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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java 17 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.79% 6.22% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.52% 16.79% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 7
Median daily rate £388 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £385 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.13
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.63%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 79 137 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.25% 37.03% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 99 60
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Java.

1 14 (37.84%) HTML
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) SOAP
4 8 (21.62%) JSP
4 8 (21.62%) CSS
4 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 7 (18.92%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) HTML5
5 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
6 6 (16.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (16.22%) REST
6 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
6 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) QA
6 6 (16.22%) Spring
6 6 (16.22%) JMeter
7 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) Servlets
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 5 (13.51%) JUnit
7 5 (13.51%) JSON
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) jQuery

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 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Heroku
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) GIS
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Event Store
4 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JMeter
2 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
3 4 (10.81%) Ant
3 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) Grunt
5 2 (5.41%) gulp
5 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) Mocha
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.70%) NWDS
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.41%) Automotive
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.41%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) HTML
2 9 (24.32%) SOAP
3 8 (21.62%) CSS
3 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.62%) JSP
4 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 7 (18.92%) HTML5
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
4 7 (18.92%) XML
5 6 (16.22%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) Spring
6 5 (13.51%) jQuery
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) Servlets
6 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.81%) J2EE
7 4 (10.81%) Java EE
7 4 (10.81%) JDBC
7 4 (10.81%) Node.js
7 4 (10.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
7 2 (5.41%) Kanban
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Use Case
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) ABAP
3 2 (5.41%) Apex Code
3 2 (5.41%) ES6
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
4 2 (5.41%) Syclo
4 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) IBM