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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 143 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing Java EE 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 1.33% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £325 £525 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
Java EE
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
700 677 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.43% 25.25% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 445 334
Median daily rate £388 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) BEA
3 2 (50.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) webMethods
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Pega
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) WildFly
4 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) EJB

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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) BEA
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) Pega
2 2 (50.00%) webMethods