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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 60 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 2.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
207 172 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.53% 26.54% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 114 75
Average daily rate £375 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) ProC
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) JSF

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) HP