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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 77 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 54 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.96% 1.60% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.70% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 17
Median daily rate £413 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £419 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
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
2600 2413 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.44% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1328 1226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 117 183
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Shropshire +6 18 £450 +20.00%
Birmingham -4 16 £388 -3.12% 6
Staffordshire +1 6 - -
Coventry -13 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Worcestershire 0 1 £238 - 1
Warwickshire -2 1 £325 - 3
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (53.33%) HTML
4 60 (50.00%) Spring
5 55 (45.83%) CSS
6 54 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 47 (39.17%) SQL
8 42 (35.00%) REST
9 41 (34.17%) Hibernate
10 36 (30.00%) XML
11 35 (29.17%) RESTful
12 34 (28.33%) J2EE
13 29 (24.17%) SOAP
13 29 (24.17%) JSON
14 28 (23.33%) Linux
15 27 (22.50%) JSP
15 27 (22.50%) HTML5
16 26 (21.67%) Scrum
17 25 (20.83%) TDD
17 25 (20.83%) Web Services
17 25 (20.83%) Scala
18 24 (20.00%) Java EE
18 24 (20.00%) MVC
18 24 (20.00%) Jenkins
19 23 (19.17%) JUnit
20 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
20 22 (18.33%) Relational Database
21 21 (17.50%) Selenium
21 21 (17.50%) Tomcat
22 20 (16.67%) Servlets

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 21 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 18 (15.00%) JBoss
3 15 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.50%) Confluence
5 7 (5.83%) Apache
5 7 (5.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (5.00%) Documentum
6 6 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.33%) CMS
7 4 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.33%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) FTP
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.83%) SSH
2 1 (0.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.17%) Hazelcast
6 4 (3.33%) MySQL
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.67%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.67%) DB2
8 2 (1.67%) Endeca
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.67%) Redis
8 2 (1.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (19.17%) JUnit
3 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
4 21 (17.50%) Selenium
5 17 (14.17%) Eclipse
6 15 (12.50%) Subversion
7 14 (11.67%) Ant
7 14 (11.67%) JIRA
8 11 (9.17%) Maven
9 7 (5.83%) IntelliJ
10 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 5 (4.17%) Gradle
11 4 (3.33%) TestNG
12 3 (2.50%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.50%) Travis CI
12 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.67%) Protractor
13 2 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.67%) Spock
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Automotive
2 4 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Back Office
3 2 (1.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (53.33%) HTML
2 60 (50.00%) Spring
3 55 (45.83%) CSS
4 42 (35.00%) REST
5 41 (34.17%) Hibernate
6 36 (30.00%) XML
7 35 (29.17%) RESTful
8 34 (28.33%) J2EE
9 29 (24.17%) JSON
9 29 (24.17%) SOAP
10 27 (22.50%) HTML5
10 27 (22.50%) JSP
11 25 (20.83%) Web Services
12 24 (20.00%) Java EE
13 20 (16.67%) Servlets
14 19 (15.83%) jQuery
15 17 (14.17%) Struts
16 15 (12.50%) Play Framework
17 14 (11.67%) AngularJS
17 14 (11.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.33%) Linux
2 17 (14.17%) Unix
3 3 (2.50%) AIX
3 3 (2.50%) Debian
3 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.67%) Scrum
3 25 (20.83%) TDD
4 24 (20.00%) MVC
5 18 (15.00%) OO
6 16 (13.33%) Open Source
7 15 (12.50%) DevOps
7 15 (12.50%) Web Development
8 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.83%) OOP
9 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.00%) Microservices
11 10 (8.33%) BDD
12 9 (7.50%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.50%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.67%) UML
14 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.83%) Data Modelling
14 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
14 7 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 47 (39.17%) SQL
4 25 (20.83%) Scala
5 7 (5.83%) Ruby
6 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.17%) Python
8 4 (3.33%) Groovy
9 3 (2.50%) C#
10 2 (1.67%) C++
10 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.67%) VB
10 2 (1.67%) XQuery
11 1 (0.83%) COBOL
11 1 (0.83%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.33%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.67%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Grafana
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Adobe
2 18 (15.00%) Oracle
3 14 (11.67%) IBM
4 9 (7.50%) webMethods
5 7 (5.83%) Google
5 7 (5.83%) Pega
6 4 (3.33%) EMC
6 4 (3.33%) hybris
6 4 (3.33%) Sun
6 4 (3.33%) VMware
6 4 (3.33%) WSO2
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.67%) Misys
8 1 (0.83%) BEA
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago