Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 65 83
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 40 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.70% 2.66% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 8.13% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 1
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £388 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -40.38% +118.49%
10th Percentile £365 £248 £625
90th Percentile £490 £476 £675
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £450 £418
% change year-on-year -2.78% +7.78% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 393 492 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.06% 32.76% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 317 189
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.78%
10th Percentile £253 £250 £257
90th Percentile £523 £518 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Birmingham

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Birmingham

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) SOAP
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
3 9 (81.82%) Maven
3 9 (81.82%) jMock
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) Kanban
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) RESTful
3 9 (81.82%) DbUnit
3 9 (81.82%) Mockito
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) PowerMock
3 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (81.82%) SonarQube
3 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 9 (81.82%) JUnit
3 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
4 8 (72.73%) Spring Boot
5 6 (54.55%) Apache Camel
6 5 (45.45%) vSphere
6 5 (45.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) REST
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) VMware

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) DbUnit
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) jMock
1 9 (81.82%) JUnit
1 9 (81.82%) Maven
1 9 (81.82%) Mockito
1 9 (81.82%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
6 1 (9.09%) BPM Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) PowerMock
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
3 8 (72.73%) Spring Boot
4 6 (54.55%) Apache Camel
5 5 (45.45%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) Kanban
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) B2B
6 1 (9.09%) B2C
6 1 (9.09%) E-business
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) SOLID
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle