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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 48 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.37% 1.45% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.52% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +21.11%

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
635 594 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.65% 95.65% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 367 346
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 28 February 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 25 (96.15%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Spring
3 18 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (61.54%) HTML
6 13 (50.00%) jQuery
6 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (42.31%) REST
8 10 (38.46%) J2EE
8 10 (38.46%) Web Development
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) TDD
9 9 (34.62%) SOLID
10 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
10 8 (30.77%) Spring Boot
10 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 7 (26.92%) Hazelcast
11 7 (26.92%) Scrum
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (19.23%) .NET
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle
12 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
12 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
12 5 (19.23%) HTML5
12 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
12 5 (19.23%) BDD
12 5 (19.23%) RESTful

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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 7 (26.92%) Hazelcast
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) Redis
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) JUnit
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (7.69%) Mockito
5 2 (7.69%) Protractor
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) TestNG
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) DbUnit
6 1 (3.85%) git-flow
6 1 (3.85%) Gradle
6 1 (3.85%) JProfiler
6 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) Spring
2 18 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 16 (61.54%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 13 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (42.31%) REST
6 10 (38.46%) J2EE
7 8 (30.77%) Spring Boot
8 7 (26.92%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) Java EE
9 5 (19.23%) RESTful
10 4 (15.38%) SOAP
11 3 (11.54%) DOM
11 3 (11.54%) JPA
11 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
11 3 (11.54%) Struts
11 3 (11.54%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Web Development
3 9 (34.62%) SOLID
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) hybris
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft