The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 24 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.14% 16.25% 10.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 28.42% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 27
Average daily rate
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£543 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.62% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Java
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 183 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.81% 57.19% 56.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 130
Average daily rate £358 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 38
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.08 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 29 (43.28%) J2EE
2 25 (37.31%) UNIX
2 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) UML
4 21 (31.34%) Linux
5 20 (29.85%) SQL
6 18 (26.87%) Oracle
6 18 (26.87%) OO
7 16 (23.88%) WebLogic
8 15 (22.39%) Web Services
8 15 (22.39%) Scrum
9 14 (20.90%) Finance
9 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
10 13 (19.40%) Python
10 13 (19.40%) J2SE
11 12 (17.91%) Solaris
11 12 (17.91%) Perl
11 12 (17.91%) Sun
11 12 (17.91%) Atlassian
11 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
11 12 (17.91%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (16.42%) REST
12 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
12 11 (16.42%) Spring
12 11 (16.42%) .NET
12 11 (16.42%) Apache
13 10 (14.93%) SOA
13 10 (14.93%) Degree
14 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (13.43%) HTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (23.88%) WebLogic
2 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
3 11 (16.42%) Apache
4 8 (11.94%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (10.45%) JBoss
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.99%) Node.js
7 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.49%) nginx
8 1 (1.49%) Liferay
8 1 (1.49%) Confluence
8 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.49%) IIS
8 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.49%) SAS
8 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Internet
2 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) HTTP
4 2 (2.99%) SSH
5 1 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.49%) PBX
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.46%) Big Data
3 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.49%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.45%) Maven
2 7 (10.45%) JIRA
3 5 (7.46%) Subversion
3 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) NUnit
5 3 (4.48%) CruiseControl
5 3 (4.48%) Selenium
5 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.99%) XMLSpy
7 1 (1.49%) JMeter
7 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.49%) Xcode
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) Architect
3 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Java Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Principal Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Design Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 3 (4.48%) J2EE Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) J2EE
2 15 (22.39%) Web Services
3 13 (19.40%) J2SE
4 11 (16.42%) Spring
4 11 (16.42%) .NET
4 11 (16.42%) REST
5 9 (13.43%) HTML
6 8 (11.94%) XML
6 8 (11.94%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.46%) HTML5
8 4 (5.97%) CSS
8 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.48%) JMS
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.48%) OSGi
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.48%) Java EE
9 3 (4.48%) WCF
9 3 (4.48%) Django
9 3 (4.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Open Source
2 5 (7.46%) Clustering
3 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.49%) MPEG
6 1 (1.49%) PMI
6 1 (1.49%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) UNIX
2 21 (31.34%) Linux
3 12 (17.91%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (17.91%) Solaris
4 8 (11.94%) Windows
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) UML
3 18 (26.87%) OO
4 15 (22.39%) Scrum
5 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
6 10 (14.93%) SOA
7 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) EAI
9 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.96%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (7.46%) OOP
11 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
11 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.97%) Test Strategy
12 4 (5.97%) Cyber Security
13 3 (4.48%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) Perl
4 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) C++
6 5 (7.46%) C
6 5 (7.46%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) ABAP
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) sed
9 1 (1.49%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.49%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Samba
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ITS
1 1 (1.49%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Bacula
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Sun
2 12 (17.91%) Atlassian
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 4 (5.97%) HP
5 3 (4.48%) Vertica
5 3 (4.48%) Infobright
6 2 (2.99%) Talend
6 2 (2.99%) Temenos
6 2 (2.99%) BEA
6 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.99%) webMethods
6 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 2 (2.99%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.49%) Red Gate
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