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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £484 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
192 137 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.91% 21.44% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 75
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) JBoss
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (40.00%) JMS
5 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (30.00%) JPA
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) SOLID

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 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Log4j
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) jMock
3 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Mockito
3 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Hybris Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JMS
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) JPA
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) JDBC
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) JSP
6 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (20.00%) XSD
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) Servlets
7 1 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) SOLID
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
7 1 (10.00%) RAD
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Misys
3 1 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) SAP