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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.63% 1.42% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 2.70% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Java
East Sussex

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
103 111 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 45.18% 52.36% 53.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 67
Average daily rate £225 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
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 18 December 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) PHP
3 5 (22.73%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Publishing
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 4 (18.18%) J2EE
4 4 (18.18%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) EJB
4 4 (18.18%) Servlets
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (18.18%) Java EE
4 4 (18.18%) GlassFish
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) JPA
5 3 (13.64%) Captiva
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium
5 3 (13.64%) Smartphone
5 3 (13.64%) Android
5 3 (13.64%) Syclo
5 3 (13.64%) VC++
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (18.18%) GlassFish
2 3 (13.64%) Captiva
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Documentum
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 5 (22.73%) Maven
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Hudson
6 1 (4.55%) TestNG
6 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Technology
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Documentum Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) EJB
3 4 (18.18%) Servlets
3 4 (18.18%) Java EE
4 3 (13.64%) JPA
4 3 (13.64%) J2ME
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) XSLT
5 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) VC++
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Syclo
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata