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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 62 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 79 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 1.20% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 1.27% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 22 19
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 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £448 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +8.10%
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 £39.13 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.77%
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
2686 2448 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.78% 94.63% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1551 1489 1126
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 153 177
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £33.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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 34 £400 +23.07% 4
Shropshire -22 16 £415 -17.00%
Warwickshire -5 9 £381 +5.17% 3
Coventry +2 7 £400 -11.11% 3
Solihull - 3 £471 - 1
Staffordshire +5 2 £385 -12.00% 1
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 May 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.

1 128 (99.22%) Java
2 85 (65.89%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (55.04%) Spring
4 69 (53.49%) J2EE
5 46 (35.66%) Hibernate
6 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 41 (31.78%) HTML
8 36 (27.91%) CSS
9 33 (25.58%) SQL
10 31 (24.03%) Oracle
11 30 (23.26%) jQuery
12 29 (22.48%) Web Services
13 28 (21.71%) XML
14 27 (20.93%) Unix
15 26 (20.16%) JUnit
16 24 (18.60%) DevOps
17 23 (17.83%) Scala
18 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
18 22 (17.05%) JSON
18 22 (17.05%) MongoDB
19 21 (16.28%) TDD
19 21 (16.28%) Puppet
19 21 (16.28%) AngularJS
19 21 (16.28%) Selenium
20 20 (15.50%) JIRA
21 19 (14.73%) Software Engineering
22 18 (13.95%) SOAP
22 18 (13.95%) Linux
22 18 (13.95%) REST
22 18 (13.95%) Play Framework

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 17 (13.18%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.98%) JBoss
3 8 (6.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (4.65%) Mule
4 6 (4.65%) Node.js
5 5 (3.88%) CMS
5 5 (3.88%) Confluence
5 5 (3.88%) Liferay
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.10%) Apache
7 3 (2.33%) Mule ESB
7 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.55%) WildFly
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
2 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.88%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
6 6 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.33%) Big Data
8 3 (2.33%) DB2
8 3 (2.33%) MySQL
8 3 (2.33%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (20.16%) JUnit
2 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.28%) Selenium
4 20 (15.50%) JIRA
5 16 (12.40%) Eclipse
5 16 (12.40%) Jenkins
5 16 (12.40%) Maven
6 9 (6.98%) ClearQuest
6 9 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (6.98%) Subversion
7 7 (5.43%) PVCS
8 6 (4.65%) Ant
8 6 (4.65%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.65%) Toad
9 4 (3.10%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.10%) Mockito
9 4 (3.10%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.33%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (4.65%) Automotive
2 3 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Back Office
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (55.04%) Spring
2 69 (53.49%) J2EE
3 46 (35.66%) Hibernate
4 41 (31.78%) HTML
5 36 (27.91%) CSS
6 30 (23.26%) jQuery
7 29 (22.48%) Web Services
8 28 (21.71%) XML
9 22 (17.05%) JSON
10 21 (16.28%) AngularJS
11 18 (13.95%) Play Framework
11 18 (13.95%) REST
11 18 (13.95%) SOAP
12 17 (13.18%) J2SE
13 16 (12.40%) HTML5
14 15 (11.63%) Struts
15 13 (10.08%) JSP
15 13 (10.08%) RESTful
16 11 (8.53%) Servlets
17 9 (6.98%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.55%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) DataPower
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) Unix
2 18 (13.95%) Linux
3 10 (7.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Fedora
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (65.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.60%) DevOps
3 21 (16.28%) TDD
4 19 (14.73%) Software Engineering
5 17 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.40%) Open Source
7 15 (11.63%) UML
8 13 (10.08%) Scrum
9 12 (9.30%) Web Development
10 11 (8.53%) Microservices
10 11 (8.53%) OO
10 11 (8.53%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.75%) OOP
11 10 (7.75%) Service Management
12 9 (6.98%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (6.20%) SDLC
14 7 (5.43%) MVC
14 7 (5.43%) SOA
14 7 (5.43%) Test Strategy
14 7 (5.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 128 (99.22%) Java
2 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.58%) SQL
4 23 (17.83%) Scala
5 10 (7.75%) C#
6 8 (6.20%) C
7 6 (4.65%) C++
7 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.65%) VB
8 4 (3.10%) PHP
8 4 (3.10%) R
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) Groovy
9 1 (0.78%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Sun Certification
2 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.98%) Degree
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.55%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Oracle
2 10 (7.75%) Google
2 10 (7.75%) webMethods
3 7 (5.43%) Adobe
3 7 (5.43%) Sun
3 7 (5.43%) WSO2
4 5 (3.88%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.10%) IBM
5 4 (3.10%) Informatica
6 3 (2.33%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.55%) Pega
8 1 (0.78%) Misys
8 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago