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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 131 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 10 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 2.54% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £123 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
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%
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
809 828 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.38% 24.96% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 515 371
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £25.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -7 6 £413 -2.94%
Wiltshire +10 2 £575 - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (86.49%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
3 24 (64.86%) DV Cleared
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 8 (21.62%) UNIX
6 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 8 (21.62%) WAN
6 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
7 7 (18.92%) J2EE
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) Spring
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
8 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) Windows
8 6 (16.22%) Middleware
9 5 (13.51%) NetApp
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) Migration
9 5 (13.51%) DNS
9 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.51%) JUnit
9 5 (13.51%) C

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (13.51%) Eucalyptus
1 5 (13.51%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) LAN
1 8 (21.62%) WAN
1 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) OLTP
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Mockito
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Architect
4 8 (21.62%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) SOA Architect
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
2 7 (18.92%) Spring
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) J2EE
3 6 (16.22%) Middleware
4 5 (13.51%) Apache Camel
4 5 (13.51%) JSF
5 4 (10.81%) RESTful
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) WSDL
6 3 (8.11%) JavaBeans
6 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 3 (8.11%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) XSD
7 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 2 (5.41%) JSP
7 2 (5.41%) Struts
7 2 (5.41%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Replication
1 5 (13.51%) Private Cloud
1 5 (13.51%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) UNIX
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Service Management
1 5 (13.51%) Migration
1 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
1 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.11%) BPEL
3 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) UML
3 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.11%) SOA
3 3 (8.11%) B2B
3 3 (8.11%) B2C
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
3 3 (8.11%) BPMN
4 2 (5.41%) People Management
4 2 (5.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.70%) OCPJP
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) COBIT
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) Nokia
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat