Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 39 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 53 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.94% 4.62% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.20% 15.93% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 45
Coventry median daily rate £400 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +34.62% -16.13%
10th Percentile £276 £233 £300
90th Percentile £518 £463 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £425 £398
% change year-on-year -4.35% +6.92% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% -24.67%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 276 270 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 36.13% 29.03% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 200 168
Coventry median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £268 £281 £256
90th Percentile £525 £538 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 0
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £30.07
% change year-on-year +32.00% -16.85% +4.79%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Coventry

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Coventry

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Coventry over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Coventry

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Java.

1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Scrum
3 15 (28.30%) J2EE
4 14 (26.42%) SOAP
5 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.53%) Spring
6 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
6 11 (20.75%) REST
7 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (18.87%) Oracle
8 9 (16.98%) C#
8 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
8 9 (16.98%) Selenium
8 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
9 8 (15.09%) XML
9 8 (15.09%) MVC
10 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
10 7 (13.21%) Python
10 7 (13.21%) HTML
10 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
10 7 (13.21%) TDD
10 7 (13.21%) JPA
10 7 (13.21%) Docker
11 6 (11.32%) DevOps
11 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (11.32%) RESTful
11 6 (11.32%) BDD
11 6 (11.32%) Puppet

Java
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 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (7.55%) JBoss
2 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Jetty
4 1 (1.89%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) GitHub
3 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.89%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
1 5 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.55%) DB2
2 4 (7.55%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) Neo4j
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.32%) Ant
4 5 (9.43%) Gradle
4 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.55%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.66%) GitLab
6 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.77%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (3.77%) JIRA
7 2 (3.77%) JProfiler
7 2 (3.77%) JUnit
7 2 (3.77%) Mockito
8 1 (1.89%) Maven
8 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 30 (56.60%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Junior
4 5 (9.43%) Junior Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Junior Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.77%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) J2EE
2 14 (26.42%) SOAP
3 13 (24.53%) Spring
4 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
4 11 (20.75%) REST
5 8 (15.09%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) HTML
6 7 (13.21%) JPA
6 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
7 6 (11.32%) CSS
7 6 (11.32%) RESTful
7 6 (11.32%) Web Services
8 4 (7.55%) MSMQ
9 3 (5.66%) .NET
9 3 (5.66%) CSS3
9 3 (5.66%) HTML5
9 3 (5.66%) JSON
9 3 (5.66%) Node.js
10 2 (3.77%) ICEfaces
10 2 (3.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Android
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) SUSE
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) Fedora
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Scrum
3 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
4 8 (15.09%) MVC
5 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 6 (11.32%) BDD
6 6 (11.32%) DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Kanban
8 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.55%) OO
8 4 (7.55%) OOP
8 4 (7.55%) Open Source
8 4 (7.55%) RUP
8 4 (7.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
5 5 (9.43%) VB
5 5 (9.43%) VBScript
6 4 (7.55%) Perl
7 3 (5.66%) Clojure
7 3 (5.66%) Erlang
7 3 (5.66%) F#
7 3 (5.66%) Groovy
7 3 (5.66%) Haskell
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) COBOL
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) OCP
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Ansible
3 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.55%) Terraform
4 1 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Google
3 4 (7.55%) Adobe
3 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.89%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Perforce
5 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) VMware