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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 45 23
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Contract jobs citing Java 80 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.27% 2.67% 6.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.26% 9.17% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 15 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £35.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 - £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
248 240 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.84% 29.09% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 167 155
Median daily rate £360 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (43.55%) HTML
2 53 (42.74%) Oracle
3 52 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 41 (33.06%) Spring
5 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (31.45%) CSS
6 36 (29.03%) Web Services
7 34 (27.42%) J2EE
8 30 (24.19%) Web Development
9 29 (23.39%) SQL
10 27 (21.77%) jQuery
11 25 (20.16%) XML
11 25 (20.16%) Windows
12 24 (19.35%) Linux
12 24 (19.35%) Hibernate
13 21 (16.94%) TDD
14 20 (16.13%) ITIL
14 20 (16.13%) Unix
14 20 (16.13%) HTML5
14 20 (16.13%) Jenkins
15 19 (15.32%) OO
15 19 (15.32%) WebLogic
15 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.32%) MVC
16 18 (14.52%) Finance
16 18 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (13.71%) Oracle Database
17 17 (13.71%) CRM
18 16 (12.90%) Tomcat
18 16 (12.90%) JSP

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 19 (15.32%) WebLogic
2 16 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 15 (12.10%) JBoss
4 11 (8.87%) CMS
5 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.65%) Node.js
7 5 (4.03%) Apache
7 5 (4.03%) Documentum
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (4.03%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.23%) Captiva
8 4 (3.23%) Liferay
8 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.42%) Mule
9 3 (2.42%) Umbraco
9 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.84%) MS Office
2 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) BigMachines
1 5 (4.03%) Eloqua
2 4 (3.23%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) SaaS
2 5 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Network Security
2 6 (4.84%) SSH
2 6 (4.84%) SSL
3 4 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.71%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (8.87%) RDBMS
6 10 (8.06%) DB2
7 8 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (6.45%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.45%) Oracle OWB
8 7 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.03%) MySQL
10 4 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.23%) DTS
10 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.61%) Redis
13 1 (0.81%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.68%) ClearQuest
3 12 (9.68%) Eclipse
3 12 (9.68%) JIRA
3 12 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (8.06%) Maven
4 10 (8.06%) Selenium
4 10 (8.06%) Subversion
5 9 (7.26%) JUnit
6 8 (6.45%) Ant
6 8 (6.45%) PVCS
6 8 (6.45%) Toad
7 7 (5.65%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.84%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.03%) Log4j
9 5 (4.03%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (3.23%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.42%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.42%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Automotive
4 7 (5.65%) Back Office
5 4 (3.23%) Billing
5 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Retail
7 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.81%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (61.29%) Developer
2 42 (33.87%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Analyst
4 10 (8.06%) Architect
4 10 (8.06%) Consultant
4 10 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.65%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Java Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.03%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Tester
9 4 (3.23%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.23%) QA Automation Tester
9 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (43.55%) HTML
2 41 (33.06%) Spring
3 39 (31.45%) CSS
4 36 (29.03%) Web Services
5 34 (27.42%) J2EE
6 27 (21.77%) jQuery
7 25 (20.16%) XML
8 24 (19.35%) Hibernate
9 20 (16.13%) HTML5
10 16 (12.90%) JSP
11 14 (11.29%) REST
12 13 (10.48%) .NET
12 13 (10.48%) AngularJS
12 13 (10.48%) CSS3
12 13 (10.48%) Spring MVC
13 12 (9.68%) SOAP
14 11 (8.87%) Apache CXF
15 10 (8.06%) JSON
15 10 (8.06%) Servlets
16 8 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.45%) Digital Media
2 8 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.23%) AS400
5 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.23%) iSeries
6 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) Derivative
7 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Windows
2 24 (19.35%) Linux
3 20 (16.13%) Unix
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.61%) AIX
7 2 (1.61%) Solaris
7 2 (1.61%) SUSE
7 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.19%) Web Development
3 21 (16.94%) TDD
4 20 (16.13%) ITIL
5 19 (15.32%) MVC
5 19 (15.32%) OO
6 18 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (13.71%) CRM
8 13 (10.48%) OOP
9 12 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (9.68%) UML
10 11 (8.87%) ERP
10 11 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (8.06%) BDD
11 10 (8.06%) Front End Development
11 10 (8.06%) Service Management
12 9 (7.26%) Scrum
12 9 (7.26%) Test Automation
12 9 (7.26%) Workflow
13 8 (6.45%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.39%) SQL
3 15 (12.10%) PHP
4 12 (9.68%) VB
5 11 (8.87%) C++
6 10 (8.06%) C
7 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.65%) C#
9 6 (4.84%) Perl
10 5 (4.03%) Apex Code
10 5 (4.03%) Python
11 4 (3.23%) R
11 4 (3.23%) RPG
11 4 (3.23%) RPG IV
11 4 (3.23%) RPG/400
11 4 (3.23%) XPath
12 3 (2.42%) Ruby
13 2 (1.61%) Korn
13 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.26%) Sun Certification
4 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (3.23%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Control-M
2 1 (0.81%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 53 (42.74%) Oracle
2 11 (8.87%) IBM
3 6 (4.84%) Pega
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.03%) Misys
4 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.03%) Siebel
4 5 (4.03%) VMware
5 4 (3.23%) EMC
5 4 (3.23%) F5
5 4 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.42%) Citrix
7 2 (1.61%) Apigee
7 2 (1.61%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.61%) BEA
7 2 (1.61%) BMC
7 2 (1.61%) Lotus
7 2 (1.61%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) Sybase
7 2 (1.61%) Vitria
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