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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / South West
Rank 93 87 94
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 42 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.64% 1.74% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.76% 7.18% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 26
Median daily rate £525 £406 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.23% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.21% +30.55%  

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 729 696 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.54% 24.28% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 460 485
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 53 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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
Gloucestershire -2 17 £525 -4.54% 2
Devon - 11 £550 -
Bristol -13 1 - - 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 77 (97.47%) Java
2 63 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (67.09%) Web Services
4 33 (41.77%) Security Cleared
5 32 (40.51%) Hibernate
6 29 (36.71%) XML
6 29 (36.71%) Oracle
6 29 (36.71%) JBoss
6 29 (36.71%) DV Cleared
7 26 (32.91%) WebLogic
8 25 (31.65%) Scrum
8 25 (31.65%) Spring
9 24 (30.38%) WebSphere
10 23 (29.11%) XSLT
11 21 (26.58%) C
12 20 (25.32%) SOAP
12 20 (25.32%) Apache
13 18 (22.78%) Servlets
14 17 (21.52%) JUnit
14 17 (21.52%) JMS
14 17 (21.52%) TDD
14 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (20.25%) QA
15 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
15 16 (20.25%) JSP
15 16 (20.25%) EJB
16 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.99%) ATG
17 13 (16.46%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (16.46%) JDBC

J2EE
Top Related 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 29 (36.71%) JBoss
2 26 (32.91%) WebLogic
3 24 (30.38%) WebSphere
4 20 (25.32%) Apache
5 13 (16.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (15.19%) CMS
7 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
8 6 (7.59%) IIS
8 6 (7.59%) Jetty
8 6 (7.59%) Mongrel
8 6 (7.59%) nginx
9 4 (5.06%) Confluence
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (3.80%) Mule
11 2 (2.53%) Anypoint
11 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
11 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
11 2 (2.53%) Mule ESB
11 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (1.27%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.33%) Google App Engine
2 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Internet
2 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.86%) HTTP
3 7 (8.86%) SSL
4 5 (6.33%) DHCP
4 5 (6.33%) DNS
4 5 (6.33%) FTP
4 5 (6.33%) IPsec
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) Endeca
2 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.06%) DB2
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) Informix
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) JUnit
2 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.92%) JIRA
4 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.86%) Maven
6 6 (7.59%) Ant
6 6 (7.59%) Travis CI
7 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.06%) Mockito
7 4 (5.06%) Subversion
7 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.53%) Selenium
9 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.27%) Gradle
10 1 (1.27%) JMeter
10 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Electronics
2 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 43 (54.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Architect
4 7 (8.86%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Applications Developer
5 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Java Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (2.53%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.09%) Web Services
2 32 (40.51%) Hibernate
3 29 (36.71%) XML
4 25 (31.65%) Spring
5 23 (29.11%) XSLT
6 20 (25.32%) SOAP
7 18 (22.78%) Servlets
8 17 (21.52%) JMS
9 16 (20.25%) EJB
9 16 (20.25%) JSP
10 13 (16.46%) JDBC
10 13 (16.46%) REST
10 13 (16.46%) RESTful
10 13 (16.46%) XSD
11 12 (15.19%) JMX
11 12 (15.19%) JPA
11 12 (15.19%) Struts
12 10 (12.66%) CSS
12 10 (12.66%) HTML
13 9 (11.39%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) iPad
1 12 (15.19%) Virtual Team
2 5 (6.33%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) Graphic Design
3 3 (3.80%) iPhone
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Android
3 5 (6.33%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Scrum
3 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (21.52%) TDD
4 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
4 13 (16.46%) Load Testing
5 12 (15.19%) B2B
5 12 (15.19%) B2C
5 12 (15.19%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (15.19%) Content Management
5 12 (15.19%) High Availability
5 12 (15.19%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (15.19%) Software Architecture
5 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
6 11 (13.92%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.66%) DevOps
7 10 (12.66%) SDLC
8 9 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (11.39%) Workflow
9 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (97.47%) Java
2 21 (26.58%) C
3 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 12 (15.19%) SQL
6 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) C#
7 2 (2.53%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.53%) Groovy
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) XPath
8 1 (1.27%) Jython
8 1 (1.27%) Korn
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Security Cleared
2 29 (36.71%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) WCAG
3 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Docker
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Xen
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Puppet
2 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.53%) CloudHub
4 1 (1.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) ATG
3 10 (12.66%) IBM
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.33%) Google
5 5 (6.33%) VMware
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) BEA
8 1 (1.27%) Sybase
8 1 (1.27%) VeriFone
8 1 (1.27%) WorldPay
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago