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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 93 81 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 24 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 1.42% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.56% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 8
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£350 £314 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £245 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
2314 2312 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.04% 91.31% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1172 991
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Warwickshire +9 7 £344 - 4
Birmingham +4 7 £350 +14.28% 5
Shropshire -10 3 - -
Coventry -8 2 £390 +15.55%
Solihull - 2 £350 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (60.78%) Spring
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (45.10%) Hibernate
5 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
6 21 (41.18%) TDD
7 17 (33.33%) J2EE
8 16 (31.37%) jQuery
9 15 (29.41%) HTML
10 13 (25.49%) CSS
11 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 10 (19.61%) Scrum
11 10 (19.61%) MVC
11 10 (19.61%) HTML5
12 9 (17.65%) RESTful
13 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
13 8 (15.69%) BDD
13 8 (15.69%) Linux
14 7 (13.73%) JBoss
14 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
14 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
14 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
15 6 (11.76%) UNIX
16 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
16 5 (9.80%) Spring MVC
16 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (7.84%) SDLC
17 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
17 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
17 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (13.73%) JBoss
2 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
1 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) Couchbase
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) JUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Automotive
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) Spring
2 23 (45.10%) Hibernate
3 17 (33.33%) J2EE
4 16 (31.37%) jQuery
5 15 (29.41%) HTML
6 13 (25.49%) CSS
7 10 (19.61%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) HTML5
8 9 (17.65%) RESTful
9 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.80%) Spring MVC
11 4 (7.84%) XML
11 4 (7.84%) DOM
12 3 (5.88%) SOAP
12 3 (5.88%) Struts
12 3 (5.88%) JPA
12 3 (5.88%) REST
13 2 (3.92%) Apache Camel
13 2 (3.92%) Spring Web Flow
13 2 (3.92%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) TDD
3 10 (19.61%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) BDD
5 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
6 4 (7.84%) SDLC
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) Open Source
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) RDF
8 2 (3.92%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) SOA
8 2 (3.92%) ETL
8 2 (3.92%) Content Management
8 2 (3.92%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) Scala
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) XQuery
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) IBM
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Informatica
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