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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 24 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.79% 6.03% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 12.50% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
132 112 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 48.35% 48.28% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 59 49
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £376 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £13.12 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 14 (43.75%) SQL
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) Selenium
4 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (25.00%) Maven
5 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
5 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
6 6 (18.75%) TestNG
6 6 (18.75%) IntelliJ
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
8 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) XPath
8 4 (12.50%) QA
8 4 (12.50%) Big Data
8 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Lucene
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) XQuery
8 4 (12.50%) Apache
8 4 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) XSLT
8 4 (12.50%) UNIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Jetty
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) Maven
2 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
3 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
4 6 (18.75%) IntelliJ
4 6 (18.75%) TestNG
5 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.38%) Firebug
6 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
7 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.13%) jMock
8 1 (3.13%) JUnit
8 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
1 4 (12.50%) XSLT
1 4 (12.50%) Lucene
2 3 (9.38%) JNI
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Struts
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Java Card
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum
2 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.50%) TDD
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.25%) BDD
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.13%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (3.13%) User Stories
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.13%) Android Development
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) XQuery
2 4 (12.50%) XPath
3 3 (9.38%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) HP
1 1 (3.13%) Google
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian