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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing Java 49 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.36% 2.66% 6.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.97% 9.17% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 25
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 - £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
223 240 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.92% 28.99% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 168 152
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 38 (39.58%) Oracle
2 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 32 (33.33%) HTML
4 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (28.13%) Spring
6 22 (22.92%) J2EE
6 22 (22.92%) CSS
6 22 (22.92%) Linux
7 21 (21.88%) Unix
8 19 (19.79%) jQuery
9 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 18 (18.75%) Web Services
9 18 (18.75%) SQL
10 17 (17.71%) Finance
10 17 (17.71%) Web Development
11 16 (16.67%) HTML5
12 15 (15.63%) Windows
12 15 (15.63%) CRM
13 14 (14.58%) XML
13 14 (14.58%) ITIL
13 14 (14.58%) TDD
14 13 (13.54%) PHP
15 12 (12.50%) SOAP
15 12 (12.50%) REST
16 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
16 11 (11.46%) Perl
16 11 (11.46%) Banking
17 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
17 10 (10.42%) .NET
17 10 (10.42%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 9 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.33%) JBoss
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.25%) Documentum
4 6 (6.25%) Node.js
5 5 (5.21%) Captiva
5 5 (5.21%) CMS
6 4 (4.17%) Apache
6 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.17%) Liferay
6 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.13%) Mule
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.13%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.08%) WildFly
9 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) BigMachines
1 6 (6.25%) Eloqua
2 4 (4.17%) INSURE/90
3 1 (1.04%) Magento
3 1 (1.04%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.04%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) SaaS
2 6 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) SSH
1 9 (9.38%) SSL
2 4 (4.17%) Network Security
3 3 (3.13%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.17%) DTS
4 4 (4.17%) MySQL
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.13%) DB2
5 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.04%) Big Data
7 1 (1.04%) HBase
7 1 (1.04%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.29%) Subversion
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (6.25%) Selenium
5 4 (4.17%) Ant
5 4 (4.17%) JUnit
5 4 (4.17%) Maven
5 4 (4.17%) Toad
6 3 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.13%) ClearQuest
6 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.13%) PVCS
7 2 (2.08%) Hudson
7 2 (2.08%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Automotive
3 4 (4.17%) Billing
3 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Front Office
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Developer
2 29 (30.21%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Architect
5 8 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.17%) AS400 Developer
8 4 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Java Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.17%) RPG Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.33%) HTML
2 27 (28.13%) Spring
3 22 (22.92%) CSS
3 22 (22.92%) J2EE
4 19 (19.79%) jQuery
5 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 18 (18.75%) Web Services
6 16 (16.67%) HTML5
7 14 (14.58%) XML
8 12 (12.50%) REST
8 12 (12.50%) SOAP
9 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.42%) .NET
10 10 (10.42%) CSS3
11 8 (8.33%) JSON
12 7 (7.29%) Ajax
12 7 (7.29%) Mason
12 7 (7.29%) Spring MVC
13 6 (6.25%) Visualforce
14 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Digital Media
2 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.17%) AS400
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.17%) iSeries
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.08%) Derivative
5 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.04%) RIA
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Linux
2 21 (21.88%) Unix
3 15 (15.63%) Windows
4 6 (6.25%) AIX
4 6 (6.25%) Solaris
4 6 (6.25%) SUSE
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.71%) Web Development
3 15 (15.63%) CRM
4 14 (14.58%) ITIL
4 14 (14.58%) TDD
5 10 (10.42%) MVC
6 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.33%) ERP
7 8 (8.33%) OO
7 8 (8.33%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) BDD
8 7 (7.29%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.25%) Investment Management
9 6 (6.25%) Service Management
9 6 (6.25%) SOA
10 5 (5.21%) Functional Testing
10 5 (5.21%) Project Management
10 5 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
2 18 (18.75%) SQL
3 13 (13.54%) PHP
4 11 (11.46%) Perl
5 8 (8.33%) VB
6 7 (7.29%) C++
7 6 (6.25%) Apex Code
7 6 (6.25%) C
7 6 (6.25%) Korn
8 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.21%) Python
9 4 (4.17%) C#
9 4 (4.17%) RPG
9 4 (4.17%) RPG IV
9 4 (4.17%) RPG/400
9 4 (4.17%) XPath
10 2 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) Scala
10 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.04%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) BMC
2 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (6.25%) Siebel
2 6 (6.25%) VMware
3 5 (5.21%) EMC
3 5 (5.21%) Pega
4 4 (4.17%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.13%) Citrix
5 3 (3.13%) F5
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.08%) Apigee
6 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (2.08%) hybris
6 2 (2.08%) Lotus
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.04%) SunGard
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £250 - £325 per day
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