The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 18 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 4 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.60% 4.02% 7.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 16.28% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 32.47% 24.71% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 10
Average daily rate £350 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JSP
1 11 (100.00%) Servlets
2 10 (90.91%) JDBC
2 10 (90.91%) Struts
3 9 (81.82%) JMS
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) Spring
3 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
4 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
5 7 (63.64%) Content Management
5 7 (63.64%) ATG
5 7 (63.64%) CMS
5 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
5 7 (63.64%) QA
5 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
5 7 (63.64%) Software Architecture
5 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (63.64%) iPad
5 7 (63.64%) Endeca
5 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (63.64%) XSLT
5 7 (63.64%) SOAP
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
5 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 7 (63.64%) JBoss
5 7 (63.64%) Apache
5 7 (63.64%) B2C

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 7 (63.64%) CMS
2 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 7 (63.64%) JBoss
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) MQSI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) JSP
1 11 (100.00%) Servlets
2 10 (90.91%) JDBC
2 10 (90.91%) Struts
3 9 (81.82%) JMS
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) Spring
4 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
4 7 (63.64%) XSLT
4 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) JMX
5 4 (36.36%) EJB
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) XHTML
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) Content Management
2 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Software Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) B2C
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) EAI
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) ATG
1 7 (63.64%) Endeca
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM