Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 185 172
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +23
Contract jobs citing Java EE 26 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.35% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 1.35% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 26
South West median daily rate £420 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.35% +23.21%
10th Percentile £355 £289 £363
90th Percentile £491 £565 £519
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -8.00% +3.09%

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 1513 1555 1661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.59% 25.77% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1077 1118
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £265
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 58 74
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.60% +4.57% +10.07%
10th Percentile £31.25 £20.82 £21.68
90th Percentile £54.50 £55.60 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.45% +3.57%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in the South West over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 July 2017. 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 - 9 £470 -
Gloucestershire -1 7 £420 -6.67% 1
Somerset 0 6 £395 - 2
Bristol -4 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £408 - 2
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (96.15%) Java
2 21 (80.77%) XML
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
5 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
6 11 (42.31%) EJB
6 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 10 (38.46%) JPA
7 10 (38.46%) SQL
7 10 (38.46%) Maven
8 9 (34.62%) Subversion
8 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
8 9 (34.62%) IBM
8 9 (34.62%) DB2
8 9 (34.62%) JBoss
8 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
8 9 (34.62%) Struts
8 9 (34.62%) CentOS
8 9 (34.62%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 8 (30.77%) Spring
10 7 (26.92%) Web Services
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (23.08%) RESTful
12 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (34.62%) JBoss
1 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) DB2
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) Maven
3 9 (34.62%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.85%) Mocha
General
1 5 (19.23%) Electronics
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 23 (88.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (3.85%) UX Developer
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) XML
2 12 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 11 (42.31%) EJB
4 10 (38.46%) JPA
5 9 (34.62%) Struts
6 8 (30.77%) Spring
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) RESTful
9 5 (19.23%) JDBC
9 5 (19.23%) JSON
9 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
10 4 (15.38%) HTML
11 3 (11.54%) CSS
12 2 (7.69%) .NET
12 2 (7.69%) JMS
12 2 (7.69%) XSLT
13 1 (3.85%) CSS3
13 1 (3.85%) J2EE
13 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
13 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (34.62%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
6 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) High Availability
9 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
9 2 (7.69%) OO
9 2 (7.69%) Open Source
9 2 (7.69%) UML
10 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat