The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 44 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.82% 1.25% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.29% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £413 £369 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £445 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
Java Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
720 697 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.51% 96.67% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 436 410
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 57 (98.28%) Java
2 34 (58.62%) HTML
3 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (51.72%) Spring
4 30 (51.72%) J2EE
5 28 (48.28%) CSS
6 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
7 22 (37.93%) Oracle
8 19 (32.76%) Web Services
8 19 (32.76%) Web Development
9 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
10 17 (29.31%) jQuery
11 15 (25.86%) TDD
11 15 (25.86%) Subversion
11 15 (25.86%) XML
11 15 (25.86%) OO
12 14 (24.14%) JUnit
12 14 (24.14%) SQL
12 14 (24.14%) MVC
13 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
13 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
14 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (20.69%) JSP
14 12 (20.69%) OOP
15 11 (18.97%) Linux
15 11 (18.97%) WebLogic
15 11 (18.97%) Spring MVC
15 11 (18.97%) JIRA
16 10 (17.24%) Maven

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.97%) WebLogic
2 10 (17.24%) CMS
2 10 (17.24%) JBoss
3 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.90%) Documentum
5 3 (5.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Apache
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (5.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.45%) WildFly
7 1 (1.72%) Confluence
7 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.72%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.17%) DB2
6 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Subversion
2 14 (24.14%) JUnit
3 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
3 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.97%) JIRA
5 10 (17.24%) Ant
5 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
5 10 (17.24%) Maven
6 8 (13.79%) ClearQuest
6 8 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (13.79%) Selenium
7 5 (8.62%) Artifactory
8 4 (6.90%) Toad
9 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.17%) Log4j
9 3 (5.17%) Mockito
9 3 (5.17%) PVCS
10 2 (3.45%) QUnit
10 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.52%) Automotive
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) HTML
2 30 (51.72%) J2EE
2 30 (51.72%) Spring
3 28 (48.28%) CSS
4 19 (32.76%) Web Services
5 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
6 17 (29.31%) jQuery
7 15 (25.86%) XML
8 12 (20.69%) JSP
9 11 (18.97%) Spring MVC
10 10 (17.24%) Struts
11 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.79%) Java EE
11 8 (13.79%) JMS
12 7 (12.07%) Apache CXF
13 6 (10.34%) SOAP
14 5 (8.62%) REST
14 5 (8.62%) Servlets
15 4 (6.90%) HTML5
15 4 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
2 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Unix
3 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Web Development
3 15 (25.86%) OO
3 15 (25.86%) TDD
4 14 (24.14%) MVC
5 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.69%) OOP
6 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (13.79%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (13.79%) UML
8 6 (10.34%) ETL
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
9 4 (6.90%) Case Management
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) ITSM
9 4 (6.90%) Scrum
9 4 (6.90%) Service Management
9 4 (6.90%) SOA
9 4 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) Java
2 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.90%) C++
5 4 (6.90%) PHP
5 4 (6.90%) VB
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) R
7 2 (3.45%) XQuery
8 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) OCPJP
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Sun Certification
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) EMC
2 4 (6.90%) IBM
2 4 (6.90%) Pega
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe
3 3 (5.17%) hybris
3 3 (5.17%) Misys
4 2 (3.45%) Endeca