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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 27 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 32 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.90% 7.62% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.16% 23.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 13
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £545 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +16.07%

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
226 207 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.61% 32.19% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 135 104
Median daily rate £425 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.25 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -19.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.86%) HTML
3 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (29.03%) Spring
5 25 (26.88%) CSS
6 24 (25.81%) .NET
7 22 (23.66%) Finance
7 22 (23.66%) AngularJS
8 19 (20.43%) REST
9 18 (19.35%) Hibernate
9 18 (19.35%) Scrum
9 18 (19.35%) Web Development
9 18 (19.35%) jQuery
10 17 (18.28%) TDD
10 17 (18.28%) Linux
11 16 (17.20%) Python
12 15 (16.13%) J2EE
12 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 15 (16.13%) Web Services
12 15 (16.13%) XML
12 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
12 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
13 14 (15.05%) Ruby
13 14 (15.05%) Oracle
13 14 (15.05%) SQL
14 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (12.90%) HTML5
15 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (12.90%) Selenium
16 11 (11.83%) CRM

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 10 (10.75%) Apache
2 8 (8.60%) JBoss
3 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.38%) Confluence
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.15%) MindAlign
6 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.15%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.08%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.08%) Google Play
4 1 (1.08%) iTunes
4 1 (1.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) SSL
2 5 (5.38%) HTTP
2 5 (5.38%) Network Security
3 4 (4.30%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (4.30%) S/MIME
4 3 (3.23%) IMAP
4 3 (3.23%) LDAP
4 3 (3.23%) SMTP
5 2 (2.15%) Internet
5 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.08%) Skype
6 1 (1.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.53%) Hazelcast
5 5 (5.38%) EDRMS
5 5 (5.38%) MySQL
5 5 (5.38%) Redis
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.15%) DB2
8 2 (2.15%) InfluxDB
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.90%) Selenium
3 9 (9.68%) JIRA
4 7 (7.53%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.38%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.38%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (5.38%) Protractor
7 4 (4.30%) JUnit
8 3 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.23%) Subversion
8 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.23%) TestNG
9 2 (2.15%) JMeter
9 2 (2.15%) Log4j
9 2 (2.15%) Maven
9 2 (2.15%) Mockito
10 1 (1.08%) JProfiler
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (59.14%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.38%) Head of Development
7 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.30%) Head of Application Development
8 4 (4.30%) Head of Applications
8 4 (4.30%) Head of Support
8 4 (4.30%) Integration Developer
8 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.86%) HTML
2 27 (29.03%) Spring
3 25 (26.88%) CSS
4 24 (25.81%) .NET
5 22 (23.66%) AngularJS
6 19 (20.43%) REST
7 18 (19.35%) Hibernate
7 18 (19.35%) jQuery
8 15 (16.13%) J2EE
8 15 (16.13%) Web Services
8 15 (16.13%) XML
9 12 (12.90%) HTML5
10 10 (10.75%) RESTful
10 10 (10.75%) SOAP
11 9 (9.68%) Java EE
12 8 (8.60%) Spring Boot
13 7 (7.53%) React
14 6 (6.45%) Spring MVC
14 6 (6.45%) Struts
15 5 (5.38%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) User Experience
3 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.38%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.15%) CMDB
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 10 (10.75%) Unix
3 5 (5.38%) Android
3 5 (5.38%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
5 3 (3.23%) SUSE
6 2 (2.15%) AIX
6 2 (2.15%) CentOS
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) Scrum
2 18 (19.35%) Web Development
3 17 (18.28%) TDD
4 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.83%) CRM
5 11 (11.83%) MVC
5 11 (11.83%) Workflow
6 10 (10.75%) BDD
6 10 (10.75%) Open Source
6 10 (10.75%) SDLC
7 9 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (9.68%) SOLID
8 8 (8.60%) Change Management
8 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.60%) DevOps
8 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.20%) Python
3 14 (15.05%) Ruby
3 14 (15.05%) SQL
4 7 (7.53%) PHP
4 7 (7.53%) Scala
5 5 (5.38%) Perl
6 4 (4.30%) C#
7 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) ABAP
8 2 (2.15%) Go
8 2 (2.15%) Groovy
8 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.15%) XQuery
9 1 (1.08%) Korn
9 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.15%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) IFRS
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.15%) Postfix
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Puppet
2 9 (9.68%) Ansible
3 8 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.30%) Mesos
5 4 (4.30%) Terraform
6 2 (2.15%) Graphite
6 2 (2.15%) Marathon
7 1 (1.08%) Control-M
7 1 (1.08%) Kibana
7 1 (1.08%) logstash
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
7 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) IBM
4 6 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.23%) Proofpoint
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.15%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.15%) hybris
7 2 (2.15%) ILOG
7 2 (2.15%) Lotus
7 2 (2.15%) Misys
7 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.15%) Splunk
7 2 (2.15%) Syclo
7 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.08%) BMC
8 1 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.08%) HP
8 1 (1.08%) Kony