The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 34 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.74% 1.39% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 5.80% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £225 £660
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -65.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £190 £644
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £336 £676
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
111 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.74% 23.96% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 26
Average daily rate £355 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Southampton region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Southampton region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 21 (65.63%) Apache
3 20 (62.50%) Maven
4 19 (59.38%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (59.38%) Eclipse
5 18 (56.25%) Internet
6 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (37.50%) SOA
8 11 (34.38%) PHP
9 10 (31.25%) Scrum
10 8 (25.00%) FitNesse
10 8 (25.00%) RESTful
10 8 (25.00%) JIRA
10 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 8 (25.00%) Puppet
10 8 (25.00%) PostGIS
10 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (21.88%) Open Source
12 5 (15.63%) LAMP
12 5 (15.63%) MySQL
13 4 (12.50%) SOAP
13 4 (12.50%) Linux
13 4 (12.50%) Content Management
13 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
13 4 (12.50%) SaaS
13 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
14 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
14 3 (9.38%) VMware

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (65.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Maven
2 19 (59.38%) Eclipse
3 8 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 8 (25.00%) JIRA
3 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Introscope
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Architect
1 25 (78.13%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (15.63%) J2EE Team Leader
2 5 (15.63%) Web Team Leader
2 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE Architect
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Web Architect
4 1 (3.13%) SOA Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) RESTful
2 8 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 5 (15.63%) LAMP
4 4 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (37.50%) SOA
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) BPEL
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) VMware
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) HP