The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 18 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.71% 3.26% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 8.33% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Average daily rate £310 £335 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £335 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £407 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Java
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 36 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.86% 39.13% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 39
Average daily rate £338 £303 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Java
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 5 £300 -29.41% 2
Stafford - 1 £385 -
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (41.67%) Appium
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Android Development
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) iPad
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) J2ME
6 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Marketing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Appium
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) J2ME
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
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