The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
J2EE Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank - 110 104
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.18

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2265 2219 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.02% 94.51% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1201 1163
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 164
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured J2EE Developer in the job title.

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pega
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Documentum
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Misys
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) BEA
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Perl

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) CA Gen
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Log4j
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) RAML
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Pega
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Misys
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods