The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 44 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.07% 0.62% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 0.68% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Java Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 296 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.61% 91.93% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 192 186
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £162 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.45 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Coventry region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Coventry region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) J2EE
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) JUnit
8 5 (26.32%) JDBC
8 5 (26.32%) JSP
8 5 (26.32%) Struts
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) JBoss
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) SaaS
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Spring
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
9 4 (21.05%) Maven
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (21.05%) Selenium
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
9 4 (21.05%) Sun
9 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) J2EE
2 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) JDBC
4 5 (26.32%) JSP
4 5 (26.32%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) Struts
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) Apache Axis
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) EJB
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) JAXB
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) Servlets
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe