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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 16 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.88% 5.15% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.94% 9.33% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £370 £343 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +2.23%
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 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
69 75 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.90% 55.15% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 52 18
Median daily rate £338 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 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 -1 5 £425 +37.09% 1
Stafford -2 4 £370 -3.89% 1
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) Games
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) RESTful
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Spring
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 5 (20.83%) MySQL
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Android
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Gradle
7 5 (20.83%) Android Development
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.67%) Android Studio
8 4 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (16.67%) PHP
9 3 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
9 3 (12.50%) Publishing
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) REST
9 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation

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 (8.33%) ColdFusion
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Gradle
3 4 (16.67%) Android Studio
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (8.33%) Ant
5 2 (8.33%) Appium
5 2 (8.33%) CocoaPods
5 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) Xcode
6 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (4.17%) gulp
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (29.17%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (4.17%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) RESTful
3 5 (20.83%) Spring
4 4 (16.67%) Node.js
5 3 (12.50%) React
5 3 (12.50%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) JSF
6 2 (8.33%) Laravel
6 2 (8.33%) Material Design
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.33%) IVR
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Android Development
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.17%) ES6
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Apple
1 2 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Avaya
2 1 (4.17%) Genesys
2 1 (4.17%) KANA