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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 85 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 37 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 0.91% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.98% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 24
Average daily rate £338 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +2.06%
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
2406 2038 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 92.26% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1133 1032
Average daily rate £384 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 183 143
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +10 11 £315 -3.07% 6
Coventry +1 11 £344 +10.88% 3
Birmingham +4 8 £419 +11.66% 18
Shropshire -19 3 £500 +23.45%
Staffordshire -4 2 £385 -9.41% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 37 (45.68%) Spring
5 28 (34.57%) HTML
5 28 (34.57%) J2EE
6 26 (32.10%) Hibernate
6 26 (32.10%) jQuery
7 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
8 22 (27.16%) TDD
8 22 (27.16%) Oracle
8 22 (27.16%) CSS
9 21 (25.93%) SQL
10 16 (19.75%) Web Services
11 14 (17.28%) Unix
11 14 (17.28%) Struts
12 12 (14.81%) C#
13 11 (13.58%) MVC
14 10 (12.35%) Linux
14 10 (12.35%) OO
14 10 (12.35%) HTML5
14 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
15 9 (11.11%) RESTful
15 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
15 9 (11.11%) SDLC
15 9 (11.11%) Maven
16 8 (9.88%) Ajax
16 8 (9.88%) Scrum
16 8 (9.88%) XML
16 8 (9.88%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.64%) JBoss
2 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.94%) Apache
3 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.70%) nginx
4 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) Confluence
5 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.47%) WildFly
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.23%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) Liferay
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) MySQL
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.70%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.47%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) Redis
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Maven
2 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) JIRA
3 6 (7.41%) Selenium
4 5 (6.17%) JUnit
5 4 (4.94%) CA Gen
5 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 3 (3.70%) Ant
6 3 (3.70%) Gradle
7 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.23%) Appium
8 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.23%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.23%) Mockito
8 1 (1.23%) NUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Automotive
2 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) Spring
2 28 (34.57%) HTML
2 28 (34.57%) J2EE
3 26 (32.10%) Hibernate
3 26 (32.10%) jQuery
4 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
5 22 (27.16%) CSS
6 16 (19.75%) Web Services
7 14 (17.28%) Struts
8 10 (12.35%) HTML5
9 9 (11.11%) RESTful
10 8 (9.88%) Ajax
10 8 (9.88%) JPA
10 8 (9.88%) SOAP
10 8 (9.88%) XML
11 6 (7.41%) Java EE
11 6 (7.41%) REST
11 6 (7.41%) Spring Boot
12 5 (6.17%) JSP
13 4 (4.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Unix
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) TDD
3 11 (13.58%) MVC
4 10 (12.35%) OO
4 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.11%) SDLC
5 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 8 (9.88%) Scrum
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.64%) Test Strategy
8 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.41%) SOLID
8 6 (7.41%) UML
9 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.17%) RUP
10 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.94%) User Stories
10 4 (4.94%) Validation
10 4 (4.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.93%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) Perl
5 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) AWK
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
1 5 (6.17%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle
2 6 (7.41%) Pega
3 5 (6.17%) BEA
3 5 (6.17%) webMethods
4 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.94%) Informatica
4 4 (4.94%) Sun
5 3 (3.70%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.70%) Google
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) hybris
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) ATG
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Terracotta
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