The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 14 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 267 111 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.32% 4.39% 4.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.23% 14.88% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 64 60
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £8.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -74.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1018 746 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.73% 29.51% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 448 433
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 27
Median hourly rate £39.60 £30.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.83% +48.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.92 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java
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 across the West Midlands region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Java
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 across the West Midlands region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 83 £446 +2.00% 9
Birmingham +24 82 £425 -5.55% 29
Coventry +15 30 £450 -35.71% 8
Warwickshire -3 9 £300 -25.00% 3
Staffordshire 0 7 £275 -31.25% 13
Worcestershire -1 3 £450 +28.57% 2
Solihull -2 3 £350 - 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £388 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Java.

1 291 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (35.94%) SQL
3 186 (32.29%) HTML
4 180 (31.25%) Oracle
5 174 (30.21%) JavaScript
6 173 (30.03%) Spring
7 170 (29.51%) CSS
8 153 (26.56%) Linux
9 139 (24.13%) XML
9 139 (24.13%) J2EE
10 114 (19.79%) Web Services
11 112 (19.44%) Puppet
12 111 (19.27%) MongoDB
13 108 (18.75%) JSON
13 108 (18.75%) Git (software)
14 107 (18.58%) Unix
15 103 (17.88%) Web Development
16 97 (16.84%) WebLogic
17 96 (16.67%) JBoss
18 95 (16.49%) DevOps
19 94 (16.32%) Open Source
20 88 (15.28%) TDD
21 87 (15.10%) Scala
22 81 (14.06%) REST
23 76 (13.19%) Scrum
24 74 (12.85%) Hibernate
24 74 (12.85%) JSP
24 74 (12.85%) SOAP
25 73 (12.67%) OO
26 72 (12.50%) Microservices

Java
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 97 (16.84%) WebLogic
2 96 (16.67%) JBoss
3 68 (11.81%) Tomcat
4 44 (7.64%) Apache
5 41 (7.12%) WebLogic Portal
6 38 (6.60%) Confluence
7 34 (5.90%) WebSphere
8 32 (5.56%) CMS
9 26 (4.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 20 (3.47%) Documentum
10 20 (3.47%) Mule
11 17 (2.95%) Apache ServiceMix
12 13 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (1.74%) IIS
13 10 (1.74%) SharePoint
14 9 (1.56%) Apache Pig
14 9 (1.56%) Captiva
14 9 (1.56%) Mule ESB
15 8 (1.39%) Liferay
16 7 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.91%) MS Office
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) ENOVIA
1 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.35%) Primavera
3 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.91%) Google App Engine
5 11 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.04%) SaaS
7 3 (0.52%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Google Play
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) iTunes
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Route 53
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.64%) Network Security
2 22 (3.82%) HTTP
3 18 (3.13%) SSL
4 7 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.87%) LDAP
5 5 (0.87%) SSH
6 4 (0.69%) BIG-IP
6 4 (0.69%) Firewall
7 3 (0.52%) DNS
7 3 (0.52%) IMAP
7 3 (0.52%) LAN
7 3 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.52%) SMTP
7 3 (0.52%) WAN
8 2 (0.35%) Internet
8 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.35%) S/MIME
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.17%) TACACS
9 1 (0.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (19.27%) MongoDB
2 68 (11.81%) SQL Server
3 41 (7.12%) Oracle Database
4 35 (6.08%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.90%) DB2
6 28 (4.86%) MySQL
6 28 (4.86%) Oracle OWB
7 26 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (3.65%) RDBMS
9 20 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.74%) Big Data
12 10 (1.74%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.56%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
14 7 (1.22%) Sqoop
15 6 (1.04%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 108 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 71 (12.33%) Maven
3 70 (12.15%) JIRA
4 68 (11.81%) Jenkins
5 64 (11.11%) Selenium
6 47 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 45 (7.81%) JUnit
8 40 (6.94%) Eclipse
9 38 (6.60%) ClearQuest
10 37 (6.42%) SoapUI
11 33 (5.73%) WebDriver
12 28 (4.86%) Log4j
13 24 (4.17%) Cucumber
13 24 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (4.17%) Subversion
14 23 (3.99%) Ant
15 20 (3.47%) IntelliJ
16 16 (2.78%) Toad
17 11 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
18 10 (1.74%) Artifactory
General
1 32 (5.56%) Finance
