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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 21 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% - 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£290 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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 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
110 110 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.49% 95.65% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 107
Average daily rate £320 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 8
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.69 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +55.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.00 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Java Developer
West Midlands

Java Developer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage