The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 20 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.79% 2.43% 8.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.22% 11.36% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
England

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
51 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 35.17% 21.36% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 14 (35.90%) SAP
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
5 11 (28.21%) IBM
6 10 (25.64%) J2EE
7 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (23.08%) JDBC
8 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
9 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
9 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (17.95%) UNIX
9 7 (17.95%) RAD
9 7 (17.95%) DB2
9 7 (17.95%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
9 7 (17.95%) Information Management
10 5 (12.82%) XML
10 5 (12.82%) Finance
10 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (12.82%) Pega
11 4 (10.26%) hybris
11 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
11 4 (10.26%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Spring
11 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
12 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
12 3 (7.69%) OLAP
12 3 (7.69%) Ant
12 3 (7.69%) JSP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 15 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.69%) Documentum
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.56%) MQSI
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
1 7 (17.95%) DB2
1 7 (17.95%) IBM InfoSphere
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) OLAP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) OLTP
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) MaxDB
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
2 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Principal Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Hybris Architect
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.56%) DBA
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) J2EE
2 9 (23.08%) JDBC
3 5 (12.82%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (10.26%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) JSP
6 2 (5.13%) JMS
6 2 (5.13%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.13%) Middleware
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 2 (5.13%) Servlets
6 2 (5.13%) EJB
7 1 (2.56%) HTML
7 1 (2.56%) .NET
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.56%) XSD
7 1 (2.56%) Struts
7 1 (2.56%) XHTML
7 1 (2.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) FMCG
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) SUSE
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) RAD
1 7 (17.95%) Information Management
2 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) SOA
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) EAI
5 1 (2.56%) ERP
5 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.56%) BPEL
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) ABAP
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) SAP
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 11 (28.21%) IBM
4 5 (12.82%) Pega
5 4 (10.26%) hybris
6 2 (5.13%) Adobe
6 2 (5.13%) Informatica
7 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft