The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 15 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.81% 0.59% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 2.45% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 12
Median daily rate £370 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 226 204 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 27.26% 24.06% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 159 227
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Bristol

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Bristol

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Bristol

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 6 (37.50%) JBoss
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) HPUX
4 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Sun
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) iPlanet
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 6 (37.50%) Clustering
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) SUSE
5 5 (31.25%) KVM
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (31.25%) Veritas
5 5 (31.25%) PlateSpin

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) Apache
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (37.50%) iPlanet
2 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Mule
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) FCoE
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Java Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) EJB
4 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) JPA
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) XHTML
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) AIX
2 6 (37.50%) HPUX
2 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 5 (31.25%) SUSE
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C-shell
3 1 (6.25%) Groovy
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (31.25%) KVM
1 5 (31.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Samba
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Sun
3 5 (31.25%) PlateSpin
3 5 (31.25%) Veritas
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (6.25%) Opsware