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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 19 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.34% 8.05% 14.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.18% 29.17% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £393 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £378 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £505 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
44 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.57% 27.59% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014, 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 20 (60.61%) WebSphere
2 18 (54.55%) JDBC
3 15 (45.45%) XML
3 15 (45.45%) SAP
4 14 (42.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (39.39%) IBM
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) J2EE
7 11 (33.33%) Web Services
7 11 (33.33%) JSP
7 11 (33.33%) Servlets
7 11 (33.33%) Spring
8 10 (30.30%) Struts
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle
8 10 (30.30%) JMS
9 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
10 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
10 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 8 (24.24%) RAD
10 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
11 7 (21.21%) ATG
11 7 (21.21%) CMS
11 7 (21.21%) Content Management
11 7 (21.21%) Information Management
11 7 (21.21%) Endeca
11 7 (21.21%) QA
11 7 (21.21%) Software Architecture
11 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (21.21%) Load Testing
11 7 (21.21%) iPad

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (60.61%) WebSphere
2 14 (42.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (21.21%) CMS
3 7 (21.21%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
3 7 (21.21%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) MQSI
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) IBM InfoSphere
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
1 7 (21.21%) DB2
1 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) MaxDB
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) OLTP
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Manager
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) JDBC
2 15 (45.45%) XML
3 11 (33.33%) J2EE
3 11 (33.33%) Web Services
3 11 (33.33%) JSP
3 11 (33.33%) Servlets
3 11 (33.33%) Spring
4 10 (30.30%) Struts
4 10 (30.30%) JMS
5 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.21%) XSLT
6 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 7 (21.21%) JMX
7 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (12.12%) XML Schema
7 4 (12.12%) EJB
7 4 (12.12%) HTML
8 3 (9.09%) CSS
9 2 (6.06%) .NET
9 2 (6.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
1 8 (24.24%) RAD
2 7 (21.21%) Content Management
2 7 (21.21%) Information Management
2 7 (21.21%) Software Architecture
2 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (21.21%) Load Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.21%) B2C
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) SOA
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) EAI
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) ABAP
4 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) SAP
2 13 (39.39%) IBM
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) ATG
4 7 (21.21%) Endeca
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) hybris
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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