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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 32 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing Java 26 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.05% 1.35% 11.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.80% 5.63% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 30
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£403 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
125 71 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.88% 23.99% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 68
Average daily rate £320 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
2 11 (29.73%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) J2EE
3 10 (27.03%) IBM
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) .NET
5 7 (18.92%) Spring
6 6 (16.22%) Automotive
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) SAP
6 6 (16.22%) CSS
6 6 (16.22%) Python
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (10.81%) Ruby
8 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (10.81%) PHP
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) HTTP
8 4 (10.81%) XML Schema
8 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (10.81%) WCF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.22%) Automotive
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Database Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) J2EE
3 7 (18.92%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) Spring
4 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
5 5 (13.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (10.81%) WCF
6 4 (10.81%) XML Schema
7 3 (8.11%) Middleware
7 3 (8.11%) JSP
8 2 (5.41%) J2SE
8 2 (5.41%) TopLink
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.70%) Java EE
9 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
2 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
2 3 (8.11%) OO
2 3 (8.11%) SOA
3 2 (5.41%) CRM
3 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.41%) OOD
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Scrum
3 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.41%) Web Development
3 2 (5.41%) Kanban
3 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.70%) Android Development
4 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) VB
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) IBM
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago