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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 48 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.28% 1.67% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.79% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £419 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +8.43%
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
672 615 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.59% 93.18% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 390 382
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 £270 £183 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.90 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -11.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) HTML
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (59.46%) Spring
4 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
6 15 (40.54%) J2EE
7 13 (35.14%) jQuery
8 12 (32.43%) Web Development
9 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
10 10 (27.03%) Oracle
10 10 (27.03%) Web Services
10 10 (27.03%) Selenium
11 9 (24.32%) Finance
11 9 (24.32%) REST
11 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
12 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
12 8 (21.62%) TDD
12 8 (21.62%) Struts
12 8 (21.62%) MVC
13 7 (18.92%) OO
13 7 (18.92%) JMS
13 7 (18.92%) XML
13 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
13 7 (18.92%) Java EE
14 6 (16.22%) JIRA
14 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (16.22%) SC 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 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) Documentum
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) Hazelcast
4 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.41%) DB2
6 2 (5.41%) Endeca
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.41%) Redis
7 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
3 6 (16.22%) JUnit
4 5 (13.51%) Ant
4 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.81%) Subversion
6 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.41%) Checkstyle
7 2 (5.41%) ClearQuest
7 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (5.41%) Log4j
7 2 (5.41%) Maven
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (5.41%) Protractor
7 2 (5.41%) QUnit
7 2 (5.41%) TestNG
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) Spring
3 19 (51.35%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
5 15 (40.54%) J2EE
6 13 (35.14%) jQuery
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 9 (24.32%) REST
9 8 (21.62%) Struts
10 7 (18.92%) Java EE
10 7 (18.92%) JMS
10 7 (18.92%) XML
11 5 (13.51%) JSP
11 5 (13.51%) RESTful
11 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
11 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
12 4 (10.81%) .NET
12 4 (10.81%) SOAP
13 3 (8.11%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Web Development
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) OOP
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.51%) SOLID
7 4 (10.81%) Case Management
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) UML
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) VB
5 2 (5.41%) XQuery
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) OCPJP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) EMC
2 4 (10.81%) Pega
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) hybris
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Misys
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft