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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 123 111 131
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing Java EE 23 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.094% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 0.35% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
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£450 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
820 565 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.73% 26.43% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 388 383
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.31 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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
Bristol -15 11 £365 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 8 £450 -
Somerset - 4 £380 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (95.83%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Spring
3 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 8 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) JSP
3 8 (33.33%) Apache
3 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (29.17%) System Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source
4 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
4 7 (29.17%) Ant
4 7 (29.17%) JUnit
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Cryptography
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 4 (16.67%) J2EE
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (33.33%) Apache
1 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (29.17%) Ant
2 7 (29.17%) JUnit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 8 (33.33%) JSP
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) LAMP
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Open Source
1 7 (29.17%) Cryptography
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) System Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Network Management
3 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) SAP