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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank - 20 25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 4.02% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 30.43% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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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
46 23 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.22% 13.22% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 29
Average daily rate £500 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Pega
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (16.67%) EAI
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) EJB
5 1 (16.67%) JDBC
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Ant

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) MQSI
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) OLAP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) Pega