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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 22 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 23 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.12% 2.77% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.08% 15.25% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £307 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -12.16%
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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
143 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.03% 18.15% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 35 29
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Web Services
3 20 (68.97%) Apache
3 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (58.62%) Maven
5 16 (55.17%) Eclipse
6 15 (51.72%) Internet
7 13 (44.83%) Scrum
8 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (37.93%) RESTful
9 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
9 11 (37.93%) Puppet
9 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
9 11 (37.93%) JIRA
9 11 (37.93%) FitNesse
10 7 (24.14%) SOA
11 6 (20.69%) SOAP
11 6 (20.69%) SaaS
12 5 (17.24%) Vagrant
13 4 (13.79%) VMware
13 4 (13.79%) LAMP
13 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (13.79%) PHP
13 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr
13 4 (13.79%) Open Source
13 4 (13.79%) PostGIS
14 3 (10.34%) Java
14 3 (10.34%) Oracle
15 2 (6.90%) JBoss
15 2 (6.90%) MVC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (68.97%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Maven
2 16 (55.17%) Eclipse
3 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
3 11 (37.93%) JIRA
3 11 (37.93%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.45%) Introscope
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Architect
2 19 (65.52%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE Architect
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) J2EE Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Web Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SOA Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) RESTful
3 6 (20.69%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) LAMP
4 4 (13.79%) PostGIS
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (3.45%) GWT
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) JSF
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) Struts
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) JDBC
6 1 (3.45%) JSP
6 1 (3.45%) Servlets
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) ATG
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) webMethods
4 1 (3.45%) SAP