The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 33 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 122 90 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.13% 4.91% 5.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.55% 15.25% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 75
Average daily rate £325 £325 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £565 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -54.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
England

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 46 £325 -18.75% 12
Warwickshire +8 12 £303 -1.22% 4
Coventry +2 12 £350 +7.69% 2
Solihull - 8 £269 - 2
Shropshire -18 6 £250 -54.54%
Staffordshire -3 5 £308 +1.65% 6
Wolverhampton -11 5 £265 -3.63% 4
Herefordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 95 (40.08%) JavaScript
2 86 (36.29%) J2EE
3 70 (29.54%) SQL
4 67 (28.27%) HTML
5 58 (24.47%) .NET
6 57 (24.05%) CSS
7 53 (22.36%) Oracle
7 53 (22.36%) Spring
8 52 (21.94%) XML
9 49 (20.68%) jQuery
10 48 (20.25%) UNIX
11 47 (19.83%) Linux
12 46 (19.41%) JSP
13 41 (17.30%) Tomcat
14 40 (16.88%) Eclipse
15 35 (14.77%) Maven
16 34 (14.35%) SQL Server
17 33 (13.92%) MySQL
18 32 (13.50%) Ant
18 32 (13.50%) Subversion
19 30 (12.66%) Perl
19 30 (12.66%) Apache
20 29 (12.24%) JSTL
21 28 (11.81%) REST
21 28 (11.81%) XSLT
21 28 (11.81%) Web Services
22 27 (11.39%) SOAP
22 27 (11.39%) Windows
22 27 (11.39%) SOA
22 27 (11.39%) CMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (17.30%) Tomcat
2 30 (12.66%) Apache
3 27 (11.39%) CMS
4 24 (10.13%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.91%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.91%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.53%) IIS
7 4 (1.69%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.84%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.42%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.42%) Liferay
Applications
1 26 (10.97%) MS Office
2 21 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.69%) Magento
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.27%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.84%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.84%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) LDAP
2 8 (3.38%) HTTP
3 7 (2.95%) DDNS
4 5 (2.11%) Internet
4 5 (2.11%) 4G
5 4 (1.69%) LAN
5 4 (1.69%) WAN
6 3 (1.27%) 2G
6 3 (1.27%) DNS
6 3 (1.27%) IPv4
6 3 (1.27%) IPv6
6 3 (1.27%) 3G
6 3 (1.27%) LTE
7 1 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.42%) SSL
7 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.92%) MySQL
3 17 (7.17%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.06%) MS Access
5 10 (4.22%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.53%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.11%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (1.69%) DB2
11 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 40 (16.88%) Eclipse
2 35 (14.77%) Maven
3 32 (13.50%) Ant
3 32 (13.50%) Subversion
4 13 (5.49%) Selenium
5 8 (3.38%) ProC
6 6 (2.53%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.11%) Log4j
7 5 (2.11%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.11%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.69%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.69%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.27%) JUnit
10 2 (0.84%) TestNG
10 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.84%) JIRA
10 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (10.55%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.06%) Finance
3 8 (3.38%) Retail
4 7 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Local Government
6 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 143 (60.34%) Developer
2 64 (27.00%) Java Developer
3 40 (16.88%) Architect
4 34 (14.35%) Web Developer
5 27 (11.39%) Java Web Developer
6 16 (6.75%) Analyst
6 16 (6.75%) Database Developer
7 14 (5.91%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.06%) Technical Architect
8 12 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.64%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Java Architect
11 8 (3.38%) C Developer
12 7 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.53%) Designer
13 6 (2.53%) Java Applications Developer
13 6 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (36.29%) J2EE
2 67 (28.27%) HTML
3 58 (24.47%) .NET
4 57 (24.05%) CSS
5 53 (22.36%) Spring
6 52 (21.94%) XML
7 49 (20.68%) jQuery
8 46 (19.41%) JSP
9 29 (12.24%) JSTL
10 28 (11.81%) REST
10 28 (11.81%) XSLT
10 28 (11.81%) Web Services
11 27 (11.39%) SOAP
12 15 (6.33%) Hibernate
12 15 (6.33%) Java EE
13 13 (5.49%) JMS
14 11 (4.64%) Struts
14 11 (4.64%) JSF
15 10 (4.22%) RESTful
16 9 (3.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.64%) Clustering
2 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.11%) Open Source
4 3 (1.27%) EPoS
4 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.84%) AS400
6 1 (0.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.42%) PDA
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.25%) UNIX
2 47 (19.83%) Linux
3 27 (11.39%) Windows
4 10 (4.22%) AIX
5 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.38%) Solaris
6 7 (2.95%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.27%) Android
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.39%) SOA
2 21 (8.86%) OO
3 17 (7.17%) Software Engineering
3 17 (7.17%) Migration
4 15 (6.33%) EAI
4 15 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (6.33%) MVC
4 15 (6.33%) Data Migration
5 13 (5.49%) ERP
5 13 (5.49%) Scrum
5 13 (5.49%) TDD
6 12 (5.06%) Software Testing
6 12 (5.06%) CRM
7 11 (4.64%) BDD
7 11 (4.64%) Test Scripting
8 9 (3.80%) UML
8 9 (3.80%) Waterfall
8 9 (3.80%) System Testing
9 8 (3.38%) Test Automation
9 8 (3.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 95 (40.08%) JavaScript
2 70 (29.54%) SQL
3 30 (12.66%) Perl
4 21 (8.86%) VBA
5 19 (8.02%) Shell Script
6 16 (6.75%) C++
7 14 (5.91%) PHP
8 13 (5.49%) VB
9 12 (5.06%) C
10 11 (4.64%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.22%) C#
12 9 (3.80%) Scala
13 7 (2.95%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.11%) VB6
14 5 (2.11%) Python
15 4 (1.69%) VBScript
16 3 (1.27%) ABAP
16 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.84%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.64%) ISEB
1 11 (4.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) Degree
5 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.84%) KVM
4 1 (0.42%) Nmap
4 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.42%) Squid
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Puppet
1 2 (0.84%) Nagios
2 1 (0.42%) Nessus
2 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.42%) MOM
2 1 (0.42%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (22.36%) Oracle
2 23 (9.70%) Alterian
3 22 (9.28%) IBM
3 22 (9.28%) SAP
4 20 (8.44%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.49%) Business Objects
6 9 (3.80%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.53%) WSO2
7 6 (2.53%) Citrix
7 6 (2.53%) JBoss
8 5 (2.11%) HP
8 5 (2.11%) webMethods
8 5 (2.11%) Sage
9 4 (1.69%) hybris
9 4 (1.69%) Informatica
9 4 (1.69%) Cisco
9 4 (1.69%) Avaya
9 4 (1.69%) VMware
10 3 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.27%) BEA
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