Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 11 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.30% 3.52% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.46% 9.68% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -21.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £283
90th Percentile £470 £346 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £8.00
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96 155 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.50% 36.38% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 96 93
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -7.86% +11.55%
10th Percentile £279 £204 £263
90th Percentile £438 £434 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%
10th Percentile £40.25 £30.55 £9.43
90th Percentile £49.75 £35.85 £18.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.53% +3.16% +9.20%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Stafford +3 3 £375 -
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 £369 - 2
Lichfield - 1 - -
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Servlets
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) GIS
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) J2SE
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) SAP

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 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) webpack
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) Servlets
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) J2SE
2 3 (27.27%) JMS
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) JSF
4 1 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) PLM
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Secure Coding
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) SOLID
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin