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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 78 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 62 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 2.18% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 8.75% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 33
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£419 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +1.96%
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
824 823 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.81% 24.90% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 518 360
Average daily rate £363 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 12
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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 +14 46 £458 +7.76% 5
Bristol 0 7 £375 -25.00% 7
Wiltshire -19 5 £345 -3.15% 3
Somerset +3 4 £425 +21.42% 3
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 96 (86.49%) Java
2 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (48.65%) Security Cleared
4 50 (45.05%) Web Services
5 47 (42.34%) SQL
6 45 (40.54%) DV Cleared
7 41 (36.94%) Oracle
8 39 (35.14%) Hibernate
9 28 (25.23%) Scrum
10 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
11 26 (23.42%) OO
11 26 (23.42%) JBoss
11 26 (23.42%) Spring
12 24 (21.62%) XML
13 22 (19.82%) JSF
14 20 (18.02%) EJB
14 20 (18.02%) Python
15 19 (17.12%) JPA
16 18 (16.22%) C
16 18 (16.22%) TDD
17 17 (15.32%) UNIX
17 17 (15.32%) EJB 3.0
18 16 (14.41%) RESTful
18 16 (14.41%) SoapUI
18 16 (14.41%) PHP
18 16 (14.41%) JAXB
19 15 (13.51%) Maven
19 15 (13.51%) JIRA
20 14 (12.61%) JUnit
20 14 (12.61%) CSS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (23.42%) JBoss
2 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.41%) Mule
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (5.41%) Mule ESB
5 5 (4.50%) Drupal
5 5 (4.50%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.70%) IIS
6 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.70%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.90%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.60%) SSL
3 3 (2.70%) SAN
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) VLAN
3 3 (2.70%) NAS
3 3 (2.70%) Multicast
3 3 (2.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) MySQL
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.60%) DB2
4 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 16 (14.41%) SoapUI
2 15 (13.51%) Maven
2 15 (13.51%) JIRA
3 14 (12.61%) JUnit
4 10 (9.01%) Ant
5 9 (8.11%) Subversion
6 8 (7.21%) Apache Ivy
6 8 (7.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (7.21%) ClearCase
7 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.70%) Mockito
8 3 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.90%) Hudson
9 1 (0.90%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (76.58%) Developer
2 77 (69.37%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.91%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Architect
5 7 (6.31%) Tester
5 7 (6.31%) Functional Tester
6 6 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.60%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.60%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.70%) Programmer
9 3 (2.70%) Consultant
9 3 (2.70%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.05%) Web Services
2 39 (35.14%) Hibernate
3 26 (23.42%) Spring
4 24 (21.62%) XML
5 22 (19.82%) JSF
6 20 (18.02%) EJB
7 19 (17.12%) JPA
8 17 (15.32%) EJB 3.0
9 16 (14.41%) JAXB
9 16 (14.41%) RESTful
10 14 (12.61%) CSS
11 11 (9.91%) HTML
12 10 (9.01%) jQuery
13 8 (7.21%) GWT
14 7 (6.31%) Middleware
14 7 (6.31%) Java EE
14 7 (6.31%) REST
15 6 (5.41%) J2SE
15 6 (5.41%) Spring MVC
15 6 (5.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Open Source
2 5 (4.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.80%) DTV
3 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) UNIX
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) Scrum
3 26 (23.42%) OO
4 18 (16.22%) TDD
5 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.81%) SOA
6 11 (9.91%) BDD
7 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.11%) Release Management
9 8 (7.21%) Functional Testing
10 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.41%) MVC
11 6 (5.41%) Analytics
11 6 (5.41%) User Stories
11 6 (5.41%) Test Scripting
12 5 (4.50%) OOP
13 4 (3.60%) Workflow
13 4 (3.60%) Software Testing
13 4 (3.60%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 96 (86.49%) Java
2 47 (42.34%) SQL
3 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.02%) Python
5 18 (16.22%) C
6 16 (14.41%) PHP
7 8 (7.21%) Perl
7 8 (7.21%) Ruby
7 8 (7.21%) Lua
7 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.50%) C++
9 4 (3.60%) Jython
9 4 (3.60%) Korn
10 2 (1.80%) Scala
10 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 45 (40.54%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) Sun Certification
5 8 (7.21%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.90%) Xen
2 1 (0.90%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) WSUS
2 2 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (36.94%) Oracle
2 9 (8.11%) Sun
3 7 (6.31%) ATG
3 7 (6.31%) Sencha
4 5 (4.50%) Google
4 5 (4.50%) IBM
4 5 (4.50%) SAP
5 3 (2.70%) Siebel
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Sybase
5 3 (2.70%) Dell
5 3 (2.70%) VMware
5 3 (2.70%) hybris
6 2 (1.80%) McAfee
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.90%) webMethods
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago