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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 57 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 81 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.87% 0.79% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.16% 3.36% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 19
Median daily rate £415 £394 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +12.00%
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
666 596 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.60% 23.43% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 386 324
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +186.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -12 32 £450 +12.37%
Birmingham +20 22 £250 -47.36% 2
Warwickshire +7 12 £400 - 1
Coventry - 5 £388 - 2
Solihull - 4 £440 - 1
Staffordshire +4 1 £385 -9.41%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 145 (96.03%) Java
2 92 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (55.63%) Spring
4 80 (52.98%) SQL
5 61 (40.40%) Oracle
6 59 (39.07%) Unix
7 49 (32.45%) Hibernate
8 45 (29.80%) WebLogic
9 44 (29.14%) MongoDB
10 42 (27.81%) HTML
10 42 (27.81%) Linux
11 39 (25.83%) Puppet
12 36 (23.84%) Waterfall
13 35 (23.18%) Git (software)
13 35 (23.18%) CSS
14 34 (22.52%) XML
15 32 (21.19%) JUnit
15 32 (21.19%) PL/SQL
15 32 (21.19%) Docker
16 31 (20.53%) RUP
17 30 (19.87%) JavaScript
17 30 (19.87%) OO
17 30 (19.87%) Shell Script
17 30 (19.87%) Maven
18 29 (19.21%) webMethods
18 29 (19.21%) Informatica
18 29 (19.21%) jQuery
19 28 (18.54%) Pega
19 28 (18.54%) SOAP
19 28 (18.54%) BusinessObjects

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 45 (29.80%) WebLogic
2 18 (11.92%) JBoss
3 13 (8.61%) Liferay
4 11 (7.28%) Apache
5 10 (6.62%) Confluence
6 8 (5.30%) CMS
6 8 (5.30%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.99%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.99%) Node.js
9 2 (1.32%) IIS
9 2 (1.32%) nginx
9 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.32%) WildFly
10 1 (0.66%) Documentum
10 1 (0.66%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.31%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) HTTP
1 8 (5.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.64%) SSL
3 5 (3.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) FTP
4 1 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.14%) MongoDB
2 28 (18.54%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (12.58%) Oracle OWB
4 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.97%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.32%) MySQL
8 2 (1.32%) Redis
9 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.19%) JUnit
3 30 (19.87%) Maven
4 27 (17.88%) Eclipse
5 25 (16.56%) Selenium
6 22 (14.57%) ClearCase
7 17 (11.26%) ClearQuest
7 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
8 16 (10.60%) JIRA
9 15 (9.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (6.62%) IntelliJ
11 8 (5.30%) Ant
11 8 (5.30%) CA Gen
12 7 (4.64%) SoapUI
13 6 (3.97%) Subversion
13 6 (3.97%) Toad
14 5 (3.31%) Artifactory
14 5 (3.31%) PVCS
15 4 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
16 2 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 9 (5.96%) Automotive
2 1 (0.66%) Back Office
2 1 (0.66%) Banking
2 1 (0.66%) Finance
2 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (72.85%) Developer
2 64 (42.38%) Java Developer
3 34 (22.52%) Architect
4 21 (13.91%) Software Architect
5 20 (13.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (13.25%) J2EE Developer
5 20 (13.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 20 (13.25%) Software Engineer
6 16 (10.60%) Lead Developer
7 14 (9.27%) Java Engineer
8 13 (8.61%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (8.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (7.95%) Senior Architect
9 12 (7.95%) Senior Software Architect
10 11 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (7.28%) Java Architect
10 11 (7.28%) Senior Developer
11 10 (6.62%) Java Scala Developer
11 10 (6.62%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 10 (6.62%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (55.63%) Spring
2 49 (32.45%) Hibernate
3 42 (27.81%) HTML
4 35 (23.18%) CSS
5 34 (22.52%) XML
6 29 (19.21%) jQuery
7 28 (18.54%) SOAP
8 25 (16.56%) JSON
8 25 (16.56%) Play Framework
9 24 (15.89%) J2SE
10 23 (15.23%) Web Services
11 20 (13.25%) HTML5
12 17 (11.26%) REST
12 17 (11.26%) Struts
13 15 (9.93%) Hystrix
13 15 (9.93%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (9.93%) Swagger
14 14 (9.27%) ELK Stack
14 14 (9.27%) JSP
14 14 (9.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.32%) Clustering
3 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.66%) User Experience
4 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.07%) Unix
2 42 (27.81%) Linux
3 6 (3.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) Solaris
4 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) Waterfall
3 31 (20.53%) RUP
4 30 (19.87%) OO
5 27 (17.88%) DevOps
6 26 (17.22%) Open Source
6 26 (17.22%) Test Strategy
7 22 (14.57%) Scrum
7 22 (14.57%) Software Engineering
8 21 (13.91%) Software Architecture
9 19 (12.58%) Microservices
10 18 (11.92%) Data Modelling
11 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.60%) SDLC
11 16 (10.60%) TDD
12 14 (9.27%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.95%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.28%) MVC
14 11 (7.28%) UML
15 10 (6.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 145 (96.03%) Java
2 80 (52.98%) SQL
3 32 (21.19%) PL/SQL
4 30 (19.87%) JavaScript
4 30 (19.87%) Shell Script
5 24 (15.89%) Scala
6 20 (13.25%) Perl
7 13 (8.61%) C#
8 7 (4.64%) C++
8 7 (4.64%) Haskell
8 7 (4.64%) VB
9 1 (0.66%) C
9 1 (0.66%) Groovy
9 1 (0.66%) Python
9 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Sun Certification
2 7 (4.64%) Degree
3 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 32 (21.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (25.83%) Puppet
2 15 (9.93%) Grafana
2 15 (9.93%) Graphite
3 1 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 61 (40.40%) Oracle
2 29 (19.21%) Informatica
2 29 (19.21%) webMethods
3 28 (18.54%) Pega
4 11 (7.28%) Adobe
4 11 (7.28%) BEA
5 10 (6.62%) WSO2
6 7 (4.64%) Sun
7 6 (3.97%) Google
8 2 (1.32%) Apigee
8 2 (1.32%) hybris
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
8 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.66%) Misys
9 1 (0.66%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago