The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 21 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.10% 0.56% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 3.03% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
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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
45 33 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.86% 18.54% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 34
Average daily rate £488 £475 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JConsole
1 2 (100.00%) VisualVM
1 2 (100.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Varnish
1 2 (100.00%) FreeRADIUS
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Cacti
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) SaltStack