Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 July 2020 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 151 184
Rank change year-on-year +43 +33 -29
Contract jobs citing Java EE 1 33 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.72% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 2.76% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 9
Median daily rate - £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +43.75% -3.03%
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £62.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +37.78% - +28.57%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 399 1,194 1,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.19% 25.93% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 815 966
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £560
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +6.02% +2.47%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the West Midlands

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java EE in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Java EE in the West Midlands

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java EE in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Java EE in the West Midlands

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +14 1 - -
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Architecture Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Architecture Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript