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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 91 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 2.11% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 8.53% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 21
Average daily rate
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£394 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £262 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +1.96%
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
663 586 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.38% 24.67% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 319 254
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 18
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Warwickshire -7 5 £375 +36.36% 3
Staffordshire -8 5 £425 +77.08% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 4
Solihull - - - - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 68 (97.14%) Java
2 42 (60.00%) UNIX
3 41 (58.57%) Oracle
4 36 (51.43%) WebLogic
5 28 (40.00%) Perl
5 28 (40.00%) BEA
6 24 (34.29%) SQL
7 23 (32.86%) Subversion
8 22 (31.43%) Linux
9 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 20 (28.57%) Apache
11 19 (27.14%) JBoss
11 19 (27.14%) webMethods
11 19 (27.14%) Maven
11 19 (27.14%) Puppet
12 18 (25.71%) Hudson
12 18 (25.71%) Pega
12 18 (25.71%) Tomcat
13 17 (24.29%) Windows
13 17 (24.29%) Waterfall
14 16 (22.86%) Open Source
14 16 (22.86%) RUP
14 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (22.86%) Informatica
14 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
15 15 (21.43%) Spring
15 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database
16 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
16 14 (20.00%) Confluence
16 14 (20.00%) JIRA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (51.43%) WebLogic
2 20 (28.57%) Apache
3 19 (27.14%) JBoss
4 18 (25.71%) Tomcat
5 14 (20.00%) Confluence
6 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.71%) CMS
8 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.43%) Mule
8 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.43%) Skype
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) Subversion
2 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (27.14%) Maven
4 18 (25.71%) Hudson
5 14 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.29%) JUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Ant
9 2 (2.86%) CA Gen
10 1 (1.43%) Bower
10 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.43%) Grunt
10 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.43%) JMeter
10 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
1 5 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) Architect
3 15 (21.43%) Platform Architect
4 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.71%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.71%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (2.86%) webMethods Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Java Architect
11 1 (1.43%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.43%) Non-Functional Tester
11 1 (1.43%) Software Programmer
11 1 (1.43%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.43%) Middleware Developer
11 1 (1.43%) Rapid Application Developer
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Spring
2 13 (18.57%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (14.29%) jQuery
4 7 (10.00%) .NET
4 7 (10.00%) XML
5 6 (8.57%) CSS
5 6 (8.57%) HTML
5 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
6 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.14%) SAX
7 4 (5.71%) JSP
7 4 (5.71%) Ajax
8 3 (4.29%) JSON
8 3 (4.29%) JSTL
8 3 (4.29%) RESTful
8 3 (4.29%) XSLT
8 3 (4.29%) Web Services
9 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.86%) SOAP
9 2 (2.86%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Open Source
2 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.00%) UNIX
2 22 (31.43%) Linux
3 17 (24.29%) Windows
4 14 (20.00%) AIX
4 14 (20.00%) Solaris
5 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (18.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Waterfall
2 16 (22.86%) RUP
2 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (15.71%) DevOps
5 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.00%) OO
7 6 (8.57%) MVC
7 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.14%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) SOA
9 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.86%) Web Development
11 2 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (97.14%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) Perl
3 24 (34.29%) SQL
4 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
5 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) VC++
7 2 (2.86%) XQuery
8 1 (1.43%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Squid
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) Oracle
2 28 (40.00%) BEA
3 19 (27.14%) webMethods
4 18 (25.71%) Pega
5 16 (22.86%) Informatica
6 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
7 7 (10.00%) Business Objects
8 4 (5.71%) IBM
9 2 (2.86%) Apple
9 2 (2.86%) Syclo
9 2 (2.86%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) Alterian
10 1 (1.43%) VMware
10 1 (1.43%) i2
10 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.43%) Adobe
10 1 (1.43%) Sun
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