Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 J2EE Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 96 95
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.92% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £444 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £444 £413 £353
% change year-on-year +7.58% +16.86% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,365 1,554 1,393
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.22% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 1,097 868
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £216 £225
90th Percentile £556 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 57
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.17 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.63% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.05 £8.39 £10.36
90th Percentile £43.38 £39.25 £27.58
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +16.67% -9.64%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Birmingham

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) SOAP
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
1 13 (100.00%) jMock
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Kanban
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (100.00%) RESTful
1 13 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Mockito
1 13 (100.00%) BDD
1 13 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 13 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 13 (100.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) NHS
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (100.00%) jMock
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Maven
1 13 (100.00%) Mockito
1 13 (100.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 13 (100.00%) RESTful
1 13 (100.00%) SOAP
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) BDD
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Kanban
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware