The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 87 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 35 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 7
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £224 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £325 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
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
2291 1908 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.64% 92.71% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1039 1024
Average daily rate £350 £345 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 149 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 9 £313 +1.62% 9
Coventry - 6 £350 - 5
Staffordshire - 5 £350 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £419 - 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £255 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (61.90%) J2EE
3 26 (41.27%) Spring
4 18 (28.57%) Maven
4 18 (28.57%) XML
5 17 (26.98%) JSP
5 17 (26.98%) Oracle
6 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 14 (22.22%) HTML
7 14 (22.22%) UNIX
8 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
8 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
9 12 (19.05%) Tomcat
9 12 (19.05%) Apache
9 12 (19.05%) Eclipse
9 12 (19.05%) JBoss
9 12 (19.05%) CSS
9 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.05%) jQuery
9 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
10 11 (17.46%) Ant
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
11 10 (15.87%) OO
11 10 (15.87%) Subversion
12 9 (14.29%) TDD
13 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (12.70%) Scala
14 7 (11.11%) JSTL
14 7 (11.11%) MVC
15 6 (9.52%) CMS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
2 12 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 12 (19.05%) Apache
2 12 (19.05%) JBoss
3 6 (9.52%) CMS
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Riak
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Maven
2 12 (19.05%) Eclipse
3 11 (17.46%) Ant
4 10 (15.87%) Subversion
5 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.94%) JMeter
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.59%) JUnit
7 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Automotive
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (61.90%) J2EE
2 26 (41.27%) Spring
3 18 (28.57%) XML
4 17 (26.98%) JSP
5 14 (22.22%) HTML
6 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
7 12 (19.05%) CSS
7 12 (19.05%) jQuery
8 7 (11.11%) JSTL
9 6 (9.52%) Web Services
9 6 (9.52%) Java EE
10 5 (7.94%) Play Framework
10 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
10 5 (7.94%) REST
10 5 (7.94%) Servlets
11 4 (6.35%) Struts
11 4 (6.35%) XSLT
11 4 (6.35%) JPA
11 4 (6.35%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (6.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) UNIX
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.87%) OO
3 9 (14.29%) TDD
4 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.11%) MVC
6 6 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (7.94%) Low Latency
7 5 (7.94%) Memory Management
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.76%) SOA
9 3 (4.76%) Scrum
10 2 (3.17%) Migration
10 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.17%) UML
10 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.17%) BDD
10 2 (3.17%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.17%) Content Management
10 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) Scala
5 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.52%) C
6 1 (1.59%) VB6
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) Erlang
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PhD
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
3 4 (6.35%) Alterian
4 1 (1.59%) Sage
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