Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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 > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 50 162 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 12.82% 20.61% 18.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.71% 60.67% 53.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 99 19
Shropshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £193 £315 £362
90th Percentile £562 £513 £580
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year -4.69% +300.00% -78.67%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 140 267 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 35.90% 33.97% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 128 38
Shropshire median daily rate £500 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £247
90th Percentile £575 £513 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - £21.47 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.26% -15.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.53% +3.16% +9.20%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -13 41 £500 +11.11% 2
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) JSON
2 23 (46.00%) DevOps
3 21 (42.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (38.00%) Scala
4 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (36.00%) Selenium
5 18 (36.00%) Scrum
5 18 (36.00%) SSL
5 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (36.00%) Open Source
6 16 (32.00%) MongoDB
6 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (30.00%) Puppet
7 15 (30.00%) HTTP
8 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (28.00%) SOAP
8 14 (28.00%) Unix
8 14 (28.00%) XML
8 14 (28.00%) Microservices
9 13 (26.00%) Play Framework
9 13 (26.00%) REST
9 13 (26.00%) Linux
9 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
10 12 (24.00%) Windows
10 12 (24.00%) Ansible
11 11 (22.00%) Apache
11 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
11 11 (22.00%) SQL
11 11 (22.00%) webMethods

Java
Co-occurring 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 11 (22.00%) Apache
1 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (16.00%) Confluence
2 8 (16.00%) JBoss
2 8 (16.00%) Mule
2 8 (16.00%) nginx
3 5 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.00%) Mule ESB
5 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Heroku
3 3 (6.00%) GitHub
3 3 (6.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) SSL
2 15 (30.00%) HTTP
3 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.00%) DNS
4 5 (10.00%) Internet
4 5 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (10.00%) Wireless
5 3 (6.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (36.00%) Selenium
3 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (20.00%) JUnit
4 10 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (16.00%) IntelliJ
5 8 (16.00%) JIRA
6 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (14.00%) Maven
6 7 (14.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (12.00%) Subversion
8 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
8 5 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (10.00%) Vagrant
9 3 (6.00%) Grunt
9 3 (6.00%) gulp
9 3 (6.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (6.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Messaging Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Digital Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) JSON
2 14 (28.00%) SOAP
2 14 (28.00%) XML
3 13 (26.00%) Play Framework
3 13 (26.00%) REST
4 11 (22.00%) Spring
5 10 (20.00%) CSS
5 10 (20.00%) HTML
6 9 (18.00%) HTML5
6 9 (18.00%) Middleware
7 7 (14.00%) JSON Schema
7 7 (14.00%) Node.js
7 7 (14.00%) WSDL
8 6 (12.00%) EJB
8 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) J2SE
9 5 (10.00%) XSLT
10 4 (8.00%) Ajax
10 4 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Unix
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.00%) AIX
6 2 (4.00%) HPUX
6 2 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) DevOps
3 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (36.00%) Open Source
4 18 (36.00%) Scrum
4 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (28.00%) Microservices
6 9 (18.00%) TDD
7 7 (14.00%) Kanban
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.00%) Sequence Diagram
7 7 (14.00%) SOA
8 6 (12.00%) API Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (10.00%) Build Automation
9 5 (10.00%) Coaching
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (10.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Scala
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Python
4 7 (14.00%) Ruby
5 6 (12.00%) Groovy
6 5 (10.00%) C#
7 4 (8.00%) Perl
8 3 (6.00%) Haskell
9 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.00%) XPath
10 1 (2.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) WCAG
3 1 (2.00%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) Ansible
3 5 (10.00%) Nagios
3 5 (10.00%) Terraform
4 3 (6.00%) Grafana
4 3 (6.00%) Kibana
5 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) webMethods
2 9 (18.00%) WSO2
3 6 (12.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (10.00%) Dell
4 5 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Lotus
4 5 (10.00%) MuleSoft
4 5 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Pega