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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 89 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 33 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.99% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 8.02% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £256 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.38 £33.86
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +1.52%
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
626 561 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.71% 24.78% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 311 280
Average daily rate £350 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 24
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 -3 5 £375 +41.50% 1
Staffordshire -7 1 £425 +77.08% 1
Birmingham -23 1 £425 +1.19% 2
Coventry - - - - 2
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (97.22%) Java
2 44 (61.11%) Oracle
2 44 (61.11%) UNIX
3 37 (51.39%) WebLogic
4 28 (38.89%) Perl
4 28 (38.89%) BEA
5 25 (34.72%) SQL
6 24 (33.33%) Subversion
7 22 (30.56%) Linux
7 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
8 21 (29.17%) Apache
9 20 (27.78%) Maven
10 19 (26.39%) webMethods
10 19 (26.39%) Tomcat
10 19 (26.39%) Hudson
10 19 (26.39%) Puppet
11 18 (25.00%) Pega
11 18 (25.00%) JBoss
11 18 (25.00%) Windows
12 17 (23.61%) Shell Script
12 17 (23.61%) Spring
12 17 (23.61%) Waterfall
13 16 (22.22%) Oracle Database
13 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (22.22%) Informatica
13 16 (22.22%) RUP
14 15 (20.83%) Open Source
15 14 (19.44%) Confluence
15 14 (19.44%) Infrastructure Management
15 14 (19.44%) JIRA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 37 (51.39%) WebLogic
2 21 (29.17%) Apache
3 19 (26.39%) Tomcat
4 18 (25.00%) JBoss
5 14 (19.44%) Confluence
6 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 5 (6.94%) CMS
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.39%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.39%) Mule
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.39%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Subversion
2 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
3 20 (27.78%) Maven
4 19 (26.39%) Hudson
5 14 (19.44%) JIRA
6 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.56%) Ant
8 2 (2.78%) CA Gen
8 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.78%) JUnit
9 1 (1.39%) JMeter
9 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.39%) Bower
9 1 (1.39%) Selenium
9 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.39%) Grunt
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) Architect
3 16 (22.22%) Platform Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Java Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.56%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.56%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.78%) webMethods Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.39%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.39%) Consultant
10 1 (1.39%) Programmer
10 1 (1.39%) Integration Architect
10 1 (1.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) Spring
2 13 (18.06%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (12.50%) jQuery
4 6 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 5 (6.94%) HTML
5 5 (6.94%) .NET
5 5 (6.94%) XML
5 5 (6.94%) CSS
5 5 (6.94%) SAX
5 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.56%) JSP
6 4 (5.56%) Ajax
6 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.17%) SOAP
7 3 (4.17%) XSLT
7 3 (4.17%) JSON
7 3 (4.17%) RESTful
7 3 (4.17%) REST
8 2 (2.78%) JSTL
8 2 (2.78%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Open Source
2 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) UNIX
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 18 (25.00%) Windows
4 14 (19.44%) AIX
4 14 (19.44%) Solaris
5 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (18.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Waterfall
2 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) RUP
3 14 (19.44%) Infrastructure Management
3 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
4 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
4 11 (15.28%) DevOps
5 10 (13.89%) Test Strategy
6 7 (9.72%) OO
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.33%) MVC
8 5 (6.94%) TDD
8 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.17%) Content Management
10 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (97.22%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) Perl
3 25 (34.72%) SQL
4 17 (23.61%) Shell Script
5 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.17%) C
8 2 (2.78%) VC++
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) Python
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) RHCE
4 1 (1.39%) CCNP
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Squid
2 1 (1.39%) KVM
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Oracle
2 28 (38.89%) BEA
3 19 (26.39%) webMethods
4 18 (25.00%) Pega
5 16 (22.22%) Informatica
6 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.72%) Business Objects
8 4 (5.56%) IBM
9 2 (2.78%) Syclo
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) Apple
9 2 (2.78%) Alterian
10 1 (1.39%) VMware
10 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) Adobe
10 1 (1.39%) Sun
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