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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 32 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.15% 0.53% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 0.55% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 7
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £325 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
749 727 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.52% 97.19% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 452 379
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 62 (98.41%) Java
2 36 (57.14%) Spring
3 34 (53.97%) HTML
3 34 (53.97%) J2EE
4 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (42.86%) CSS
6 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
7 22 (34.92%) Hibernate
8 20 (31.75%) Oracle
9 19 (30.16%) Web Services
10 18 (28.57%) Web Development
10 18 (28.57%) jQuery
11 17 (26.98%) OO
12 15 (23.81%) XML
12 15 (23.81%) SQL
12 15 (23.81%) OOP
12 15 (23.81%) Subversion
13 14 (22.22%) Maven
13 14 (22.22%) TDD
13 14 (22.22%) JSP
13 14 (22.22%) WebLogic
13 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
14 13 (20.63%) JUnit
14 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (19.05%) Unix
15 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
16 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
16 11 (17.46%) Defect Tracking
16 11 (17.46%) Eclipse

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 14 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.87%) CMS
3 7 (11.11%) JBoss
3 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.35%) Documentum
5 4 (6.35%) Liferay
6 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Apache
6 3 (4.76%) Mule
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.17%) WildFly
8 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.94%) DB2
6 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.17%) MySQL
8 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Subversion
2 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 14 (22.22%) Maven
3 13 (20.63%) JUnit
4 11 (17.46%) ClearQuest
4 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
4 11 (17.46%) JIRA
5 10 (15.87%) Ant
5 10 (15.87%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (12.70%) Artifactory
7 7 (11.11%) Toad
8 6 (9.52%) PVCS
9 5 (7.94%) Selenium
10 3 (4.76%) Log4j
11 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
11 2 (3.17%) Mockito
11 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
11 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.29%) Automotive
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) Spring
2 34 (53.97%) HTML
2 34 (53.97%) J2EE
3 27 (42.86%) CSS
4 22 (34.92%) Hibernate
5 19 (30.16%) Web Services
6 18 (28.57%) jQuery
7 15 (23.81%) XML
8 14 (22.22%) JSP
9 10 (15.87%) Apache CXF
10 9 (14.29%) Spring MVC
11 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
12 7 (11.11%) Servlets
13 5 (7.94%) HTML5
13 5 (7.94%) Struts
14 4 (6.35%) SOAP
15 3 (4.76%) DOM
15 3 (4.76%) Java EE
15 3 (4.76%) JMS
16 2 (3.17%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Unix
2 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Web Development
3 17 (26.98%) OO
4 15 (23.81%) OOP
5 14 (22.22%) TDD
6 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.46%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (15.87%) MVC
8 10 (15.87%) UML
9 9 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (9.52%) ETL
10 6 (9.52%) ITIL
10 6 (9.52%) ITSM
10 6 (9.52%) Service Management
11 5 (7.94%) BDD
12 4 (6.35%) Case Management
12 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.35%) SOA
12 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
12 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.11%) C++
5 7 (11.11%) VB
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) R
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) Sun Certification
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (7.94%) OCPJP
6 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (6.35%) EMC
3 4 (6.35%) Pega
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe
4 3 (4.76%) Misys