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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 131 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.49% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Median daily rate £375 £525 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%
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
663 603 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.61% 23.65% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 393 332
Median daily rate £380 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +186.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 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
Birmingham +2 4 £375 -28.57% 5
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
4 4 (50.00%) Log4j
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) Misys
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management

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 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Log4j
2 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Java Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Misys
3 2 (25.00%) BEA
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) Pega
3 2 (25.00%) webMethods
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