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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 14 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.31% 11.44% 11.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 22.63% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 23
Average daily rate
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£543 £407 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £368 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
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
163 137 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.15% 50.55% 53.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 77 120
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £274 £250
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 26 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £51.50
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 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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 24 (51.06%) J2EE
2 18 (38.30%) UML
3 17 (36.17%) UNIX
3 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) Linux
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
6 13 (27.66%) Oracle
6 13 (27.66%) Python
7 12 (25.53%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) WebLogic
9 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
9 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) Spring
10 9 (19.15%) Scrum
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
10 9 (19.15%) .NET
11 8 (17.02%) Solaris
11 8 (17.02%) OO
11 8 (17.02%) Perl
11 8 (17.02%) Sun
11 8 (17.02%) J2SE
11 8 (17.02%) EAI
11 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (17.02%) Degree
11 8 (17.02%) Atlassian
11 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
11 8 (17.02%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
12 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.77%) Internet

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (23.40%) WebLogic
2 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.64%) JBoss
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.51%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.38%) Apache
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (4.26%) Documentum
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.38%) HTTP
4 2 (4.26%) SSH
5 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Hive
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.38%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.13%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.26%) XMLSpy
4 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.13%) Xcode
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) TestNG
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Design Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.26%) Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) J2EE
2 12 (25.53%) Web Services
3 10 (21.28%) Spring
4 9 (19.15%) .NET
5 8 (17.02%) J2SE
6 5 (10.64%) HTML
6 5 (10.64%) XML
7 4 (8.51%) Apache Camel
7 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.51%) Middleware
8 3 (6.38%) Java EE
8 3 (6.38%) Django
8 3 (6.38%) SAP PI
8 3 (6.38%) REST
9 2 (4.26%) HTML5
9 2 (4.26%) RESTful
9 2 (4.26%) LAMP
9 2 (4.26%) SOAP
9 2 (4.26%) CSS
10 1 (2.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Open Source
2 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) UNIX
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Solaris
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) UML
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) OO
4 8 (17.02%) EAI
4 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) SOA
6 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
7 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security
7 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) Python
3 8 (17.02%) Perl
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) C
5 3 (6.38%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) ABAP
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Sun
3 8 (17.02%) Atlassian
4 6 (12.77%) SAP
5 4 (8.51%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) BEA
6 3 (6.38%) webMethods
6 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.38%) Vertica
6 3 (6.38%) Infobright
6 3 (6.38%) Talend
7 2 (4.26%) Temenos
8 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.13%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago