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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 46 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 22 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.87% 0.72% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 0.77% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 12
Median daily rate £400 £273 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £325 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +8.28%
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
706 779 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.05% 93.74% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 530 340
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 27
Median hourly rate £15.48 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 29 (96.67%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) Spring
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 12 (40.00%) J2EE
5 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
7 8 (26.67%) Web Services
7 8 (26.67%) jQuery
7 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) SOAP
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) Subversion
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development
10 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
10 5 (16.67%) Unix
10 5 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (13.33%) Sun Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Maven
11 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
11 4 (13.33%) REST
11 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 4 (13.33%) Liferay
12 3 (10.00%) Mule
12 3 (10.00%) Apache CXF
12 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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 (13.33%) Liferay
2 3 (10.00%) Mule
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) WildFly
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
5 3 (10.00%) Ant
5 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (10.00%) ClearQuest
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) PVCS
5 3 (10.00%) Toad
6 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) Spring
2 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) J2EE
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) REST
8 3 (10.00%) Apache CXF
8 3 (10.00%) DOM
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) JPA
8 3 (10.00%) JSP
8 3 (10.00%) Servlets
9 2 (6.67%) Ajax
9 2 (6.67%) Guice
9 2 (6.67%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) ITSM
7 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Sun Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.67%) Google
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