The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 124 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing Java EE 20 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 0.69% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate £300 £306 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -21.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £271 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £341 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.38 £40.45 -
% change year-on-year
+162.97% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Java EE
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Devon -4 3 £123 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 - 1
Bristol -12 1 £350 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) J2EE
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (50.00%) Maven
4 12 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (50.00%) RESTful
5 10 (41.67%) Spring
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
6 9 (37.50%) SOAP
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
6 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) RIA
7 8 (33.33%) Hudson
7 8 (33.33%) HTML5
7 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) QUnit
7 8 (33.33%) SVG
7 8 (33.33%) Internet
8 7 (29.17%) REST
9 6 (25.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.83%) Dojo
10 5 (20.83%) Scrum
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) Alfresco
2 3 (12.50%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Maven
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (33.33%) Hudson
3 8 (33.33%) QUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) JSUnit
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) J2EE
2 12 (50.00%) jQuery
2 12 (50.00%) RESTful
3 10 (41.67%) Spring
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) SOAP
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) SVG
6 7 (29.17%) REST
7 6 (25.00%) Ajax
8 5 (20.83%) Dojo
9 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (16.67%) JPA
10 2 (8.33%) JSF
11 1 (4.17%) WSRP
11 1 (4.17%) Java SE
11 1 (4.17%) JSTL
11 1 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) RIA
2 4 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Scrum
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (16.67%) BPEL
3 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) BPMN
4 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) ATDD
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Intalio
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle