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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 2 8
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Contract jobs citing Java 20 100 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 11.36% 28.17% 12.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.74% 67.57% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 67 5
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £372 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £525 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 53 148 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 30.11% 41.69% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 196 73
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 -17 18 £500 +10.80% 2
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) Open Source
3 29 (55.77%) Scala
4 27 (51.92%) MongoDB
5 26 (50.00%) JSON
6 25 (48.08%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (46.15%) Microservices
8 23 (44.23%) REST
9 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
10 19 (36.54%) SQL
10 19 (36.54%) Linux
10 19 (36.54%) DevOps
11 18 (34.62%) Puppet
11 18 (34.62%) Unix
12 17 (32.69%) C#
12 17 (32.69%) Play Framework
13 16 (30.77%) Selenium
13 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
13 16 (30.77%) Python
13 16 (30.77%) webMethods
13 16 (30.77%) HTTP
14 15 (28.85%) JUnit
14 15 (28.85%) J2EE
15 14 (26.92%) SSL
15 14 (26.92%) IntelliJ
15 14 (26.92%) Scrum
15 14 (26.92%) Docker
16 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
16 13 (25.00%) HTML5

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 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 10 (19.23%) JBoss
3 9 (17.31%) Apache
4 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
5 6 (11.54%) nginx
6 5 (9.62%) Confluence
7 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
7 3 (5.77%) SAS
8 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (3.85%) Mule
9 1 (1.92%) Documentum
9 1 (1.92%) Jetty
9 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) GitHub
1 6 (11.54%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.77%) Heroku
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) HTTP
2 14 (26.92%) SSL
3 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) MongoDB
2 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.77%) Big Data
5 3 (5.77%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 16 (30.77%) Selenium
3 15 (28.85%) JUnit
4 14 (26.92%) IntelliJ
5 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
7 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
8 6 (11.54%) Ant
8 6 (11.54%) Gatling
8 6 (11.54%) Grunt
8 6 (11.54%) gulp
8 6 (11.54%) JIRA
8 6 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (11.54%) Sublime Text
9 5 (9.62%) ClearCase
10 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
10 4 (7.69%) Subversion
10 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
11 3 (5.77%) CA Gen
11 3 (5.77%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) Scala Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Digital Developer
6 5 (9.62%) MongoDB Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Digital Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Hadoop Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) JSON
2 23 (44.23%) REST
3 17 (32.69%) Play Framework
4 15 (28.85%) J2EE
5 13 (25.00%) CSS
5 13 (25.00%) HTML
5 13 (25.00%) HTML5
5 13 (25.00%) SOAP
5 13 (25.00%) Spring
6 12 (23.08%) XML
7 10 (19.23%) Node.js
7 10 (19.23%) RESTful
8 9 (17.31%) EJB
8 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
8 9 (17.31%) J2SE
9 7 (13.46%) Akka
9 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.46%) Gherkin
9 7 (13.46%) Servlets
9 7 (13.46%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 6 (11.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) HPUX
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) Open Source
3 25 (48.08%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (46.15%) Microservices
5 19 (36.54%) DevOps
5 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
6 14 (26.92%) Scrum
7 13 (25.00%) TDD
8 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 9 (17.31%) Analytics
9 9 (17.31%) High Availability
10 6 (11.54%) API Development
10 6 (11.54%) Low Latency
10 6 (11.54%) RUP
11 5 (9.62%) BDD
11 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
11 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
11 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Scala
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) C#
4 16 (30.77%) Python
5 12 (23.08%) Perl
6 11 (21.15%) Ruby
7 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.46%) Groovy
8 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL
9 6 (11.54%) Haskell
9 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.85%) PHP
11 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Puppet
2 8 (15.38%) Grafana
2 8 (15.38%) Kibana
3 2 (3.85%) Ansible
3 2 (3.85%) logstash
3 2 (3.85%) rkt
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) webMethods
2 8 (15.38%) Google
3 7 (13.46%) Adobe
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) BEA
4 6 (11.54%) Informatica
5 4 (7.69%) Pega
6 3 (5.77%) Cloudera
6 3 (5.77%) WSO2
7 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.85%) Splunk
8 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
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