The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 85 91
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 30 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.10% 1.86% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 7.09% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 36
Median daily rate £375 £420 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +8.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £483
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 £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 728 776 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.81% 26.29% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 536 562
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the South West

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in the South West

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in the South West

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol +6 15 £370 -17.77% 9
Wiltshire +8 6 £350 -46.15% 3
Gloucestershire -10 5 £525 -4.54% 3
Somerset -7 3 £375 +3.44% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 62 (87.32%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) Web Services
3 36 (50.70%) Hibernate
3 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (46.48%) JBoss
5 30 (42.25%) Spring
6 29 (40.85%) Oracle
7 27 (38.03%) Apache
7 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
8 24 (33.80%) WebLogic
9 20 (28.17%) XML
9 20 (28.17%) XSLT
9 20 (28.17%) WebSphere
10 19 (26.76%) DV Cleared
10 19 (26.76%) Servlets
11 18 (25.35%) High Availability
12 17 (23.94%) Linux
13 16 (22.54%) Tomcat
13 16 (22.54%) C
13 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
14 15 (21.13%) QA
14 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
16 13 (18.31%) JMS
16 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
16 13 (18.31%) B2B
16 13 (18.31%) SOAP
16 13 (18.31%) JDBC
16 13 (18.31%) JSP
16 13 (18.31%) ATG

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 33 (46.48%) JBoss
2 27 (38.03%) Apache
3 24 (33.80%) WebLogic
4 20 (28.17%) WebSphere
5 16 (22.54%) Tomcat
6 12 (16.90%) CMS
6 12 (16.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (9.86%) IIS
7 7 (9.86%) Jetty
7 7 (9.86%) Mongrel
7 7 (9.86%) nginx
8 6 (8.45%) iPlanet
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (2.82%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
10 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.41%) Liferay
10 1 (1.41%) Mule
10 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.45%) Google App Engine
2 6 (8.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.90%) Internet
3 8 (11.27%) DNS
4 7 (9.86%) HTTP
4 7 (9.86%) SSL
5 6 (8.45%) DHCP
5 6 (8.45%) Firewall
5 6 (8.45%) FTP
5 6 (8.45%) IPsec
6 1 (1.41%) FCoE
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) LDAP
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) Endeca
2 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.27%) JUnit
3 7 (9.86%) Travis CI
4 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.63%) Maven
5 4 (5.63%) Subversion
6 3 (4.23%) JIRA
7 2 (2.82%) Ant
7 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.82%) Gradle
8 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.41%) Selenium
8 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Java Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Architect
5 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (2.82%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (2.82%) Python Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (53.52%) Web Services
2 36 (50.70%) Hibernate
3 30 (42.25%) Spring
4 20 (28.17%) XML
4 20 (28.17%) XSLT
5 19 (26.76%) Servlets
6 13 (18.31%) JDBC
6 13 (18.31%) JMS
6 13 (18.31%) JSP
6 13 (18.31%) SOAP
7 12 (16.90%) JMX
7 12 (16.90%) REST
7 12 (16.90%) Struts
8 10 (14.08%) EJB
8 10 (14.08%) JPA
9 7 (9.86%) .NET
9 7 (9.86%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (9.86%) JAXB
9 7 (9.86%) JSF
9 7 (9.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) iPad
1 12 (16.90%) Virtual Team
2 6 (8.45%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Unix
3 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.45%) AIX
4 6 (8.45%) HPUX
4 6 (8.45%) Solaris
5 5 (7.04%) SUSE
6 2 (2.82%) Android
6 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) High Availability
3 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
5 13 (18.31%) B2B
6 12 (16.90%) B2C
6 12 (16.90%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (16.90%) Content Management
6 12 (16.90%) Load Testing
6 12 (16.90%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (16.90%) Software Architecture
7 11 (15.49%) DevOps
8 10 (14.08%) Scrum
8 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.68%) SDLC
9 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
10 8 (11.27%) Open Source
11 7 (9.86%) TDD
11 7 (9.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (87.32%) Java
2 16 (22.54%) C
3 8 (11.27%) Python
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
5 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) C-shell
6 1 (1.41%) Groovy
6 1 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.76%) DV Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) WCAG
3 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.45%) Docker
2 6 (8.45%) Xen
3 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.04%) KVM
3 5 (7.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Samba
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Kibana
3 1 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) ATG
3 11 (15.49%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) IBM
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco
5 6 (8.45%) F5
5 6 (8.45%) Google
5 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.45%) Sun
6 5 (7.04%) PlateSpin
6 5 (7.04%) Veritas
7 3 (4.23%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) Cognos
8 1 (1.41%) hybris
8 1 (1.41%) Opsware
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
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