The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 131 138
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 1.56% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.12%  

Java EE 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 789 707 810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 29.45% 23.66% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 470 514
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 45 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the South West

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in the South West

Java EE
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 Java EE within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Bristol +3 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) EJB
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Database Security
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive

Java EE
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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (11.11%) Mocha
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Database Architect
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) EJB
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) STL
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) OAuth
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) SAML
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) Product Management
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) ES6
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat