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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.35% 1.10% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.18% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +23.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £404 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
568 592 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.11% 93.08% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 364 325
Median daily rate £380 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 27 (96.43%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) Spring
3 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) Hibernate
6 12 (42.86%) jQuery
7 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
7 11 (39.29%) CSS
8 10 (35.71%) J2EE
8 10 (35.71%) REST
9 9 (32.14%) Web Development
10 8 (28.57%) Finance
11 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
12 6 (21.43%) Hazelcast
12 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
12 6 (21.43%) Selenium
12 6 (21.43%) MVC
12 6 (21.43%) Oracle
12 6 (21.43%) Struts
12 6 (21.43%) Web Services
12 6 (21.43%) SOLID
12 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (17.86%) JMS
13 5 (17.86%) TDD
13 5 (17.86%) Java EE
13 5 (17.86%) RESTful
14 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
14 4 (14.29%) Git (software)

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 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) Hazelcast
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Endeca
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) Checkstyle
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (7.14%) Protractor
4 2 (7.14%) QUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) TestNG
5 1 (3.57%) git-flow
5 1 (3.57%) jMock
5 1 (3.57%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) MyEclipse
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) HTML
1 19 (67.86%) Spring
2 15 (53.57%) Hibernate
3 12 (42.86%) jQuery
4 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
4 11 (39.29%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) J2EE
5 10 (35.71%) REST
6 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
6 6 (21.43%) Struts
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) Java EE
7 5 (17.86%) JMS
7 5 (17.86%) RESTful
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) HTML5
8 4 (14.29%) SOAP
9 3 (10.71%) EJB
9 3 (10.71%) JDBC
9 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (21.43%) SOLID
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) XQuery
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) hybris
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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