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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 101 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 19 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.62% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 6.70% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 15
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£425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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
550 582 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.01% 24.21% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 337 288
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £34.90 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Shropshire +5 9 £425 -
Warwickshire -3 4 £363 +7.40% 3
Coventry 0 1 £390 +20.00% 1
Birmingham -5 1 £475 +50.79%
Walsall - 1 £550 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) UNIX
3 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (42.59%) Spring
5 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
6 20 (37.04%) Oracle
7 19 (35.19%) webMethods
8 17 (31.48%) Informatica
9 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
10 15 (27.78%) Pega
11 14 (25.93%) Hibernate
11 14 (25.93%) XML
12 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
13 12 (22.22%) Data Modelling
13 12 (22.22%) Apache
13 12 (22.22%) RUP
13 12 (22.22%) BEA
13 12 (22.22%) HTML
13 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
14 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
15 10 (18.52%) JUnit
15 10 (18.52%) SOAP
15 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (18.52%) JSON
15 10 (18.52%) jQuery
16 9 (16.67%) Open Source
16 9 (16.67%) REST
16 9 (16.67%) Test Strategy

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
2 12 (22.22%) Apache
3 8 (14.81%) JBoss
4 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.41%) Confluence
5 4 (7.41%) CMS
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.85%) Documentum
7 1 (1.85%) SAS
7 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.85%) Captiva
7 1 (1.85%) Mule
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.85%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.85%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Eclipse
2 10 (18.52%) JUnit
3 9 (16.67%) Subversion
4 7 (12.96%) Selenium
4 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.41%) Maven
6 4 (7.41%) JIRA
6 4 (7.41%) ClearCase
7 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.56%) Hudson
7 3 (5.56%) Ant
8 2 (3.70%) CA Gen
9 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Local Government
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Platform Architect
8 1 (1.85%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Architect
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Programmer
8 1 (1.85%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) Spring
2 14 (25.93%) Hibernate
2 14 (25.93%) XML
3 12 (22.22%) HTML
4 10 (18.52%) SOAP
4 10 (18.52%) JSON
4 10 (18.52%) jQuery
5 9 (16.67%) REST
6 8 (14.81%) HTML5
7 7 (12.96%) J2SE
8 6 (11.11%) Web Services
8 6 (11.11%) RESTful
8 6 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 5 (9.26%) CSS
10 4 (7.41%) JSP
10 4 (7.41%) .NET
10 4 (7.41%) EJB
10 4 (7.41%) Ajax
10 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) UNIX
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (22.22%) RUP
2 12 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.67%) Open Source
4 9 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture
5 8 (14.81%) TDD
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) DevOps
6 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Web Development
9 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.41%) OO
10 3 (5.56%) SOA
10 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
4 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.41%) Scala
8 2 (3.70%) XQuery
9 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 19 (35.19%) webMethods
3 17 (31.48%) Informatica
4 15 (27.78%) Pega
5 12 (22.22%) BEA
6 4 (7.41%) IBM
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Alterian
8 1 (1.85%) WSO2
8 1 (1.85%) i2
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) Sun
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