The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Java Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Programmer
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 125 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.077% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.081% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £455 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +17.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2225 2468 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.76% 95.18% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1386 1172
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 75 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £24.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Java Programmer in the job title.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Programmer
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 Programmer across the West Midlands region.

Java Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java Programmer
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 Programmer across the West Midlands region.

Java Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) JSON
1 12 (100.00%) Scala
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 12 (100.00%) Docker
1 12 (100.00%) Microservices
2 11 (91.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) QA

Java Programmer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (91.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) IntelliJ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) JSON
1 12 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 12 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Microservices
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
West Midlands
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