The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 59 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £484 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 613 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.61% 94.45% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 381 348
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Birmingham region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle