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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Java 62 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.38% 10.83% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.80% 22.57% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 9
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
250 226 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.90% 47.98% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 169 71
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 25
Average hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £43.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £60.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 39 (39.80%) JavaScript
2 33 (33.67%) Linux
2 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.65%) HTML
4 23 (23.47%) CSS
5 22 (22.45%) Perl
5 22 (22.45%) PHP
5 22 (22.45%) Ruby
6 21 (21.43%) DevOps
7 20 (20.41%) Ansible
7 20 (20.41%) Spring
7 20 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (20.41%) Bash Shell
7 20 (20.41%) Puppet
7 20 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (20.41%) Oracle
8 19 (19.39%) .NET
9 17 (17.35%) SQL
10 16 (16.33%) C++
11 15 (15.31%) HTML5
11 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.29%) XML
12 14 (14.29%) Scrum
13 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
13 13 (13.27%) J2EE
13 13 (13.27%) jQuery
14 12 (12.24%) Web Services
14 12 (12.24%) Python
15 11 (11.22%) C#
15 11 (11.22%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.12%) Apache Solr
2 6 (6.12%) Node.js
3 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.08%) JBoss
4 4 (4.08%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
5 3 (3.06%) Drupal
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.04%) Documentum
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.02%) Jetty
7 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) LDAP
2 4 (4.08%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) AMQP
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
4 1 (1.02%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) MySQL
2 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 6 (6.12%) IntelliJ
3 6 (6.12%) Maven
3 6 (6.12%) JIRA
3 6 (6.12%) Selenium
4 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.10%) WebStorm
5 4 (4.08%) Grunt
5 4 (4.08%) PhantomJS
5 4 (4.08%) gulp
5 4 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.04%) JBehave
6 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.04%) JMeter
6 2 (2.04%) Xcode
6 2 (2.04%) eggPlant
General
1 6 (6.12%) Retail
2 5 (5.10%) Games
2 5 (5.10%) Electronics
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Java Developer
3 19 (19.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (18.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Architect
6 10 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (9.18%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Author
8 5 (5.10%) Technical Author
8 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.06%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.04%) UI Programmer
11 2 (2.04%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Android Developer
11 2 (2.04%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) HTML
2 23 (23.47%) CSS
3 20 (20.41%) Spring
4 19 (19.39%) .NET
5 15 (15.31%) HTML5
6 14 (14.29%) XML
7 13 (13.27%) J2EE
7 13 (13.27%) jQuery
8 12 (12.24%) Web Services
9 11 (11.22%) Hibernate
9 11 (11.22%) Ajax
9 11 (11.22%) CSS3
10 10 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (10.20%) REST
10 10 (10.20%) RESTful
10 10 (10.20%) Servlets
11 7 (7.14%) SOAP
11 7 (7.14%) Middleware
11 7 (7.14%) JPA
12 6 (6.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) User Experience
2 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.10%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Life Science
5 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) Biology
5 2 (2.04%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.67%) Linux
2 8 (8.16%) UNIX
3 5 (5.10%) Windows
4 3 (3.06%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.43%) DevOps
3 14 (14.29%) Scrum
4 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.22%) MVC
6 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.14%) UX Design
8 6 (6.12%) BDD
8 6 (6.12%) SDLC
8 6 (6.12%) Content Management
8 6 (6.12%) SOA
9 5 (5.10%) UML
9 5 (5.10%) OO
9 5 (5.10%) TDD
9 5 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.10%) 3D Programming
10 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.08%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.80%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.45%) Perl
2 22 (22.45%) PHP
2 22 (22.45%) Ruby
3 20 (20.41%) Bash Shell
4 17 (17.35%) SQL
5 16 (16.33%) C++
6 12 (12.24%) Python
7 11 (11.22%) C#
8 7 (7.14%) C
9 5 (5.10%) ECMAScript
9 5 (5.10%) TypeScript
9 5 (5.10%) Dart
10 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.02%) Groovy
11 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.02%) Scala
11 1 (1.02%) ABAP
11 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Varnish
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (20.41%) Puppet
1 20 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (20.41%) Ansible
2 3 (3.06%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) SAP
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.08%) Intershop
4 4 (4.08%) Google
4 4 (4.08%) hybris
4 4 (4.08%) Demandware
5 3 (3.06%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.04%) Terracotta
6 2 (2.04%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.02%) Perforce
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
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