The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 80 76 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Contract jobs citing J2EE 42 26 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.31% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.95% 4.78% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £355 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
604 544 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.60% 27.38% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 316 291
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
J2EE
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 12 £350 -5.02%
Birmingham -10 6 £333 -24.43% 4
Coventry - 5 £325 - 3
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (93.98%) Java
2 41 (49.40%) JSP
3 38 (45.78%) XML
4 36 (43.37%) Spring
5 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
6 34 (40.96%) CSS
7 32 (38.55%) HTML
8 30 (36.14%) Apache
9 29 (34.94%) Maven
10 28 (33.73%) Tomcat
11 27 (32.53%) Oracle
11 27 (32.53%) UNIX
11 27 (32.53%) jQuery
12 25 (30.12%) CMS
12 25 (30.12%) Ant
13 24 (28.92%) Subversion
14 22 (26.51%) XSLT
14 22 (26.51%) Eclipse
15 21 (25.30%) .NET
15 21 (25.30%) WebSphere
15 21 (25.30%) JSTL
16 20 (24.10%) Hibernate
17 17 (20.48%) REST
18 16 (19.28%) WebLogic
18 16 (19.28%) Linux
19 15 (18.07%) Alterian
20 14 (16.87%) JBoss
21 13 (15.66%) SQL
22 12 (14.46%) Web Services
22 12 (14.46%) Servlets

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (36.14%) Apache
2 28 (33.73%) Tomcat
3 25 (30.12%) CMS
4 21 (25.30%) WebSphere
5 16 (19.28%) WebLogic
6 11 (13.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.61%) Documentum
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.20%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.20%) SAP EP
8 1 (1.20%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.20%) SAP Portal
8 1 (1.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) RTCP
2 1 (1.20%) RTP
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 29 (34.94%) Maven
2 25 (30.12%) Ant
3 24 (28.92%) Subversion
4 22 (26.51%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.61%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.61%) ClearQuest
6 3 (3.61%) JMeter
6 3 (3.61%) CA Gen
7 2 (2.41%) JUnit
7 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.20%) Hudson
8 1 (1.20%) Gradle
8 1 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.20%) Selenium
8 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (67.47%) Developer
2 48 (57.83%) Java Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Architect
4 21 (25.30%) Web Developer
5 19 (22.89%) Java Web Developer
6 17 (20.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.64%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Software Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Java Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Technical Developer
11 2 (2.41%) Scala Developer
12 1 (1.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 1 (1.20%) Front-End Developer
12 1 (1.20%) Front-End Web Developer
12 1 (1.20%) Designer
12 1 (1.20%) Agile Business Analyst
12 1 (1.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (49.40%) JSP
2 38 (45.78%) XML
3 36 (43.37%) Spring
4 34 (40.96%) CSS
5 32 (38.55%) HTML
6 27 (32.53%) jQuery
7 22 (26.51%) XSLT
8 21 (25.30%) .NET
8 21 (25.30%) JSTL
9 20 (24.10%) Hibernate
10 17 (20.48%) REST
11 12 (14.46%) Servlets
11 12 (14.46%) Web Services
12 10 (12.05%) Struts
13 8 (9.64%) JMX
13 8 (9.64%) JMS
14 7 (8.43%) SOAP
14 7 (8.43%) JDBC
15 5 (6.02%) TopLink
16 4 (4.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) iPad
2 3 (3.61%) Open Source
2 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) iPhone
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) UNIX
2 16 (19.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.84%) OO
1 9 (10.84%) TDD
1 9 (10.84%) Content Management
2 8 (9.64%) CRM
2 8 (9.64%) ERP
2 8 (9.64%) Software Architecture
3 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
3 7 (8.43%) SOA
3 7 (8.43%) B2C
3 7 (8.43%) MVC
3 7 (8.43%) Load Testing
4 5 (6.02%) Migration
4 5 (6.02%) Scrum
4 5 (6.02%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
5 4 (4.82%) Memory Management
5 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 78 (93.98%) Java
2 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.02%) C
6 5 (6.02%) Perl
7 4 (4.82%) Scala
8 3 (3.61%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) Erlang
9 1 (1.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
1 1 (1.20%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.20%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Oracle
2 15 (18.07%) Alterian
3 14 (16.87%) JBoss
4 7 (8.43%) IBM
4 7 (8.43%) Endeca
4 7 (8.43%) ATG
5 5 (6.02%) BEA
6 4 (4.82%) Pega
7 3 (3.61%) Informatica
7 3 (3.61%) HP
8 2 (2.41%) webMethods
9 1 (1.20%) ESRI
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
9 1 (1.20%) Sencha
9 1 (1.20%) Perforce
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