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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 60 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 90 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.87% 0.76% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 3.30% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 10 23
Median daily rate £415 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £349 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £494 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
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
795 545 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.34% 22.86% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 329 327
Median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Birmingham +25 38 £250 -47.36% 5
Shropshire -8 32 £415 -2.35% 2
Coventry -12 5 £400 +2.56%
Warwickshire -5 4 £433 +23.57% 1
Solihull - 2 £410 - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 172 (96.09%) Java
2 110 (61.45%) Spring
3 107 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (48.04%) SQL
5 68 (37.99%) HTML
6 62 (34.64%) Linux
7 60 (33.52%) Unix
7 60 (33.52%) XML
8 58 (32.40%) Hibernate
8 58 (32.40%) MongoDB
9 57 (31.84%) Oracle
10 55 (30.73%) Puppet
11 52 (29.05%) WebLogic
12 49 (27.37%) Git (software)
13 48 (26.82%) Docker
13 48 (26.82%) JUnit
14 47 (26.26%) CSS
15 46 (25.70%) Maven
16 44 (24.58%) SOAP
17 39 (21.79%) Scala
18 38 (21.23%) Play Framework
18 38 (21.23%) Eclipse
19 37 (20.67%) DevOps
20 36 (20.11%) Open Source
20 36 (20.11%) PL/SQL
21 35 (19.55%) JavaScript
22 34 (18.99%) J2SE
23 33 (18.44%) JSON
24 32 (17.88%) Selenium
24 32 (17.88%) jQuery

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 52 (29.05%) WebLogic
2 22 (12.29%) JBoss
3 18 (10.06%) Apache
3 18 (10.06%) CMS
4 15 (8.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 13 (7.26%) Liferay
6 10 (5.59%) Confluence
7 9 (5.03%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.68%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.12%) nginx
10 2 (1.12%) WildFly
11 1 (0.56%) Documentum
11 1 (0.56%) IIS
11 1 (0.56%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.70%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.59%) Google App Engine
4 10 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.79%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) HTTP
1 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.91%) SSL
3 5 (2.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) DHCP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.40%) MongoDB
2 28 (15.64%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (9.50%) Oracle OWB
4 16 (8.94%) Oracle Database
4 16 (8.94%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.94%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.82%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.68%) DB2
9 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (27.37%) Git (software)
2 48 (26.82%) JUnit
3 46 (25.70%) Maven
4 38 (21.23%) Eclipse
5 32 (17.88%) Selenium
6 25 (13.97%) Jenkins
7 24 (13.41%) JIRA
8 21 (11.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (10.06%) Ant
10 17 (9.50%) ClearQuest
11 16 (8.94%) Toad
12 15 (8.38%) IntelliJ
13 14 (7.82%) Artifactory
13 14 (7.82%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (7.26%) SoapUI
14 13 (7.26%) Subversion
15 7 (3.91%) ClearCase
16 5 (2.79%) PVCS
17 3 (1.68%) Cucumber
17 3 (1.68%) Log4j
General
1 19 (10.61%) Automotive
2 3 (1.68%) Back Office
2 3 (1.68%) Banking
2 3 (1.68%) Finance
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (77.09%) Developer
2 88 (49.16%) Java Developer
3 35 (19.55%) Architect
4 28 (15.64%) Software Engineer
5 27 (15.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 24 (13.41%) J2EE Developer
6 24 (13.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 22 (12.29%) Java Engineer
7 22 (12.29%) Scala Developer
8 21 (11.73%) Java Software Engineer
9 20 (11.17%) Java Software Developer
10 19 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (10.06%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 18 (10.06%) Scala Software Engineer
12 17 (9.50%) Java Scala Developer
12 17 (9.50%) Lead Developer
12 17 (9.50%) Software Architect
13 13 (7.26%) Java Architect
14 12 (6.70%) Lead Software Developer
14 12 (6.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (61.45%) Spring
2 68 (37.99%) HTML
3 60 (33.52%) XML
4 58 (32.40%) Hibernate
5 47 (26.26%) CSS
6 44 (24.58%) SOAP
7 38 (21.23%) Play Framework
8 34 (18.99%) J2SE
9 33 (18.44%) JSON
10 32 (17.88%) jQuery
11 30 (16.76%) HTML5
11 30 (16.76%) Web Services
12 28 (15.64%) REST
13 27 (15.08%) JSP
14 21 (11.73%) Hystrix
14 21 (11.73%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (11.73%) Servlets
14 21 (11.73%) Swagger
14 21 (11.73%) WireMock
15 20 (11.17%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.56%) User Experience
3 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (34.64%) Linux
2 60 (33.52%) Unix
3 14 (7.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.67%) DevOps
3 36 (20.11%) Open Source
4 30 (16.76%) OO
5 29 (16.20%) Microservices
6 28 (15.64%) Software Engineering
7 25 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (13.97%) Scrum
7 25 (13.97%) Web Development
8 24 (13.41%) Test Strategy
9 20 (11.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (10.61%) Data Modelling
10 19 (10.61%) Waterfall
11 18 (10.06%) MVC
11 18 (10.06%) Service Management
12 17 (9.50%) Configuration Management
12 17 (9.50%) TDD
13 16 (8.94%) Software Architecture
14 15 (8.38%) Process Improvement
14 15 (8.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 172 (96.09%) Java
2 86 (48.04%) SQL
3 39 (21.79%) Scala
4 36 (20.11%) PL/SQL
5 35 (19.55%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.82%) C++
6 14 (7.82%) VB
7 12 (6.70%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.47%) C#
9 7 (3.91%) Haskell
10 6 (3.35%) Python
10 6 (3.35%) Ruby
11 5 (2.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.70%) Degree
3 12 (6.70%) Sun Certification
4 10 (5.59%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (5.03%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (26.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (30.73%) Puppet
2 21 (11.73%) Grafana
2 21 (11.73%) Graphite
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 57 (31.84%) Oracle
2 27 (15.08%) webMethods
3 20 (11.17%) Adobe
4 18 (10.06%) WSO2
5 12 (6.70%) Google
5 12 (6.70%) Informatica
6 11 (6.15%) Pega
7 4 (2.23%) Sun
8 3 (1.68%) IBM
8 3 (1.68%) Misys
9 2 (1.12%) SAP
9 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.12%) VMware
10 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
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