The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 54 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.66% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
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£313 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
697 603 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.69% 93.06% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 382 298
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.50 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Spring
3 11 (73.33%) J2EE
4 8 (53.33%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Ant
5 6 (40.00%) JSP
5 6 (40.00%) Maven
5 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) CMS
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Java EE
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) HP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) JBoss
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (13.33%) Magnolia
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Ant
1 6 (40.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Spring
2 11 (73.33%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) JSP
3 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Java EE
5 3 (20.00%) Servlets
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
6 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (13.33%) JSTL
6 2 (13.33%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) JPA
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) J2SE
7 1 (6.67%) JSF
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) ATDD
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Alterian
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