The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 26 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing J2EE 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.70% 3.68% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.80%
J2EE
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 57.34% 45.59% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 46
Average daily rate £330 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

J2EE
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle