Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 126 125
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 67 84 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 1.53% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 5.84% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 67 60
South West median daily rate £500 £410 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -1.50% -7.50%
10th Percentile £369 £323 £349
90th Percentile £563 £563 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +179.17% - -10.00%

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 1,599 1,438 1,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.37% 26.16% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,067 902 1,205
South West median daily rate £418 £386 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.09% +5.82% -2.67%
10th Percentile £291 £289 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 32
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% -7.74%
10th Percentile £35.25 £31.25 £18.68
90th Percentile £67.50 £55.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.46%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Bristol -7 28 £425 +13.33% 10
Gloucestershire -4 21 £525 - 5
Wiltshire -1 10 £450 +28.57% 5
Somerset -4 4 - - 1
Dorset -4 1 - - 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 59 (88.06%) Java
2 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (56.72%) Oracle
4 35 (52.24%) Web Services
5 29 (43.28%) SQL
6 27 (40.30%) Scrum
6 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
6 27 (40.30%) REST
7 26 (38.81%) XML
8 25 (37.31%) Hibernate
9 24 (35.82%) EJB
10 20 (29.85%) Spring
11 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
11 18 (26.87%) PL/SQL
12 17 (25.37%) C
12 17 (25.37%) DV Cleared
13 16 (23.88%) JUnit
13 16 (23.88%) Finance
13 16 (23.88%) Microservices
14 14 (20.90%) SOAP
14 14 (20.90%) JBoss
14 14 (20.90%) JPA
15 13 (19.40%) EJB 3.0
15 13 (19.40%) JSF
15 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
15 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
15 13 (19.40%) Requirements Analysis
15 13 (19.40%) XSD
15 13 (19.40%) XSLT
15 13 (19.40%) .NET

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 14 (20.90%) JBoss
2 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
3 9 (13.43%) Confluence
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.46%) SaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) DB2
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.49%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) JUnit
2 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.40%) Rational Team Concert
3 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.91%) Maven
4 9 (13.43%) Ant
4 9 (13.43%) Artifactory
4 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
4 9 (13.43%) JIRA
4 9 (13.43%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.48%) DbUnit
5 3 (4.48%) jMock
5 3 (4.48%) Mockito
5 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (76.12%) Developer
2 47 (70.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Backend Developer
5 5 (7.46%) OSS Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Java Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Azure Developer
8 1 (1.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (1.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Java Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) Web Services
2 27 (40.30%) REST
3 26 (38.81%) XML
4 25 (37.31%) Hibernate
5 24 (35.82%) EJB
6 20 (29.85%) Spring
7 14 (20.90%) JPA
7 14 (20.90%) SOAP
8 13 (19.40%) .NET
8 13 (19.40%) EJB 3.0
8 13 (19.40%) JAXB
8 13 (19.40%) JSF
8 13 (19.40%) PrimeFaces
8 13 (19.40%) XSD
8 13 (19.40%) XSLT
9 12 (17.91%) CSS
9 12 (17.91%) CSS3
9 12 (17.91%) HTML
9 12 (17.91%) HTML5
9 12 (17.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Unix
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) Scrum
3 16 (23.88%) Microservices
4 13 (19.40%) Requirements Analysis
4 13 (19.40%) SDLC
4 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
4 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
4 13 (19.40%) Workflow
5 11 (16.42%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) SOA
6 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.46%) TDD
6 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.97%) BDD
7 4 (5.97%) Decision Table
7 4 (5.97%) Decision Tree
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) PL/SQL
4 17 (25.37%) C
5 3 (4.48%) Java 8
6 2 (2.99%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.37%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Amdocs OSS
2 6 (8.96%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.97%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Cramer
3 6 (8.96%) NetIQ
4 4 (5.97%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft