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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 20 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 8 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.96% 14.09% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.59% 39.62% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Average daily rate £500 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
29 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.36% 35.57% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 15
Average daily rate £500 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 1 May 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) JBoss
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) DOM
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Dojo
6 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (7.14%) Node.js

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) JBoss
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Domain Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Dojo
5 2 (14.29%) DOM
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Guice
6 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Struts
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Information Management
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods
Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £750.00 - £760.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago