The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Java SE
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
146 210 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.16% 25.49% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 157 109
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -53.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the Birmingham region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham