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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 64 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 58 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.44% 1.82% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.92% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 12
Median daily rate £440 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £309 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £441 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +23.98%

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
2233 2497 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.90% 94.69% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1403 1162
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 80 173
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Shropshire +35 18 £463 +20.91% 2
Coventry -15 8 £375 +15.38% 2
Birmingham -3 7 £450 +7.46% 12
Staffordshire +2 6 £425 +10.38% 1
Warwickshire -13 4 £375 +19.04% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £375 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (99.14%) Java
2 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (39.66%) Spring
3 46 (39.66%) HTML
3 46 (39.66%) CSS
4 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 37 (31.90%) REST
5 34 (29.31%) RESTful
5 34 (29.31%) Scrum
6 32 (27.59%) TDD
7 31 (26.72%) Scala
8 30 (25.86%) Linux
9 29 (25.00%) Open Source
10 28 (24.14%) JSON
10 28 (24.14%) Hibernate
11 27 (23.28%) XML
12 25 (21.55%) Microservices
13 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (19.83%) MongoDB
14 22 (18.97%) JUnit
14 22 (18.97%) Relational Database
15 21 (18.10%) SQL
15 21 (18.10%) AngularJS
15 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
16 20 (17.24%) NoSQL
16 20 (17.24%) HTML5
16 20 (17.24%) Play Framework
17 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
17 19 (16.38%) jQuery
17 19 (16.38%) J2EE

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 13 (11.21%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.62%) Confluence
3 9 (7.76%) JBoss
4 6 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.86%) Documentum
9 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Slack
2 1 (0.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) HTTP
2 3 (2.59%) Skype
3 1 (0.86%) FTP
3 1 (0.86%) LDAP
3 1 (0.86%) Network Security
3 1 (0.86%) SSH
3 1 (0.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.97%) Relational Database
3 20 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.03%) Hazelcast
5 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.31%) MySQL
6 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.72%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.72%) Redis
9 2 (1.72%) Riak
10 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.86%) Endeca
10 1 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (18.97%) JUnit
2 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
4 16 (13.79%) IntelliJ
5 13 (11.21%) Eclipse
5 13 (11.21%) JIRA
5 13 (11.21%) Subversion
6 10 (8.62%) Maven
7 8 (6.90%) Ant
7 8 (6.90%) Selenium
8 7 (6.03%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.31%) Gradle
10 4 (3.45%) Mockito
11 3 (2.59%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.72%) JProfiler
12 2 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (1.72%) Protractor
12 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.72%) TestNG
12 2 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.66%) CSS
1 46 (39.66%) HTML
1 46 (39.66%) Spring
2 37 (31.90%) REST
3 34 (29.31%) RESTful
4 28 (24.14%) Hibernate
4 28 (24.14%) JSON
5 27 (23.28%) XML
6 21 (18.10%) AngularJS
7 20 (17.24%) HTML5
7 20 (17.24%) Play Framework
8 19 (16.38%) J2EE
8 19 (16.38%) jQuery
9 14 (12.07%) Java EE
10 12 (10.34%) Ajax
10 12 (10.34%) CSS3
10 12 (10.34%) React
11 11 (9.48%) Spring Boot
11 11 (9.48%) Struts
11 11 (9.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.31%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) iPad
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) Linux
2 10 (8.62%) Unix
3 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.59%) Android
4 3 (2.59%) Debian
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) Scrum
3 32 (27.59%) TDD
4 29 (25.00%) Open Source
5 25 (21.55%) Microservices
6 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.93%) BDD
7 15 (12.93%) OO
7 15 (12.93%) Web Development
8 12 (10.34%) High Availability
9 10 (8.62%) Low Latency
10 9 (7.76%) API Development
10 9 (7.76%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.76%) MVC
10 9 (7.76%) SOLID
11 8 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.03%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 115 (99.14%) Java
2 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.72%) Scala
4 21 (18.10%) SQL
5 10 (8.62%) Ruby
6 8 (6.90%) Python
7 6 (5.17%) C#
8 5 (4.31%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) Groovy
9 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.72%) XQuery
10 1 (0.86%) COBOL
10 1 (0.86%) Perl
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.45%) Degree
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Puppet
2 4 (3.45%) Grafana
3 3 (2.59%) Kibana
3 3 (2.59%) logstash
3 3 (2.59%) rkt
4 1 (0.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) Oracle
2 5 (4.31%) Google
3 4 (3.45%) Splunk
3 4 (3.45%) Sun
4 3 (2.59%) AppDynamics
4 3 (2.59%) Pega
4 3 (2.59%) webMethods
5 2 (1.72%) hybris
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.86%) BEA
6 1 (0.86%) IBM
6 1 (0.86%) Informatica
6 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
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