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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 88 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.22% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.33% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 7
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£366 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.20% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £228 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £265 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
2120 1949 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.14% 91.12% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1023 874
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 149 192
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 18 December 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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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
Coventry -3 5 £350 - 4
Warwickshire -5 5 £413 +55.66%
Birmingham -5 5 £358 +55.43% 2
Staffordshire +4 4 £425 +77.08%
Worcestershire - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) J2EE
3 21 (36.84%) Spring
4 19 (33.33%) Oracle
5 13 (22.81%) XML
5 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (19.30%) TDD
6 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
6 11 (19.30%) WebSphere
6 11 (19.30%) UNIX
6 11 (19.30%) SQL
6 11 (19.30%) HTML
6 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
7 10 (17.54%) JBoss
7 10 (17.54%) Maven
8 9 (15.79%) JSP
8 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 9 (15.79%) OO
9 8 (14.04%) CSS
9 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.04%) Scala
9 8 (14.04%) Java EE
10 7 (12.28%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (12.28%) HP
11 6 (10.53%) JMeter
11 6 (10.53%) Memory Management
11 6 (10.53%) jQuery
11 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
11 6 (10.53%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (19.30%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.54%) JBoss
3 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.77%) Apache
5 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.02%) CMS
6 2 (3.51%) Magnolia
6 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) CouchDB
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) Riak
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Maven
2 6 (10.53%) JMeter
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.77%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.75%) Grunt
4 1 (1.75%) Bower
General
1 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) J2EE
2 21 (36.84%) Spring
3 13 (22.81%) XML
4 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
4 11 (19.30%) HTML
5 9 (15.79%) JSP
6 8 (14.04%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) Java EE
7 6 (10.53%) jQuery
8 5 (8.77%) Play Framework
8 5 (8.77%) JSF
8 5 (8.77%) Struts
8 5 (8.77%) Web Services
9 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
9 4 (7.02%) HTML5
10 3 (5.26%) REST
10 3 (5.26%) JPA
10 3 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (5.26%) Servlets
10 3 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Statistics
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) UNIX
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) HPUX
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) TDD
3 9 (15.79%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.28%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (10.53%) Memory Management
6 6 (10.53%) Low Latency
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 4 (7.02%) SOA
9 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.51%) ATDD
10 2 (3.51%) User Stories
10 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.51%) Migration
10 2 (3.51%) Logistics
10 2 (3.51%) Content Management
10 2 (3.51%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.51%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Scala
5 4 (7.02%) C
5 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Erlang
7 1 (1.75%) VB6
7 1 (1.75%) XPath
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) PhD
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Alterian
5 1 (1.75%) Sage
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