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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 48 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.58% 1.48% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -8.78%
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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
148 78 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.90% 28.78% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 52 21
Average daily rate £363 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +23.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Apache
2 18 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 18 (66.67%) Maven
3 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (55.56%) Internet
6 11 (40.74%) SOA
6 11 (40.74%) PHP
6 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (29.63%) PostGIS
8 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
8 7 (25.93%) Puppet
8 7 (25.93%) Open Source
8 7 (25.93%) RESTful
8 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) FitNesse
8 7 (25.93%) JIRA
9 5 (18.52%) MySQL
9 5 (18.52%) LAMP
10 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
10 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
10 4 (14.81%) Linux
10 4 (14.81%) Content Management
11 3 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (11.11%) VMware
11 3 (11.11%) SaaS
12 2 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 18 (66.67%) Maven
2 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
2 7 (25.93%) FitNesse
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Architect
1 22 (81.48%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (18.52%) J2EE Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Web Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) J2EE Architect
3 4 (14.81%) J2EE Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Web Architect
4 1 (3.70%) SOA Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) PostGIS
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) LAMP
5 3 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) SOA
2 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) BPEL
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle