Period
to 16 February 2019

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 6 months to 16 February 2019 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
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 138 122
Rank change year-on-year -49 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 45 55 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 1.06% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 3.92% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 66
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £388 £309 £324
90th Percentile £568 £563 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.32% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year - +13.21% -0.63%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,805 1,404 1,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.38% 26.93% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,191 894 1,049
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £319 £288 £263
90th Percentile £613 £563 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 14 27
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +20.00% -10.18%
10th Percentile £30.20 £25.03 £18.64
90th Percentile £64.75 £50.00 £43.10
England median hourly rate £41.85 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.61% - +3.90%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -27 21 £450 +12.50% 9
Gloucestershire -15 11 £525 - 3
Wiltshire -32 11 £450 +4.35% 4
Devon - 2 £530 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 42 (93.33%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) Web Services
3 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (48.89%) Hibernate
4 22 (48.89%) Scrum
5 19 (42.22%) Spring
6 18 (40.00%) XML
6 18 (40.00%) Oracle
7 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
8 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
8 16 (35.56%) SOAP
9 14 (31.11%) SQL
9 14 (31.11%) JUnit
9 14 (31.11%) Finance
10 13 (28.89%) EJB
10 13 (28.89%) REST
11 12 (26.67%) RESTful
11 12 (26.67%) Microservices
11 12 (26.67%) Unix
11 12 (26.67%) JBoss
11 12 (26.67%) HTML
11 12 (26.67%) JMS
12 11 (24.44%) Banking
13 10 (22.22%) CSS
13 10 (22.22%) SDLC
13 10 (22.22%) HTML5
13 10 (22.22%) CSS3
14 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (20.00%) SOA
14 9 (20.00%) TDD

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 12 (26.67%) JBoss
2 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) FileNet
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) SaaS
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) DB2
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) OrientDB
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JUnit
2 8 (17.78%) Maven
3 5 (11.11%) Ant
3 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (11.11%) CruiseControl
3 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 5 (11.11%) Rational Team Concert
4 4 (8.89%) jMock
4 4 (8.89%) Mockito
5 3 (6.67%) DbUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) Selenium
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.67%) Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
4 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Backend Developer
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (2.22%) FileNet Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) Web Services
2 22 (48.89%) Hibernate
3 19 (42.22%) Spring
4 18 (40.00%) XML
5 16 (35.56%) SOAP
6 13 (28.89%) EJB
6 13 (28.89%) REST
7 12 (26.67%) HTML
7 12 (26.67%) JMS
7 12 (26.67%) RESTful
8 10 (22.22%) CSS
8 10 (22.22%) CSS3
8 10 (22.22%) HTML5
9 8 (17.78%) Java EE
9 8 (17.78%) JSP
9 8 (17.78%) SAML
10 7 (15.56%) DHTML
10 7 (15.56%) OAuth
10 7 (15.56%) OpenID
11 5 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.67%) NHS
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) e-Health
6 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.22%) LIMS
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) PACS
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Scrum
3 12 (26.67%) Microservices
4 10 (22.22%) SDLC
5 9 (20.00%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.56%) BDD
7 7 (15.56%) OO
7 7 (15.56%) User Stories
8 6 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.11%) UML
9 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Java 8
6 5 (11.11%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) HL7
2 3 (6.67%) PSD2
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (8.89%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) NetIQ
3 5 (11.11%) Perforce
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Pega