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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.84% 3.56% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.08% 7.02% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £361 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £425 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £446 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
48 114 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.65% 50.67% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 73 34
Median daily rate £325 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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
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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stafford +2 2 £418 -4.57%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 2 - - 4
Lichfield - 2 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £220 -
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) Appium
3 7 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
5 5 (23.81%) Release Management
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Android
7 3 (14.29%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Appium
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 5 (23.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Environment Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Java Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) Release Management
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Android Development
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
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