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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 0.96% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 4.08% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £419 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +52.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-36.70% +68.44%

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
178 147 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.28% 23.41% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 71
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Web Development
5 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
5 7 (46.67%) Spring
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (40.00%) Hazelcast
6 6 (40.00%) REST
6 6 (40.00%) SOLID
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
8 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (20.00%) RESTful
9 3 (20.00%) JavaFX
9 3 (20.00%) Java SE
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 3 (20.00%) Swing
9 3 (20.00%) RDBMS

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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Hazelcast
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Log4j
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Swing Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Portal Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Principal Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Principal Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) REST
3 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) Java SE
6 3 (20.00%) JavaFX
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Swing
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) Java EE
8 1 (6.67%) JDBC
8 1 (6.67%) JMS
8 1 (6.67%) JSP
8 1 (6.67%) LAMP
8 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (40.00%) SOLID
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) CAFM
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Misys
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware