The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Southampton 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 40 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.75% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 3.13% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £293 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -24.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £287 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £299 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.18% 23.88% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 39 18
Average daily rate £325 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £26.00 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 4 (66.67%) Liferay
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Talend
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (16.67%) GWT
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (66.67%) Liferay
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) ATG Dynamo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (16.67%) GWT
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ATG