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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 92 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.62% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.78% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 19
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£325 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £485 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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
2083 2024 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.96% 91.21% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1035 814
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 135 174
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £37.54 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 -4 4 £325 +22.64% 2
Coventry +4 3 £380 -24.00%
Birmingham -9 3 £325 -7.14% 2
Wolverhampton -1 1 £220 -16.98%
Worcestershire - 1 £405 - 2
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) Spring
3 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) J2EE
5 14 (30.43%) HTML
6 13 (28.26%) CSS
7 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 12 (26.09%) Hibernate
8 11 (23.91%) XML
9 10 (21.74%) Oracle
9 10 (21.74%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) JBoss
11 8 (17.39%) UNIX
12 7 (15.22%) Web Services
12 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
13 6 (13.04%) SQL
13 6 (13.04%) JSP
13 6 (13.04%) SOA
13 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
13 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
14 5 (10.87%) HTML5
14 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.87%) Middleware
14 5 (10.87%) Maven
14 5 (10.87%) OO
14 5 (10.87%) Linux
14 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
15 4 (8.70%) Apache
15 4 (8.70%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (19.57%) JBoss
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.52%) CMS
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.17%) Mule
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.17%) Magnolia
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.35%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.35%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) Ant
3 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) JMeter
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Grunt
4 2 (4.35%) Bower
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Spring
2 15 (32.61%) J2EE
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
4 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) Hibernate
6 11 (23.91%) XML
7 10 (21.74%) jQuery
8 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 6 (13.04%) JSP
9 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.87%) HTML5
10 5 (10.87%) Middleware
11 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
11 4 (8.70%) Java EE
12 3 (6.52%) JSF
12 3 (6.52%) XSLT
12 3 (6.52%) SOAP
12 3 (6.52%) Struts
12 3 (6.52%) .NET
12 3 (6.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) TDD
3 6 (13.04%) SOA
4 5 (10.87%) OO
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
6 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (4.35%) Memory Management
7 2 (4.35%) BDD
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) ATDD
7 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) Logistics
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Web Development
8 1 (2.17%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) XPath
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Alterian
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