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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 29 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 18 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.95% 0.50% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.36% 0.95% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
Java
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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
110 105 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 42.47% 52.24% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 55
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 (62.07%) Spring
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) J2EE
5 10 (34.48%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) JPA
5 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
6 9 (31.03%) Servlets
6 9 (31.03%) Subversion
7 8 (27.59%) Publishing
7 8 (27.59%) XML
7 8 (27.59%) XSLT
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) N-Tier
8 7 (24.14%) MVC
8 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
9 6 (20.69%) QA
9 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 6 (20.69%) Web Development
9 6 (20.69%) XPath
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) XQuery
10 5 (17.24%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) MySQL
10 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
10 5 (17.24%) Maven
10 5 (17.24%) Java EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.34%) Jetty
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MarkLogic
3 2 (6.90%) BaseX
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 5 (17.24%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) TestNG
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Hudson
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java Web Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Technology
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spring
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) J2EE
4 10 (34.48%) JPA
5 9 (31.03%) Servlets
6 8 (27.59%) XML
6 8 (27.59%) XSLT
7 7 (24.14%) Spring MVC
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) Java EE
10 3 (10.34%) J2ME
10 3 (10.34%) SOAP
10 3 (10.34%) .NET
11 2 (6.90%) RESTful
11 2 (6.90%) Web Services
12 1 (3.45%) SAML
12 1 (3.45%) JSP
12 1 (3.45%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) N-Tier
2 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (10.34%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Tandem
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.45%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Web Development
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) XPath
3 6 (20.69%) XQuery
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) VC++
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) JPQL
5 1 (3.45%) HQL
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) Syclo
2 1 (3.45%) Informatica
2 1 (3.45%) Apple
2 1 (3.45%) Teradata