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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 26 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.39% 3.36% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.42% 9.52% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
96 105 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 32.54% 35.23% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 22
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 March 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 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) Python
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (30.00%) WCF
4 12 (30.00%) Ruby
4 12 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (30.00%) .NET
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (25.00%) XML
6 9 (22.50%) SOA
7 8 (20.00%) XSLT
8 7 (17.50%) Scrum
8 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.50%) Kanban
8 7 (17.50%) EAI
8 7 (17.50%) HP
8 7 (17.50%) Middleware
8 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (15.00%) webMethods
9 6 (15.00%) Software AG
9 6 (15.00%) UNIX
9 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.50%) Java EE
10 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
10 5 (12.50%) Web Development
10 5 (12.50%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) OLAP
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Automotive
1 3 (7.50%) Law
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Lead Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Database Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
1 12 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (30.00%) WCF
2 10 (25.00%) XML
3 8 (20.00%) XSLT
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
4 7 (17.50%) Middleware
5 5 (12.50%) Java EE
5 5 (12.50%) XSD
6 4 (10.00%) J2EE
6 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.50%) Spring
7 3 (7.50%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) HTML
9 1 (2.50%) EJB
9 1 (2.50%) CSS
9 1 (2.50%) JSP
9 1 (2.50%) Servlets
9 1 (2.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.50%) Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) Statistics
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) AIX
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) SOA
3 7 (17.50%) EAI
3 7 (17.50%) Kanban
3 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Logistics
7 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
1 14 (35.00%) Python
2 12 (30.00%) Ruby
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.50%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Software AG
4 6 (15.00%) webMethods
5 3 (7.50%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
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