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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 107 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 43 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 1.64% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 6.32% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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
879 854 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.43% 25.99% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 549 402
Average daily rate £366 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 14 16
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.75 £16.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -5 15 £475 +21.79% 6
Wiltshire +3 11 £522 +61.70% 1
Bristol -6 5 £370 -12.94% 7
Devon +11 4 £358 - 1
Somerset +3 4 £425 +39.34% 5
Dorset 0 4 £225 -32.33% 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 71 (73.96%) Java
2 45 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 41 (42.71%) DV Cleared
3 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (39.58%) Web Services
5 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 23 (23.96%) JBoss
5 23 (23.96%) Hibernate
6 22 (22.92%) Oracle
7 21 (21.88%) C
8 20 (20.83%) UNIX
8 20 (20.83%) Spring
9 18 (18.75%) Scrum
10 16 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 14 (14.58%) CSS
13 13 (13.54%) HTML
13 13 (13.54%) OO
13 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
14 12 (12.50%) Apache
14 12 (12.50%) Linux
14 12 (12.50%) XML
15 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
15 11 (11.46%) Windows
15 11 (11.46%) Python
15 11 (11.46%) Finance
15 11 (11.46%) SDLC
16 10 (10.42%) JSF
16 10 (10.42%) Maven
16 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (23.96%) JBoss
2 16 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 12 (12.50%) Apache
4 10 (10.42%) Tomcat
5 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 9 (9.38%) IIS
6 5 (5.21%) Drupal
7 4 (4.17%) GlassFish
8 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.08%) Liferay
10 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.38%) DNS
2 9 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (3.13%) VLAN
3 3 (3.13%) NAS
3 3 (3.13%) Multicast
3 3 (3.13%) DHCP
3 3 (3.13%) SAN
4 2 (2.08%) SSL
4 2 (2.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) DB2
4 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Maven
2 9 (9.38%) JUnit
3 7 (7.29%) Ant
4 6 (6.25%) Subversion
4 6 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.21%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (5.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (5.21%) ClearCase
6 4 (4.17%) JIRA
7 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.13%) Mockito
7 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.13%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.08%) Selenium
9 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.04%) Toad
9 1 (1.04%) JMeter
9 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.04%) JBehave
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Developer
2 54 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.25%) Functional Tester
3 6 (6.25%) Architect
3 6 (6.25%) Tester
4 5 (5.21%) Analyst
5 4 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 4 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (3.13%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.08%) webMethods Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.08%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (2.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.08%) Integration Architect
8 1 (1.04%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.58%) Web Services
2 23 (23.96%) Hibernate
3 20 (20.83%) Spring
4 14 (14.58%) CSS
5 13 (13.54%) HTML
6 12 (12.50%) XML
7 10 (10.42%) JSF
8 9 (9.38%) Middleware
8 9 (9.38%) REST
8 9 (9.38%) SOAP
8 9 (9.38%) EJB
9 7 (7.29%) JDBC
9 7 (7.29%) JSP
10 6 (6.25%) Struts
10 6 (6.25%) Swing
10 6 (6.25%) JAXB
10 6 (6.25%) JPA
10 6 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
10 6 (6.25%) Java EE
11 5 (5.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) DataPower
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) UNIX
2 12 (12.50%) Linux
3 11 (11.46%) Windows
4 4 (4.17%) Solaris
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) Scrum
3 13 (13.54%) OO
3 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
4 11 (11.46%) SDLC
5 9 (9.38%) SOA
6 7 (7.29%) ITIL
6 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.29%) TDD
6 7 (7.29%) Release Management
6 7 (7.29%) Analytics
6 7 (7.29%) Functional Testing
6 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.21%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.21%) BDD
8 5 (5.21%) Demand Management
8 5 (5.21%) User Stories
8 5 (5.21%) OOP
9 4 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.96%) Java
2 23 (23.96%) SQL
3 21 (21.88%) C
4 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.46%) Python
6 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.29%) Perl
8 6 (6.25%) PHP
8 6 (6.25%) Ruby
8 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.21%) Lua
10 4 (4.17%) C++
11 1 (1.04%) Korn
11 1 (1.04%) XPath
11 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.04%) Scala
11 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 45 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 41 (42.71%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) OCPJP
4 5 (5.21%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) OCP
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.04%) NFS
3 1 (1.04%) Xen
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) WSUS
2 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) Sun
3 7 (7.29%) Cisco
3 7 (7.29%) IBM
3 7 (7.29%) hybris
4 6 (6.25%) Ektron
4 6 (6.25%) BEA
5 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.13%) webMethods
6 3 (3.13%) ATG
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
6 3 (3.13%) Dell
6 3 (3.13%) Sybase
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.08%) McAfee
8 1 (1.04%) NetApp
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) Siebel