The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 27 June 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.00% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 18 31 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 18.00% 16.67% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 5
Median daily rate £450 £350 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the Midlands

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the Midlands

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Midlands region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware