Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 31 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.75% 4.70% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.92% 17.03% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 30
Coventry median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £317
90th Percentile £575 £443 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £26.25 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £43.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.16% +93.33% +181.25%

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 240 182 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 29.02% 27.62% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 126 232
Coventry median daily rate £450 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +1.97% +22.58%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £296
90th Percentile £545 £531 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.67% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Coventry median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +63.93% -29.07%
10th Percentile £31.25 £18.40 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £33.85 £33.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +31.00% -3.21%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.81%) Selenium
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 5 (16.13%) SOAP
7 5 (16.13%) Java EE
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) JIRA
7 5 (16.13%) Confluence
7 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
7 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
8 4 (12.90%) Android
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) REST
8 4 (12.90%) Line Management
8 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
8 4 (12.90%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Adobe
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) HTML
8 4 (12.90%) Ant
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle

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 6 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) HBase
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Ant
3 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Gradle
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum Master
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Development Team Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) Java EE
1 5 (16.13%) JSON
1 5 (16.13%) SOAP
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Akka
4 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) JPA
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Robotics
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.90%) Line Management
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
8 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java 8
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Scala
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Packer
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Adobe
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Blue Prism
3 2 (6.45%) PlateSpin
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) UiPath