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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 100 98 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing J2EE 53 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 0.85% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.21% 3.38% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £306 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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
853 591 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.87% 25.10% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 404 409
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 32
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
Bristol +9 23 £400 - 12
Gloucestershire -7 15 £400 +33.33% 4
Somerset 0 7 £419 - 2
Wiltshire -14 3 £375 +25.00% 6
Dorset +1 1 - - 1
Devon - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 97 (95.10%) Java
2 51 (50.00%) Spring
3 43 (42.16%) Hibernate
4 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (39.22%) Web Services
6 39 (38.24%) SQL
7 32 (31.37%) Oracle
8 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 23 (22.55%) TDD
9 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
10 22 (21.57%) XML
11 20 (19.61%) Scrum
11 20 (19.61%) MVC
12 19 (18.63%) Maven
12 19 (18.63%) Spring MVC
13 17 (16.67%) HTML
13 17 (16.67%) JBoss
13 17 (16.67%) SOA
14 16 (15.69%) CSS
14 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
14 16 (15.69%) DV Cleared
15 15 (14.71%) jQuery
15 15 (14.71%) JUnit
15 15 (14.71%) JSP
15 15 (14.71%) OO
16 14 (13.73%) Finance
17 12 (11.76%) PHP
17 12 (11.76%) MySQL
17 12 (11.76%) JPA
18 11 (10.78%) Open Source

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (16.67%) JBoss
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.90%) Apache
6 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.96%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 2 (1.96%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.96%) Mule
9 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.98%) FileNet
9 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) IaaS
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
1 3 (2.94%) PaaS
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) MySQL
2 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) DB2
6 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Maven
2 15 (14.71%) JUnit
3 10 (9.80%) Subversion
4 9 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.86%) SoapUI
5 7 (6.86%) Ant
6 6 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (5.88%) ClearCase
6 6 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (3.92%) JIRA
8 3 (2.94%) Hudson
9 2 (1.96%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.98%) Grunt
10 1 (0.98%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.98%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Marketing
2 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.86%) Electronics
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (80.39%) Developer
2 74 (72.55%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Architect
5 13 (12.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.86%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (6.86%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.90%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.94%) Programmer
11 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (50.00%) Spring
2 43 (42.16%) Hibernate
3 40 (39.22%) Web Services
4 22 (21.57%) XML
5 19 (18.63%) Spring MVC
6 17 (16.67%) HTML
7 16 (15.69%) CSS
8 15 (14.71%) jQuery
8 15 (14.71%) JSP
9 12 (11.76%) JPA
10 11 (10.78%) REST
11 10 (9.80%) JSF
12 9 (8.82%) EJB
13 8 (7.84%) Middleware
13 8 (7.84%) Struts
13 8 (7.84%) PrimeFaces
13 8 (7.84%) GWT
14 7 (6.86%) JSON
14 7 (6.86%) JAX-RS
14 7 (6.86%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Open Source
2 8 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.86%) DTV
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) iSeries
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) UNIX
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) TDD
3 20 (19.61%) Scrum
3 20 (19.61%) MVC
4 17 (16.67%) SOA
5 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 15 (14.71%) OO
7 11 (10.78%) BDD
7 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.84%) Workflow
8 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.86%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
9 7 (6.86%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (5.88%) Release Management
11 5 (4.90%) BPEL
11 5 (4.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 97 (95.10%) Java
2 39 (38.24%) SQL
3 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.76%) PHP
5 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.84%) C
7 7 (6.86%) C++
8 6 (5.88%) Perl
8 6 (5.88%) Python
8 6 (5.88%) Scala
8 6 (5.88%) Lua
9 5 (4.90%) Ruby
9 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.90%) C#
10 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.94%) Korn
11 3 (2.94%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) Sun Certification
5 5 (4.90%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
1 1 (0.98%) COBIT
1 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) SAP
2 9 (8.82%) ATG
3 7 (6.86%) Sencha
4 6 (5.88%) Sun
4 6 (5.88%) IBM
5 5 (4.90%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) BEA
6 2 (1.96%) Siebel
6 2 (1.96%) hybris
7 1 (0.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.98%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.98%) Sybase
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