The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 121 135 97
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs citing Java EE 28 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 1.53% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 5
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£425 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -12.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
Java EE
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
881 848 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.05% 26.16% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 551 402
Average daily rate £366 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 13 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Java EE
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 Java EE within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Devon - 15 £475 -
Gloucestershire +1 9 £425 -5.55% 2
Bristol -6 2 £375 -1.31% 2
Somerset - 1 £375 - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £388 - 4
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Linux
3 23 (51.11%) IBM
4 22 (48.89%) Open Source
5 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 18 (40.00%) JBoss
6 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
6 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
7 16 (35.56%) DevOps
8 15 (33.33%) Ruby
8 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (31.11%) WebSphere
9 14 (31.11%) JSR 168
9 14 (31.11%) Oracle
10 13 (28.89%) Middleware
10 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
11 11 (24.44%) Apache
11 11 (24.44%) SQL
11 11 (24.44%) Struts
11 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
12 10 (22.22%) Vagrant
12 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (22.22%) Ansible
12 10 (22.22%) Docker
12 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (22.22%) Puppet
12 10 (22.22%) VirtualBox
12 10 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (40.00%) JBoss
2 14 (31.11%) WebSphere
3 11 (24.44%) Apache
4 10 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.67%) Node.js
7 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
7 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.22%) Mule
7 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.22%) Eucalyptus
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) WAN
1 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
1 8 (17.78%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (6.67%) Mockito
5 2 (4.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) JMeter
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.22%) JBehave
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Military
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Solutions Designer
1 13 (28.89%) Designer
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Designer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.22%) SOA Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) JSR 168
2 13 (28.89%) Middleware
3 11 (24.44%) Struts
4 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 10 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (17.78%) RESTful
6 7 (15.56%) Drools
6 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.33%) J2EE
7 6 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (11.11%) Spring
9 4 (8.89%) JSF
9 4 (8.89%) JSP
10 3 (6.67%) Web Services
10 3 (6.67%) XML
11 2 (4.44%) CSS
11 2 (4.44%) JDBC
11 2 (4.44%) SOAP
11 2 (4.44%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Open Source
2 17 (37.78%) Configuration Management
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) DevOps
4 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (22.22%) Migration
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) SOA
8 6 (13.33%) OO
9 5 (11.11%) Microservices
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (6.67%) BDD
12 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) Ruby
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.56%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) Perl
6 5 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) C
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) XPath
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.22%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) VirtualBox
1 10 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
1 10 (22.22%) Vagrant
1 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (22.22%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) IBM
2 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle
4 7 (15.56%) OpenText
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.22%) Sun
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Nokia
7 1 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft