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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 14 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 17 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.26% 7.63% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.35% 17.86% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Average daily rate £450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
98 112 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 64.90% 42.75% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 45
Average daily rate £363 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) TDD
3 18 (45.00%) Spring
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (37.50%) BDD
6 14 (35.00%) CSS
7 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) Scrum
8 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
10 9 (22.50%) DevOps
10 9 (22.50%) Finance
10 9 (22.50%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (20.00%) Kanban
12 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
12 7 (17.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (17.50%) MySQL
13 6 (15.00%) SQL
13 6 (15.00%) J2EE
13 6 (15.00%) Linux
13 6 (15.00%) Selenium
13 6 (15.00%) Web Development
14 5 (12.50%) Maven
14 5 (12.50%) QA
14 5 (12.50%) jQuery
14 5 (12.50%) OOP
14 5 (12.50%) XML
14 5 (12.50%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.00%) Jetty
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) BigMachines
1 4 (10.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.50%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) DB2
4 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) HBase
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) SQLite
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Ant
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) TestNG
7 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) jMock
7 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Android Developer
6 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Spring
2 14 (35.00%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) J2EE
5 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.50%) jQuery
5 5 (12.50%) XML
6 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.00%) CSS3
6 4 (10.00%) HTML5
6 4 (10.00%) Java EE
6 4 (10.00%) Mason
6 4 (10.00%) Servlets
6 4 (10.00%) Visualforce
7 3 (7.50%) Ajax
7 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.50%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.00%) Lucene
8 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Android
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) TDD
3 15 (37.50%) BDD
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (22.50%) DevOps
7 8 (20.00%) Kanban
8 6 (15.00%) Web Development
9 5 (12.50%) OOP
10 4 (10.00%) Android Development
10 4 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (10.00%) OO
10 4 (10.00%) QA Automation
10 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.50%) MVC
12 2 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
12 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (5.00%) Migration
12 2 (5.00%) Open Source
12 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 4 (10.00%) Scala
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) XPath
6 2 (5.00%) XQuery
7 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.50%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Go
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.00%) Mesos
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Pega
3 1 (2.50%) Rally
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase
3 1 (2.50%) Zend