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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 36 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.53% 7.12% 6.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.28% 14.36% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 13
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 £41.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
137 181 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.06% 49.59% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 108 91
Average daily rate £325 £336 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (35.19%) J2EE
2 18 (33.33%) HTML
3 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.07%) CSS
5 12 (22.22%) Web Services
5 12 (22.22%) .NET
6 11 (20.37%) Spring
7 10 (18.52%) Degree
7 10 (18.52%) XML
7 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.67%) C++
9 8 (14.81%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.81%) SQL
9 8 (14.81%) Python
9 8 (14.81%) HTML5
10 7 (12.96%) REST
10 7 (12.96%) C
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle
10 7 (12.96%) Linux
10 7 (12.96%) UML
10 7 (12.96%) OO
10 7 (12.96%) Content Management
10 7 (12.96%) Electronics
11 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.11%) SAP
11 6 (11.11%) C#
11 6 (11.11%) SOA
11 6 (11.11%) CSS3

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (7.41%) JBoss
1 4 (7.41%) Documentum
1 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.41%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Liferay
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Selenium
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
2 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) XMLSpy
3 2 (3.70%) JMeter
3 2 (3.70%) JBehave
3 2 (3.70%) Appium
4 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.85%) NWDS
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (12.96%) Electronics
2 5 (9.26%) Games
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Architect
3 11 (20.37%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Author
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Author
6 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Graduate
8 1 (1.85%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) J2EE
2 18 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) CSS
4 12 (22.22%) .NET
4 12 (22.22%) Web Services
5 11 (20.37%) Spring
6 10 (18.52%) XML
7 8 (14.81%) HTML5
8 7 (12.96%) REST
9 6 (11.11%) CSS3
9 6 (11.11%) jQuery
10 5 (9.26%) Middleware
10 5 (9.26%) Servlets
10 5 (9.26%) Apache Camel
11 4 (7.41%) RESTful
11 4 (7.41%) Ajax
12 3 (5.56%) Java EE
12 3 (5.56%) JPA
12 3 (5.56%) SOAP
12 3 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) PMI
2 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) Scrum
2 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.96%) Content Management
3 7 (12.96%) UML
3 7 (12.96%) OO
4 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.11%) SOA
4 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.26%) 3D Programming
6 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.41%) EAI
6 4 (7.41%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.56%) BDD
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) MVC
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) C++
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) C
5 6 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) ABAP
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.85%) Dart
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) hybris
5 2 (3.70%) Demandware
5 2 (3.70%) Temenos
5 2 (3.70%) Intershop
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) BEA
6 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.85%) webMethods
6 1 (1.85%) Perforce
6 1 (1.85%) Talend
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