The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 104 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.67% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 6.90% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 37
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£381 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £54.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
829 522 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.34% 24.27% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 363 343
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
J2EE
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -20 8 £393 -10.79% 8
Bristol -21 8 £375 -11.76% 6
Wiltshire - 5 £325 - 5
Devon - 4 - -
Dorset +7 3 £300 -20.00% 3
Somerset -28 2 £363 +7.40% 4
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 102 (97.14%) Java
2 64 (60.95%) Spring
3 48 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 41 (39.05%) CSS
5 38 (36.19%) jQuery
6 34 (32.38%) XML
6 34 (32.38%) HTML
6 34 (32.38%) Maven
7 32 (30.48%) Hibernate
8 30 (28.57%) Web Services
9 28 (26.67%) WebLogic
10 27 (25.71%) Finance
10 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (23.81%) SQL
12 22 (20.95%) SOAP
12 22 (20.95%) JSF
13 20 (19.05%) TDD
13 20 (19.05%) Oracle
14 19 (18.10%) JUnit
14 19 (18.10%) SOA
14 19 (18.10%) Scrum
15 18 (17.14%) UNIX
16 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
16 17 (16.19%) RESTful
17 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
17 16 (15.24%) OO
17 16 (15.24%) Tomcat
17 16 (15.24%) Eclipse
18 15 (14.29%) UML
18 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 16 (15.24%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.48%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (8.57%) Apache
4 9 (8.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.76%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.90%) Escenic
7 2 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.95%) IIS
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.95%) FileNet
8 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Windchill
1 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) LDAP
2 1 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.81%) Big Data
4 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (32.38%) Maven
2 19 (18.10%) JUnit
3 16 (15.24%) Eclipse
4 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.43%) Ant
5 12 (11.43%) Subversion
6 9 (8.57%) Hudson
7 8 (7.62%) QUnit
8 4 (3.81%) JDeveloper
9 3 (2.86%) JIRA
9 3 (2.86%) Mockito
10 2 (1.90%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.95%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.95%) Grunt
11 1 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (25.71%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.57%) Electronics
3 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 72 (68.57%) Developer
2 62 (59.05%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (15.24%) J2EE Developer
5 15 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Architect
8 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.81%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Engineer
12 3 (2.86%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.86%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.86%) Technical Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Java Architect
12 3 (2.86%) Scala Developer
13 2 (1.90%) Product Owner
13 2 (1.90%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (60.95%) Spring
2 41 (39.05%) CSS
3 38 (36.19%) jQuery
4 34 (32.38%) XML
4 34 (32.38%) HTML
5 32 (30.48%) Hibernate
6 30 (28.57%) Web Services
7 22 (20.95%) SOAP
7 22 (20.95%) JSF
8 17 (16.19%) RESTful
9 15 (14.29%) REST
10 13 (12.38%) HTML5
10 13 (12.38%) Java EE
11 10 (9.52%) Struts
12 9 (8.57%) CSS3
13 8 (7.62%) SVG
13 8 (7.62%) .NET
14 7 (6.67%) EJB
14 7 (6.67%) JSP
14 7 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) DTV
2 8 (7.62%) RIA
3 3 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (0.95%) iSeries
4 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) UNIX
2 13 (12.38%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.05%) TDD
3 19 (18.10%) SOA
3 19 (18.10%) Scrum
4 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
4 16 (15.24%) OO
5 15 (14.29%) UML
6 12 (11.43%) OOD
7 11 (10.48%) BDD
8 10 (9.52%) MVC
9 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.57%) Programme Management
9 9 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (8.57%) Kanban
10 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (4.76%) BPEL
13 5 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (97.14%) Java
2 48 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.67%) Scala
6 3 (2.86%) C#
6 3 (2.86%) Perl
6 3 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (1.90%) Lua
7 2 (1.90%) Python
7 2 (1.90%) PHP
8 1 (0.95%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) AWK
8 1 (0.95%) sed
8 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle
2 12 (11.43%) SAP
3 5 (4.76%) JBoss
4 3 (2.86%) Zend
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) Sybase
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