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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 113 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.64% 2.88% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.51% 9.86% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 8 10
Median daily rate £407 £388 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +23.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
286 213 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 37.05% 29.22% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 122 136
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 August 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 24 August 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.

1 101 (56.74%) HTML
2 86 (48.31%) CSS
3 75 (42.13%) Oracle
4 71 (39.89%) JavaScript
5 63 (35.39%) Web Services
6 62 (34.83%) Web Development
7 60 (33.71%) SQL
8 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (30.90%) JBoss
10 54 (30.34%) Spring
11 53 (29.78%) XML
12 50 (28.09%) J2EE
13 48 (26.97%) WebLogic
13 48 (26.97%) JSP
14 44 (24.72%) OO
15 43 (24.16%) SQL Server
16 41 (23.03%) Tomcat
16 41 (23.03%) TDD
17 39 (21.91%) jQuery
18 35 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (19.66%) JMS
19 31 (17.42%) IBM
20 30 (16.85%) DB2
20 30 (16.85%) Hibernate
21 29 (16.29%) Java EE
21 29 (16.29%) Oracle Database
22 28 (15.73%) Linux
22 28 (15.73%) MVC
23 27 (15.17%) Relational Database
24 26 (14.61%) Back Office

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 55 (30.90%) JBoss
2 48 (26.97%) WebLogic
3 41 (23.03%) Tomcat
4 26 (14.61%) WebLogic Portal
4 26 (14.61%) WebSphere
5 21 (11.80%) CMS
6 15 (8.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 14 (7.87%) Mule
8 13 (7.30%) Apache
9 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.81%) Documentum
10 5 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.25%) Liferay
11 4 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.69%) Mule ESB
13 2 (1.12%) IIS
13 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (1.12%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.49%) MS Office
2 8 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.56%) INSURE/90
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) Network Security
2 4 (2.25%) BIG-IP
2 4 (2.25%) SSH
2 4 (2.25%) SSL
3 2 (1.12%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.56%) SNMP
4 1 (0.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.85%) DB2
3 29 (16.29%) Oracle Database
4 27 (15.17%) Relational Database
5 19 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (10.11%) RDBMS
7 11 (6.18%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (6.18%) Oracle OWB
8 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.37%) MySQL
10 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (14.61%) Log4j
2 25 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 21 (11.80%) JUnit
4 20 (11.24%) Maven
5 19 (10.67%) Eclipse
5 19 (10.67%) Git (software)
6 18 (10.11%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (9.55%) Ant
7 17 (9.55%) Selenium
7 17 (9.55%) Subversion
8 16 (8.99%) ClearQuest
8 16 (8.99%) JIRA
9 12 (6.74%) Toad
10 11 (6.18%) Artifactory
10 11 (6.18%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.49%) PVCS
11 8 (4.49%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.69%) NUnit
12 3 (1.69%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (14.61%) Back Office
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 18 (10.11%) Automotive
3 16 (8.99%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 108 (60.67%) Developer
2 63 (35.39%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.73%) Consultant
4 18 (10.11%) Technical Consultant
5 14 (7.87%) Architect
5 14 (7.87%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (6.18%) Java Consultant
6 11 (6.18%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (5.62%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Automation Tester
8 9 (5.06%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Tester
9 8 (4.49%) MuleSoft Developer
9 8 (4.49%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (4.49%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (56.74%) HTML
2 86 (48.31%) CSS
3 63 (35.39%) Web Services
4 54 (30.34%) Spring
5 53 (29.78%) XML
6 50 (28.09%) J2EE
7 48 (26.97%) JSP
8 39 (21.91%) jQuery
9 35 (19.66%) JMS
10 30 (16.85%) Hibernate
11 29 (16.29%) Java EE
12 23 (12.92%) JSON
13 19 (10.67%) Spring MVC
14 18 (10.11%) HTML5
14 18 (10.11%) RESTful
14 18 (10.11%) Struts
15 17 (9.55%) Servlets
16 15 (8.43%) Apache CXF
17 13 (7.30%) CSS3
18 12 (6.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Digital Media
2 10 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.25%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.56%) iSeries
8 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.73%) Linux
2 23 (12.92%) Windows
3 21 (11.80%) Unix
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Android
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) Web Development
2 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (24.72%) OO
4 41 (23.03%) TDD
5 35 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (15.73%) MVC
7 22 (12.36%) DevOps
7 22 (12.36%) OOP
8 20 (11.24%) ITIL
9 19 (10.67%) Open Source
9 19 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (10.11%) UML
11 16 (8.99%) Defect Tracking
11 16 (8.99%) Test Automation
12 15 (8.43%) API Development
12 15 (8.43%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.87%) BDD
13 14 (7.87%) ERP
14 13 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (7.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.89%) JavaScript
2 60 (33.71%) SQL
3 19 (10.67%) PL/SQL
4 16 (8.99%) C++
5 14 (7.87%) C#
5 14 (7.87%) PHP
5 14 (7.87%) VB
6 8 (4.49%) C
7 4 (2.25%) R
8 3 (1.69%) Python
8 3 (1.69%) Ruby
8 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) Groovy
10 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) RPG
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.06%) Degree
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (5.06%) Sun Certification
4 8 (4.49%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Docker
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.56%) Rancher
2 1 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 75 (42.13%) Oracle
2 31 (17.42%) IBM
3 26 (14.61%) Misys
4 15 (8.43%) MuleSoft
5 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.49%) Pega
6 7 (3.93%) VMware
7 6 (3.37%) WSO2
8 4 (2.25%) BEA
8 4 (2.25%) EMC
8 4 (2.25%) F5
8 4 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.25%) Sybase
8 4 (2.25%) Vitria
9 3 (1.69%) Adobe
10 2 (1.12%) Endeca
10 2 (1.12%) hybris
11 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.56%) Splunk
11 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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