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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 85 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 58 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.85% 2.50% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 9.52% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 34
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£413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +5.76%
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
768 767 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.44% 26.28% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 478 386
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 £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +14 45 £458 +1.77% 5
Bristol +2 4 £406 -18.75% 12
Wiltshire -21 4 £345 +2.22% 6
Somerset -8 3 £425 -2.85% 2
Dorset 0 1 £263 -40.67% 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 93 (88.57%) Java
2 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 47 (44.76%) Web Services
5 42 (40.00%) SQL
6 41 (39.05%) Oracle
7 40 (38.10%) DV Cleared
8 38 (36.19%) Hibernate
9 29 (27.62%) Scrum
10 28 (26.67%) Spring
11 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
12 25 (23.81%) OO
13 24 (22.86%) JBoss
14 21 (20.00%) XML
15 20 (19.05%) Python
15 20 (19.05%) TDD
16 19 (18.10%) JSF
17 18 (17.14%) Maven
17 18 (17.14%) UNIX
17 18 (17.14%) EJB
18 17 (16.19%) PHP
18 17 (16.19%) JPA
19 15 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
19 15 (14.29%) RESTful
20 14 (13.33%) SoapUI
20 14 (13.33%) C
20 14 (13.33%) JAXB
21 13 (12.38%) JUnit
21 13 (12.38%) BDD
21 13 (12.38%) JIRA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (22.86%) JBoss
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.71%) Mule
5 5 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.86%) IIS
6 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.86%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.90%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.90%) Apache
7 2 (1.90%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.95%) Drupal
8 1 (0.95%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) HTTP
2 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.86%) DNS
2 3 (2.86%) SSL
2 3 (2.86%) SAN
2 3 (2.86%) Firewall
2 3 (2.86%) VLAN
2 3 (2.86%) NAS
2 3 (2.86%) Multicast
2 3 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) MySQL
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.86%) DB2
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Maven
2 14 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 13 (12.38%) JIRA
3 13 (12.38%) JUnit
4 12 (11.43%) Ant
5 11 (10.48%) Subversion
6 10 (9.52%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (9.52%) ClearCase
7 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.86%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.90%) Mockito
10 1 (0.95%) Hudson
10 1 (0.95%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Electronics
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (76.19%) Developer
2 73 (69.52%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Architect
5 9 (8.57%) Technical Architect
5 9 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Tester
6 5 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Functional Tester
7 4 (3.81%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.81%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 3 (2.86%) Java Consultant
8 3 (2.86%) Java Programmer
8 3 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (2.86%) Programmer
8 3 (2.86%) Consultant
8 3 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) Web Services
2 38 (36.19%) Hibernate
3 28 (26.67%) Spring
4 21 (20.00%) XML
5 19 (18.10%) JSF
6 18 (17.14%) EJB
7 17 (16.19%) JPA
8 15 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
8 15 (14.29%) RESTful
9 14 (13.33%) JAXB
10 12 (11.43%) CSS
11 9 (8.57%) HTML
12 8 (7.62%) GWT
12 8 (7.62%) jQuery
12 8 (7.62%) REST
13 7 (6.67%) Spring MVC
13 7 (6.67%) JSON
13 7 (6.67%) Middleware
14 6 (5.71%) Java EE
14 6 (5.71%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Open Source
2 5 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.86%) DTV
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) UNIX
2 6 (5.71%) Windows
3 5 (4.76%) Linux
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) Scrum
3 25 (23.81%) OO
4 20 (19.05%) TDD
5 13 (12.38%) BDD
6 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.48%) Release Management
7 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.48%) SOA
8 8 (7.62%) MVC
8 8 (7.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.62%) User Stories
9 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.71%) Functional Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Analytics
11 4 (3.81%) Time Management
11 4 (3.81%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (88.57%) Java
2 42 (40.00%) SQL
3 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.05%) Python
5 17 (16.19%) PHP
6 14 (13.33%) C
7 10 (9.52%) Perl
7 10 (9.52%) Ruby
7 10 (9.52%) Lua
7 10 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.76%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) Jython
9 3 (2.86%) Scala
9 3 (2.86%) Korn
10 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 40 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.48%) Sun Certification
5 10 (9.52%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.95%) Xen
2 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) WSUS
2 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (39.05%) Oracle
2 11 (10.48%) Sun
3 10 (9.52%) ATG
4 7 (6.67%) Sencha
5 5 (4.76%) Google
5 5 (4.76%) SAP
6 3 (2.86%) Sybase
6 3 (2.86%) Dell
6 3 (2.86%) hybris
6 3 (2.86%) VMware
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco
6 3 (2.86%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) McAfee
7 2 (1.90%) BEA
7 2 (1.90%) Siebel
8 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago