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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 110 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 31 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 1.53% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 5.24% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 34
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +4.28%
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
691 936 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.73% 29.29% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 683 519
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 28
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.88 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -12 14 £525 +10.52% 13
Bristol +7 5 £450 +38.46% 6
Dorset - 5 £338 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £323 -
Somerset +14 1 £475 +35.71% 6
Devon +4 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 64 (96.97%) Java
2 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 28 (42.42%) Oracle
5 26 (39.39%) Web Services
6 22 (33.33%) Spring
7 21 (31.82%) WebLogic
7 21 (31.82%) DV Cleared
8 17 (25.76%) TDD
8 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
9 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 16 (24.24%) Eclipse
10 15 (22.73%) SQL
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 14 (21.21%) Unix
11 14 (21.21%) JBoss
11 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
12 13 (19.70%) EJB
13 12 (18.18%) Scrum
13 12 (18.18%) GlassFish
14 11 (16.67%) Hibernate
14 11 (16.67%) SWT
14 11 (16.67%) JSON
14 11 (16.67%) Sybase
14 11 (16.67%) Swing
15 10 (15.15%) Finance
15 10 (15.15%) Eclipse RCP
16 9 (13.64%) RESTful
16 9 (13.64%) XML
17 8 (12.12%) CSS

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 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
3 14 (21.21%) JBoss
4 12 (18.18%) GlassFish
5 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.06%) Apache
6 4 (6.06%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.55%) Confluence
7 3 (4.55%) Mule
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.03%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.52%) Liferay
9 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.52%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.52%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) NAS
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Big Data
3 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) DB2
5 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Eclipse
2 10 (15.15%) Eclipse RCP
3 7 (10.61%) JUnit
3 7 (10.61%) Maven
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) Ant
5 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.03%) JDeveloper
7 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.03%) JMeter
7 2 (3.03%) Mockito
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.03%) Toad
8 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (83.33%) Developer
2 48 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.03%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) Web Services
2 22 (33.33%) Spring
3 13 (19.70%) EJB
4 11 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 11 (16.67%) JSON
4 11 (16.67%) Swing
4 11 (16.67%) SWT
5 9 (13.64%) RESTful
5 9 (13.64%) XML
6 8 (12.12%) CSS
6 8 (12.12%) HTML
7 6 (9.09%) JSP
8 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.58%) SOAP
8 5 (7.58%) XSD
9 4 (6.06%) Kafka
9 4 (6.06%) XSLT
10 3 (4.55%) JMS
10 3 (4.55%) REST
10 3 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Blockchain
2 4 (6.06%) Cryptocurrency
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.55%) iPhone
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Unix
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) TDD
3 12 (18.18%) Scrum
4 8 (12.12%) DevOps
5 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (6.06%) Cash Management
6 4 (6.06%) MVC
6 4 (6.06%) UML
7 3 (4.55%) RAD
7 3 (4.55%) Release Management
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (3.03%) High Availability
8 2 (3.03%) Open Source
8 2 (3.03%) SDLC
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (96.97%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) C
5 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.58%) Python
6 3 (4.55%) C++
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) Groovy
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.03%) XPath
8 1 (1.52%) Jython
8 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
1 2 (3.03%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.52%) Samba
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) Ansible
3 2 (3.03%) CloudHub
3 2 (3.03%) OpenAM
3 2 (3.03%) OpenSSO
3 2 (3.03%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Sybase
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 3 (4.55%) Google
4 3 (4.55%) Sun
5 2 (3.03%) ATG
5 2 (3.03%) BEA
5 2 (3.03%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.52%) F5
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) WorldPay
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London, Fore Street, EC2Y 5EJ
Prolifics UK
Posted: 11 days ago