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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 100 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.52% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 5.97% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £245 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £510 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £34.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+17.68% -2.04%
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
561 603 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.62% 25.39% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 343 210
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 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 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 0 7 £418 -20.47% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £425 - 1
Warwickshire -2 3 £400 +15.94% 5
Wolverhampton +2 1 £250 -0.49%
Coventry 0 1 £390 +18.18% 1
Birmingham -16 1 £475 +58.33% 1
Walsall - 1 £550 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (58.49%) UNIX
3 28 (52.83%) SQL
4 24 (45.28%) WebLogic
5 23 (43.40%) Oracle
6 20 (37.74%) webMethods
6 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (35.85%) Spring
7 19 (35.85%) Informatica
8 18 (33.96%) Shell Script
8 18 (33.96%) Pega
9 14 (26.42%) Waterfall
9 14 (26.42%) BEA
9 14 (26.42%) RUP
9 14 (26.42%) Data Modelling
10 12 (22.64%) Apache
10 12 (22.64%) Eclipse
10 12 (22.64%) Perl
10 12 (22.64%) XML
11 11 (20.75%) HTML
11 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (18.87%) jQuery
12 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
12 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
12 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
13 9 (16.98%) Subversion
13 9 (16.98%) JUnit
13 9 (16.98%) Open Source
14 8 (15.09%) REST

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 24 (45.28%) WebLogic
2 12 (22.64%) Apache
3 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
4 7 (13.21%) JBoss
5 4 (7.55%) CMS
5 4 (7.55%) Confluence
6 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.89%) SAS
8 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.89%) Mule
8 1 (1.89%) PegaRULES
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.98%) JUnit
2 9 (16.98%) Subversion
3 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.32%) Selenium
5 4 (7.55%) Maven
5 4 (7.55%) JIRA
5 4 (7.55%) Hudson
6 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
6 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.77%) Ant
7 2 (3.77%) CA Gen
8 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (3.77%) Automotive
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Platform Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Software Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Programmer
6 1 (1.89%) Data Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Spring
2 12 (22.64%) XML
3 11 (20.75%) HTML
4 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
4 10 (18.87%) jQuery
5 8 (15.09%) REST
5 8 (15.09%) JSON
6 7 (13.21%) SOAP
6 7 (13.21%) HTML5
7 6 (11.32%) Spring MVC
7 6 (11.32%) J2SE
8 5 (9.43%) CSS
8 5 (9.43%) RESTful
9 4 (7.55%) Ajax
9 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.55%) JSP
9 4 (7.55%) .NET
9 4 (7.55%) EJB
9 4 (7.55%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) UNIX
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) AIX
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) RUP
2 14 (26.42%) Data Modelling
2 14 (26.42%) Waterfall
3 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.98%) Open Source
6 7 (13.21%) Software Architecture
6 7 (13.21%) DevOps
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.43%) OO
8 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 4 (7.55%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.66%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) Shell Script
4 12 (22.64%) Perl
5 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) XQuery
9 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 20 (37.74%) webMethods
3 19 (35.85%) Informatica
4 18 (33.96%) Pega
5 14 (26.42%) BEA
6 6 (11.32%) Business Objects
7 4 (7.55%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) Alterian
8 2 (3.77%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) WSO2
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.89%) Adobe
9 1 (1.89%) Sun
9 1 (1.89%) i2
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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