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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 72 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 56 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.70% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.90% 7.69% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 35
Average daily rate £325 £422 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +59.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
629 481 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.80% 22.05% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 297 294
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 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
Shropshire -6 32 £550 +25.71% 4
Coventry - 8 £325 - 2
Warwickshire +8 7 £315 -3.07% 2
Birmingham -3 7 £419 +52.27% 5
Staffordshire - 1 £385 - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (66.35%) SQL
3 63 (60.58%) Unix
4 62 (59.62%) Oracle
5 56 (53.85%) Waterfall
6 53 (50.96%) WebLogic
6 53 (50.96%) Shell Script
7 50 (48.08%) Informatica
8 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (46.15%) RUP
9 48 (46.15%) Pega
10 44 (42.31%) Perl
11 43 (41.35%) webMethods
12 38 (36.54%) BEA
12 38 (36.54%) ClearCase
13 37 (35.58%) PL/SQL
14 32 (30.77%) OO
14 32 (30.77%) CA Gen
15 29 (27.88%) Test Strategy
16 27 (25.96%) Oracle OWB
17 26 (25.00%) Spring
17 26 (25.00%) ClearQuest
18 24 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
19 23 (22.12%) Project Planning
20 22 (21.15%) Hibernate
21 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
22 18 (17.31%) Data Modelling
23 16 (15.38%) Eclipse
23 16 (15.38%) Scrum
24 15 (14.42%) Software Architecture

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 53 (50.96%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.65%) JBoss
3 8 (7.69%) Apache
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.88%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.92%) Confluence
6 2 (1.92%) Liferay
6 2 (1.92%) Node.js
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.92%) WildFly
7 1 (0.96%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.96%) Documentum
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.96%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) HTTP
1 3 (2.88%) SSL
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.96%) Oracle OWB
2 24 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) Redis
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 38 (36.54%) ClearCase
2 32 (30.77%) CA Gen
3 26 (25.00%) ClearQuest
4 16 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 12 (11.54%) JUnit
6 10 (9.62%) Selenium
7 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 8 (7.69%) Maven
9 5 (4.81%) Subversion
10 4 (3.85%) Hudson
11 3 (2.88%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.88%) JIRA
12 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.92%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.96%) Ant
13 1 (0.96%) Mockito
13 1 (0.96%) NUnit
13 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 77 (74.04%) Developer
2 30 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 26 (25.00%) Architect
4 16 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 15 (14.42%) Software Architect
6 14 (13.46%) J2EE Developer
6 14 (13.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Digital Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Solr Developer
10 3 (2.88%) webMethods Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Agile Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Applications Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Hybris Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Platform Architect
11 2 (1.92%) Senior Applications Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.00%) Spring
2 22 (21.15%) Hibernate
3 14 (13.46%) jQuery
4 13 (12.50%) HTML
5 12 (11.54%) SOAP
5 12 (11.54%) Struts
6 11 (10.58%) CSS
6 11 (10.58%) Web Services
7 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.62%) RESTful
7 10 (9.62%) XML
8 8 (7.69%) JSON
9 7 (6.73%) REST
10 6 (5.77%) HTML5
10 6 (5.77%) J2SE
10 6 (5.77%) JSP
10 6 (5.77%) Play Framework
11 5 (4.81%) Servlets
12 4 (3.85%) EJB
12 4 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.92%) Clustering
2 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (60.58%) Unix
2 9 (8.65%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.85%) Waterfall
2 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (46.15%) RUP
4 32 (30.77%) OO
5 29 (27.88%) Test Strategy
6 23 (22.12%) Project Planning
7 18 (17.31%) Data Modelling
8 16 (15.38%) Scrum
9 15 (14.42%) Software Architecture
10 13 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 12 (11.54%) Process Improvement
11 12 (11.54%) SDLC
11 12 (11.54%) TDD
12 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.65%) Open Source
13 8 (7.69%) Problem Management
13 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.73%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (66.35%) SQL
3 53 (50.96%) Shell Script
4 44 (42.31%) Perl
5 37 (35.58%) PL/SQL
6 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.65%) C#
8 4 (3.85%) Scala
9 3 (2.88%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Sun Certification
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Grafana
2 2 (1.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 62 (59.62%) Oracle
2 50 (48.08%) Informatica
3 48 (46.15%) Pega
4 43 (41.35%) webMethods
5 38 (36.54%) BEA
6 5 (4.81%) hybris
6 5 (4.81%) Sun
7 3 (2.88%) Adobe
7 3 (2.88%) Terracotta
7 3 (2.88%) WSO2
8 2 (1.92%) Apigee
8 2 (1.92%) ATG
9 1 (0.96%) Cisco
9 1 (0.96%) Demandware
9 1 (0.96%) ESRI
9 1 (0.96%) IBM
9 1 (0.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) Syclo
9 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
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