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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.50
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
156 107 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.46% 17.98% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 71 76
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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