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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 5 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing Java 6 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.03% 14.81% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 50.00% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £420 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £376 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £464 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.45% 29.63% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 12
Average daily rate £423 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £376 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (33.33%) Big Data
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
4 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
4 5 (27.78%) MapReduce
4 5 (27.78%) Tableau
4 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) SPSS
4 5 (27.78%) Teradata
4 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) SAS
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 5 (27.78%) SAS
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) IMAP
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
1 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) JConsole
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) JProfiler
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) VisualVM
2 1 (5.56%) YourKit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Business Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SOA Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Angular Developer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Domain Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) Dojo
4 2 (11.11%) DOM
4 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.56%) Guice
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Social Media
1 2 (11.11%) Statistics
1 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) ETL
3 5 (27.78%) MapReduce
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.11%) R
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) Varnish
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) logstash
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Tableau
2 5 (27.78%) Teradata
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) WSO2