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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / South West
Rank 85 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 54 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 1.63% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.06% 6.12% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 28
Median daily rate £488 £381 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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
765 784 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.39% 26.55% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 554 509
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +11 22 £500 -9.09% 4
Devon - 11 £550 -
Bristol -9 7 £450 +20.00% 5
Dorset +4 5 £350 - 2
Somerset -12 1 £475 +40.74% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 83 (98.81%) Java
2 67 (79.76%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (55.95%) Web Services
4 36 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 35 (41.67%) Oracle
6 29 (34.52%) JBoss
7 28 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 27 (32.14%) DV Cleared
9 25 (29.76%) WebSphere
9 25 (29.76%) Hibernate
10 24 (28.57%) Spring
11 23 (27.38%) Scrum
11 23 (27.38%) XML
12 21 (25.00%) TDD
13 20 (23.81%) EJB
14 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
15 18 (21.43%) SQL
15 18 (21.43%) XSLT
16 17 (20.24%) C
16 17 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (19.05%) JUnit
17 16 (19.05%) Apache
18 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
19 14 (16.67%) RESTful
19 14 (16.67%) SOAP
20 13 (15.48%) JSP
20 13 (15.48%) Servlets
20 13 (15.48%) Python
20 13 (15.48%) Eclipse
21 12 (14.29%) JMS

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 29 (34.52%) JBoss
2 28 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 25 (29.76%) WebSphere
4 16 (19.05%) Apache
5 11 (13.10%) Tomcat
6 8 (9.52%) GlassFish
6 8 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (8.33%) CMS
8 6 (7.14%) IIS
8 6 (7.14%) Jetty
8 6 (7.14%) Mongrel
8 6 (7.14%) nginx
9 4 (4.76%) Confluence
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (3.57%) Mule
10 3 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (2.38%) Anypoint
11 2 (2.38%) Apache Pig
11 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
11 2 (2.38%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.38%) MS Office
1 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.19%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.95%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Internet
1 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.33%) HTTP
2 7 (8.33%) SSL
3 5 (5.95%) DHCP
3 5 (5.95%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) FTP
3 5 (5.95%) IPsec
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) Endeca
4 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.95%) Big Data
5 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.76%) DB2
7 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.57%) MySQL
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.38%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.38%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.19%) Informix
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) JUnit
2 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 13 (15.48%) Eclipse
4 11 (13.10%) JIRA
5 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.52%) Maven
7 6 (7.14%) Ant
7 6 (7.14%) Eclipse RCP
7 6 (7.14%) Travis CI
8 5 (5.95%) Subversion
9 4 (4.76%) Mockito
9 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.57%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.38%) JDeveloper
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (2.38%) Selenium
11 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.38%) Toad
12 1 (1.19%) JMeter
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Electronics
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.38%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (70.24%) Developer
2 51 (60.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Architect
4 8 (9.52%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Applications Developer
5 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Java Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (3.57%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) Web Services
2 25 (29.76%) Hibernate
3 24 (28.57%) Spring
4 23 (27.38%) XML
5 20 (23.81%) EJB
6 18 (21.43%) XSLT
7 14 (16.67%) RESTful
7 14 (16.67%) SOAP
8 13 (15.48%) JSP
8 13 (15.48%) Servlets
9 12 (14.29%) CSS
9 12 (14.29%) HTML
9 12 (14.29%) JMS
10 11 (13.10%) REST
10 11 (13.10%) XSD
11 10 (11.90%) JPA
12 8 (9.52%) JAXB
12 8 (9.52%) JDBC
13 7 (8.33%) JMX
13 7 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) iPad
1 7 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.57%) iPhone
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Unix
3 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.95%) Android
4 5 (5.95%) Windows
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (79.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Scrum
3 21 (25.00%) TDD
4 17 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.10%) DevOps
5 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.71%) SDLC
6 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 8 (9.52%) High Availability
7 8 (9.52%) Load Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Open Source
8 7 (8.33%) B2B
8 7 (8.33%) B2C
8 7 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.33%) Content Management
8 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 7 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 83 (98.81%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.43%) SQL
4 17 (20.24%) C
5 13 (15.48%) Python
6 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.38%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.38%) Groovy
7 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (1.19%) Jython
8 1 (1.19%) Korn
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) WCAG
3 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Docker
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) Xen
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Puppet
2 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) CloudHub
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.19%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.19%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) ATG
2 10 (11.90%) IBM
3 7 (8.33%) Sybase
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.95%) Google
5 5 (5.95%) VMware
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) BEA
8 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.19%) Sun
8 1 (1.19%) VeriFone
8 1 (1.19%) WorldPay