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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 97 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 24 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.18% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£358 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £244 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
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
2235 2165 1604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.34% 91.04% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1112 746
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 196 123
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +4 8 £400 +15.94% 3
Birmingham -10 6 £273 -7.23% 7
Staffordshire - 4 £438 - 2
Coventry 0 2 £390 +18.18% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £250 -0.49%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (62.50%) Spring
3 21 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
5 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (37.50%) jQuery
6 16 (33.33%) HTML
7 15 (31.25%) CSS
8 14 (29.17%) TDD
9 13 (27.08%) J2EE
10 10 (20.83%) Scrum
11 8 (16.67%) MVC
11 8 (16.67%) Spring MVC
11 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 7 (14.58%) RESTful
12 7 (14.58%) BDD
12 7 (14.58%) XML
12 7 (14.58%) Linux
13 6 (12.50%) Web Services
13 6 (12.50%) JBoss
13 6 (12.50%) UNIX
13 6 (12.50%) HTML5
13 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.42%) DOM
14 5 (10.42%) XSLT
14 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
14 5 (10.42%) Middleware
14 5 (10.42%) Finance
15 4 (8.33%) SOA
15 4 (8.33%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 6 (12.50%) JBoss
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Mule
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 3 (6.25%) CouchDB
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Ant
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) Spring
2 21 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 18 (37.50%) jQuery
4 16 (33.33%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) CSS
6 13 (27.08%) J2EE
7 8 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.58%) RESTful
8 7 (14.58%) XML
9 6 (12.50%) Web Services
9 6 (12.50%) HTML5
10 5 (10.42%) Middleware
10 5 (10.42%) DOM
10 5 (10.42%) XSLT
11 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
11 4 (8.33%) REST
12 3 (6.25%) JSTL
12 3 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) TDD
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
4 8 (16.67%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) BDD
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) ATDD
8 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.17%) Kanban
9 2 (4.17%) Open Source
9 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.17%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.17%) EAI
9 2 (4.17%) Content Management
9 2 (4.17%) Logistics
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) XQuery
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle
1 2 (4.17%) IBM
1 2 (4.17%) Alterian
2 1 (2.08%) Informatica
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago