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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 72 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 2.30% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.48% 9.04% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 20
Average daily rate
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£418 £265 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.73% -31.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -6.25%
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
468 531 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.68% 25.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 319 276
Average daily rate £351 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Birmingham +4 7 £275 -19.11% 1
Coventry 0 1 £370 -17.77% 5
Warwickshire -4 1 £325 +22.64% 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 63 (94.03%) Java
2 36 (53.73%) Oracle
3 29 (43.28%) UNIX
4 26 (38.81%) WebLogic
5 22 (32.84%) JBoss
5 22 (32.84%) Maven
6 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
7 20 (29.85%) Apache
8 19 (28.36%) Perl
8 19 (28.36%) Subversion
9 17 (25.37%) Linux
10 16 (23.88%) BEA
10 16 (23.88%) Hudson
10 16 (23.88%) Puppet
10 16 (23.88%) WebSphere
11 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database
11 15 (22.39%) Spring
11 15 (22.39%) Windows
11 15 (22.39%) SQL
12 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
12 14 (20.90%) Open Source
13 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (19.40%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (19.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 13 (19.40%) AIX
13 13 (19.40%) Solaris
13 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
14 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Management

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (38.81%) WebLogic
2 22 (32.84%) JBoss
3 20 (29.85%) Apache
4 16 (23.88%) WebSphere
5 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
6 11 (16.42%) Confluence
7 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (5.97%) CMS
9 1 (1.49%) Node.js
9 1 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.49%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Wireless
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.49%) OLAP
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Maven
2 21 (31.34%) Jenkins
3 19 (28.36%) Subversion
4 16 (23.88%) Hudson
5 11 (16.42%) JIRA
6 5 (7.46%) Ant
7 4 (5.97%) JMeter
7 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.99%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.49%) Grunt
9 1 (1.49%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) Bower
General
1 7 (10.45%) Banking
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Architect
3 21 (31.34%) Java Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Platform Architect
5 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.97%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (5.97%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.99%) webMethods Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.49%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Designer
10 1 (1.49%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (1.49%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Mobility Architect
10 1 (1.49%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) Spring
2 13 (19.40%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (14.93%) XML
4 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.94%) JSP
6 7 (10.45%) HTML
7 5 (7.46%) jQuery
7 5 (7.46%) .NET
7 5 (7.46%) SOAP
7 5 (7.46%) CSS
7 5 (7.46%) SAX
8 4 (5.97%) TopLink
8 4 (5.97%) Struts
8 4 (5.97%) Servlets
8 4 (5.97%) XSLT
8 4 (5.97%) Java EE
9 3 (4.48%) JMS
9 3 (4.48%) Web Services
10 2 (2.99%) JMX
10 2 (2.99%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Open Source
2 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) UNIX
2 17 (25.37%) Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Windows
4 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (19.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 13 (19.40%) AIX
4 13 (19.40%) Solaris
5 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (16.42%) DevOps
3 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.45%) TDD
5 6 (8.96%) OO
6 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
6 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.46%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) RUP
7 4 (5.97%) Memory Management
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.97%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.97%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) Java
2 19 (28.36%) Perl
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.97%) C
8 2 (2.99%) VC++
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) C#
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) RHCE
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Squid
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Oracle
2 16 (23.88%) BEA
3 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.45%) webMethods
5 5 (7.46%) IBM
6 4 (5.97%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) Informatica
6 4 (5.97%) Pega
7 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.99%) ATG
8 2 (2.99%) Apple
8 2 (2.99%) Endeca
8 2 (2.99%) Syclo
9 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.49%) Adobe
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.49%) Sage
9 1 (1.49%) Lotus
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