The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Java EE 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 0.31% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
620 651 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.69% 25.56% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 404 325
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the West Midlands region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 4 £484 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Spring
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) XML
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
5 9 (47.37%) CSS
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) TDD
7 7 (36.84%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 7 (36.84%) Web Services
7 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) SOAP
8 6 (31.58%) JSP
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (31.58%) JPA
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) React
9 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
9 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
9 5 (26.32%) JBoss
9 5 (26.32%) Maven
10 4 (21.05%) MVC
10 4 (21.05%) Apache
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) MySQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) JBoss
3 4 (21.05%) Apache
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.53%) Gradle
4 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
4 2 (10.53%) JProfiler
4 2 (10.53%) Log4j
4 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) DbUnit
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) jMock
5 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Hybris Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Spring
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) XML
3 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
4 9 (47.37%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
5 7 (36.84%) REST
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) JPA
6 6 (31.58%) JSP
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
7 5 (26.32%) React
8 4 (21.05%) RESTful
8 4 (21.05%) Servlets
9 3 (15.79%) HTML5
9 3 (15.79%) JMS
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 3 (15.79%) Polymer
9 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Debian
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) RAD
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) SOLID
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Misys
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) hybris
4 1 (5.26%) SAP