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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 37 29 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing Java 8 2 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.14% 0.84% 12.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.21% 3.17% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 35
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £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 £35.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 63 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 29.76% 26.58% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 29 60
Average daily rate £325 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 22 July 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 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) J2EE
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 5 (26.32%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) Scala
8 3 (15.79%) Open Source
8 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) JSP
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle
9 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
9 2 (10.53%) SAP
9 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
9 2 (10.53%) CRM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Liferay
3 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
2 1 (5.26%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Scala Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) J2EE
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 5 (26.32%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) JSP
8 2 (10.53%) J2SE
8 2 (10.53%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) REST
8 2 (10.53%) Akka
8 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
9 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
9 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) BDD
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) OOD
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Android Development
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 4 (21.05%) Scala
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
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