The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / Midlands
Rank 16 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 8 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.50% 4.40% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.63% 25.81% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £400 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £605 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +15.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.95% 17.03% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Median daily rate £450 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £313 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Midlands region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Midlands region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Ansible
5 2 (14.29%) Docker
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Datadog
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DataStage
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) ChangeMan
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Mocha
2 1 (7.14%) Protractor
2 1 (7.14%) Robot Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PI Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) JSP
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Axis
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) Java SE
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.14%) SAPUI5
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (7.14%) COBOL
3 1 (7.14%) ES6
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (7.14%) Graphite
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO