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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 85 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.79% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 12
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£314 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
2356 1909 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.18% 91.73% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 991 1053
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 134 141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.71 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Birmingham +1 9 £306 -0.40% 1
Coventry - 8 £338 - 2
Shropshire +2 5 £400 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £255 -
Staffordshire - 1 £290 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (68.25%) J2EE
3 28 (44.44%) Spring
4 27 (42.86%) JSP
5 26 (41.27%) JavaScript
6 24 (38.10%) Maven
7 21 (33.33%) HTML
7 21 (33.33%) CSS
7 21 (33.33%) XML
8 20 (31.75%) Tomcat
8 20 (31.75%) Eclipse
9 19 (30.16%) UNIX
9 19 (30.16%) jQuery
10 17 (26.98%) Ant
11 16 (25.40%) Apache
11 16 (25.40%) Oracle
11 16 (25.40%) Subversion
12 14 (22.22%) WebSphere
13 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
13 13 (20.63%) JSTL
14 12 (19.05%) CMS
15 11 (17.46%) JBoss
16 10 (15.87%) Linux
16 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
17 9 (14.29%) XSLT
17 9 (14.29%) Alterian
17 9 (14.29%) Scala
17 9 (14.29%) REST
18 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (12.70%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (31.75%) Tomcat
2 16 (25.40%) Apache
3 14 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 12 (19.05%) CMS
5 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.59%) Liferay
7 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.59%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Riak
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Maven
2 20 (31.75%) Eclipse
3 17 (26.98%) Ant
4 16 (25.40%) Subversion
5 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.35%) JMeter
7 3 (4.76%) Selenium
8 2 (3.17%) JIRA
9 1 (1.59%) TestNG
9 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (68.25%) J2EE
2 28 (44.44%) Spring
3 27 (42.86%) JSP
4 21 (33.33%) HTML
4 21 (33.33%) CSS
4 21 (33.33%) XML
5 19 (30.16%) jQuery
6 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
6 13 (20.63%) JSTL
7 9 (14.29%) XSLT
7 9 (14.29%) REST
8 6 (9.52%) Web Services
8 6 (9.52%) Servlets
8 6 (9.52%) .NET
9 5 (7.94%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (7.94%) Java EE
9 5 (7.94%) Play Framework
10 4 (6.35%) Apache Camel
10 4 (6.35%) SOAP
10 4 (6.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.59%) Statistics
2 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) UNIX
2 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (11.11%) OO
3 6 (9.52%) MVC
3 6 (9.52%) TDD
4 4 (6.35%) Low Latency
4 4 (6.35%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (6.35%) Memory Management
4 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.76%) Scrum
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (4.76%) OOD
6 2 (3.17%) UML
6 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.59%) Content Management
7 1 (1.59%) Web Development
7 1 (1.59%) Pair Programming
7 1 (1.59%) Migration
7 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) Scala
4 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.52%) C
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) VB6
6 1 (1.59%) Erlang
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) JBoss
3 9 (14.29%) Alterian
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) Sage
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