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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 15 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.43% 17.16% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.30% 50.00% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Java
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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
53 70 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.78% 34.31% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 33
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £644 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +288.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 10 (55.56%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) JSP
2 9 (50.00%) Struts
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (44.44%) QA
3 8 (44.44%) Load Testing
3 8 (44.44%) JMX
3 8 (44.44%) Content Management
3 8 (44.44%) ATG
3 8 (44.44%) CMS
3 8 (44.44%) Servlets
3 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 8 (44.44%) J2EE
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) JDBC
3 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 8 (44.44%) Internet
3 8 (44.44%) B2C
3 8 (44.44%) XSLT
3 8 (44.44%) JBoss
3 8 (44.44%) Apache
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) JMS
3 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (44.44%) iPad

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 8 (44.44%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) JSP
2 9 (50.00%) Struts
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 8 (44.44%) Servlets
3 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 8 (44.44%) J2EE
3 8 (44.44%) JDBC
3 8 (44.44%) JMX
3 8 (44.44%) XSLT
3 8 (44.44%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) B2C
1 8 (44.44%) Content Management
1 8 (44.44%) Load Testing
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
1 8 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
1 8 (44.44%) JBoss
1 8 (44.44%) ATG
1 8 (44.44%) Endeca
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) hybris
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