The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - 103
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £39.00
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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
814 786 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.15% 27.24% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 542 325
Average daily rate £358 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the South West region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the South West region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in the South West