The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 32 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 24 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.81% 6.61% 5.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.26% 18.54% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.62% +17.64%
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
181 205 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.73% 35.65% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 123 90
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -51.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) .NET
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Banking
4 10 (20.00%) Spring
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (20.00%) UNIX
5 9 (18.00%) J2EE
5 9 (18.00%) HTML
6 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) Finance
7 7 (14.00%) C
7 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.00%) Citrix
8 6 (12.00%) IBM Notes
8 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (12.00%) MS Office
8 6 (12.00%) XML
8 6 (12.00%) Back Office
8 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 6 (12.00%) Logistics
8 6 (12.00%) Symantec
8 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
8 6 (12.00%) Lotus
8 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (12.00%) Degree
8 6 (12.00%) Computer Science

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) SAS
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.00%) Magnolia
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.00%) CICS
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (20.00%) Banking
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 6 (12.00%) Back Office
4 5 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.00%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Head of Software Development
8 1 (2.00%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) Spring
3 9 (18.00%) J2EE
3 9 (18.00%) HTML
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
5 6 (12.00%) XML
6 5 (10.00%) Middleware
6 5 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (8.00%) JSP
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) Servlets
8 3 (6.00%) jQuery
9 2 (4.00%) BREW
9 2 (4.00%) JSON
9 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.00%) CSS3
9 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.00%) SOAP
9 2 (4.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) IVR
2 5 (10.00%) FMCG
3 2 (4.00%) Health Informatics
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Informatics
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.00%) HACMP
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) UNIX
3 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.00%) MVC
2 6 (12.00%) Logistics
3 5 (10.00%) Time Management
4 4 (8.00%) SOA
4 4 (8.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.00%) OO
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (4.00%) BDD
6 2 (4.00%) ATDD
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.00%) Workflow
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Scrum
6 2 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C
2 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) Scala
4 3 (6.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.00%) R
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) VC++
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) COBOL
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
2 6 (12.00%) Lotus
2 6 (12.00%) Symantec
3 5 (10.00%) Sun
3 5 (10.00%) webMethods
3 5 (10.00%) RedPrairie
4 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) BEA
6 2 (4.00%) Cerner
6 2 (4.00%) Apple
6 2 (4.00%) Vitria
6 2 (4.00%) Pega
6 2 (4.00%) Syclo
6 2 (4.00%) Nintex
7 1 (2.00%) Talend
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.00%) Adobe
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