The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 63 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 84 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.80% 1.14% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 1.19% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 14 20
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £418 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +7.63%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2261 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.59% 95.40% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1376 1123
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 137 198
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £29.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Birmingham +21 36 £375 +37.61% 4
Shropshire -12 22 £415 - 2
Warwickshire -7 10 £363 -9.37%
Coventry -4 5 £400 +2.56% 2
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 153 (99.35%) Java
2 98 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (57.14%) J2EE
4 84 (54.55%) Spring
5 54 (35.06%) Hibernate
6 53 (34.42%) HTML
7 52 (33.77%) JavaScript
8 47 (30.52%) CSS
9 42 (27.27%) SQL
10 40 (25.97%) XML
11 35 (22.73%) Unix
11 35 (22.73%) jQuery
12 32 (20.78%) Web Services
12 32 (20.78%) JUnit
13 31 (20.13%) Oracle
13 31 (20.13%) JSON
13 31 (20.13%) DevOps
14 30 (19.48%) Scala
14 30 (19.48%) MongoDB
15 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
15 29 (18.83%) Linux
16 28 (18.18%) Puppet
17 27 (17.53%) REST
17 27 (17.53%) Selenium
18 26 (16.88%) WebLogic
19 24 (15.58%) SOAP
19 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
19 24 (15.58%) TDD
20 23 (14.94%) Play Framework
20 23 (14.94%) Open Source

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 26 (16.88%) WebLogic
2 13 (8.44%) WebLogic Portal
3 11 (7.14%) JBoss
4 9 (5.84%) CMS
5 8 (5.19%) Mule
6 7 (4.55%) Apache
6 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (3.25%) Liferay
7 5 (3.25%) Mule ESB
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.60%) Confluence
8 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.30%) WildFly
10 1 (0.65%) Documentum
10 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.65%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.84%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (5.84%) Google App Engine
1 9 (5.84%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.48%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (5.19%) Oracle OWB
5 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.60%) DB2
10 3 (1.95%) Big Data
10 3 (1.95%) MySQL
10 3 (1.95%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (20.78%) JUnit
2 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
3 27 (17.53%) Selenium
4 23 (14.94%) Maven
5 21 (13.64%) JIRA
6 20 (12.99%) Eclipse
7 17 (11.04%) Jenkins
8 15 (9.74%) Subversion
9 11 (7.14%) ClearQuest
9 11 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (6.49%) Ant
11 8 (5.19%) Artifactory
11 8 (5.19%) Toad
12 7 (4.55%) PVCS
13 6 (3.90%) Mockito
13 6 (3.90%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (3.25%) IntelliJ
15 3 (1.95%) JMeter
15 3 (1.95%) Log4j
General
1 9 (5.84%) Automotive
2 4 (2.60%) Finance
3 2 (1.30%) Back Office
3 2 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (57.14%) J2EE
2 84 (54.55%) Spring
3 54 (35.06%) Hibernate
4 53 (34.42%) HTML
5 47 (30.52%) CSS
6 40 (25.97%) XML
7 35 (22.73%) jQuery
8 32 (20.78%) Web Services
9 31 (20.13%) JSON
10 27 (17.53%) REST
11 24 (15.58%) SOAP
12 23 (14.94%) Play Framework
13 22 (14.29%) J2SE
14 19 (12.34%) AngularJS
14 19 (12.34%) HTML5
14 19 (12.34%) JSP
15 15 (9.74%) Struts
16 13 (8.44%) RESTful
16 13 (8.44%) Servlets
17 11 (7.14%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.95%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.30%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.65%) DataPower
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) iPad
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.73%) Unix
2 29 (18.83%) Linux
3 12 (7.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) Fedora
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.13%) DevOps
3 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
3 24 (15.58%) TDD
4 23 (14.94%) Open Source
5 19 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (12.34%) Web Development
6 17 (11.04%) Microservices
7 16 (10.39%) OO
7 16 (10.39%) UML
8 14 (9.09%) Scrum
9 13 (8.44%) OOP
10 12 (7.79%) MVC
10 12 (7.79%) Service Management
10 12 (7.79%) SOA
11 11 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
12 10 (6.49%) Test Strategy
12 10 (6.49%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (5.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 153 (99.35%) Java
2 52 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 42 (27.27%) SQL
4 30 (19.48%) Scala
5 8 (5.19%) C
5 8 (5.19%) C#
5 8 (5.19%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.90%) C++
6 6 (3.90%) VB
7 4 (2.60%) PHP
7 4 (2.60%) R
8 2 (1.30%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (9.74%) Sun Certification
2 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.84%) Degree
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.60%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (11.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (1.30%) Graphite
3 1 (0.65%) Grafana
Vendors
1 31 (20.13%) Oracle
2 15 (9.74%) webMethods
3 14 (9.09%) Adobe
4 13 (8.44%) Google
5 10 (6.49%) WSO2
6 6 (3.90%) IBM
6 6 (3.90%) Sun
7 4 (2.60%) Informatica
8 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.95%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.95%) Pega
9 2 (1.30%) Misys
10 1 (0.65%) EMC
10 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) VMware
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