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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 94 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 1.35% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 4.90% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 15
Average daily rate
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£399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £54.50
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
841 837 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.86% 27.50% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 579 372
Average daily rate £365 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 18 11
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 £19.50 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -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 3 August 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 August 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 +6 18 £450 +14.64% 3
Wiltshire +3 9 £461 +41.76% 3
Bristol -2 8 £370 -1.33% 10
Devon -1 6 £358 - 1
Somerset -2 3 - - 1
Dorset -4 3 £225 -25.00% 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 84 (77.78%) Java
2 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (50.93%) Security Cleared
3 51 (47.22%) DV Cleared
4 49 (45.37%) Web Services
5 32 (29.63%) SQL
6 30 (27.78%) Hibernate
7 29 (26.85%) Oracle
8 28 (25.93%) JBoss
9 24 (22.22%) Scrum
10 23 (21.30%) C
11 22 (20.37%) Spring
12 21 (19.44%) UNIX
13 19 (17.59%) XML
14 18 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 18 (16.67%) Python
15 17 (15.74%) OO
15 17 (15.74%) JSF
16 15 (13.89%) WebLogic
17 14 (12.96%) CSS
18 13 (12.04%) EJB
18 13 (12.04%) HTML
18 13 (12.04%) Linux
18 13 (12.04%) Maven
19 12 (11.11%) JPA
19 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
19 12 (11.11%) JUnit
19 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
20 11 (10.19%) Windows
20 11 (10.19%) Apache

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (25.93%) JBoss
2 15 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.19%) Apache
4 10 (9.26%) Tomcat
5 9 (8.33%) IIS
6 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.63%) Drupal
8 4 (3.70%) Mule
8 4 (3.70%) Mule ESB
9 3 (2.78%) GlassFish
9 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.85%) Liferay
11 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.33%) DNS
2 9 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (2.78%) VLAN
3 3 (2.78%) NAS
3 3 (2.78%) Multicast
3 3 (2.78%) DHCP
3 3 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (1.85%) SSL
4 2 (1.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Maven
2 12 (11.11%) JUnit
3 11 (10.19%) SoapUI
4 10 (9.26%) Ant
5 9 (8.33%) JIRA
6 8 (7.41%) Subversion
7 7 (6.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (6.48%) ClearCase
7 7 (6.48%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (3.70%) Mockito
9 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.85%) Selenium
11 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.93%) Toad
11 1 (0.93%) JMeter
11 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.93%) JBehave
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (68.52%) Developer
2 69 (63.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.41%) Tester
3 8 (7.41%) Functional Tester
4 6 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (4.63%) Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 4 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Architect
8 2 (1.85%) C++ Developer
8 2 (1.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (1.85%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (1.85%) Technical Leader
8 2 (1.85%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (1.85%) Hybris Developer
9 1 (0.93%) Hybris Consultant
9 1 (0.93%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) Web Services
2 30 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 22 (20.37%) Spring
4 19 (17.59%) XML
5 17 (15.74%) JSF
6 14 (12.96%) CSS
7 13 (12.04%) HTML
7 13 (12.04%) EJB
8 12 (11.11%) JPA
9 11 (10.19%) EJB 3.0
9 11 (10.19%) JAXB
10 9 (8.33%) RESTful
10 9 (8.33%) Java EE
11 8 (7.41%) Middleware
11 8 (7.41%) REST
12 7 (6.48%) SOAP
12 7 (6.48%) Struts
12 7 (6.48%) JDBC
12 7 (6.48%) JSP
13 5 (4.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) DataPower
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.44%) UNIX
2 13 (12.04%) Linux
3 11 (10.19%) Windows
4 4 (3.70%) Solaris
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) Scrum
3 17 (15.74%) OO
4 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.19%) SDLC
6 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.33%) Release Management
7 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 9 (8.33%) TDD
8 8 (7.41%) Analytics
9 7 (6.48%) User Stories
9 7 (6.48%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.48%) ITIL
10 6 (5.56%) BDD
11 5 (4.63%) Demand Management
11 5 (4.63%) OOP
11 5 (4.63%) SOA
11 5 (4.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (77.78%) Java
2 32 (29.63%) SQL
3 23 (21.30%) C
4 18 (16.67%) Python
4 18 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.41%) Perl
5 8 (7.41%) PHP
5 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.41%) Ruby
5 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.48%) Lua
7 4 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Korn
8 1 (0.93%) XPath
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Jython
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (50.93%) Security Cleared
2 51 (47.22%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.48%) OCPJP
4 7 (6.48%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) OCP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) NFS
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) WSUS
2 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Oracle
2 11 (10.19%) Sun
3 7 (6.48%) Cisco
4 6 (5.56%) BEA
4 6 (5.56%) Ektron
4 6 (5.56%) hybris
5 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.78%) webMethods
6 3 (2.78%) Dell
6 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) McAfee
7 2 (1.85%) ATG
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Siebel
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago