The first table below looks at the demand for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 57 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.04% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
548 480 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.40% 93.75% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 257 315
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java/J2EE Developer
West Midlands

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Birmingham region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Birmingham region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Alterian
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JSTL
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) REST

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSTL
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Alterian