Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 6 months to 20 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, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 221
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median daily rate - - £331
England median daily rate £600 £494 £500
% change year-on-year +21.52% -1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

J2SE 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 1445 1549 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.77% 27.30% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1132 1272
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £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 24 20 92
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in the South West

J2SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2SE in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2SE in the South West

J2SE
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 J2SE in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2SE in the South West