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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 21 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 4 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.07% 7.59% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 26.67% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £525 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
26 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.47% 28.48% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 18
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
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 31 May 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) JBoss
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (9.09%) Node.js
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
6 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
6 1 (9.09%) ArchiMate
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) IaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) Docker
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps

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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Domain Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Struts
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) ArchiMate
2 1 (9.09%) B2B
2 1 (9.09%) B2C
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Information Management
2 1 (9.09%) Microservices
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) webMethods