The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 115 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£333 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2237 1825 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.86% 91.75% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 901 972
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 131 138
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
J2EE Developer
England

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 1 August 2014. 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
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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
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J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) RAD
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) JSTL
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Alterian