The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 21 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.50% - 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% - 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
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£305 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.62% +17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
102 94 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 41.30% 47.24% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 43 40
Average daily rate £300 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.06 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £19.31 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £22.50 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Brighton region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 18 (60.00%) Spring
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) J2EE
5 10 (33.33%) CSS
5 10 (33.33%) JPA
6 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (30.00%) Servlets
6 9 (30.00%) Subversion
7 8 (26.67%) Publishing
7 8 (26.67%) XML
7 8 (26.67%) XSLT
7 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) MVC
8 7 (23.33%) N-Tier
8 7 (23.33%) Spring MVC
9 6 (20.00%) XPath
9 6 (20.00%) Maven
9 6 (20.00%) XQuery
10 5 (16.67%) OO
10 5 (16.67%) UNIX
10 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development
10 5 (16.67%) Java EE
10 5 (16.67%) Selenium
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
10 5 (16.67%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) Jetty
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) MarkLogic
2 2 (6.67%) BaseX
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Subversion
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (10.00%) TestNG
4 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) Ant
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (26.67%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Spring
2 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) J2EE
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) JPA
5 9 (30.00%) Servlets
6 8 (26.67%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) XSLT
7 7 (23.33%) Spring MVC
8 5 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (16.67%) Java EE
9 3 (10.00%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) J2ME
9 3 (10.00%) SOAP
10 2 (6.67%) Web Services
10 2 (6.67%) RESTful
11 1 (3.33%) REST
11 1 (3.33%) SAML
11 1 (3.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Java Card
5 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) DTCC
5 1 (3.33%) EMV
5 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (16.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) Web Development
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) BDD
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) XQuery
3 6 (20.00%) XPath
4 3 (10.00%) VC++
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) JPQL
6 1 (3.33%) HQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Syclo
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata