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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 20 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 55 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.54% 4.64% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.23% 15.46% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £596 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
286 194 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.23% 29.98% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 132 132
Median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.01% +16.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £12.28 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 78 (54.55%) HTML
2 66 (46.15%) CSS
3 61 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 47 (32.87%) Web Development
6 45 (31.47%) JBoss
7 42 (29.37%) SQL
8 41 (28.67%) Web Services
9 40 (27.97%) Oracle
10 37 (25.87%) XML
11 34 (23.78%) SQL Server
11 34 (23.78%) TDD
11 34 (23.78%) Spring
12 30 (20.98%) WebLogic
13 29 (20.28%) Tomcat
14 28 (19.58%) JMS
14 28 (19.58%) jQuery
15 27 (18.88%) Java EE
15 27 (18.88%) JSP
16 25 (17.48%) J2EE
16 25 (17.48%) OO
16 25 (17.48%) IBM
16 25 (17.48%) Finance
16 25 (17.48%) DevOps
17 23 (16.08%) RESTful
17 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (16.08%) Linux
18 22 (15.38%) DB2
19 21 (14.69%) Misys
19 21 (14.69%) WebLogic Portal

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 45 (31.47%) JBoss
2 30 (20.98%) WebLogic
3 29 (20.28%) Tomcat
4 21 (14.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 21 (14.69%) WebSphere
5 15 (10.49%) Apache
5 15 (10.49%) Apache ServiceMix
6 13 (9.09%) Mule
7 8 (5.59%) CMS
8 5 (3.50%) Confluence
9 4 (2.80%) Documentum
9 4 (2.80%) Mule ESB
10 3 (2.10%) IIS
10 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.40%) MindAlign
11 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (1.40%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Google Play
4 1 (0.70%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) Network Security
2 6 (4.20%) SSL
3 4 (2.80%) HTTP
3 4 (2.80%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (2.80%) S/MIME
4 3 (2.10%) IMAP
4 3 (2.10%) LDAP
4 3 (2.10%) SMTP
5 2 (1.40%) Internet
5 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.38%) DB2
3 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.29%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.50%) Hazelcast
8 5 (3.50%) MySQL
8 5 (3.50%) Redis
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.40%) InfluxDB
11 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Jenkins
1 21 (14.69%) Log4j
2 20 (13.99%) Selenium
3 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.39%) JIRA
5 10 (6.99%) JUnit
6 9 (6.29%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.90%) Ant
7 7 (4.90%) Subversion
7 7 (4.90%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.20%) Maven
9 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.50%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (3.50%) Protractor
10 3 (2.10%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.10%) Mockito
10 3 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.10%) TestNG
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 21 (14.69%) Back Office
3 15 (10.49%) Banking
4 6 (4.20%) Automotive
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (55.94%) Developer
2 41 (28.67%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.48%) Consultant
4 14 (9.79%) Architect
4 14 (9.79%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (5.59%) MuleSoft Developer
6 7 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (4.20%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.20%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.50%) MuleSoft Architect
8 5 (3.50%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Integration Developer
9 4 (2.80%) Test Automation Developer
10 3 (2.10%) Angular Developer
10 3 (2.10%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (2.10%) Hybris Developer
10 3 (2.10%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (54.55%) HTML
2 66 (46.15%) CSS
3 41 (28.67%) Web Services
4 37 (25.87%) XML
5 34 (23.78%) Spring
6 28 (19.58%) JMS
6 28 (19.58%) jQuery
7 27 (18.88%) Java EE
7 27 (18.88%) JSP
8 25 (17.48%) J2EE
9 23 (16.08%) RESTful
10 19 (13.29%) Hibernate
10 19 (13.29%) JSON
11 18 (12.59%) .NET
12 16 (11.19%) AngularJS
13 15 (10.49%) REST
13 15 (10.49%) Struts
14 14 (9.79%) HTML5
15 13 (9.09%) Spring MVC
16 10 (6.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Digital Media
1 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.50%) PKI
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.08%) Linux
2 15 (10.49%) Unix
3 6 (4.20%) Android
3 6 (4.20%) Windows
4 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.10%) Solaris
5 3 (2.10%) SUSE
6 2 (1.40%) AIX
6 2 (1.40%) CentOS
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.87%) Web Development
3 34 (23.78%) TDD
4 25 (17.48%) DevOps
4 25 (17.48%) OO
5 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (13.99%) MVC
7 19 (13.29%) Configuration Management
7 19 (13.29%) Open Source
8 15 (10.49%) API Development
9 13 (9.09%) Release Management
9 13 (9.09%) Scrum
10 11 (7.69%) BDD
11 10 (6.99%) ERP
12 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.29%) CRM
12 9 (6.29%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.59%) Front End Development
13 8 (5.59%) OOP
13 8 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 42 (29.37%) SQL
3 10 (6.99%) PHP
4 9 (6.29%) C#
5 8 (5.59%) Python
6 7 (4.90%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.90%) Ruby
7 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.80%) Perl
7 4 (2.80%) VB
8 3 (2.10%) C++
8 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.40%) ABAP
9 2 (1.40%) Go
9 2 (1.40%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.40%) XQuery
10 1 (0.70%) Korn
10 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) Degree
4 3 (2.10%) OCPJP
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Docker
2 5 (3.50%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.40%) Postfix
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) Puppet
2 8 (5.59%) Ansible
3 6 (4.20%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.80%) Mesos
4 4 (2.80%) Terraform
5 2 (1.40%) Graphite
5 2 (1.40%) Marathon
6 1 (0.70%) Control-M
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (27.97%) Oracle
2 25 (17.48%) IBM
3 21 (14.69%) Misys
4 15 (10.49%) MuleSoft
5 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.20%) VMware
5 6 (4.20%) WSO2
6 5 (3.50%) Pega
7 4 (2.80%) EMC
7 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.10%) hybris
8 3 (2.10%) Proofpoint
8 3 (2.10%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.40%) Adobe
9 2 (1.40%) Endeca
9 2 (1.40%) ILOG
9 2 (1.40%) Lotus
9 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.40%) SAP
9 2 (1.40%) Syclo
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