Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 123 136
Rank change year-on-year -35 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 67 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.43% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 5.54% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 51
South West median daily rate £525 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.05% -3.53% -8.11%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £350
90th Percentile £563 £563 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +4.05% -7.50%

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 1,755 1,462 1,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.85% 25.80% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,166 928 1,167
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 21
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24.05 £33.50 £18.64
90th Percentile £63.38 £58.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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
Gloucestershire -9 25 £525 - 1
Bristol -15 22 £450 +15.38% 18
Wiltshire -17 11 £450 +29.50% 1
Somerset -4 4 - -
Devon -5 2 £530 +8.72% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 60 (89.55%) Java
2 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (49.25%) Oracle
4 31 (46.27%) Security Cleared
5 30 (44.78%) Web Services
6 25 (37.31%) Hibernate
7 24 (35.82%) Scrum
8 23 (34.33%) SQL
9 21 (31.34%) XML
10 20 (29.85%) JUnit
10 20 (29.85%) REST
11 19 (28.36%) DV Cleared
12 18 (26.87%) Spring
12 18 (26.87%) EJB
13 17 (25.37%) JBoss
13 17 (25.37%) C
14 16 (23.88%) SDLC
15 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
15 15 (22.39%) JPA
16 14 (20.90%) EJB 3.0
16 14 (20.90%) JSF
16 14 (20.90%) Requirements Analysis
16 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
16 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
16 14 (20.90%) .NET
16 14 (20.90%) XSD
16 14 (20.90%) XSLT
16 14 (20.90%) Workflow
16 14 (20.90%) JAXB
16 14 (20.90%) PrimeFaces

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 17 (25.37%) JBoss
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) FileNet
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.45%) SaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) JUnit
2 14 (20.90%) Rational Team Concert
3 6 (8.96%) Maven
4 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.97%) jMock
4 4 (5.97%) Mockito
5 3 (4.48%) Ant
5 3 (4.48%) DbUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.99%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (76.12%) Developer
2 46 (68.66%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.48%) OSS Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Java Architect
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Architect
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) Web Services
2 25 (37.31%) Hibernate
3 21 (31.34%) XML
4 20 (29.85%) REST
5 18 (26.87%) EJB
5 18 (26.87%) Spring
6 15 (22.39%) JPA
7 14 (20.90%) .NET
7 14 (20.90%) EJB 3.0
7 14 (20.90%) JAXB
7 14 (20.90%) JSF
7 14 (20.90%) PrimeFaces
7 14 (20.90%) XSD
7 14 (20.90%) XSLT
8 9 (13.43%) SOAP
9 8 (11.94%) RESTful
10 7 (10.45%) HTML
11 6 (8.96%) CSS
11 6 (8.96%) CSS3
11 6 (8.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) NHS
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Scrum
3 16 (23.88%) SDLC
4 14 (20.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
4 14 (20.90%) Workflow
5 12 (17.91%) OO
6 11 (16.42%) Microservices
7 8 (11.94%) SOA
7 8 (11.94%) TDD
8 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.96%) BDD
10 5 (7.46%) Migration
10 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.97%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (5.97%) Decision Table
11 4 (5.97%) Decision Tree
11 4 (5.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) Java
2 23 (34.33%) SQL
3 17 (25.37%) C
4 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.93%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.46%) Java 8
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.36%) DV Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) HL7
1 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (7.46%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.97%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Cramer
3 6 (8.96%) NetIQ
4 4 (5.97%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.99%) Perforce
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Pega