The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 6 6 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing Java 32 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 17.88% 23.17% 32.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 45.09% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 25
Median daily rate £475 £501 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.09% +5.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 76 224 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 42.46% 51.38% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 82 52
Median daily rate £496 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.69% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Shropshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Shropshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Shropshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Shropshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +2 27 £475 -2.56% 6
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) Open Source
3 30 (38.46%) SQL
4 29 (37.18%) Scala
5 26 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 25 (32.05%) Oracle
6 25 (32.05%) Unix
7 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (29.49%) webMethods
9 22 (28.21%) XML
10 19 (24.36%) Scrum
10 19 (24.36%) JSON
11 18 (23.08%) WebLogic
11 18 (23.08%) Microservices
11 18 (23.08%) REST
11 18 (23.08%) RESTful
12 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
12 17 (21.79%) Selenium
12 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
13 16 (20.51%) TDD
13 16 (20.51%) Windows
13 16 (20.51%) Linux
13 16 (20.51%) DevOps
14 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
14 15 (19.23%) Cucumber
14 15 (19.23%) J2EE
14 15 (19.23%) Python
14 15 (19.23%) Ruby
15 14 (17.95%) C#
15 14 (17.95%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 18 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 11 (14.10%) Confluence
3 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.69%) nginx
5 5 (6.41%) Documentum
6 4 (5.13%) Apache
7 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.85%) JBoss
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.56%) SAS
9 1 (1.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (3.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) GitHub
1 6 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) HTTP
2 9 (11.54%) SSL
2 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 13 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.85%) HBase
6 2 (2.56%) Big Data
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) MySQL
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
1 17 (21.79%) Selenium
2 15 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.38%) JIRA
4 11 (14.10%) JUnit
5 9 (11.54%) IntelliJ
6 8 (10.26%) Ant
7 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
7 7 (8.97%) Grunt
7 7 (8.97%) gulp
8 6 (7.69%) CA Gen
8 6 (7.69%) Gatling
8 6 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
8 6 (7.69%) Sublime Text
9 5 (6.41%) Subversion
10 4 (5.13%) PVCS
10 4 (5.13%) Toad
11 3 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.64%) Scala Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) webMethods Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Tester
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Digital Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (5.13%) MongoDB Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.85%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.56%) Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Database Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) XML
2 19 (24.36%) JSON
3 18 (23.08%) REST
3 18 (23.08%) RESTful
4 15 (19.23%) J2EE
5 12 (15.38%) HTML
6 11 (14.10%) CSS
6 11 (14.10%) HTML5
7 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 10 (12.82%) Play Framework
8 9 (11.54%) Spring
9 8 (10.26%) Gherkin
10 7 (8.97%) EDIFACT
10 7 (8.97%) jQuery
10 7 (8.97%) Node.js
10 7 (8.97%) Servlets
11 6 (7.69%) CSS3
11 6 (7.69%) SOAP
12 5 (6.41%) Ajax
12 5 (6.41%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
1 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.56%) User Experience
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.28%) Social Media
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Unix
2 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 16 (20.51%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.13%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Debian
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) Open Source
3 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (24.36%) Scrum
5 18 (23.08%) Microservices
6 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
7 16 (20.51%) DevOps
7 16 (20.51%) TDD
8 11 (14.10%) BDD
8 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
9 10 (12.82%) High Availability
9 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.54%) OO
11 8 (10.26%) Analytics
11 8 (10.26%) API Development
11 8 (10.26%) Low Latency
11 8 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Kanban
13 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 29 (37.18%) Scala
3 15 (19.23%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) Ruby
4 14 (17.95%) C#
4 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
6 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.26%) Perl
8 7 (8.97%) Groovy
9 6 (7.69%) Haskell
10 4 (5.13%) PHP
11 3 (3.85%) ABAP
12 1 (1.28%) COBOL
12 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.56%) ISEB
1 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Grafana
1 9 (11.54%) Kibana
2 6 (7.69%) Puppet
3 3 (3.85%) logstash
3 3 (3.85%) rkt
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle
2 23 (29.49%) webMethods
3 12 (15.38%) Pega
4 9 (11.54%) Google
5 6 (7.69%) Informatica
6 5 (6.41%) BEA
7 4 (5.13%) SAP
8 3 (3.85%) Adobe
8 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.85%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.28%) WSO2
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago