The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 116 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £273 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% +21.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.59 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%
J2EE Developer
England

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
2451 2017 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.45% 92.48% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1123 1011
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 178 138
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 6 £313 -
Warwickshire +2 1 £325 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £438 -
J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) JSP
4 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 6 (42.86%) Sun Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Servlets
5 5 (35.71%) Struts
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) JUnit
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) Sun
5 5 (35.71%) Validation
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) JBoss
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Commerce Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 5 (35.71%) JUnit
2 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) CA Gen
3 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) JSP
4 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Servlets
4 5 (35.71%) Struts
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) JSTL
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Sun Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) ATG
3 1 (7.14%) BEA
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Pega
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
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