The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 52 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 20 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.58% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.30% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £550 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +124.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -
Java EE
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
241 171 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.10% 23.17% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 102 109
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java EE
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) DB2
1 20 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) JSP
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
1 20 (100.00%) XML
1 20 (100.00%) JBoss
1 20 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 20 (100.00%) JMS
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) Misys
1 20 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Back Office
1 20 (100.00%) Log4j
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 20 (100.00%) Web Development
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE

Java EE
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 20 (100.00%) JBoss
1 20 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 20 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 20 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) DB2
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Log4j
General
1 20 (100.00%) Back Office
2 13 (65.00%) Banking
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Consultant
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Java Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JMS
1 20 (100.00%) JSP
1 20 (100.00%) Web Services
1 20 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
1 20 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) Misys
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle