The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 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 / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.44% 2.07% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 6.49% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -14.70%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 77 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 33.17% 31.95% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 75
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -29.54%  
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Somerset

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Somerset

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 2 £413 +13.79% 1
Taunton - 1 £375 -
J2EE
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hybris Architect
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Personalization
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware