Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 5 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.73% 5.82% 4.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 15.69% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £320 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.19% -2.14%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £257
90th Percentile £330 £435 £351
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £29.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +33.62% -10.08% +303.13%

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 140 102 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 48.44% 37.09% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 70 94
Staffordshire median daily rate £373 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £204
90th Percentile £456 £438 £436
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +50.00% +122.22%
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +41.30% -21.62%

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 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 18 December 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
Stafford 0 2 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -7 2 £320 -17.42% 4
Java
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Push Notifications
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Product Development Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Product Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Push Notifications
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin