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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.85% 3.78% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 7.95% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
104 88 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 50.49% 47.57% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 25
Average daily rate £300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 17 (60.71%) Spring
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) J2EE
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) Servlets
6 9 (32.14%) Subversion
6 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
7 8 (28.57%) JPA
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (21.43%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) XSLT
9 6 (21.43%) Maven
9 6 (21.43%) Publishing
9 6 (21.43%) XQuery
9 6 (21.43%) Java EE
9 6 (21.43%) XPath
9 6 (21.43%) QA
9 6 (21.43%) Spring MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Selenium
10 5 (17.86%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) Web Development
10 5 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (17.86%) Project Management
10 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
10 5 (17.86%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) Jetty
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) NFC
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) MarkLogic
2 2 (7.14%) BaseX
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Subversion
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Maven
2 6 (21.43%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 4 (14.29%) TestNG
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) jMock
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Publishing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (17.86%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Spring
2 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) J2EE
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) Servlets
6 8 (28.57%) JPA
7 6 (21.43%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) XSLT
7 6 (21.43%) Java EE
7 6 (21.43%) Spring MVC
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) RESTful
9 3 (10.71%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) SOAP
9 3 (10.71%) J2ME
10 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) REST
11 1 (3.57%) JAX-RS
11 1 (3.57%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.57%) DTCC
5 1 (3.57%) Java Card
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.57%) Tandem
5 1 (3.57%) EMV
5 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Web Development
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
1 5 (17.86%) MVC
1 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
1 5 (17.86%) OO
2 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) BDD
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) XQuery
3 6 (21.43%) XPath
4 3 (10.71%) VC++
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) JPQL
5 1 (3.57%) HQL
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Syclo
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) Apple