Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 84 56
Rank change year-on-year +17 -28 +38
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 10 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.37% 0.72% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.54% 2.75% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 37
Birmingham median daily rate £494 £438 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +75.00% -55.56%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £444 £418
% change year-on-year -4.23% +6.29% +4.38%
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 464 363 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.46% 25.97% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 255 295
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £250
90th Percentile £560 £533 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +88.89% -38.83%
10th Percentile £16.20 £13.50 £8.75
90th Percentile £35.40 £36.30 £9.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £27.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.36% +19.57% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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 34 (97.14%) Java
2 31 (88.57%) Spring
3 27 (77.14%) Scrum
4 22 (62.86%) JUnit
4 22 (62.86%) Spring Boot
5 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 21 (60.00%) Web Services
5 21 (60.00%) TDD
5 21 (60.00%) Maven
6 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (57.14%) RESTful
6 20 (57.14%) Mockito
7 19 (54.29%) BDD
7 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
7 19 (54.29%) Apache Camel
7 19 (54.29%) DbUnit
7 19 (54.29%) PowerMock
7 19 (54.29%) SonarQube
7 19 (54.29%) Kanban
7 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
7 19 (54.29%) jMock
7 19 (54.29%) SOAP
8 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
9 12 (34.29%) jQuery
9 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
9 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
10 11 (31.43%) Eclipse
10 11 (31.43%) Ajax
11 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering

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 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) Mule
1 2 (5.71%) Mule ESB
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) JUnit
2 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (60.00%) Maven
3 20 (57.14%) Mockito
4 19 (54.29%) DbUnit
4 19 (54.29%) Git (software)
4 19 (54.29%) jMock
4 19 (54.29%) SonarQube
5 11 (31.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) Ant
7 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 31 (88.57%) Java Developer
3 16 (45.71%) J2EE Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) Spring
2 22 (62.86%) Spring Boot
3 21 (60.00%) Web Services
4 20 (57.14%) RESTful
5 19 (54.29%) Apache Camel
5 19 (54.29%) PowerMock
5 19 (54.29%) SOAP
6 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
6 12 (34.29%) jQuery
7 11 (31.43%) Ajax
8 8 (22.86%) Spring MVC
9 6 (17.14%) Struts
10 4 (11.43%) HTML
10 4 (11.43%) Java EE
10 4 (11.43%) JPA
11 3 (8.57%) REST
12 2 (5.71%) CSS3
12 2 (5.71%) HTML5
12 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Scrum
2 21 (60.00%) TDD
3 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (54.29%) BDD
4 19 (54.29%) Kanban
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) MVC
7 8 (22.86%) Co-Creation
7 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.43%) Open Source
10 3 (8.57%) DevOps
10 3 (8.57%) Microservices
10 3 (8.57%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (8.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Java 8
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.86%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Xamarin