Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 72 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22 +41
Contract jobs citing J2EE 38 12 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.50% 0.92% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 3.29% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 45
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £438 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +75.00% -47.37%
10th Percentile £413 £345 £244
90th Percentile £541 £513 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £419 £415
% change year-on-year +7.46% +0.90% +3.75%
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 512 365 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.68% 27.86% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 255 273
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £250
90th Percentile £555 £538 £496
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £33.25 £28.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +29.55% +84.49%
10th Percentile £16.80 £18.75 £11.35
90th Percentile £68.25 £38.65 £34.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +0.91% +12.24% -14.60%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) Web Services
3 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
4 26 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
4 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
4 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (68.42%) Spring
5 25 (65.79%) Maven
5 25 (65.79%) TDD
5 25 (65.79%) Scrum
5 25 (65.79%) JUnit
5 25 (65.79%) RESTful
6 24 (63.16%) Spring Boot
7 23 (60.53%) SonarQube
7 23 (60.53%) Apache Camel
7 23 (60.53%) DbUnit
7 23 (60.53%) Mockito
7 23 (60.53%) BDD
7 23 (60.53%) PowerMock
7 23 (60.53%) Kanban
7 23 (60.53%) jMock
7 23 (60.53%) SOAP
8 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
10 13 (34.21%) VMware
10 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (31.58%) vSphere

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 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Jetty
3 2 (5.26%) Mongrel
3 2 (5.26%) Mule
3 2 (5.26%) Mule ESB
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) SSL
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) Hazelcast
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
2 26 (68.42%) Git (software)
3 25 (65.79%) JUnit
3 25 (65.79%) Maven
4 23 (60.53%) DbUnit
4 23 (60.53%) jMock
4 23 (60.53%) Mockito
4 23 (60.53%) SonarQube
5 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.89%) Subversion
7 2 (5.26%) Ant
7 2 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (18.42%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 30 (78.95%) Java Developer
3 16 (42.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 16 (42.11%) J2EE Developer
3 16 (42.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Angular Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) Web Services
2 26 (68.42%) Spring
3 25 (65.79%) RESTful
4 24 (63.16%) Spring Boot
5 23 (60.53%) Apache Camel
5 23 (60.53%) PowerMock
5 23 (60.53%) SOAP
6 6 (15.79%) Ajax
6 6 (15.79%) jQuery
7 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.53%) HTML
8 4 (10.53%) Java EE
8 4 (10.53%) Struts
9 3 (7.89%) .NET
9 3 (7.89%) JPA
9 3 (7.89%) REST
10 2 (5.26%) CSS
10 2 (5.26%) LAMP
10 2 (5.26%) Middleware
10 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (65.79%) Scrum
2 25 (65.79%) TDD
3 23 (60.53%) BDD
3 23 (60.53%) Kanban
4 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
5 12 (31.58%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (21.05%) Open Source
7 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) DevOps
8 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.89%) Microservices
10 3 (7.89%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.89%) SOLID
11 2 (5.26%) Coaching
11 2 (5.26%) Co-Creation
11 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) Java 8
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.26%) Dynatrace
4 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Google