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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 74 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.78% 3.78% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.51% 12.86% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 10
Median daily rate £425 £450 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +43.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £660 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
269 210 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.54% 29.37% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 146
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 104 (55.91%) HTML
2 90 (48.39%) CSS
3 77 (41.40%) Oracle
4 74 (39.78%) JavaScript
5 72 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (37.10%) Web Development
7 65 (34.95%) Web Services
8 59 (31.72%) SQL
9 58 (31.18%) JBoss
10 52 (27.96%) XML
11 51 (27.42%) Spring
12 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 47 (25.27%) TDD
14 46 (24.73%) WebLogic
14 46 (24.73%) JSP
15 43 (23.12%) Tomcat
15 43 (23.12%) J2EE
16 41 (22.04%) OO
16 41 (22.04%) jQuery
17 39 (20.97%) JMS
18 36 (19.35%) Linux
19 35 (18.82%) MVC
20 34 (18.28%) Java EE
20 34 (18.28%) IBM
20 34 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (17.20%) DB2
22 28 (15.05%) WebLogic Portal
22 28 (15.05%) Misys
22 28 (15.05%) WebSphere
22 28 (15.05%) Back Office

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 58 (31.18%) JBoss
2 46 (24.73%) WebLogic
3 43 (23.12%) Tomcat
4 28 (15.05%) WebLogic Portal
4 28 (15.05%) WebSphere
5 20 (10.75%) CMS
6 19 (10.22%) Apache
7 15 (8.06%) Apache ServiceMix
8 12 (6.45%) Mule
9 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.69%) Documentum
10 5 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.15%) Confluence
11 4 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.61%) Mule ESB
13 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
13 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (1.08%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.30%) MS Office
2 8 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.54%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Google Play
3 1 (0.54%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.14%) Network Security
2 8 (4.30%) SSL
3 4 (2.15%) BIG-IP
3 4 (2.15%) SSH
4 3 (1.61%) HTTP
4 3 (1.61%) IMAP
4 3 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.61%) S/MIME
4 3 (1.61%) SMTP
5 2 (1.08%) Internet
5 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.54%) SNMP
6 1 (0.54%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.20%) DB2
3 27 (14.52%) Oracle Database
4 25 (13.44%) Relational Database
5 16 (8.60%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (8.06%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (4.30%) MySQL
9 7 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.76%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.08%) InfluxDB
13 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.54%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 28 (15.05%) Jenkins
1 28 (15.05%) Log4j
2 25 (13.44%) Git (software)
3 23 (12.37%) Selenium
4 20 (10.75%) JIRA
4 20 (10.75%) JUnit
5 16 (8.60%) Maven
5 16 (8.60%) Subversion
6 15 (8.06%) Cucumber
6 15 (8.06%) Eclipse
6 15 (8.06%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (7.53%) Ant
8 13 (6.99%) ClearQuest
9 12 (6.45%) WebDriver
10 8 (4.30%) Artifactory
10 8 (4.30%) Toad
11 5 (2.69%) PVCS
12 4 (2.15%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (2.15%) Mockito
General
1 28 (15.05%) Back Office
2 27 (14.52%) Finance
3 19 (10.22%) Banking
4 18 (9.68%) Automotive
5 4 (2.15%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Billing
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (56.99%) Developer
2 56 (30.11%) Java Developer
3 32 (17.20%) Consultant
4 20 (10.75%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (8.60%) Architect
6 13 (6.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (6.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (5.91%) Java Consultant
7 11 (5.91%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 9 (4.84%) Tester
9 8 (4.30%) MuleSoft Developer
9 8 (4.30%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (4.30%) QA Tester
9 8 (4.30%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (55.91%) HTML
2 90 (48.39%) CSS
3 65 (34.95%) Web Services
4 52 (27.96%) XML
5 51 (27.42%) Spring
6 46 (24.73%) JSP
7 43 (23.12%) J2EE
8 41 (22.04%) jQuery
9 39 (20.97%) JMS
10 34 (18.28%) Java EE
11 24 (12.90%) RESTful
11 24 (12.90%) Spring MVC
12 23 (12.37%) Hibernate
12 23 (12.37%) Struts
13 22 (11.83%) JSON
14 21 (11.29%) HTML5
15 14 (7.53%) .NET
15 14 (7.53%) Servlets
16 13 (6.99%) CSS3
17 12 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Digital Media
2 13 (6.99%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.15%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.15%) PKI
7 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.08%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.35%) Linux
2 21 (11.29%) Windows
3 19 (10.22%) Unix
4 7 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.15%) Android
5 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.08%) CentOS
7 2 (1.08%) Solaris
7 2 (1.08%) SUSE
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.10%) Web Development
3 47 (25.27%) TDD
4 41 (22.04%) OO
5 35 (18.82%) MVC
6 34 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (13.44%) DevOps
8 21 (11.29%) Open Source
9 20 (10.75%) OOP
9 20 (10.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (10.22%) ERP
11 18 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 18 (9.68%) CRM
12 16 (8.60%) BDD
12 16 (8.60%) ITIL
12 16 (8.60%) Test Automation
13 15 (8.06%) API Development
14 14 (7.53%) Front End Development
14 14 (7.53%) UML
15 13 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.78%) JavaScript
2 59 (31.72%) SQL
3 17 (9.14%) PHP
4 15 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 13 (6.99%) C#
6 10 (5.38%) C++
6 10 (5.38%) VB
7 8 (4.30%) Python
8 7 (3.76%) Ruby
9 6 (3.23%) C
10 4 (2.15%) R
11 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.08%) Go
12 2 (1.08%) Perl
12 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.08%) VBA
12 2 (1.08%) XQuery
13 1 (0.54%) Groovy
13 1 (0.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (10.22%) SC Cleared
1 19 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.30%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) OCPJP
2 8 (4.30%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (3.23%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) CCNA
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.91%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Docker
2 4 (2.15%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (4.30%) Puppet
2 6 (3.23%) Ansible
2 6 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.15%) Mesos
4 4 (2.15%) Terraform
5 2 (1.08%) Graphite
5 2 (1.08%) Marathon
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.54%) Rancher
6 1 (0.54%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 77 (41.40%) Oracle
2 34 (18.28%) IBM
3 28 (15.05%) Misys
4 15 (8.06%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.30%) Pega
6 7 (3.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.23%) VMware
7 6 (3.23%) WSO2
8 4 (2.15%) BEA
8 4 (2.15%) EMC
8 4 (2.15%) F5
8 4 (2.15%) Sybase
8 4 (2.15%) Vitria
9 3 (1.61%) Adobe
9 3 (1.61%) hybris
9 3 (1.61%) Proofpoint
10 2 (1.08%) Endeca
10 2 (1.08%) ILOG
10 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.54%) Google
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