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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 56 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.83% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £374 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
680 604 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.77% 91.93% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 377 349
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) J2EE
3 12 (70.59%) Spring
4 11 (64.71%) UNIX
5 10 (58.82%) JSP
6 9 (52.94%) Maven
7 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
8 7 (41.18%) Ant
8 7 (41.18%) XML
8 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
9 6 (35.29%) HTML
9 6 (35.29%) Oracle
9 6 (35.29%) CSS
9 6 (35.29%) Linux
9 6 (35.29%) Apache
9 6 (35.29%) CMS
9 6 (35.29%) jQuery
10 5 (29.41%) XSLT
10 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
10 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
10 5 (29.41%) Alterian
10 5 (29.41%) Subversion
10 5 (29.41%) JSTL
10 5 (29.41%) REST
10 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
11 4 (23.53%) OO
11 4 (23.53%) JBoss
11 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
12 3 (17.65%) .NET

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 6 (35.29%) CMS
2 6 (35.29%) Apache
3 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 7 (41.18%) Ant
3 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) J2EE
2 12 (70.59%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) JSP
4 7 (41.18%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) XSLT
6 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 5 (29.41%) JSTL
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Servlets
7 3 (17.65%) Java EE
8 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
9 1 (5.88%) JSF
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (5.88%) J2SE
9 1 (5.88%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.88%) ATDD
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Alterian
3 4 (23.53%) JBoss
4 3 (17.65%) HP
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