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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 59 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.07% 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 1.29% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £650 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +106.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +17.64%
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
202 155 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.01% 21.44% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 102 104
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 24 September 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 44 (97.78%) Java
2 34 (75.56%) HTML
3 32 (71.11%) Spring
4 25 (55.56%) Web Development
4 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 25 (55.56%) CSS
5 21 (46.67%) jQuery
6 18 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 18 (40.00%) MVC
6 18 (40.00%) Linux
6 18 (40.00%) Automotive
6 18 (40.00%) CMS
6 18 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (35.56%) XML
9 15 (33.33%) JSP
10 14 (31.11%) Oracle
10 14 (31.11%) JUnit
11 13 (28.89%) Web Services
11 13 (28.89%) Subversion
12 12 (26.67%) Maven
12 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
12 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
13 11 (24.44%) WebLogic
13 11 (24.44%) SQL
14 10 (22.22%) TDD
15 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 9 (20.00%) HTML5
15 9 (20.00%) CSS3
15 9 (20.00%) 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 11 (24.44%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.11%) JBoss
5 3 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Apache
6 2 (4.44%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) DB2
6 2 (4.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JUnit
2 13 (28.89%) Subversion
3 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 12 (26.67%) Maven
4 9 (20.00%) Ant
4 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (17.78%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (17.78%) Toad
6 7 (15.56%) Artifactory
6 7 (15.56%) ClearQuest
6 7 (15.56%) JIRA
7 3 (6.67%) Log4j
8 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.44%) Mockito
8 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
8 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 18 (40.00%) Automotive
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 30 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) HTML
2 32 (71.11%) Spring
3 25 (55.56%) CSS
4 21 (46.67%) jQuery
5 18 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 16 (35.56%) XML
7 15 (33.33%) JSP
8 13 (28.89%) Web Services
9 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
10 9 (20.00%) CSS3
10 9 (20.00%) HTML5
11 8 (17.78%) Servlets
11 8 (17.78%) Struts
12 7 (15.56%) Apache CXF
13 3 (6.67%) Java EE
13 3 (6.67%) JMS
14 2 (4.44%) .NET
14 2 (4.44%) JSTL
14 2 (4.44%) SOAP
14 2 (4.44%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Web Development
2 18 (40.00%) MVC
2 18 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 9 (20.00%) OO
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (15.56%) OOP
7 7 (15.56%) UML
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) ITSM
8 6 (13.33%) Service Management
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
10 2 (4.44%) AOP
10 2 (4.44%) BDD
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.56%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) OCPJP
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Misys
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) VMware