Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 89 57
Rank change year-on-year +21 -32 +29
Contract jobs citing J2EE 34 11 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.39% 0.70% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.54% 2.75% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 32
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £438 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +18.64% -34.44%
10th Percentile £405 £365 £250
90th Percentile £552 £490 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £438 £436
% change year-on-year -2.86% +0.29% +2.65%
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 398 400 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.95% 25.48% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 285 328
Birmingham median daily rate £446 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £250
90th Percentile £561 £533 £516
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £26.75 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +197.22% -31.88%
10th Percentile £23.30 £15.38 £8.75
90th Percentile £71.50 £38.33 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +47.54% +32.61% -19.83%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Birmingham over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 33 (97.06%) Java
2 32 (94.12%) Spring
3 31 (91.18%) Scrum
4 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (64.71%) Kanban
6 21 (61.76%) TDD
6 21 (61.76%) Web Services
7 20 (58.82%) JUnit
7 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (58.82%) RESTful
7 20 (58.82%) Mockito
7 20 (58.82%) Apache Camel
8 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
8 19 (55.88%) SonarQube
8 19 (55.88%) BDD
8 19 (55.88%) DbUnit
8 19 (55.88%) PowerMock
8 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
8 19 (55.88%) SOAP
8 19 (55.88%) Maven
8 19 (55.88%) jMock
9 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
9 18 (52.94%) Spring Boot
10 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
10 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
11 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
12 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
13 11 (32.35%) SQL
14 10 (29.41%) jQuery
15 9 (26.47%) MVC

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 3 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) JBoss
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) JUnit
1 20 (58.82%) Mockito
2 19 (55.88%) DbUnit
2 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
2 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
2 19 (55.88%) jMock
2 19 (55.88%) Maven
2 19 (55.88%) SonarQube
3 9 (26.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 29 (85.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (41.18%) J2EE Developer
3 14 (41.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (32.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (8.82%) SAP Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) Spring
2 21 (61.76%) Web Services
3 20 (58.82%) Apache Camel
3 20 (58.82%) RESTful
4 19 (55.88%) PowerMock
4 19 (55.88%) SOAP
5 18 (52.94%) Spring Boot
6 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
7 10 (29.41%) jQuery
8 9 (26.47%) Ajax
9 8 (23.53%) Spring MVC
10 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 5 (14.71%) HTML
10 5 (14.71%) JPA
11 4 (11.76%) Struts
12 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (8.82%) Apache CXF
12 3 (8.82%) Java EE
12 3 (8.82%) XHTML
12 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Scrum
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Kanban
4 21 (61.76%) TDD
5 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (55.88%) BDD
7 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 9 (26.47%) MVC
9 8 (23.53%) Co-Creation
9 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
10 7 (20.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (14.71%) DevOps
11 5 (14.71%) Open Source
12 4 (11.76%) OO
13 3 (8.82%) B2B
13 3 (8.82%) B2C
13 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (8.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.59%) vSphere
2 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) hybris
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin