The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - 108
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.25 -
J2SE
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
638 606 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.11% 28.26% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 371 297
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 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 17
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 £18.80 £16.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the West Midlands region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

J2SE
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 J2SE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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 - - - -
Coventry - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Ant

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript