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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 28 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 30 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.02% 6.68% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 20.39% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 10
Median daily rate £388 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £135 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
205 206 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.28% 32.75% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 135 90
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 49 (51.04%) HTML
2 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (38.54%) CSS
5 26 (27.08%) Web Development
6 25 (26.04%) Web Services
7 24 (25.00%) Spring
8 22 (22.92%) jQuery
8 22 (22.92%) Oracle
9 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
10 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 20 (20.83%) SQL
10 20 (20.83%) TDD
11 19 (19.79%) XML
11 19 (19.79%) Linux
11 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
12 17 (17.71%) Finance
12 17 (17.71%) Hibernate
13 16 (16.67%) .NET
13 16 (16.67%) REST
14 15 (15.63%) JBoss
14 15 (15.63%) Tomcat
14 15 (15.63%) Java EE
15 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
15 14 (14.58%) JMS
15 14 (14.58%) MVC
15 14 (14.58%) IBM
16 13 (13.54%) J2EE
16 13 (13.54%) Selenium
16 13 (13.54%) Puppet

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 15 (15.63%) JBoss
1 15 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.46%) Apache
3 10 (10.42%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.21%) Confluence
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.08%) MindAlign
6 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Mule
7 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.08%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.04%) Primavera
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Google Play
4 1 (1.04%) iTunes
4 1 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Network Security
1 6 (6.25%) SSL
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) LDAP
3 4 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (4.17%) S/MIME
4 3 (3.13%) IMAP
4 3 (3.13%) SMTP
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) Skype
6 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.33%) DB2
5 6 (6.25%) Hazelcast
5 6 (6.25%) MySQL
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.21%) Redis
7 2 (2.08%) Endeca
7 2 (2.08%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.54%) Selenium
4 9 (9.38%) JIRA
5 8 (8.33%) Log4j
6 7 (7.29%) JUnit
7 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.21%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.21%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (5.21%) Protractor
8 5 (5.21%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.17%) Ant
9 4 (4.17%) Maven
10 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.13%) Subversion
10 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.13%) TestNG
11 2 (2.08%) JMeter
11 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Back Office
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Billing
3 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Developer
2 27 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (7.29%) UI Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.17%) Integration Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Java Swing Developer
8 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow Developer
9 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.04%) HTML
2 37 (38.54%) CSS
3 25 (26.04%) Web Services
4 24 (25.00%) Spring
5 22 (22.92%) jQuery
6 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
7 19 (19.79%) XML
8 17 (17.71%) Hibernate
9 16 (16.67%) .NET
9 16 (16.67%) REST
10 15 (15.63%) Java EE
11 14 (14.58%) JMS
12 13 (13.54%) J2EE
13 12 (12.50%) HTML5
14 11 (11.46%) Struts
15 10 (10.42%) JSP
16 9 (9.38%) RESTful
16 9 (9.38%) SOAP
17 7 (7.29%) React
17 7 (7.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.21%) PKI
4 4 (4.17%) User Experience
4 4 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (5.21%) Android
3 5 (5.21%) Windows
4 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.13%) Solaris
5 3 (3.13%) SUSE
6 2 (2.08%) AIX
6 2 (2.08%) CentOS
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.08%) Web Development
3 20 (20.83%) TDD
4 14 (14.58%) MVC
5 12 (12.50%) Scrum
6 10 (10.42%) DevOps
7 8 (8.33%) BDD
7 8 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.29%) ERP
9 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.25%) CRM
9 6 (6.25%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.25%) SOLID
9 6 (6.25%) Workflow
10 5 (5.21%) ITIL
10 5 (5.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.83%) SQL
3 9 (9.38%) Python
4 7 (7.29%) PHP
4 7 (7.29%) Ruby
5 6 (6.25%) C#
6 5 (5.21%) Perl
7 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.08%) ABAP
9 2 (2.08%) Go
9 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.08%) XQuery
10 1 (1.04%) Groovy
10 1 (1.04%) Korn
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.04%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Docker
2 5 (5.21%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.08%) Postfix
4 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
2 9 (9.38%) Ansible
3 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.17%) Mesos
5 4 (4.17%) Terraform
6 2 (2.08%) Graphite
6 2 (2.08%) Marathon
7 1 (1.04%) Control-M
7 1 (1.04%) Kibana
7 1 (1.04%) logstash
7 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.04%) Rancher
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) IBM
3 8 (8.33%) Misys
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.13%) hybris
6 3 (3.13%) Proofpoint
6 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.08%) ILOG
7 2 (2.08%) Lotus
7 2 (2.08%) Splunk
7 2 (2.08%) Syclo
7 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.04%) BMC
8 1 (1.04%) CA
8 1 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.04%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) Kony
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