The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 36 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 37 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.54% 0.13% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.81% 0.56% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 6
Median daily rate £250 £475 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +61.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
J2EE
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
234 180 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.71% 23.84% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 123 111
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Birmingham region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Birmingham region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (76.00%) Spring
3 34 (68.00%) HTML
4 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (50.00%) CSS
6 24 (48.00%) jQuery
7 22 (44.00%) Web Development
8 21 (42.00%) Spring MVC
8 21 (42.00%) MVC
9 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
9 18 (36.00%) Automotive
9 18 (36.00%) CMS
9 18 (36.00%) Linux
9 18 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (34.00%) XML
11 16 (32.00%) JSP
12 15 (30.00%) JUnit
12 15 (30.00%) Eclipse
13 14 (28.00%) Oracle
14 13 (26.00%) Web Services
14 13 (26.00%) Maven
14 13 (26.00%) Subversion
15 12 (24.00%) TDD
15 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (24.00%) SQL
15 12 (24.00%) WebLogic
15 12 (24.00%) Unix
15 12 (24.00%) OO
16 11 (22.00%) Ant

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 18 (36.00%) CMS
2 12 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.00%) JBoss
3 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Liferay
5 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
1 10 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.00%) DB2
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 15 (30.00%) JUnit
2 13 (26.00%) Maven
2 13 (26.00%) Subversion
3 11 (22.00%) Ant
4 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (20.00%) Toad
5 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (18.00%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (16.00%) Artifactory
6 8 (16.00%) ClearQuest
6 8 (16.00%) JIRA
7 3 (6.00%) PVCS
8 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.00%) Log4j
8 2 (4.00%) Mockito
8 2 (4.00%) SonarQube
8 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (36.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 32 (64.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (16.00%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.00%) C++/Java Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) Spring
2 34 (68.00%) HTML
3 25 (50.00%) CSS
4 24 (48.00%) jQuery
5 21 (42.00%) Spring MVC
6 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
7 17 (34.00%) XML
8 16 (32.00%) JSP
9 13 (26.00%) Web Services
10 10 (20.00%) Servlets
11 9 (18.00%) CSS3
11 9 (18.00%) HTML5
12 8 (16.00%) Apache CXF
13 6 (12.00%) Struts
14 3 (6.00%) OC4J
15 2 (4.00%) Ajax
15 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
15 2 (4.00%) Java EE
15 2 (4.00%) JMS
15 2 (4.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Unix
3 10 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Web Development
2 21 (42.00%) MVC
3 18 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.00%) OO
5 12 (24.00%) TDD
6 9 (18.00%) Front End Development
6 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 9 (18.00%) ITSM
6 9 (18.00%) Service Management
7 8 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (16.00%) OOP
7 8 (16.00%) UML
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
10 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.00%) Change Management
11 2 (4.00%) OOD
11 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.00%) C++
5 9 (18.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (10.00%) OCPJP
4 5 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe
2 2 (4.00%) hybris
2 2 (4.00%) IBM
2 2 (4.00%) Misys
2 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow