Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 69 58
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.46% 1.60% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.73% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Coventry median daily rate £338 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £317 £310 £333
90th Percentile £386 £513 £593
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £27.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 698 985 664
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.82% 92.75% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 707 434
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £289 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 49
Coventry median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -39.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.40 £9.50
90th Percentile £38.40 £39.63 £25.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% -9.26% +5.07%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Coventry

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Coventry

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Coventry

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Java Developer 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 Coventry region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) JDBC
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Ant
4 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
5 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) JBoss
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) Struts
6 4 (36.36%) JUnit
6 4 (36.36%) EJB
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) JAXB
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) Spring
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Axis
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) REST
8 2 (18.18%) Mockito
8 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 2 (18.18%) JMS
8 2 (18.18%) Gradle
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) ICEfaces
8 2 (18.18%) JSF

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Ant
1 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
2 4 (36.36%) JUnit
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Gradle
3 2 (18.18%) Mockito
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) JDBC
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Axis
4 4 (36.36%) EJB
4 4 (36.36%) JAXB
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) Struts
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) ICEfaces
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) JMS
6 2 (18.18%) JSF
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) J2SE
7 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) OCP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics