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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 21 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 10 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.49% 1.79% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.26% 8.33% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£600 - -
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 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
43 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.92% 21.43% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 8
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
3 10 (26.32%) SAP
4 9 (23.68%) J2EE
4 9 (23.68%) IBM
5 7 (18.42%) UNIX
6 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
6 6 (15.79%) XML
6 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (15.79%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) Pega
7 5 (13.16%) hybris
7 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) JDBC
7 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (10.53%) Documentum
8 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
8 4 (10.53%) Ant
8 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 4 (10.53%) Linux
8 4 (10.53%) Spring
8 4 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.89%) Information Management
9 3 (7.89%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (7.89%) DataPower
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (28.95%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.53%) Documentum
4 4 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.63%) MQSI
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) OLAP
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.53%) Ant
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Hybris Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Principal Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.63%) DBA
7 1 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.63%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) J2EE
2 6 (15.79%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (13.16%) JDBC
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.26%) JMS
6 2 (5.26%) XSD
6 2 (5.26%) JSP
7 1 (2.63%) Spring Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.63%) RESTful
7 1 (2.63%) JSTL
7 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) Ajax
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) DataPower
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) SUSE
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.89%) Information Management
2 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (7.89%) MVC
2 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (7.89%) RAD
2 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
2 3 (7.89%) SOA
2 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.26%) CRM
3 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
3 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) BPEL
4 1 (2.63%) Scrum
4 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.63%) OO
4 1 (2.63%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) RPG
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) SAP
3 9 (23.68%) IBM
4 6 (15.79%) Pega
5 5 (13.16%) hybris
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 2 (5.26%) Informatica
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat