Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 23 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 > Solihull
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.65% 3.08% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 11.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Solihull median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - +33.33%
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.01% +3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull 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 Solihull with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 45 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 23.81% 25.77% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 31
Solihull median daily rate £406 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £317 £242 £300
90th Percentile £576 £437 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Solihull median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £18.85
90th Percentile £47.50 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Solihull

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Solihull

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Java.

1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) Python

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA