The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 118 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.28% 3.07% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.70% 9.75% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 6 20
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £344 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
Java
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
283 236 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.66% 31.47% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 137 138
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% -23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Java.

1 91 (54.49%) HTML
2 76 (45.51%) CSS
3 67 (40.12%) Oracle
4 64 (38.32%) JavaScript
5 57 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (33.53%) Web Development
6 56 (33.53%) SQL
7 55 (32.93%) Web Services
7 55 (32.93%) Spring
8 50 (29.94%) J2EE
9 47 (28.14%) XML
9 47 (28.14%) JBoss
10 43 (25.75%) OO
10 43 (25.75%) WebLogic
11 42 (25.15%) JSP
12 37 (22.16%) SQL Server
13 36 (21.56%) TDD
14 35 (20.96%) jQuery
15 34 (20.36%) Tomcat
16 32 (19.16%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (16.77%) IBM
17 28 (16.77%) Hibernate
18 27 (16.17%) JMS
18 27 (16.17%) DB2
19 26 (15.57%) MVC
19 26 (15.57%) Oracle Database
19 26 (15.57%) Relational Database
20 25 (14.97%) Finance
21 24 (14.37%) Linux
22 23 (13.77%) Windows

Java
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 47 (28.14%) JBoss
2 43 (25.75%) WebLogic
3 34 (20.36%) Tomcat
4 23 (13.77%) WebSphere
5 22 (13.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 21 (12.57%) CMS
7 15 (8.98%) Apache ServiceMix
7 15 (8.98%) Mule
8 12 (7.19%) Apache
9 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.99%) Documentum
10 5 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.40%) Liferay
11 4 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.80%) Mule ESB
13 2 (1.20%) IIS
13 2 (1.20%) WildFly
14 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) MS Office
2 8 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) INSURE/90
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.60%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Network Security
2 4 (2.40%) BIG-IP
2 4 (2.40%) SSH
2 4 (2.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.60%) SNMP
3 1 (0.60%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.17%) DB2
3 26 (15.57%) Oracle Database
3 26 (15.57%) Relational Database
4 19 (11.38%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (10.18%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.59%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (6.59%) Oracle OWB
7 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.99%) MySQL
10 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Log4j
2 20 (11.98%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.78%) JUnit
3 18 (10.78%) Maven
3 18 (10.78%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (10.18%) Eclipse
5 16 (9.58%) ClearQuest
5 16 (9.58%) JIRA
5 16 (9.58%) Subversion
6 15 (8.98%) Selenium
7 13 (7.78%) Ant
8 12 (7.19%) Toad
9 11 (6.59%) Artifactory
9 11 (6.59%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.79%) PVCS
10 8 (4.79%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.80%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.80%) NUnit
11 3 (1.80%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (14.97%) Finance
2 22 (13.17%) Back Office
3 18 (10.78%) Automotive
4 16 (9.58%) Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 107 (64.07%) Developer
2 61 (36.53%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.97%) Consultant
4 14 (8.38%) Architect
4 14 (8.38%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (7.19%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (6.59%) Java Consultant
7 10 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (5.39%) Automation Tester
8 9 (5.39%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.39%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Tester
9 8 (4.79%) MuleSoft Developer
9 8 (4.79%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (4.79%) QA Tester
10 7 (4.19%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.59%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (54.49%) HTML
2 76 (45.51%) CSS
3 55 (32.93%) Spring
3 55 (32.93%) Web Services
4 50 (29.94%) J2EE
5 47 (28.14%) XML
6 42 (25.15%) JSP
7 35 (20.96%) jQuery
8 28 (16.77%) Hibernate
9 27 (16.17%) JMS
10 23 (13.77%) JSON
11 22 (13.17%) Java EE
12 19 (11.38%) RESTful
13 18 (10.78%) HTML5
13 18 (10.78%) Spring MVC
14 16 (9.58%) Servlets
15 15 (8.98%) Apache CXF
16 13 (7.78%) CSS3
16 13 (7.78%) Struts
17 11 (6.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Digital Media
2 10 (5.99%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.40%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.80%) AS400
6 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.80%) iSeries
7 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.20%) User Experience
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Linux
2 23 (13.77%) Windows
3 19 (11.38%) Unix
4 7 (4.19%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.53%) Web Development
3 43 (25.75%) OO
4 36 (21.56%) TDD
5 32 (19.16%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (15.57%) MVC
7 22 (13.17%) OOP
8 20 (11.98%) ITIL
9 19 (11.38%) DevOps
9 19 (11.38%) Open Source
9 19 (11.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (9.58%) Defect Tracking
10 16 (9.58%) Test Automation
10 16 (9.58%) UML
11 15 (8.98%) API Development
12 14 (8.38%) BDD
13 13 (7.78%) Configuration Management
13 13 (7.78%) Release Management
14 12 (7.19%) CRM
14 12 (7.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.32%) JavaScript
2 56 (33.53%) SQL
3 17 (10.18%) PL/SQL
4 16 (9.58%) C++
5 14 (8.38%) VB
6 13 (7.78%) C#
6 13 (7.78%) PHP
7 8 (4.79%) C
8 4 (2.40%) R
9 3 (1.80%) Python
9 3 (1.80%) RPG
9 3 (1.80%) RPG IV
9 3 (1.80%) RPG/400
9 3 (1.80%) Ruby
9 3 (1.80%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) ABAP
11 1 (0.60%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.39%) Degree
3 9 (5.39%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (5.39%) Sun Certification
4 8 (4.79%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.60%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 67 (40.12%) Oracle
2 28 (16.77%) IBM
3 22 (13.17%) Misys
4 15 (8.98%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.79%) Pega
6 7 (4.19%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.59%) VMware
7 6 (3.59%) WSO2
8 4 (2.40%) BEA
8 4 (2.40%) EMC
8 4 (2.40%) F5
8 4 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.40%) Sybase
8 4 (2.40%) Vitria
9 3 (1.80%) Adobe
10 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) SAP
10 1 (0.60%) TIBCO