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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 59 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 1.48% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.65% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate
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£273 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
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
777 544 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.50% 89.62% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 313 258
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 31
Average hourly rate £13.19 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) DOM
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) ATDD
6 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
6 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) DOM
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
5 1 (11.11%) Dojo
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (22.22%) BDD
1 2 (22.22%) ATDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle