The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 13 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.61% 7.04% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.90% 13.70% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Median daily rate £370 £324 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £273 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

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
67 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.41% 51.41% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 40
Median daily rate £293 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £421 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 6 £425 +41.66%
Stafford +1 4 £370 -3.89% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) Games
4 7 (28.00%) Spring
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) OOP
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) MySQL
7 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.00%) Selenium
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) Gradle
7 4 (16.00%) React
8 3 (12.00%) Android Development
8 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Android
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (8.00%) ColdFusion
1 2 (8.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (8.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Gradle
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Android Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 2 (8.00%) Appium
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) CocoaPods
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 7 (28.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) Spring
3 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 4 (16.00%) React
5 2 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (8.00%) CSS3
5 2 (8.00%) D3.js
5 2 (8.00%) DOM
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) JSF
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) IVR
2 1 (4.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) OOP
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Android Development
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) API Design
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Microservices
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Apple
1 2 (8.00%) Google