The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 40 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.10% 1.83% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 1.88% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
Median daily rate £415 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +23.52%
Java Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
410 160 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.62% 97.56% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 58 54
Median daily rate £430 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +74.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Shropshire region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Shropshire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -10 11 £415 -
Java Developer
West Midlands

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) Scala
3 21 (72.41%) DevOps
4 19 (65.52%) Puppet
4 19 (65.52%) MongoDB
4 19 (65.52%) J2EE
5 18 (62.07%) Spring
5 18 (62.07%) Open Source
6 17 (58.62%) Play Framework
6 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
6 17 (58.62%) Selenium
7 16 (55.17%) JSON
7 16 (55.17%) XML
7 16 (55.17%) Docker
8 15 (51.72%) Microservices
8 15 (51.72%) Linux
8 15 (51.72%) J2SE
9 14 (48.28%) Unix
9 14 (48.28%) SOAP
9 14 (48.28%) REST
10 13 (44.83%) SQL
10 13 (44.83%) WebLogic
10 13 (44.83%) webMethods
11 12 (41.38%) WebLogic Portal
12 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
13 10 (34.48%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (34.48%) Google
13 10 (34.48%) Adobe
13 10 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (44.83%) WebLogic
2 12 (41.38%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) Documentum
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (34.48%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (34.48%) Google App Engine
1 10 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.34%) Spock
4 3 (10.34%) TestNG
4 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.45%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) J2EE
2 18 (62.07%) Spring
3 17 (58.62%) Play Framework
4 16 (55.17%) JSON
4 16 (55.17%) XML
5 15 (51.72%) J2SE
6 14 (48.28%) REST
6 14 (48.28%) SOAP
7 11 (37.93%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) HTML
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) ELK Stack
10 2 (6.90%) Hystrix
10 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
10 2 (6.90%) WireMock
11 1 (3.45%) RAML
11 1 (3.45%) RESTful
11 1 (3.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) DevOps
3 18 (62.07%) Open Source
4 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
5 15 (51.72%) Microservices
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) User Stories
9 2 (6.90%) BDD
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.45%) API Design
10 1 (3.45%) Document Management
10 1 (3.45%) Open Source Development
10 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) Scala
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Graphite
3 1 (3.45%) Grafana
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) webMethods
2 10 (34.48%) Adobe
2 10 (34.48%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) WSO2
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica