Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.56% 1.43% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.48% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £300 - £400
10th Percentile £275 - £331
90th Percentile £382 - £425
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 - £22.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 244 405 283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 96.43% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 257 173
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
10th Percentile £227 £178 £263
90th Percentile £473 £488 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 23
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +78.57% -
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.13 £10.12
90th Percentile £44.30 £45.50 £19.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.83% -11.76% +5.07%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Staffordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Staffordshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £388 - 2
Java Developer
West Midlands

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) J2SE
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) JSF

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) J2SE
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL