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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 87 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 32 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 1.16% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 4.57% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 21
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£350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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
666 525 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.19% 25.46% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 319 325
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 9 £394 -10.00% 2
Birmingham -10 5 £285 -12.30% 7
Coventry - 4 £350 - 5
Staffordshire - 2 £320 - 1
Walsall - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 68 (95.77%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) XML
3 26 (36.62%) Oracle
3 26 (36.62%) WebSphere
4 25 (35.21%) Spring
5 24 (33.80%) JSP
6 19 (26.76%) Apache
6 19 (26.76%) Hibernate
7 18 (25.35%) Maven
8 17 (23.94%) UNIX
9 16 (22.54%) JBoss
10 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
10 15 (21.13%) HTML
11 14 (19.72%) Ant
11 14 (19.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
11 14 (19.72%) CMS
12 13 (18.31%) SQL
12 13 (18.31%) CSS
13 12 (16.90%) XSLT
13 12 (16.90%) Servlets
13 12 (16.90%) Tomcat
13 12 (16.90%) Subversion
13 12 (16.90%) jQuery
14 11 (15.49%) Eclipse
15 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
15 10 (14.08%) IBM
15 10 (14.08%) SOAP
15 10 (14.08%) Struts
15 10 (14.08%) Web Services

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (36.62%) WebSphere
2 19 (26.76%) Apache
3 16 (22.54%) JBoss
4 14 (19.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
4 14 (19.72%) CMS
5 12 (16.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.23%) Documentum
7 2 (2.82%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.41%) Node.js
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.41%) Riak
5 1 (1.41%) OLAP
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Maven
2 14 (19.72%) Ant
3 12 (16.90%) Subversion
4 11 (15.49%) Eclipse
5 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.04%) ClearQuest
6 5 (7.04%) JMeter
6 5 (7.04%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.82%) Hudson
7 2 (2.82%) CA Gen
8 1 (1.41%) Gradle
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Developer
2 39 (54.93%) Java Developer
3 19 (26.76%) Architect
4 14 (19.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (18.31%) Java Web Developer
5 13 (18.31%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.86%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Software Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Platform Architect
11 1 (1.41%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 1 (1.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.41%) Java Applications Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Java Architect
11 1 (1.41%) Designer
11 1 (1.41%) Applications Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Consultant
11 1 (1.41%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) XML
2 25 (35.21%) Spring
3 24 (33.80%) JSP
4 19 (26.76%) Hibernate
5 15 (21.13%) HTML
6 13 (18.31%) CSS
7 12 (16.90%) Servlets
7 12 (16.90%) XSLT
7 12 (16.90%) jQuery
8 10 (14.08%) SOAP
8 10 (14.08%) Struts
8 10 (14.08%) Web Services
9 9 (12.68%) JMS
9 9 (12.68%) JMX
10 8 (11.27%) JDBC
11 7 (9.86%) TopLink
11 7 (9.86%) JSTL
12 6 (8.45%) .NET
13 5 (7.04%) Java EE
13 5 (7.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) iPad
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) UNIX
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (14.08%) Content Management
2 9 (12.68%) Software Architecture
2 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
3 8 (11.27%) B2C
3 8 (11.27%) Migration
3 8 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (11.27%) Load Testing
3 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.27%) TDD
3 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.45%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (8.45%) OO
5 5 (7.04%) ERP
5 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 5 (7.04%) Memory Management
5 5 (7.04%) Low Latency
6 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (95.77%) Java
2 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.45%) C
6 5 (7.04%) Perl
6 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.63%) VB
8 3 (4.23%) Scala
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) Erlang
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
10 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.41%) Python
10 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) IBM
3 8 (11.27%) ATG
3 8 (11.27%) Endeca
4 5 (7.04%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) Alterian
6 2 (2.82%) BEA
6 2 (2.82%) Informatica
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
7 1 (1.41%) Sage
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Pega
7 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Perforce
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