The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
Java Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
151 109 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 90.96% 97.32% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 66 62
Average daily rate £355 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -43.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £15.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Java Developer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) XQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared