The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 28 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 12 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.68% 1.32% 5.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 6.82% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 10
Average daily rate £350 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.22% 19.38% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 15 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £171 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £353 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.80 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +32.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) J2EE
2 9 (36.00%) Spring
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (24.00%) Scala
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (20.00%) Struts
5 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Selenium
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) ISEB
6 4 (16.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) VBScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Portal
3 1 (4.00%) Liferay
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Retail-J
2 2 (8.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (4.00%) Magento
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) NWDI
4 1 (4.00%) NWDS
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) J2EE
1 9 (36.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) Struts
4 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.00%) JSP
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (12.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
7 2 (8.00%) J2SE
7 2 (8.00%) Akka
7 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) EPoS
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (20.00%) BDD
1 5 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (16.00%) Scrum
2 4 (16.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.00%) System Testing
2 4 (16.00%) OO
3 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) OOD
3 2 (8.00%) SOA
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) RAD
4 1 (4.00%) UML
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Scala
4 4 (16.00%) VBScript
4 4 (16.00%) VB
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) ABAP
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
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