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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 101 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 43 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 1.56% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 5.90% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 23
Median daily rate £393 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £339 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
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
838 848 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.48% 26.50% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 597 563
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 53 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -4 20 £575 +27.77% 7
Dorset +1 5 £393 +74.44%
Bristol -3 5 £450 +21.62% 3
Somerset +17 4 £363 - 6
Wiltshire -16 1 - - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 88 (93.62%) Java
2 45 (47.87%) Security Cleared
3 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (36.17%) Web Services
5 32 (34.04%) DV Cleared
6 28 (29.79%) Unix
7 27 (28.72%) Spring
8 26 (27.66%) WebSphere
8 26 (27.66%) Oracle
9 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
10 20 (21.28%) WebLogic
10 20 (21.28%) JBoss
11 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
12 17 (18.09%) Eclipse
12 17 (18.09%) TDD
13 16 (17.02%) Linux
14 15 (15.96%) EJB
15 14 (14.89%) Finance
15 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
16 12 (12.77%) Eclipse RCP
16 12 (12.77%) SWT
16 12 (12.77%) GlassFish
16 12 (12.77%) Sybase
16 12 (12.77%) SQL
16 12 (12.77%) Swing
17 11 (11.70%) RESTful
18 10 (10.64%) JSON
18 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
18 10 (10.64%) HTML
18 10 (10.64%) Hibernate

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 (27.66%) WebSphere
2 20 (21.28%) JBoss
2 20 (21.28%) WebLogic
3 12 (12.77%) GlassFish
4 7 (7.45%) MQSeries
5 6 (6.38%) Apache
6 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.06%) Drupal
8 1 (1.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) Liferay
8 1 (1.06%) Sakai
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.13%) Magento
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Firewall
1 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.51%) HTTP
2 8 (8.51%) NAS
2 8 (8.51%) Network Security
3 7 (7.45%) FTP
3 7 (7.45%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.45%) IPsec
3 7 (7.45%) LDAP
3 7 (7.45%) VPN
4 6 (6.38%) tcpdump
4 6 (6.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.13%) SAN
6 1 (1.06%) DHCP
6 1 (1.06%) DNS
6 1 (1.06%) Internet
6 1 (1.06%) Multicast
6 1 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.06%) SSL
6 1 (1.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Eclipse
2 12 (12.77%) Eclipse RCP
3 7 (7.45%) JUnit
4 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.38%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) JIRA
5 3 (3.19%) Selenium
6 2 (2.13%) Ant
6 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.13%) Mockito
7 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.06%) Hudson
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (69.15%) Developer
2 53 (56.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.38%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
4 5 (5.32%) Agile Developer
4 5 (5.32%) Architect
4 5 (5.32%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
6 3 (3.19%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.19%) Test Specialist
7 2 (2.13%) Angular Developer
7 2 (2.13%) Digital Architect
7 2 (2.13%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (2.13%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) Web Services
2 27 (28.72%) Spring
3 15 (15.96%) EJB
4 12 (12.77%) Swing
4 12 (12.77%) SWT
5 11 (11.70%) RESTful
6 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
6 10 (10.64%) HTML
6 10 (10.64%) JSON
7 9 (9.57%) JSP
8 8 (8.51%) CSS
8 8 (8.51%) REST
9 7 (7.45%) GWT
9 7 (7.45%) jQuery
10 6 (6.38%) Middleware
10 6 (6.38%) SOAP
10 6 (6.38%) XML
11 5 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.32%) XSLT
12 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.38%) iPad
2 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
2 3 (3.19%) VLE
3 2 (2.13%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Cryptocurrency
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.06%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.79%) Unix
2 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.09%) TDD
3 9 (9.57%) DevOps
3 9 (9.57%) ITIL
4 8 (8.51%) Scrum
5 7 (7.45%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.38%) SDLC
6 6 (6.38%) SOA
7 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.32%) Project Management
7 5 (5.32%) Web Development
8 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.26%) High Availability
8 4 (4.26%) MVC
8 4 (4.26%) Open Source
8 4 (4.26%) Software Delivery
8 4 (4.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 88 (93.62%) Java
2 12 (12.77%) SQL
3 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.57%) C
5 8 (8.51%) Python
6 7 (7.45%) Perl
7 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.19%) C++
9 1 (1.06%) Jython
9 1 (1.06%) Korn
9 1 (1.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) Scala
9 1 (1.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 45 (47.87%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.04%) DV Cleared
3 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.45%) Samba
2 7 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.06%) Docker
4 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Puppet
2 7 (7.45%) Nagios
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Oracle
2 12 (12.77%) Sybase
3 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.57%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) F5
4 7 (7.45%) Google
4 7 (7.45%) NetApp
5 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.32%) webMethods
7 3 (3.19%) Blackboard
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco
8 2 (2.13%) Dell
8 2 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe
9 1 (1.06%) ATG
9 1 (1.06%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.06%) Sun