Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 165 171
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing Java EE 9 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.58% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 2.28% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 5
West Midlands median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £318
90th Percentile £492 £541 £550
England median daily rate £500 £469 £420
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.61% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

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 1,213 1,403 1,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.70% 25.49% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 840 719
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +7.93% -2.10%
10th Percentile £257 £270 £256
90th Percentile £563 £538 £518
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 33
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.79% -18.09% -3.56%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.68 £11.15
90th Percentile £43.75 £32.74 £43.77
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in the West Midlands

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 2018. 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
Birmingham -7 8 £438 +2.94% 2
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) JPA
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Struts
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) PowerMock
6 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 4 (44.44%) DbUnit
6 4 (44.44%) Mockito
6 4 (44.44%) BDD
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (44.44%) Kanban
6 4 (44.44%) jMock
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 4 (44.44%) Eclipse

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) Mule
3 3 (33.33%) Mule ESB
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) JasperReports
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) DbUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) jMock
4 4 (44.44%) Mockito
4 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
5 3 (33.33%) Ant
6 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 7 (77.78%) JPA
3 6 (66.67%) Struts
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 4 (44.44%) Apache Camel
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) PowerMock
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) CORBA
6 3 (33.33%) EJB
6 3 (33.33%) JDBC
6 3 (33.33%) JMS
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) JSP
6 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle