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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 91 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 51 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 1.03% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 3.90% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 21
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £54.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
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
836 589 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.35% 26.39% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 401 347
Average daily rate £340 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 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 £13.00 £14.07 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 11 £384 - 3
Bristol -17 9 £400 +28.00% 4
Somerset -17 8 £305 -6.15% 2
Wiltshire - 8 £323 - 5
Dorset +2 4 £333 -24.00% 8
Devon -9 3 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 98 (97.03%) Java
2 59 (58.42%) Spring
3 42 (41.58%) JavaScript
4 39 (38.61%) Hibernate
5 35 (34.65%) Web Services
6 32 (31.68%) XML
6 32 (31.68%) HTML
6 32 (31.68%) jQuery
7 31 (30.69%) CSS
8 29 (28.71%) SQL
9 27 (26.73%) Finance
10 26 (25.74%) Maven
10 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (21.78%) Oracle
12 20 (19.80%) Software Engineering
13 19 (18.81%) WebLogic
14 18 (17.82%) TDD
14 18 (17.82%) Scrum
15 17 (16.83%) Telecoms
15 17 (16.83%) JUnit
16 16 (15.84%) UNIX
16 16 (15.84%) SOAP
16 16 (15.84%) Tomcat
17 15 (14.85%) SAP
17 15 (14.85%) JSF
18 14 (13.86%) Struts
18 14 (13.86%) OO
18 14 (13.86%) SOA
18 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
18 14 (13.86%) RESTful

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (18.81%) WebLogic
2 16 (15.84%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.92%) Apache
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.97%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.98%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.98%) CMS
7 2 (1.98%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.98%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (1.98%) Escenic
8 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.99%) FileNet
8 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) X.509
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.95%) Big Data
3 5 (4.95%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) Maven
2 17 (16.83%) JUnit
3 13 (12.87%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.91%) Subversion
4 9 (8.91%) Ant
5 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.94%) Hudson
7 5 (4.95%) QUnit
8 4 (3.96%) JDeveloper
9 3 (2.97%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (2.97%) JIRA
9 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.97%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.99%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.99%) Mockito
11 1 (0.99%) Grunt
11 1 (0.99%) FitNesse
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.88%) Manufacturing
3 12 (11.88%) Electronics
3 12 (11.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (77.23%) Developer
2 70 (69.31%) Java Developer
3 22 (21.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 18 (17.82%) Senior Developer
5 17 (16.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (12.87%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.96%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Java Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) C++ Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.98%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (1.98%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (58.42%) Spring
2 39 (38.61%) Hibernate
3 35 (34.65%) Web Services
4 32 (31.68%) XML
4 32 (31.68%) HTML
4 32 (31.68%) jQuery
5 31 (30.69%) CSS
6 16 (15.84%) SOAP
7 15 (14.85%) JSF
8 14 (13.86%) Struts
8 14 (13.86%) RESTful
8 14 (13.86%) REST
9 12 (11.88%) JSP
9 12 (11.88%) Java EE
10 11 (10.89%) .NET
11 9 (8.91%) Spring MVC
12 8 (7.92%) EJB
12 8 (7.92%) HTML5
12 8 (7.92%) JPA
13 7 (6.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) DTV
2 5 (4.95%) RIA
3 4 (3.96%) Open Source
4 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) UNIX
2 11 (10.89%) Linux
3 5 (4.95%) Solaris
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.80%) Software Engineering
3 18 (17.82%) TDD
3 18 (17.82%) Scrum
4 14 (13.86%) OO
4 14 (13.86%) SOA
5 13 (12.87%) UML
6 12 (11.88%) Programme Management
6 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.88%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (10.89%) OOD
8 10 (9.90%) MVC
8 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.91%) BDD
9 9 (8.91%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (7.92%) Kanban
11 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.95%) Time Management
12 5 (4.95%) BPEL
12 5 (4.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (97.03%) Java
2 42 (41.58%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.71%) SQL
4 11 (10.89%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.93%) C#
6 5 (4.95%) Scala
7 4 (3.96%) PHP
7 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.97%) Lua
8 3 (2.97%) Perl
8 3 (2.97%) Python
9 2 (1.98%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) COBIT
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Oracle
2 15 (14.85%) SAP
3 8 (7.92%) JBoss
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
5 2 (1.98%) Sybase
5 2 (1.98%) Zend
6 1 (0.99%) Jaspersoft
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
CPS Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 23 days ago