The first table below looks at the demand for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 136 103 132
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £405 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £322 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer across the South West region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the South West region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Somerset -17 2 £363 +20.43%
Gloucestershire -20 2 £340 -22.72%
Wiltshire - 2 £325 - 3
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 16 (69.57%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) jQuery
3 10 (43.48%) Maven
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
4 8 (34.78%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) JSF
4 8 (34.78%) Spring MVC
5 7 (30.43%) REST
5 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
7 5 (21.74%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (17.39%) Struts
8 4 (17.39%) JSP
8 4 (17.39%) JUnit
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) EJB
9 3 (13.04%) Ant
9 3 (13.04%) UML

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (21.74%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Maven
2 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 16 (69.57%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) JSF
4 8 (34.78%) Spring MVC
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
5 7 (30.43%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) Struts
7 4 (17.39%) JSP
8 3 (13.04%) EJB
8 3 (13.04%) JPA
9 2 (8.70%) Spring Security
9 2 (8.70%) CSS3
9 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.70%) Servlets
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) DoDAF
6 1 (4.35%) MODAF
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Shibboleth
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
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