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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 91 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 53 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 1.70% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.71% 6.74% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 31
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£410 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.46%
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
790 712 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.83% 25.27% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 422 406
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 35 £411 +4.44% 6
Bristol -4 7 £413 -17.50% 18
Somerset -5 4 - - 6
Dorset -2 2 £263 -40.67% 3
Wiltshire -13 2 £340 +9.67% 3
Devon - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 92 (94.85%) Java
2 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (47.42%) SQL
4 44 (45.36%) Hibernate
5 41 (42.27%) Web Services
6 38 (39.18%) Oracle
7 37 (38.14%) Spring
8 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
9 29 (29.90%) Scrum
10 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
10 27 (27.84%) DV Cleared
11 25 (25.77%) JBoss
12 24 (24.74%) TDD
13 23 (23.71%) OO
14 21 (21.65%) XML
15 19 (19.59%) Maven
16 18 (18.56%) JSF
17 17 (17.53%) EJB
17 17 (17.53%) Python
18 16 (16.49%) PHP
18 16 (16.49%) JPA
19 15 (15.46%) EJB 3.0
19 15 (15.46%) RESTful
19 15 (15.46%) MySQL
19 15 (15.46%) JUnit
19 15 (15.46%) UNIX
19 15 (15.46%) MVC
20 14 (14.43%) JAXB
20 14 (14.43%) Spring MVC
20 14 (14.43%) SoapUI

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (25.77%) JBoss
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.12%) Mule
5 4 (4.12%) Apache
5 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.06%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.06%) AquaLogic
6 2 (2.06%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.03%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) MySQL
2 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) DB2
7 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Maven
2 15 (15.46%) JUnit
3 14 (14.43%) SoapUI
4 11 (11.34%) Subversion
4 11 (11.34%) JIRA
5 10 (10.31%) Ant
6 9 (9.28%) Apache Ivy
6 9 (9.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (9.28%) ClearCase
7 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.06%) Mockito
8 2 (2.06%) Hudson
8 2 (2.06%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.03%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Electronics
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (83.51%) Developer
2 74 (76.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.19%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (5.15%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.09%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Java Programmer
10 3 (3.09%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.09%) Programmer
11 2 (2.06%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.06%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (45.36%) Hibernate
2 41 (42.27%) Web Services
3 37 (38.14%) Spring
4 21 (21.65%) XML
5 18 (18.56%) JSF
6 17 (17.53%) EJB
7 16 (16.49%) JPA
8 15 (15.46%) EJB 3.0
8 15 (15.46%) RESTful
9 14 (14.43%) Spring MVC
9 14 (14.43%) JAXB
10 12 (12.37%) CSS
11 9 (9.28%) jQuery
12 8 (8.25%) GWT
12 8 (8.25%) HTML
13 7 (7.22%) JSON
13 7 (7.22%) REST
14 6 (6.19%) JAX-RS
14 6 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.19%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Open Source
2 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.15%) DTV
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) UNIX
2 4 (4.12%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) Scrum
3 24 (24.74%) TDD
4 23 (23.71%) OO
5 15 (15.46%) MVC
6 13 (13.40%) BDD
7 12 (12.37%) SOA
7 12 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.31%) Release Management
10 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.22%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.22%) User Stories
12 6 (6.19%) Software Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (6.19%) Workflow
12 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
13 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 92 (94.85%) Java
2 46 (47.42%) SQL
3 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.53%) Python
5 16 (16.49%) PHP
6 11 (11.34%) C
7 9 (9.28%) Perl
7 9 (9.28%) Ruby
7 9 (9.28%) Lua
7 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.22%) C++
9 6 (6.19%) Scala
10 3 (3.09%) Korn
10 3 (3.09%) Jython
11 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) Sun Certification
4 9 (9.28%) OCPJP
5 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) Sun
2 10 (10.31%) ATG
3 7 (7.22%) SAP
3 7 (7.22%) Sencha
4 5 (5.15%) Google
5 3 (3.09%) hybris
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) BEA
6 2 (2.06%) Siebel
6 2 (2.06%) Sybase
7 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
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