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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / West Midlands
Rank 100 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 22 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 2.68% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 10.64% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 21
Median daily rate £460 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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
620 658 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.12% 25.21% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 408 316
Median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +5 11 £470 +49.20% 2
Birmingham 0 4 £450 +7.46% 4
Coventry -9 4 £470 +44.69%
Shropshire -12 1 £500 -9.09%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 55 (77.46%) Java
2 35 (49.30%) SQL
3 32 (45.07%) Oracle
3 32 (45.07%) Unix
4 28 (39.44%) Spring
5 26 (36.62%) Hibernate
5 26 (36.62%) Shell Script
6 23 (32.39%) Waterfall
7 22 (30.99%) PL/SQL
8 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (26.76%) OO
9 19 (26.76%) IBM
10 17 (23.94%) webMethods
10 17 (23.94%) Pega
11 15 (21.13%) Liferay
11 15 (21.13%) Velocity
11 15 (21.13%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (21.13%) RUP
11 15 (21.13%) Struts
11 15 (21.13%) AOP
12 14 (19.72%) Scrum
12 14 (19.72%) Informatica
12 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
13 13 (18.31%) Problem Management
13 13 (18.31%) WebLogic
13 13 (18.31%) HTML
14 11 (15.49%) Process Improvement
14 11 (15.49%) CA Gen
15 10 (14.08%) Finance
16 9 (12.68%) JavaScript

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 15 (21.13%) Liferay
2 13 (18.31%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.04%) Confluence
3 5 (7.04%) JBoss
4 4 (5.63%) Apache
5 3 (4.23%) Documentum
5 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (9.86%) Hazelcast
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.82%) QualityStage
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) CA Gen
2 6 (8.45%) Selenium
3 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.04%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.63%) JUnit
5 3 (4.23%) Ant
5 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 3 (4.23%) PVCS
6 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.82%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.82%) Gradle
6 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.82%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Consultant
4 13 (18.31%) Security Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) webMethods Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.63%) COBOL Developer
8 3 (4.23%) COBOL Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) Java Swing Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Mainframe Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) Spring
2 26 (36.62%) Hibernate
3 15 (21.13%) Struts
3 15 (21.13%) Velocity
4 13 (18.31%) HTML
5 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
6 8 (11.27%) jQuery
6 8 (11.27%) REST
7 7 (9.86%) Spring Boot
8 6 (8.45%) RESTful
8 6 (8.45%) XSD
9 5 (7.04%) .NET
10 4 (5.63%) CSS
10 4 (5.63%) XML
11 3 (4.23%) EDIFACT
11 3 (4.23%) HTML5
11 3 (4.23%) Java SE
11 3 (4.23%) JavaFX
11 3 (4.23%) Swing
12 2 (2.82%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Unix
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) AIX
4 2 (2.82%) VME
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Waterfall
2 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) OO
4 15 (21.13%) AOP
4 15 (21.13%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (21.13%) RUP
5 14 (19.72%) Scrum
5 14 (19.72%) Test Strategy
6 13 (18.31%) Problem Management
7 11 (15.49%) Process Improvement
8 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
8 8 (11.27%) Data Management
8 8 (11.27%) Master Data Management
8 8 (11.27%) Web Development
9 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (9.86%) SOLID
10 6 (8.45%) Data Stewardship
11 5 (7.04%) TDD
11 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
12 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (77.46%) Java
2 35 (49.30%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) Shell Script
4 22 (30.99%) PL/SQL
5 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) Perl
6 7 (9.86%) COBOL
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) C#
8 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) IFRS
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Oracle
2 19 (26.76%) IBM
3 17 (23.94%) Pega
3 17 (23.94%) webMethods
4 14 (19.72%) Informatica
5 9 (12.68%) BEA
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.82%) ICL
8 1 (1.41%) Adobe
8 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.41%) hybris
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat