
8 23 (25.00%) Eclipse
9 21 (22.83%) Spring
9 21 (22.83%) WebSphere
10 20 (21.74%) HTML
11 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
11 19 (20.65%) WebLogic
12 18 (19.57%) CSS
13 17 (18.48%) JBoss
14 16 (17.39%) TDD
15 15 (16.30%) Linux
15 15 (16.30%) Sybase
15 15 (16.30%) SQL
16 14 (15.22%) EJB
17 13 (14.13%) JSP
17 13 (14.13%) Eclipse RCP
18 12 (13.04%) C
18 12 (13.04%) Apache
19 11 (11.96%) JUnit
19 11 (11.96%) XML
19 11 (11.96%) Finance
19 11 (11.96%) Scrum

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (22.83%) WebSphere
2 19 (20.65%) WebLogic
3 17 (18.48%) JBoss
4 12 (13.04%) Apache
5 10 (10.87%) GlassFish
6 8 (8.70%) MQSeries
6 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.17%) Confluence
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.09%) Drupal
8 1 (1.09%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) Liferay
8 1 (1.09%) Node.js
8 1 (1.09%) Sakai
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Firewall
1 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.70%) HTTP
2 8 (8.70%) NAS
3 7 (7.61%) LDAP
3 7 (7.61%) Network Security
4 6 (6.52%) FTP
4 6 (6.52%) HTTPS
4 6 (6.52%) IPsec
4 6 (6.52%) VPN
5 5 (5.43%) tcpdump
5 5 (5.43%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.26%) SAN
7 2 (2.17%) SSL
8 1 (1.09%) ADSL
8 1 (1.09%) DHCP
8 1 (1.09%) DMZ
8 1 (1.09%) DNS
8 1 (1.09%) LAN
8 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.52%) Big Data
4 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.26%) DB2
6 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.17%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.09%) Informix
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 13 (14.13%) Eclipse RCP
3 11 (11.96%) JUnit
4 9 (9.78%) Maven
5 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.35%) JIRA
7 4 (4.35%) Selenium
8 2 (2.17%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.17%) Ant
8 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.17%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.17%) Mockito
9 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.09%) Hudson
9 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Military
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (66.30%) Developer
2 51 (55.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (7.61%) Java Software Developer
3 7 (7.61%) Software Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Architect
5 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Java Programmer
7 3 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Programmer
7 3 (3.26%) Test Specialist
8 2 (2.17%) Big Data Consultant
8 2 (2.17%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) Web Services
2 21 (22.83%) Spring
3 20 (21.74%) HTML
4 18 (19.57%) CSS
5 14 (15.22%) EJB
6 13 (14.13%) JSP
7 11 (11.96%) jQuery
7 11 (11.96%) XML
8 10 (10.87%) Swing
8 10 (10.87%) SWT
9 9 (9.78%) REST
9 9 (9.78%) XSLT
10 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.70%) JPA
11 7 (7.61%) HTML5
11 7 (7.61%) JAX-WS
11 7 (7.61%) SOAP
11 7 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (7.61%) XHTML
12 6 (6.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.43%) iPad
2 4 (4.35%) VLE
3 3 (3.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.26%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Unix
2 15 (16.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.39%) TDD
3 11 (11.96%) Scrum
4 9 (9.78%) SDLC
5 8 (8.70%) ITIL
5 8 (8.70%) SOA
5 8 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (8.70%) UML
5 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.61%) Web Development
7 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.52%) Software Delivery
7 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.43%) DevOps
8 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.43%) MVC
8 5 (5.43%) OO
8 5 (5.43%) Open Source
8 5 (5.43%) Project Management
8 5 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (92.39%) Java
2 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.30%) SQL
4 12 (13.04%) C
5 7 (7.61%) Perl
5 7 (7.61%) Python
6 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (2.17%) Jython
8 2 (2.17%) Korn
9 1 (1.09%) C#
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 29 (31.52%) DV Cleared
3 27 (29.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) HND
5 1 (1.09%) ISEB
5 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.09%) PMP
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.52%) Samba
3 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.09%) Docker
5 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Nagios
1 6 (6.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Oracle
2 15 (16.30%) Sybase
3 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.70%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) F5
4 6 (6.52%) Google
4 6 (6.52%) NetApp
5 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.43%) webMethods
6 4 (4.35%) Blackboard
7 3 (3.26%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) Dell
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.09%) Altiris
9 1 (1.09%) BEA
9 1 (1.09%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.09%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.09%) VeriFone
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