2 28 (4.86%) Back Office
3 23 (3.99%) Automotive
4 22 (3.82%) Banking
5 15 (2.60%) Retail
6 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.35%) Billing
7 2 (0.35%) Games
7 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.35%) Marketing
7 2 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Advertising
8 1 (0.17%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 317 (55.03%) Developer
2 155 (26.91%) Java Developer
3 124 (21.53%) Architect
4 52 (9.03%) Java Architect
5 49 (8.51%) Software Architect
6 38 (6.60%) Software Engineer
7 37 (6.42%) Consultant
7 37 (6.42%) Scala Developer
8 30 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 30 (5.21%) Java Engineer
9 29 (5.03%) Java Software Architect
9 29 (5.03%) Lead Developer
10 28 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (4.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 25 (4.34%) Java Software Engineer
12 24 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
13 22 (3.82%) Java Scala Developer
13 22 (3.82%) Scala Software Engineer
14 21 (3.65%) Tester
15 20 (3.47%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (32.29%) HTML
2 173 (30.03%) Spring
3 170 (29.51%) CSS
4 139 (24.13%) J2EE
4 139 (24.13%) XML
5 114 (19.79%) Web Services
6 108 (18.75%) JSON
7 81 (14.06%) REST
8 74 (12.85%) Hibernate
8 74 (12.85%) JSP
8 74 (12.85%) SOAP
9 69 (11.98%) Play Framework
10 63 (10.94%) RESTful
11 61 (10.59%) HTML5
11 61 (10.59%) Spring Boot
12 58 (10.07%) Java EE
12 58 (10.07%) jQuery
13 45 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
14 42 (7.29%) JMS
15 40 (6.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.47%) Digital Media
2 17 (2.95%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.22%) CMDB
7 6 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.69%) Statistics
9 4 (0.69%) User Experience
10 3 (0.52%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.52%) PKI
11 2 (0.35%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.35%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.35%) DataPower
11 2 (0.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.35%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.35%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 153 (26.56%) Linux
2 107 (18.58%) Unix
3 52 (9.03%) Windows
4 11 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.39%) Android
5 8 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.87%) SUSE
8 3 (0.52%) CentOS
8 3 (0.52%) Fedora
8 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Debian
9 2 (0.35%) Solaris
9 2 (0.35%) VME
9 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (17.88%) Web Development
3 95 (16.49%) DevOps
4 94 (16.32%) Open Source
5 88 (15.28%) TDD
6 76 (13.19%) Scrum
7 73 (12.67%) OO
8 72 (12.50%) Microservices
9 67 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (10.76%) Software Engineering
11 60 (10.42%) MVC
12 47 (8.16%) ERP
13 44 (7.64%) CRM
14 42 (7.29%) Software Architecture
15 41 (7.12%) Configuration Management
16 37 (6.42%) Automated Testing
16 37 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 37 (6.42%) Waterfall
17 34 (5.90%) OOP
18 29 (5.03%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 207 (35.94%) SQL
2 174 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 87 (15.10%) Scala
4 60 (10.42%) PHP
5 55 (9.55%) PL/SQL
6 35 (6.08%) C#
7 31 (5.38%) Shell Script
8 29 (5.03%) Ruby
9 28 (4.86%) Python
10 15 (2.60%) C
10 15 (2.60%) Perl
11 14 (2.43%) COBOL
12 13 (2.26%) C++
12 13 (2.26%) VB
13 11 (1.91%) Groovy
14 10 (1.74%) R
15 9 (1.56%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.52%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.78%) Degree
4 15 (2.60%) ISEB
4 15 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.43%) Sun Certification
6 10 (1.74%) OCPJP
6 10 (1.74%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.86%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (12.50%) Docker
2 9 (1.56%) HDFS
3 8 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.22%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.52%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 112 (19.44%) Puppet
2 31 (5.38%) Graphite
3 18 (3.13%) Grafana
4 15 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.56%) Consul
6 8 (1.39%) Ansible
6 8 (1.39%) Kibana
7 7 (1.22%) logstash
8 6 (1.04%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.04%) Terraform
9 4 (0.69%) Mesos
10 2 (0.35%) Marathon
10 2 (0.35%) SCCM
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.17%) Rancher
11 1 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 180 (31.25%) Oracle
2 58 (10.07%) IBM
3 40 (6.94%) webMethods
4 38 (6.60%) WSO2
5 37 (6.42%) Adobe
6 33 (5.73%) Pega
7 30 (5.21%) Microsoft
8 28 (4.86%) Misys
9 22 (3.82%) VMware
10 21 (3.65%) Informatica
11 18 (3.13%) MuleSoft
12 16 (2.78%) Google
13 13 (2.26%) BEA
13 13 (2.26%) EMC
14 7 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.04%) Sybase
15 6 (1.04%) Vitria
16 5 (0.87%) SAP
17 4 (0.69%) Micro Focus
17 4 (0.69%) Sun
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