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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 73 76 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 33 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.59% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% 5.68% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 53
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£325 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £311 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
650 581 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.15% 27.92% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 361 324
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire 0 14 £350 -15.15%
Birmingham -13 7 £298 -30.00% 1
Coventry - 6 £325 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £290 - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 70 (93.33%) Java
2 34 (45.33%) JSP
3 32 (42.67%) XML
4 31 (41.33%) Spring
5 28 (37.33%) Oracle
6 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 25 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 24 (32.00%) Apache
8 23 (30.67%) HTML
8 23 (30.67%) CSS
9 22 (29.33%) Maven
10 21 (28.00%) UNIX
11 20 (26.67%) CMS
11 20 (26.67%) Hibernate
12 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
12 19 (25.33%) jQuery
13 18 (24.00%) Ant
14 17 (22.67%) XSLT
14 17 (22.67%) Subversion
15 16 (21.33%) JBoss
15 16 (21.33%) WebLogic
15 16 (21.33%) Eclipse
16 14 (18.67%) .NET
16 14 (18.67%) SQL
17 13 (17.33%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (17.33%) Servlets
17 13 (17.33%) JSTL
18 12 (16.00%) Struts
19 11 (14.67%) Web Services
19 11 (14.67%) Relational Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 25 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 24 (32.00%) Apache
3 20 (26.67%) CMS
4 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
5 16 (21.33%) WebLogic
6 13 (17.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.00%) Documentum
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.33%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.33%) Liferay
9 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) RTCP
2 1 (1.33%) RTP
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Riak
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Maven
2 18 (24.00%) Ant
3 17 (22.67%) Subversion
4 16 (21.33%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.33%) JMeter
7 3 (4.00%) ClearCase
7 3 (4.00%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.67%) CA Gen
9 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.33%) Hudson
9 1 (1.33%) Gradle
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.33%) Selenium
9 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.33%) TestNG
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (65.33%) Developer
2 43 (57.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Architect
4 17 (22.67%) Web Developer
4 17 (22.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 17 (22.67%) Java Web Developer
5 8 (10.67%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Designer
10 1 (1.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (1.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) Programmer
10 1 (1.33%) Applications Consultant
10 1 (1.33%) Release Analyst
10 1 (1.33%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.33%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.33%) JSP
2 32 (42.67%) XML
3 31 (41.33%) Spring
4 23 (30.67%) HTML
4 23 (30.67%) CSS
5 20 (26.67%) Hibernate
6 19 (25.33%) jQuery
7 17 (22.67%) XSLT
8 14 (18.67%) .NET
9 13 (17.33%) Servlets
9 13 (17.33%) JSTL
10 12 (16.00%) Struts
11 11 (14.67%) Web Services
12 9 (12.00%) SOAP
12 9 (12.00%) JMS
12 9 (12.00%) JMX
12 9 (12.00%) REST
13 8 (10.67%) JDBC
14 6 (8.00%) TopLink
15 5 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) iPad
2 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) iPhone
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.33%) GIS
3 1 (1.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) UNIX
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Content Management
2 9 (12.00%) Software Architecture
3 8 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (10.67%) Load Testing
3 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.67%) B2C
4 7 (9.33%) ERP
4 7 (9.33%) CRM
4 7 (9.33%) OO
5 6 (8.00%) Migration
5 6 (8.00%) TDD
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (6.67%) Memory Management
7 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.33%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.33%) MVC
7 4 (5.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (93.33%) Java
2 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.67%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.00%) C
6 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.33%) Perl
7 4 (5.33%) VB
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) Erlang
9 1 (1.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.33%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Oracle
2 16 (21.33%) JBoss
3 9 (12.00%) Alterian
4 8 (10.67%) Endeca
4 8 (10.67%) ATG
5 7 (9.33%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) BEA
7 3 (4.00%) Pega
8 2 (2.67%) Informatica
9 1 (1.33%) Lotus
9 1 (1.33%) Sage
9 1 (1.33%) webMethods
9 1 (1.33%) ESRI
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.33%) Perforce
Solihull
Mason Frank
Rate: £330 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago