The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton 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 16 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 7.25% 20.00% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 66.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £265 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 44.93% 30.00% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 1
Average daily rate £313 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
West Midlands

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Wolverhampton region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) JSP
2 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) Apache
4 8 (57.14%) Ant
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 8 (57.14%) JSTL
4 8 (57.14%) Subversion
4 8 (57.14%) Maven
5 7 (50.00%) Spring
6 6 (42.86%) Alterian
6 6 (42.86%) REST
6 6 (42.86%) CMS
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) XSLT
6 6 (42.86%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
7 2 (14.29%) KVM
7 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
2 8 (57.14%) Apache
3 6 (42.86%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Ant
1 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 8 (57.14%) Subversion
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (57.14%) Web Developer
4 6 (42.86%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) JSP
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) JSTL
5 7 (50.00%) Spring
6 6 (42.86%) REST
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 2 (14.29%) LAMP
8 1 (7.14%) Flash
8 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) TDD
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) UML
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
2 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Alterian
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat