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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 6 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.14% 6.81% 7.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% 28.89% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
40 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.94% 23.56% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 11
Median daily rate £500 £475 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £322 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 4 (30.77%) SOA
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) JDBC
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) ABAP
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) EDI
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) SAP PI
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Axis
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Integration Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP PI Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Axis
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) EDI
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) JDBC
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
1 2 (15.38%) SAP PI
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) Java SE
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) SAPUI5
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Internet of Things
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Microservices
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Server Building
2 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) B2B
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) ABAP
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Misys
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Pega