The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 38 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.28% 3.13% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.35% 10.46% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 4
Average daily rate £420 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £443 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 153 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.60% 29.94% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
West Midlands

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 12 (50.00%) SOA
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) JSP
6 7 (29.17%) SOAP
6 7 (29.17%) UNIX
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Business Objects
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 7 (29.17%) JMS
6 7 (29.17%) EAI
6 7 (29.17%) LDAP
6 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Migration
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) REST
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Apache
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.83%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) SAP EP
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LDAP
2 6 (25.00%) DDNS
3 3 (12.50%) IPv4
3 3 (12.50%) IPv6
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) RTCP
4 1 (4.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Ant
1 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
1 5 (20.83%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) JSP
3 7 (29.17%) SOAP
3 7 (29.17%) JMS
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 7 (29.17%) REST
4 5 (20.83%) JSTL
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) XSLT
5 4 (16.67%) COM+
5 4 (16.67%) DCOM
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) Akka
7 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) AS400
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) UNIX
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (29.17%) EAI
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience Design
5 1 (4.17%) Use Case
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.17%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) RPG
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Business Objects
2 7 (29.17%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Alterian
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) Pega
5 1 (4.17%) Sencha
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) BEA
5 1 (4.17%) ESRI
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