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 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 45 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 22 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.67% 7.91% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.69% 21.33% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
227 225 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.58% 37.07% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 148 91
Average daily rate £325 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £227 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 13 (32.50%) Spring
2 12 (30.00%) .NET
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) UNIX
7 7 (17.50%) Windows
7 7 (17.50%) XML
7 7 (17.50%) J2EE
7 7 (17.50%) Finance
7 7 (17.50%) jQuery
7 7 (17.50%) HTML5
8 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (15.00%) MVC
8 6 (15.00%) C
8 6 (15.00%) Middleware
9 5 (12.50%) webMethods
9 5 (12.50%) DOM
9 5 (12.50%) Web Services
9 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.50%) Time Management
10 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
10 4 (10.00%) Banking
10 4 (10.00%) Logistics
10 4 (10.00%) SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) SAS
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.50%) SAP Portal
5 1 (2.50%) CICS
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (10.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Spring
2 12 (30.00%) .NET
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (17.50%) J2EE
5 7 (17.50%) XML
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 7 (17.50%) HTML5
6 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.00%) Middleware
7 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.50%) DOM
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) JSP
9 2 (5.00%) Servlets
9 2 (5.00%) Struts
9 2 (5.00%) J2ME
9 2 (5.00%) JMS
9 2 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) FMCG
3 2 (5.00%) Health Informatics
3 2 (5.00%) Informatics
3 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) HACMP
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (10.00%) Logistics
4 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (10.00%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) BDD
6 2 (5.00%) ATDD
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (2.50%) BPEL
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) C
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Apex Code
5 2 (5.00%) R
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) VC++
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) COBOL
6 1 (2.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
1 2 (5.00%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) webMethods
2 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) RedPrairie
4 2 (5.00%) Syclo
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.00%) Pega
4 2 (5.00%) BEA
4 2 (5.00%) Cerner
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (5.00%) Vitria
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Talend
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