The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 80 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 67 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.07% 1.08% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 4.76% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 29
Median daily rate £450 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
J2EE
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
808 567 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.96% 22.75% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 345 355
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 16
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE
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 across the West Midlands region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

J2EE
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 across the West Midlands region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -5 29 £475 +11.76%
Birmingham +11 24 £250 -61.53% 2
Coventry -15 3 £425 +8.97% 1
Warwickshire -11 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 £390 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 152 (95.00%) Java
2 99 (61.88%) Spring
3 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (46.88%) SQL
5 61 (38.13%) HTML
6 57 (35.63%) XML
7 53 (33.13%) Linux
8 50 (31.25%) Unix
8 50 (31.25%) Hibernate
9 49 (30.63%) MongoDB
10 46 (28.75%) Puppet
10 46 (28.75%) WebLogic
11 45 (28.13%) Oracle
12 43 (26.88%) CSS
13 42 (26.25%) Maven
14 41 (25.63%) Git (software)
15 40 (25.00%) JUnit
15 40 (25.00%) Docker
16 38 (23.75%) SOAP
17 35 (21.88%) PL/SQL
17 35 (21.88%) Scala
17 35 (21.88%) Play Framework
18 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
19 32 (20.00%) Eclipse
19 32 (20.00%) DevOps
20 30 (18.75%) jQuery
21 29 (18.13%) JSON
21 29 (18.13%) Open Source
21 29 (18.13%) Web Services
22 28 (17.50%) Selenium

J2EE
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 46 (28.75%) WebLogic
2 18 (11.25%) CMS
2 18 (11.25%) JBoss
3 15 (9.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 14 (8.75%) Apache
5 13 (8.13%) Liferay
6 11 (6.88%) Confluence
7 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.88%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.88%) Documentum
10 2 (1.25%) nginx
10 2 (1.25%) WildFly
11 1 (0.63%) IIS
11 1 (0.63%) Jetty
11 1 (0.63%) Mongrel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.25%) Google App Engine
3 10 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
5 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
1 3 (1.88%) Network Security
1 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) IPsec
3 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.63%) MongoDB
2 18 (11.25%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (10.63%) Oracle OWB
4 16 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 16 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (8.75%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.88%) DB2
8 3 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (26.25%) Maven
2 41 (25.63%) Git (software)
3 40 (25.00%) JUnit
4 32 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 28 (17.50%) Selenium
6 25 (15.63%) JIRA
7 24 (15.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (13.13%) Ant
9 18 (11.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (10.63%) ClearQuest
11 16 (10.00%) Toad
12 14 (8.75%) Artifactory
12 14 (8.75%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (8.75%) Subversion
13 13 (8.13%) SoapUI
14 11 (6.88%) IntelliJ
15 6 (3.75%) Cucumber
16 5 (3.13%) PVCS
17 4 (2.50%) SonarQube
18 3 (1.88%) CA Gen
General
1 19 (11.88%) Automotive
2 3 (1.88%) Back Office
2 3 (1.88%) Banking
2 3 (1.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (73.75%) Developer
2 78 (48.75%) Java Developer
3 35 (21.88%) Architect
4 26 (16.25%) Scala Developer
5 23 (14.38%) Software Engineer
6 22 (13.75%) Java Engineer
7 21 (13.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 21 (13.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 20 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
8 20 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 19 (11.88%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 19 (11.88%) Java Software Developer
9 19 (11.88%) Scala Software Engineer
10 17 (10.63%) Java Scala Developer
11 14 (8.75%) Software Architect
12 13 (8.13%) Java Architect
12 13 (8.13%) Lead Developer
13 12 (7.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 12 (7.50%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (61.88%) Spring
2 61 (38.13%) HTML
3 57 (35.63%) XML
4 50 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 43 (26.88%) CSS
6 38 (23.75%) SOAP
7 35 (21.88%) Play Framework
8 30 (18.75%) jQuery
9 29 (18.13%) JSON
9 29 (18.13%) Web Services
10 26 (16.25%) J2SE
11 25 (15.63%) JSP
11 25 (15.63%) REST
12 23 (14.38%) HTML5
13 19 (11.88%) Servlets
14 18 (11.25%) Spring MVC
15 17 (10.63%) Hystrix
15 17 (10.63%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (10.63%) Swagger
15 17 (10.63%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.63%) IVR
3 1 (0.63%) User Experience
3 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (33.13%) Linux
2 50 (31.25%) Unix
3 14 (8.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.00%) DevOps
3 29 (18.13%) Open Source
4 25 (15.63%) Microservices
4 25 (15.63%) Web Development
5 23 (14.38%) OO
5 23 (14.38%) Software Engineering
6 21 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.13%) Scrum
7 20 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (11.25%) MVC
9 17 (10.63%) TDD
10 16 (10.00%) OOP
10 16 (10.00%) Service Management
11 15 (9.38%) Test Strategy
12 14 (8.75%) Data Modelling
12 14 (8.75%) Defect Tracking
12 14 (8.75%) UML
13 13 (8.13%) Configuration Management
13 13 (8.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 152 (95.00%) Java
2 75 (46.88%) SQL
3 35 (21.88%) PL/SQL
3 35 (21.88%) Scala
4 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.75%) C++
5 14 (8.75%) VB
6 7 (4.38%) Python
6 7 (4.38%) Ruby
7 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.50%) Perl
9 2 (1.25%) C#
9 2 (1.25%) Haskell
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (5.63%) Degree
4 9 (5.63%) OCPJP
4 9 (5.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (28.75%) Puppet
2 17 (10.63%) Grafana
2 17 (10.63%) Graphite
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Kibana
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (28.13%) Oracle
2 25 (15.63%) webMethods
3 17 (10.63%) WSO2
4 15 (9.38%) Adobe
5 13 (8.13%) Google
6 6 (3.75%) Informatica
6 6 (3.75%) Pega
7 3 (1.88%) BEA
7 3 (1.88%) IBM
7 3 (1.88%) Misys
7 3 (1.88%) VMware
8 2 (1.25%) SAP
8 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.63%) Avaya
9 1 (0.63%) Genesys
9 1 (0.63%) KANA
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.63%) Sun