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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 19 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 48 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.08% 3.64% 5.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.92% 14.47% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 16
Average daily rate £300 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
219 152 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.30% 25.12% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 99 113
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
2 28 (36.36%) HTML
3 26 (33.77%) Oracle
4 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (28.57%) Linux
6 21 (27.27%) HTML5
7 20 (25.97%) Unix
8 19 (24.68%) jQuery
9 18 (23.38%) CSS
9 18 (23.38%) Web Services
10 16 (20.78%) CRM
10 16 (20.78%) Finance
11 14 (18.18%) SQL
11 14 (18.18%) Spring
11 14 (18.18%) REST
12 13 (16.88%) XML
12 13 (16.88%) SOAP
13 12 (15.58%) .NET
13 12 (15.58%) TDD
14 11 (14.29%) MVC
14 11 (14.29%) Perl
14 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.99%) PHP
15 10 (12.99%) J2EE
15 10 (12.99%) SOA
15 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
15 10 (12.99%) Banking
16 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
16 9 (11.69%) Windows
16 9 (11.69%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.39%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (10.39%) JBoss
2 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.49%) Captiva
4 5 (6.49%) Documentum
4 5 (6.49%) Node.js
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) nginx
5 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) WildFly
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) BigMachines
1 6 (7.79%) Eloqua
2 3 (3.90%) INSURE/90
3 2 (2.60%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.30%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) SaaS
2 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) SSH
1 6 (7.79%) SSL
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) DTS
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) HBase
6 1 (1.30%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.19%) Selenium
3 3 (3.90%) Ant
3 3 (3.90%) Maven
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) Gradle
4 2 (2.60%) Hudson
4 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.60%) Front Office
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Developer
2 20 (25.97%) Java Developer
3 19 (24.68%) Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Applications Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Perl Developer
9 3 (3.90%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.90%) RPG Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.36%) HTML
2 21 (27.27%) HTML5
3 19 (24.68%) jQuery
4 18 (23.38%) CSS
4 18 (23.38%) Web Services
5 14 (18.18%) REST
5 14 (18.18%) Spring
6 13 (16.88%) SOAP
6 13 (16.88%) XML
7 12 (15.58%) .NET
8 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
9 10 (12.99%) J2EE
10 8 (10.39%) Ajax
10 8 (10.39%) EDI
11 7 (9.09%) Mason
12 6 (7.79%) CSS3
12 6 (7.79%) JSON
12 6 (7.79%) RESTful
12 6 (7.79%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) AS400
4 3 (3.90%) iSeries
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.60%) Derivative
5 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) DataPower
6 1 (1.30%) RIA
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Unix
3 9 (11.69%) Windows
4 6 (7.79%) AIX
4 6 (7.79%) Solaris
4 6 (7.79%) SUSE
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) CRM
3 12 (15.58%) TDD
4 11 (14.29%) MVC
5 10 (12.99%) SOA
6 9 (11.69%) SDLC
7 8 (10.39%) EAI
7 8 (10.39%) ERP
8 7 (9.09%) Analytics
8 7 (9.09%) Software Architecture
8 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.09%) Web Development
9 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
9 6 (7.79%) OO
10 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.49%) ITIL
10 5 (6.49%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) Scrum
10 5 (6.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.18%) SQL
3 11 (14.29%) Perl
4 10 (12.99%) PHP
5 8 (10.39%) VB
5 8 (10.39%) XPath
6 6 (7.79%) Apex Code
6 6 (7.79%) Korn
7 4 (5.19%) C
8 3 (3.90%) RPG
8 3 (3.90%) RPG IV
8 3 (3.90%) RPG/400
9 2 (2.60%) ABAP
9 2 (2.60%) C++
9 2 (2.60%) Python
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) BMC
2 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.79%) Siebel
3 5 (6.49%) EMC
3 5 (6.49%) Pega
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) hybris
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Apigee
6 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) Lotus
6 2 (2.60%) Syclo
7 1 (1.30%) Demandware
7 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.30%) webMethods
7 1 (1.30%) Zend
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago