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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 33 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 26 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.54% 3.07% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.66% 9.31% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £188 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
223 247 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.34% 33.02% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 137 170
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -44.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £18.15 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £22.90 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.67%) HTML
2 12 (26.67%) Web Services
3 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 11 (24.44%) jQuery
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) UNIX
4 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 10 (22.22%) HTML5
5 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (20.00%) MVC
6 8 (17.78%) DataPower
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
7 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (15.56%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) MySQL
8 6 (13.33%) Oracle
8 6 (13.33%) Windows
8 6 (13.33%) SOAP
8 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Finance
8 6 (13.33%) RESTful
9 5 (11.11%) REST
9 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 5 (11.11%) SDLC
9 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.44%) CouchDB
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Mockito
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Spock
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.22%) SAP Architect
8 1 (2.22%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Data Integration Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Data Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) HTML
1 12 (26.67%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) Spring
2 11 (24.44%) jQuery
3 10 (22.22%) HTML5
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (15.56%) .NET
6 6 (13.33%) SOAP
6 6 (13.33%) RESTful
7 5 (11.11%) REST
7 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.11%) XML
8 4 (8.89%) Middleware
8 4 (8.89%) DOM
8 4 (8.89%) JSP
9 3 (6.67%) Servlets
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) DataPower
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) UNIX
3 6 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Scrum
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) MVC
3 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (15.56%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Time Management
7 3 (6.67%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) BDD
7 3 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (4.44%) ATDD
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.67%) C
3 3 (6.67%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) webMethods
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) hybris
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) Demandware
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Sun
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) ATG
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
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