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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 116 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Java EE 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.01% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£525 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -16.37%
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
609 592 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.89% 25.33% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 332 205
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.36% -61.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Coventry +6 5 £550 +3.77% 1
Birmingham -7 3 £525 +114.28% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) EAI
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (33.33%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 3 (33.33%) AquaLogic
6 2 (22.22%) BPEL
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (22.22%) JDBC
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) XSD
6 2 (22.22%) XSL
6 2 (22.22%) TIBCO

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) AquaLogic Service Bus
1 3 (33.33%) AquaLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) SOAP
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) JDBC
4 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 2 (22.22%) XSL
4 2 (22.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) EAI
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) BPEL
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO