Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 183 167
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 -7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 13 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.34% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.24% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 24
South West median daily rate £447 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.89% +14.46% -7.78%
10th Percentile £391 £358 £361
90th Percentile £488 £638 £565
England median daily rate £500 £468 £420
% change year-on-year +6.95% +11.31% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

Java EE 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 1,355 1,448 1,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.73% 27.22% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 1,032 1,238
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £507
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +5.59%
10th Percentile £27.65 £18.64 £30.70
90th Percentile £52.63 £43.05 £57.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
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 Java EE in the South West.

Contractor hourly 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 6 months to 16 January 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
Devon - 5 £444 - 2
Bristol - 4 £475 - 5
Gloucestershire +1 1 - - 3
Somerset - 1 £400 - 2
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) EJB
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) JBoss
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) JUnit
6 4 (30.77%) DB2
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Struts
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database

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 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 3 (23.08%) Mockito
4 3 (23.08%) Moq
5 2 (15.38%) Gradle
6 1 (7.69%) Ant
6 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (7.69%) Grunt
6 1 (7.69%) Hamcrest
6 1 (7.69%) Hudson
6 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) Liquibase
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) EJB
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Struts
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
7 1 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
5 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat