The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Solihull region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.60% 3.09% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 16.67% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
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% -
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 33.77% 18.56% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 5
Average daily rate £330 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
West Midlands

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Java
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 8 (80.00%) VBA
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
6 1 (10.00%) XQuery
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) MyBatis
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) XPath
6 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) MyBatis
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) OO
1 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 8 (80.00%) VBA
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) XQuery
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XPath