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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 92 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 43 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.87% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 8.33% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 20
Median daily rate £450 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £334 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £550 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +4.28%
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
714 576 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.10% 22.48% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 349 343
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.85 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire -21 13 £451 +3.08% 1
Birmingham +1 9 £388 -7.46% 3
Warwickshire +1 8 £460 +13.23% 1
Coventry 0 6 £450 +38.46%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £238 - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 94 (89.52%) Java
2 55 (52.38%) SQL
3 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (43.81%) Spring
5 41 (39.05%) Unix
6 39 (37.14%) Oracle
7 30 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 28 (26.67%) HTML
8 28 (26.67%) WebLogic
9 27 (25.71%) Shell Script
9 27 (25.71%) webMethods
10 26 (24.76%) PL/SQL
11 24 (22.86%) OO
11 24 (22.86%) Waterfall
12 23 (21.90%) XML
13 21 (20.00%) Scrum
13 21 (20.00%) Test Strategy
14 20 (19.05%) Scala
14 20 (19.05%) Play Framework
14 20 (19.05%) Problem Management
15 19 (18.10%) Pega
15 19 (18.10%) CSS
16 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
16 18 (17.14%) Process Improvement
17 17 (16.19%) REST
17 17 (16.19%) Puppet
17 17 (16.19%) Selenium
17 17 (16.19%) RUP
17 17 (16.19%) IBM
18 16 (15.24%) MongoDB

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 28 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 12 (11.43%) JBoss
3 9 (8.57%) Apache
3 9 (8.57%) Liferay
4 8 (7.62%) Confluence
5 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.71%) CMS
6 6 (5.71%) Documentum
6 6 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.95%) IIS
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.81%) Google App Engine
3 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Firewall
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) LDAP
1 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.62%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.76%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.90%) DB2
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.90%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.95%) MySQL
8 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.19%) Selenium
2 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.38%) CA Gen
3 13 (12.38%) JUnit
4 12 (11.43%) Eclipse
5 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.52%) JIRA
5 10 (9.52%) Maven
6 8 (7.62%) Ant
7 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.71%) IntelliJ
9 5 (4.76%) ClearQuest
9 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.76%) Subversion
10 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.81%) Gradle
10 4 (3.81%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.81%) Travis CI
11 3 (2.86%) PVCS
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Retail
3 6 (5.71%) Automotive
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (73.33%) Developer
2 34 (32.38%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Architect
3 15 (14.29%) Scala Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Consultant
4 8 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Java Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Scala Software Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) webMethods Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Agile Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Java Scala Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (43.81%) Spring
2 30 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 28 (26.67%) HTML
4 23 (21.90%) XML
5 20 (19.05%) Play Framework
6 19 (18.10%) CSS
7 17 (16.19%) REST
8 14 (13.33%) jQuery
8 14 (13.33%) SOAP
9 13 (12.38%) JSON
10 11 (10.48%) HTML5
10 11 (10.48%) Struts
11 10 (9.52%) J2SE
12 9 (8.57%) Velocity
13 8 (7.62%) RESTful
14 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
14 7 (6.67%) EJB
14 7 (6.67%) Spring Boot
14 7 (6.67%) Web Services
15 6 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
1 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
2 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.95%) IVR
3 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.05%) Unix
2 14 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) AIX
4 2 (1.90%) VME
5 1 (0.95%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) OO
2 24 (22.86%) Waterfall
3 21 (20.00%) Scrum
3 21 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 20 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 18 (17.14%) Process Improvement
6 17 (16.19%) RUP
7 14 (13.33%) Open Source
7 14 (13.33%) Web Development
8 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
8 13 (12.38%) DevOps
8 13 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (11.43%) TDD
10 11 (10.48%) Data Modelling
10 11 (10.48%) Microservices
11 9 (8.57%) AOP
12 8 (7.62%) Data Management
12 8 (7.62%) Kanban
12 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 94 (89.52%) Java
2 55 (52.38%) SQL
3 27 (25.71%) Shell Script
4 26 (24.76%) PL/SQL
5 20 (19.05%) Scala
6 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.48%) Perl
8 7 (6.67%) COBOL
9 6 (5.71%) Python
9 6 (5.71%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) C++
10 2 (1.90%) PHP
10 2 (1.90%) VB
11 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) Grafana
2 2 (1.90%) Graphite
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Oracle
2 27 (25.71%) webMethods
3 19 (18.10%) Pega
4 17 (16.19%) IBM
5 15 (14.29%) Informatica
6 11 (10.48%) BEA
7 8 (7.62%) WSO2
8 7 (6.67%) Adobe
9 6 (5.71%) Google
10 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.90%) ICL
11 2 (1.90%) Misys
11 2 (1.90%) VMware
12 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.95%) Avaya
12 1 (0.95%) Genesys
12 1 (0.95%) hybris
12 1 (0.95%) KANA
12 1 (0.95%) Red Hat