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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 17 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.37% 3.65% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.50% 10.10% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£310 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
103 99 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.58% 36.13% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 25
Average daily rate £325 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.43 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.14% -49.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 15 (31.91%) Python
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (27.66%) .NET
3 13 (27.66%) XML
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (25.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (25.53%) Ruby
4 12 (25.53%) WCF
4 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
5 9 (19.15%) IBM
5 9 (19.15%) Middleware
5 9 (19.15%) SOA
6 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
6 7 (14.89%) Automotive
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.89%) HP
6 7 (14.89%) UNIX
6 7 (14.89%) Kanban
7 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.77%) XSLT
7 6 (12.77%) Linux
7 6 (12.77%) webMethods
7 6 (12.77%) Software AG
8 5 (10.64%) Shell Script

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (25.53%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) OLAP
3 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
1 7 (14.89%) Automotive
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Lead Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Designer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Support Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.38%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
1 13 (27.66%) XML
2 12 (25.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (25.53%) WCF
3 9 (19.15%) Middleware
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.77%) XSLT
6 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (10.64%) XSD
6 5 (10.64%) J2EE
7 4 (8.51%) Web Services
7 4 (8.51%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.38%) Java EE
8 3 (6.38%) Spring
8 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (2.13%) SAML
10 1 (2.13%) JAXP
10 1 (2.13%) JAXB
10 1 (2.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Derivative
2 1 (2.13%) Statistics
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) SOA
3 7 (14.89%) Scrum
3 7 (14.89%) Kanban
4 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.64%) Web Development
5 5 (10.64%) EAI
5 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.26%) OO
8 2 (4.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Python
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) Ruby
3 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Pascal
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) HL7
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) IBM
4 7 (14.89%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) webMethods
5 6 (12.77%) Software AG
6 5 (10.64%) SAP
7 2 (4.26%) Rackspace
Coventry
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