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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 46 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 22 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.85% 4.81% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.49% 13.85% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +430.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
259 231 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.55% 34.74% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 163 127
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.25 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.27% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £25.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £175.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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 20 (35.71%) HTML
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.00%) MVC
4 14 (25.00%) jQuery
5 13 (23.21%) Spring
5 13 (23.21%) Oracle
5 13 (23.21%) CSS
6 12 (21.43%) UNIX
7 11 (19.64%) XML
7 11 (19.64%) J2EE
7 11 (19.64%) SQL
7 11 (19.64%) Finance
8 10 (17.86%) .NET
8 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
8 10 (17.86%) Android
9 9 (16.07%) HTML5
9 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
9 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
9 9 (16.07%) Android Development
9 9 (16.07%) Linux
9 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
10 8 (14.29%) Apache
10 8 (14.29%) Ant
10 8 (14.29%) MS Office
10 8 (14.29%) Banking
10 8 (14.29%) Ajax
11 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (12.50%) Web Development
11 7 (12.50%) AngularJS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.36%) CMS
7 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.79%) Node.js
8 1 (1.79%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LDAP
1 4 (7.14%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) LTE
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Ant
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
5 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.57%) ProC
5 2 (3.57%) JMeter
5 2 (3.57%) Xcode
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Private Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Back Office
6 2 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) HTML
2 14 (25.00%) jQuery
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) Spring
4 11 (19.64%) XML
4 11 (19.64%) J2EE
5 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 9 (16.07%) HTML5
7 8 (14.29%) Ajax
8 7 (12.50%) JSP
8 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.71%) PhoneGap
9 6 (10.71%) Spring MVC
9 6 (10.71%) JSON
10 5 (8.93%) Web Services
10 5 (8.93%) Java EE
10 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
11 4 (7.14%) JSF
11 4 (7.14%) Struts
12 3 (5.36%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.57%) Equities
5 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.79%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) UNIX
2 10 (17.86%) Android
3 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (7.14%) SUSE
6 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.36%) Windows
6 3 (5.36%) AIX
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) MVC
3 9 (16.07%) Android Development
4 7 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 7 (12.50%) TDD
4 7 (12.50%) OO
4 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (12.50%) Web Development
5 6 (10.71%) OOP
5 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.71%) SOA
6 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) UML
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Wealth Management
7 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 11 (19.64%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.50%) C++
5 6 (10.71%) C
5 6 (10.71%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) Perl
6 5 (8.93%) VBA
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Sencha
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (7.14%) Sun
3 4 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (5.36%) HP
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) Symantec
4 3 (5.36%) hybris
5 2 (3.57%) Alterian
5 2 (3.57%) Nintex
5 2 (3.57%) Lotus
5 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Google
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