Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 October 2020 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 17 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 2 9 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.53% 5.03% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 17.31% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £440 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.38% +8.85%
West Midlands median daily rate £429 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.68% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £52.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00% +7.69%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 24 52 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.38% 29.05% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 96
Median daily rate £363 £401 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.66% +10.31% +3.93%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £310
90th Percentile £481 £491 £447
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.55% +161.90% -47.50%
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +44.07% -10.61%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Java in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Java
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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB