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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 113 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.45% 3.56% 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.93% 10.57% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 12 23
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £231 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £473 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.12%
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
283 246 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.19% 33.70% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 166 145
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 84 (50.60%) HTML
2 69 (41.57%) JavaScript
2 69 (41.57%) CSS
3 68 (40.96%) Oracle
4 58 (34.94%) Spring
5 53 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (31.33%) Web Development
6 52 (31.33%) J2EE
7 50 (30.12%) Web Services
8 49 (29.52%) SQL
9 42 (25.30%) XML
10 39 (23.49%) jQuery
11 36 (21.69%) JBoss
11 36 (21.69%) WebLogic
11 36 (21.69%) JSP
12 34 (20.48%) OO
13 33 (19.88%) TDD
14 31 (18.67%) Hibernate
15 30 (18.07%) Tomcat
15 30 (18.07%) SQL Server
16 29 (17.47%) MVC
17 28 (16.87%) Linux
17 28 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (15.66%) Oracle Database
19 25 (15.06%) Windows
20 24 (14.46%) IBM
20 24 (14.46%) Finance
21 23 (13.86%) DB2
21 23 (13.86%) Relational Database
22 22 (13.25%) ITIL

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 36 (21.69%) JBoss
1 36 (21.69%) WebLogic
2 30 (18.07%) Tomcat
3 19 (11.45%) CMS
3 19 (11.45%) WebSphere
4 16 (9.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 10 (6.02%) Apache
5 10 (6.02%) Mule
6 8 (4.82%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (3.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.41%) Documentum
8 4 (2.41%) Liferay
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.81%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.81%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.20%) Captiva
10 2 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.82%) MS Office
2 8 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.81%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.81%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.60%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.60%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) Network Security
2 5 (3.01%) SSH
2 5 (3.01%) SSL
3 4 (2.41%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.60%) SNMP
4 1 (0.60%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.66%) Oracle Database
3 23 (13.86%) DB2
3 23 (13.86%) Relational Database
4 19 (11.45%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (10.24%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.63%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (6.63%) Oracle OWB
7 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.61%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.61%) MySQL
10 3 (1.81%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 21 (12.65%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.45%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.84%) Eclipse
3 18 (10.84%) JUnit
3 18 (10.84%) Maven
3 18 (10.84%) Oracle Forms
4 16 (9.64%) ClearQuest
4 16 (9.64%) JIRA
4 16 (9.64%) Log4j
4 16 (9.64%) Subversion
5 14 (8.43%) Ant
5 14 (8.43%) Selenium
6 12 (7.23%) Cucumber
6 12 (7.23%) Toad
7 11 (6.63%) Artifactory
8 8 (4.82%) PVCS
8 8 (4.82%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.81%) NUnit
10 3 (1.81%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 18 (10.84%) Automotive
2 18 (10.84%) Back Office
3 14 (8.43%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (63.25%) Developer
2 58 (34.94%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.05%) Consultant
4 13 (7.83%) Architect
5 12 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (7.23%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (6.02%) Java Consultant
7 9 (5.42%) Analyst
7 9 (5.42%) Automation Tester
7 9 (5.42%) Tester
8 8 (4.82%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (4.82%) QA Automation Tester
8 8 (4.82%) QA Tester
8 8 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.82%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Lead Architect
9 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (50.60%) HTML
2 69 (41.57%) CSS
3 58 (34.94%) Spring
4 52 (31.33%) J2EE
5 50 (30.12%) Web Services
6 42 (25.30%) XML
7 39 (23.49%) jQuery
8 36 (21.69%) JSP
9 31 (18.67%) Hibernate
10 21 (12.65%) JMS
10 21 (12.65%) Spring MVC
11 19 (11.45%) HTML5
12 17 (10.24%) JSON
13 16 (9.64%) Java EE
13 16 (9.64%) Servlets
14 15 (9.04%) Apache CXF
14 15 (9.04%) CSS3
15 14 (8.43%) AngularJS
16 13 (7.83%) Struts
17 12 (7.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) Digital Media
2 10 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.01%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.41%) AS400
5 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.41%) iSeries
5 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.81%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.20%) Derivative
7 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.20%) User Experience
7 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.87%) Linux
2 25 (15.06%) Windows
3 20 (12.05%) Unix
4 7 (4.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) SUSE
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.33%) Web Development
3 34 (20.48%) OO
4 33 (19.88%) TDD
5 29 (17.47%) MVC
6 28 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (13.25%) ITIL
8 19 (11.45%) OOP
8 19 (11.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (9.64%) Defect Tracking
9 16 (9.64%) UML
10 15 (9.04%) CRM
10 15 (9.04%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.43%) BDD
12 13 (7.83%) Front End Development
13 12 (7.23%) DevOps
13 12 (7.23%) Open Source
13 12 (7.23%) Scrum
14 11 (6.63%) Functional Testing
14 11 (6.63%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.57%) JavaScript
2 49 (29.52%) SQL
3 17 (10.24%) PL/SQL
4 16 (9.64%) C++
4 16 (9.64%) PHP
5 13 (7.83%) VB
6 10 (6.02%) C#
7 8 (4.82%) C
8 5 (3.01%) Python
9 4 (2.41%) R
9 4 (2.41%) RPG
9 4 (2.41%) RPG IV
9 4 (2.41%) RPG/400
10 3 (1.81%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.81%) Perl
10 3 (1.81%) Ruby
10 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.20%) Scala
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.02%) Degree
4 9 (5.42%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (5.42%) Sun Certification
5 8 (4.82%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.60%) Control-M
1 1 (0.60%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 68 (40.96%) Oracle
2 24 (14.46%) IBM
3 16 (9.64%) Misys
4 8 (4.82%) MuleSoft
5 7 (4.22%) Pega
6 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.41%) BEA
7 4 (2.41%) F5
7 4 (2.41%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.41%) Sybase
7 4 (2.41%) Vitria
7 4 (2.41%) VMware
7 4 (2.41%) WSO2
8 3 (1.81%) EMC
8 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.81%) Siebel
9 2 (1.20%) Adobe
9 2 (1.20%) hybris
10 1 (0.60%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.60%) Splunk
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