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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 59 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 91 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.90% 0.80% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 0.83% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 8 20
Median daily rate £415 £370 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £318 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
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
2983 2292 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 95.94% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 1367 1132
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 148 198
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +22 40 £400 +23.07% 7
Shropshire -15 19 £415 - 1
Coventry -8 9 £400 +2.56% 1
Warwickshire -15 4 £378 +0.66% 2
Solihull - 1 £500 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 162 (99.39%) Java
2 92 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (53.99%) J2EE
4 84 (51.53%) Spring
5 61 (37.42%) HTML
6 57 (34.97%) Hibernate
7 54 (33.13%) CSS
8 53 (32.52%) JavaScript
8 53 (32.52%) SQL
9 50 (30.67%) XML
10 40 (24.54%) Unix
11 38 (23.31%) JSON
12 35 (21.47%) DevOps
13 34 (20.86%) REST
13 34 (20.86%) Web Services
13 34 (20.86%) JUnit
14 33 (20.25%) Linux
14 33 (20.25%) WebLogic
15 32 (19.63%) Oracle
15 32 (19.63%) Scala
15 32 (19.63%) MongoDB
15 32 (19.63%) Git (software)
16 31 (19.02%) SOAP
17 30 (18.40%) Selenium
18 29 (17.79%) jQuery
18 29 (17.79%) Puppet
19 26 (15.95%) JSP
20 25 (15.34%) Software Engineering
20 25 (15.34%) HTML5
20 25 (15.34%) 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 33 (20.25%) WebLogic
2 17 (10.43%) JBoss
3 15 (9.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (7.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (6.13%) CMS
5 10 (6.13%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.91%) Apache
6 8 (4.91%) Mule
7 5 (3.07%) Liferay
7 5 (3.07%) Mule ESB
7 5 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (3.07%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.45%) Documentum
9 3 (1.84%) Confluence
10 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.23%) WildFly
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.61%) nginx
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (6.13%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (6.13%) Google App Engine
1 10 (6.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) Network Security
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.63%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.82%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.98%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (7.98%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.52%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (5.52%) Oracle OWB
4 9 (5.52%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.07%) DB2
8 5 (3.07%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.84%) Big Data
10 3 (1.84%) MySQL
10 3 (1.84%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (20.86%) JUnit
2 32 (19.63%) Git (software)
3 30 (18.40%) Selenium
4 22 (13.50%) Maven
5 21 (12.88%) Eclipse
5 21 (12.88%) JIRA
6 20 (12.27%) Jenkins
7 16 (9.82%) Subversion
8 13 (7.98%) Ant
8 13 (7.98%) ClearQuest
8 13 (7.98%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (6.13%) Artifactory
10 9 (5.52%) Toad
11 7 (4.29%) PVCS
12 6 (3.68%) IntelliJ
12 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (3.07%) Mockito
14 3 (1.84%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.84%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (5.52%) Automotive
2 6 (3.68%) Finance
3 3 (1.84%) Back Office
3 3 (1.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (53.99%) J2EE
2 84 (51.53%) Spring
3 61 (37.42%) HTML
4 57 (34.97%) Hibernate
5 54 (33.13%) CSS
6 50 (30.67%) XML
7 38 (23.31%) JSON
8 34 (20.86%) REST
8 34 (20.86%) Web Services
9 31 (19.02%) SOAP
10 29 (17.79%) jQuery
11 26 (15.95%) JSP
12 25 (15.34%) HTML5
12 25 (15.34%) Play Framework
13 24 (14.72%) J2SE
14 17 (10.43%) Servlets
15 14 (8.59%) RESTful
16 13 (7.98%) AngularJS
16 13 (7.98%) Apache CXF
17 12 (7.36%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.84%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.61%) DataPower
5 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.61%) iPad
5 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.54%) Unix
2 33 (20.25%) Linux
3 12 (7.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) Fedora
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.47%) DevOps
3 25 (15.34%) Open Source
3 25 (15.34%) Software Engineering
4 21 (12.88%) OO
5 20 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (12.27%) Web Development
6 19 (11.66%) Microservices
6 19 (11.66%) TDD
7 18 (11.04%) OOP
8 17 (10.43%) MVC
9 14 (8.59%) Scrum
9 14 (8.59%) Service Management
9 14 (8.59%) UML
10 13 (7.98%) Defect Tracking
11 12 (7.36%) SOA
12 10 (6.13%) Test Strategy
13 9 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (4.91%) ETL
14 8 (4.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 162 (99.39%) Java
2 53 (32.52%) JavaScript
2 53 (32.52%) SQL
3 32 (19.63%) Scala
4 10 (6.13%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.91%) C
5 8 (4.91%) C++
5 8 (4.91%) VB
6 4 (2.45%) PHP
6 4 (2.45%) R
7 3 (1.84%) C#
8 2 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) Ruby
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.98%) Sun Certification
4 8 (4.91%) Degree
5 7 (4.29%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (3.68%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (17.79%) Puppet
2 2 (1.23%) Graphite
3 1 (0.61%) Grafana
Vendors
1 32 (19.63%) Oracle
2 22 (13.50%) Adobe
3 17 (10.43%) webMethods
4 13 (7.98%) Google
5 12 (7.36%) IBM
6 11 (6.75%) WSO2
7 5 (3.07%) Pega
8 4 (2.45%) EMC
8 4 (2.45%) Informatica
8 4 (2.45%) Sun
8 4 (2.45%) VMware
9 3 (1.84%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.84%) Misys
10 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.61%) hybris
10 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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