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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 47 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 24 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.13% 0.14% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.92% 0.65% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 4
Median daily rate £250 £650 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +118.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £650 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £650 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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
242 155 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.59% 21.38% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 96 106
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
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 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 51 (98.08%) Java
2 38 (73.08%) HTML
3 37 (71.15%) Spring
4 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (50.00%) CSS
5 23 (44.23%) Web Development
6 22 (42.31%) jQuery
7 20 (38.46%) XML
8 19 (36.54%) JSP
9 18 (34.62%) Linux
9 18 (34.62%) MVC
9 18 (34.62%) Automotive
9 18 (34.62%) CMS
9 18 (34.62%) Spring MVC
9 18 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (32.69%) Hibernate
10 17 (32.69%) Web Services
10 17 (32.69%) JUnit
10 17 (32.69%) Oracle
11 16 (30.77%) Eclipse
11 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (28.85%) Maven
12 15 (28.85%) SQL
12 15 (28.85%) WebLogic
13 13 (25.00%) Subversion
14 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (23.08%) Ant
14 12 (23.08%) Servlets
14 12 (23.08%) PL/SQL
14 12 (23.08%) Unix

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 (34.62%) CMS
2 15 (28.85%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.62%) JBoss
5 3 (5.77%) Apache
5 3 (5.77%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Liferay
6 2 (3.85%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 12 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.77%) DB2
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL
6 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) JUnit
2 16 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 15 (28.85%) Maven
4 13 (25.00%) Subversion
5 12 (23.08%) Ant
5 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 12 (23.08%) Toad
6 11 (21.15%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (19.23%) Artifactory
7 10 (19.23%) ClearQuest
7 10 (19.23%) JIRA
8 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.77%) Log4j
9 3 (5.77%) PVCS
10 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.85%) Mockito
10 2 (3.85%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (34.62%) Automotive
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (17.31%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.92%) AWS Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Portal Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (73.08%) HTML
2 37 (71.15%) Spring
3 26 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (42.31%) jQuery
5 20 (38.46%) XML
6 19 (36.54%) JSP
7 18 (34.62%) Spring MVC
8 17 (32.69%) Hibernate
8 17 (32.69%) Web Services
9 12 (23.08%) Servlets
10 10 (19.23%) Apache CXF
11 9 (17.31%) CSS3
11 9 (17.31%) HTML5
12 8 (15.38%) Struts
13 3 (5.77%) Java EE
13 3 (5.77%) JMS
13 3 (5.77%) OC4J
14 2 (3.85%) JSTL
14 2 (3.85%) RESTful
14 2 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Unix
3 10 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Web Development
2 18 (34.62%) MVC
2 18 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (23.08%) OO
5 11 (21.15%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (19.23%) OOP
6 10 (19.23%) UML
7 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
7 9 (17.31%) ITIL
7 9 (17.31%) ITSM
7 9 (17.31%) Service Management
8 4 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (3.85%) DevOps
9 2 (3.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 2 (3.85%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) Java
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 11 (21.15%) C++
5 11 (21.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (13.46%) OCPJP
5 6 (11.54%) Degree
6 5 (9.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) IBM
2 3 (5.77%) Misys
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) VMware