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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 102 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 37 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 1.22% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% 4.68% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 30
Median daily rate £420 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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
818 876 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 26.13% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 602 533
Median daily rate £353 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 64 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 August 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 August 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 +16 20 £550 +15.78% 10
Somerset +14 5 £353 -17.05% 2
Dorset -3 3 £438 +94.44% 5
Bristol -4 2 - - 7
Wiltshire -6 1 - - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 77 (95.06%) Java
2 41 (50.62%) Security Cleared
3 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.04%) Unix
4 30 (37.04%) DV Cleared
5 26 (32.10%) WebSphere
6 25 (30.86%) Web Services
7 24 (29.63%) Spring
8 23 (28.40%) Oracle
9 21 (25.93%) JBoss
10 20 (24.69%) WebLogic
11 18 (22.22%) Linux
12 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
13 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
14 14 (17.28%) EJB
14 14 (17.28%) Swing
14 14 (17.28%) Eclipse
14 14 (17.28%) TDD
14 14 (17.28%) SWT
15 13 (16.05%) Finance
15 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.05%) Sybase
15 13 (16.05%) JSON
15 13 (16.05%) GlassFish
15 13 (16.05%) Eclipse RCP
16 12 (14.81%) RESTful
17 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
18 9 (11.11%) Python
18 9 (11.11%) Puppet
18 9 (11.11%) DevOps

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 26 (32.10%) WebSphere
2 21 (25.93%) JBoss
3 20 (24.69%) WebLogic
4 13 (16.05%) GlassFish
5 7 (8.64%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.47%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Network Security
2 7 (8.64%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) FTP
2 7 (8.64%) HTTP
2 7 (8.64%) HTTPS
2 7 (8.64%) IPsec
2 7 (8.64%) LDAP
2 7 (8.64%) NAS
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.64%) VPN
3 6 (7.41%) tcpdump
3 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) Big Data
4 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Eclipse
2 13 (16.05%) Eclipse RCP
3 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.94%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) Ant
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.47%) JUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Mockito
6 2 (2.47%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.23%) JMeter
7 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.23%) Maven
7 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (72.84%) Developer
2 48 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (6.17%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (4.94%) Agile Developer
5 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) UI Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Test Specialist
7 2 (2.47%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.47%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) Web Services
2 24 (29.63%) Spring
3 14 (17.28%) EJB
3 14 (17.28%) Swing
3 14 (17.28%) SWT
4 13 (16.05%) JSON
5 12 (14.81%) RESTful
6 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
7 7 (8.64%) GWT
7 7 (8.64%) SOAP
8 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.41%) Middleware
8 6 (7.41%) REST
9 5 (6.17%) XML
10 4 (4.94%) CSS
10 4 (4.94%) HTML
10 4 (4.94%) jQuery
10 4 (4.94%) JSP
10 4 (4.94%) Struts
11 3 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) iPad
3 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.47%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.47%) Cryptocurrency
4 2 (2.47%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Unix
2 18 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.28%) TDD
3 9 (11.11%) DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) Scrum
5 7 (8.64%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (4.94%) MVC
7 4 (4.94%) Project Management
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.94%) Web Development
8 3 (3.70%) Functional Testing
8 3 (3.70%) High Availability
8 3 (3.70%) Microservices
8 3 (3.70%) SOA
8 3 (3.70%) Test Planning
9 2 (2.47%) API Development
9 2 (2.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 77 (95.06%) Java
2 9 (11.11%) Python
3 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.64%) Perl
4 6 (7.41%) C
4 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.41%) SQL
5 4 (4.94%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (50.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.04%) DV Cleared
3 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMP
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Samba
1 7 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Nagios
3 2 (2.47%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.23%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.23%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) Sybase
3 7 (8.64%) F5
3 7 (8.64%) Google
3 7 (8.64%) NetApp
3 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.64%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.17%) webMethods
6 2 (2.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.23%) IBM