Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 173 169
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 23 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.65% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 2.57% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 9
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -28.57% +70.73%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £425
90th Percentile £484 £451 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £434
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -8.00% +3.09%

Java EE 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 West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1069 1520 1212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.34% 25.17% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 950 755
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £550 £513 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.22 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -12.86% +12.51%
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.45 £12.21
90th Percentile £40.33 £39.50 £42.92
England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £36.38
% change year-on-year +8.72% +2.41% +3.93%

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
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 27 July 2017. 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 -3 7 £400 +6.67%
Coventry +18 6 £350 -33.33%
Warwickshire +7 6 - -
Shropshire +32 2 - -
Staffordshire +6 1 £425 +30.77%
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) Spring
3 18 (78.26%) Hibernate
4 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (73.91%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (73.91%) Spring Boot
5 16 (69.57%) TDD
5 16 (69.57%) Scrum
5 16 (69.57%) SQL
5 16 (69.57%) JBoss
6 14 (60.87%) Oracle
7 13 (56.52%) SOA
7 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
7 13 (56.52%) Kanban
7 13 (56.52%) Unit Testing
7 13 (56.52%) NoSQL
7 13 (56.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (52.17%) RESTful
8 12 (52.17%) JUnit
8 12 (52.17%) Degree
9 11 (47.83%) Predictive Analytics
9 11 (47.83%) Mathematics
9 11 (47.83%) GlassFish
9 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
9 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (47.83%) MySQL
9 11 (47.83%) DSDM
9 11 (47.83%) JMS
9 11 (47.83%) Scala
9 11 (47.83%) Hadoop

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 16 (69.57%) JBoss
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (47.83%) Apache Spark
3 11 (47.83%) GlassFish
3 11 (47.83%) WildFly
4 2 (8.70%) Mule
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) NoSQL
2 11 (47.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (47.83%) Big Data
2 11 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 11 (47.83%) MongoDB
2 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
2 12 (52.17%) JUnit
3 11 (47.83%) Hudson
3 11 (47.83%) JBehave
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) Maven
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Senior Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Digital Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Programmer
5 4 (17.39%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Hybris Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Messaging Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) Spring
2 18 (78.26%) Hibernate
3 17 (73.91%) Spring Boot
4 12 (52.17%) RESTful
5 11 (47.83%) HornetQ
5 11 (47.83%) JAX-RS
5 11 (47.83%) JMS
5 11 (47.83%) RESTEasy
5 11 (47.83%) WireMock
6 7 (30.43%) JPA
6 7 (30.43%) REST
6 7 (30.43%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) XSLT
9 2 (8.70%) Java SE
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) Middleware
9 2 (8.70%) WSDL
9 2 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Android
1 11 (47.83%) Apple iOS
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) HPUX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (73.91%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (69.57%) Scrum
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 13 (56.52%) Kanban
3 13 (56.52%) SOA
3 13 (56.52%) Unit Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Analytics
4 11 (47.83%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (47.83%) DSDM
4 11 (47.83%) Functional Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Mathematics
4 11 (47.83%) Personalization
4 11 (47.83%) Predictive Analytics
4 11 (47.83%) Software Delivery
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Scala
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Groovy
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) webMethods
2 2 (8.70%) WSO2
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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