Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 23 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 68 84
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 3 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.19% 2.24% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 6.83% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 1
Birmingham median daily rate £394 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £319 £363 £313
90th Percentile £493 £425 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 406 498 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.45% 32.74% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 321 186
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% +1.69%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £257
90th Percentile £526 £513 £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 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Birmingham

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Birmingham

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) PowerMock
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Java EE
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 (66.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) DbUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) PowerMock
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware