The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 42 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 2 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.59% 5.30% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 15.91% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
100 132 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 29.50% 33.33% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 41
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.13% +103.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) EAI
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Automotive
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (16.67%) AquaLogic
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (16.67%) AquaLogic
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Struts
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Servlets
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (8.33%) Struts2
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) SysML
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VC++
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle