Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 16 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.95% 5.81% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.95% 16.08% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £275 £305 £268
90th Percentile £435 £438 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% +212.50% -75.83%

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 107 143 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 39.78% 36.11% 51.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 96 100
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +6.30%
10th Percentile £275 £208 £263
90th Percentile £438 £459 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £12.62
10th Percentile £40.25 - £8.83
90th Percentile £49.75 - £17.16
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +42.22% -25.00% +4.91%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Staffordshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Staffordshire

Java
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 -4 5 £388 -8.82% 1
Stafford -3 3 £375 +1.35%
Lichfield - 2 - -
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) Servlets
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) HTTP
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) JBoss
5 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (25.00%) J2SE
5 4 (25.00%) JMS
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) JSF
5 4 (25.00%) Maven
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) GIS
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) React
7 2 (12.50%) webpack

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) webpack
4 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Gradle
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) Servlets
3 5 (31.25%) Middleware
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) J2SE
4 4 (25.00%) JMS
4 4 (25.00%) JSF
4 4 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
2 4 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) PLM
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) SOLID
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin