Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 137 131
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 83 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.47% 1.19% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.70% 4.37% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 58
South West median daily rate £410 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.29% -7.89% +24.59%
10th Percentile £315 £348 £313
90th Percentile £563 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

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 1457 1555 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.75% 27.19% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1136 1263
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 92
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +10 27 £400 - 7
Gloucestershire +8 25 £525 -4.55% 6
Somerset +2 9 £368 +2.44%
Wiltshire 0 9 £355 +10.08%
Devon +2 5 £488 -
Dorset -1 3 £530 +32.50% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 66 (79.52%) Java
2 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (43.37%) Web Services
4 35 (42.17%) Linux
5 27 (32.53%) Spring
6 24 (28.92%) Apache
7 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
8 22 (26.51%) Tomcat
8 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
8 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
9 21 (25.30%) Maven
10 20 (24.10%) Jenkins
11 17 (20.48%) REST
11 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
11 17 (20.48%) Unix
12 16 (19.28%) Oracle
12 16 (19.28%) VMware
12 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (19.28%) Microservices
13 14 (16.87%) AngularJS
13 14 (16.87%) JSON
13 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
13 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
13 14 (16.87%) WebLogic
13 14 (16.87%) DNS
14 13 (15.66%) IIS
14 13 (15.66%) .NET
14 13 (15.66%) Firewall
14 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
14 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing

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 24 (28.92%) Apache
2 22 (26.51%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.87%) WebLogic
4 13 (15.66%) IIS
5 11 (13.25%) JBoss
5 11 (13.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
6 9 (10.84%) Jetty
6 9 (10.84%) Mongrel
6 9 (10.84%) nginx
7 8 (9.64%) iPlanet
7 8 (9.64%) Mule
7 8 (9.64%) Mule ESB
8 4 (4.82%) EPiServer
9 3 (3.61%) Confluence
10 2 (2.41%) Liferay
10 2 (2.41%) MQSeries
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (10.84%) Google App Engine
2 9 (10.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.61%) Route 53
5 3 (3.61%) Serverless
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
2 14 (16.87%) DNS
3 13 (15.66%) Firewall
4 11 (13.25%) HTTP
5 10 (12.05%) FTP
5 10 (12.05%) IPsec
6 9 (10.84%) DHCP
6 9 (10.84%) SSL
7 3 (3.61%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.41%) LDAP
8 2 (2.41%) NAS
8 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
9 1 (1.20%) SAN
9 1 (1.20%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.20%) VLAN
9 1 (1.20%) WAN
9 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
5 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Maven
2 20 (24.10%) Jenkins
3 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
4 12 (14.46%) Gradle
5 9 (10.84%) JIRA
5 9 (10.84%) TeamCity
5 9 (10.84%) Travis CI
6 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.61%) Ant
9 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.61%) JUnit
9 3 (3.61%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.41%) Subversion
11 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.20%) Selenium
11 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Developer
2 35 (42.17%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Java Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) MuleSoft Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Solaris Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.61%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.61%) UI/UX Developer
9 3 (3.61%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) Web Services
2 27 (32.53%) Spring
3 17 (20.48%) REST
4 14 (16.87%) AngularJS
4 14 (16.87%) JSON
5 13 (15.66%) .NET
5 13 (15.66%) jQuery
5 13 (15.66%) RESTful
6 12 (14.46%) CSS
6 12 (14.46%) Middleware
6 12 (14.46%) Spring Boot
7 11 (13.25%) Hibernate
8 10 (12.05%) D3.js
8 10 (12.05%) HTML
8 10 (12.05%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (12.05%) React
8 10 (12.05%) SOAP
9 9 (10.84%) Node.js
9 9 (10.84%) Servlets
10 7 (8.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Cloud Native
2 8 (9.64%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.20%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.17%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Unix
3 11 (13.25%) Solaris
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.43%) AIX
5 7 (8.43%) HPUX
5 7 (8.43%) Windows
6 6 (7.23%) SUSE
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) Microservices
3 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
4 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
5 12 (14.46%) Scrum
6 11 (13.25%) DevOps
7 10 (12.05%) Build Automation
8 9 (10.84%) Open Source
9 8 (9.64%) High Availability
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL
10 7 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.43%) TDD
10 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.23%) ERP
12 5 (6.02%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (6.02%) SDLC
13 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (79.52%) Java
2 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.46%) C
3 12 (14.46%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
5 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.64%) Python
6 6 (7.23%) Groovy
7 5 (6.02%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.61%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) C#
10 1 (1.20%) C-shell
10 1 (1.20%) Go
10 1 (1.20%) Jython
10 1 (1.20%) Korn
10 1 (1.20%) Scala
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.66%) Docker
3 9 (10.84%) Xen
4 7 (8.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.23%) KVM
6 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.61%) Samba
8 1 (1.20%) GlusterFS
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
1 10 (12.05%) Puppet
2 9 (10.84%) Rancher
3 5 (6.02%) Ansible
4 2 (2.41%) Nagios
4 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.20%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (1.20%) CloudHub
5 1 (1.20%) Icinga
5 1 (1.20%) OpenView
5 1 (1.20%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Oracle
1 16 (19.28%) VMware
2 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.25%) Cisco
4 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.84%) F5
5 9 (10.84%) Google
6 8 (9.64%) Sun
7 7 (8.43%) Veritas
8 6 (7.23%) MuleSoft
8 6 (7.23%) PlateSpin
8 6 (7.23%) SAP
9 4 (4.82%) HP
10 3 (3.61%) BEA
10 3 (3.61%) Thunderhead
11 1 (1.20%) CA
11 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.20%) Cognos
11 1 (1.20%) NetApp
11 1 (1.20%) Opsware