The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 62 90
Rank change year-on-year -23 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 85 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.74% 2.80% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.96% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 69 14
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1955 2872 2224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.72% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1712 1348
Median daily rate £388 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £231 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 91 136
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £39.00 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in the West Midlands

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 18 £475 +26.66% 6
Coventry +13 4 £350 -12.50% 4
Warwickshire 0 4 £375 +3.44% 1
Shropshire -8 3 £500 +20.48%
Staffordshire - 2 £338 - 5
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 96 (98.97%) Java
2 69 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.18%) Spring
4 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
5 30 (30.93%) CSS
5 30 (30.93%) Hibernate
5 30 (30.93%) Open Source
6 28 (28.87%) HTML
7 27 (27.84%) AngularJS
8 26 (26.80%) Microservices
8 26 (26.80%) Linux
8 26 (26.80%) TDD
9 25 (25.77%) REST
10 24 (24.74%) Scrum
10 24 (24.74%) JSON
11 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
11 22 (22.68%) RESTful
12 21 (21.65%) Scala
12 21 (21.65%) JUnit
13 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
14 19 (19.59%) J2EE
14 19 (19.59%) XML
15 17 (17.53%) Play Framework
16 16 (16.49%) Docker
16 16 (16.49%) jQuery
17 15 (15.46%) SQL
18 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
19 13 (13.40%) HTML5
19 13 (13.40%) SOAP

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (10.31%) JBoss
2 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.12%) Confluence
3 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) CMS
6 1 (1.03%) Jetty
6 1 (1.03%) Mule
6 1 (1.03%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Heroku
1 2 (2.06%) Slack
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) Skype
3 1 (1.03%) AMQP
3 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) MongoDB
2 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.12%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) GIS
7 2 (2.06%) MySQL
8 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.65%) JUnit
3 13 (13.40%) IntelliJ
4 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.34%) Maven
4 11 (11.34%) Subversion
5 10 (10.31%) Mockito
6 7 (7.22%) Selenium
7 6 (6.19%) jMock
7 6 (6.19%) SonarQube
8 5 (5.15%) Ant
8 5 (5.15%) DbUnit
8 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.12%) JIRA
10 2 (2.06%) Gradle
11 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.03%) JProfiler
11 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Legal
2 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) Spring
2 30 (30.93%) CSS
2 30 (30.93%) Hibernate
3 28 (28.87%) HTML
4 27 (27.84%) AngularJS
5 25 (25.77%) REST
6 24 (24.74%) JSON
7 22 (22.68%) RESTful
8 19 (19.59%) J2EE
8 19 (19.59%) XML
9 17 (17.53%) Play Framework
10 16 (16.49%) jQuery
11 13 (13.40%) HTML5
11 13 (13.40%) SOAP
12 11 (11.34%) Spring Boot
13 9 (9.28%) Web Services
14 8 (8.25%) JPA
14 8 (8.25%) React
15 7 (7.22%) Java EE
15 7 (7.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.12%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Unix
3 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (71.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.93%) Open Source
3 26 (26.80%) Microservices
3 26 (26.80%) TDD
4 24 (24.74%) Scrum
5 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.37%) BDD
7 11 (11.34%) Web Development
8 9 (9.28%) High Availability
8 9 (9.28%) Kanban
8 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.19%) API Development
9 6 (6.19%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Low Latency
9 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
9 6 (6.19%) OO
9 6 (6.19%) SOA
9 6 (6.19%) SOLID
10 5 (5.15%) Front End Development
10 5 (5.15%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 96 (98.97%) Java
2 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.65%) Scala
4 15 (15.46%) SQL
5 8 (8.25%) Python
6 5 (5.15%) C#
6 5 (5.15%) Ruby
7 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) Grafana
2 3 (3.09%) Kibana
2 3 (3.09%) logstash
2 3 (3.09%) rkt
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle
2 4 (4.12%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) AppDynamics
3 3 (3.09%) IBM
3 3 (3.09%) Splunk
4 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.03%) Sun
5 1 (1.03%) webMethods
5 1 (1.03%) WSO2
5 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
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