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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 43 32 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.56% 8.60% 16.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.48% 21.48% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 41
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £60.00 £43.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +72.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
210 149 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.67% 40.05% 59.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 67 122
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £32.50 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) OO
3 35 (44.30%) SQL
4 33 (41.77%) UNIX
5 31 (39.24%) Linux
6 29 (36.71%) J2EE
7 27 (34.18%) Oracle
8 25 (31.65%) J2SE
9 24 (30.38%) UML
10 22 (27.85%) WebLogic
11 21 (26.58%) Tomcat
11 21 (26.58%) Scrum
11 21 (26.58%) Multithreading
12 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
13 19 (24.05%) Finance
14 18 (22.78%) Solaris
14 18 (22.78%) Sun
15 17 (21.52%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (21.52%) Apache
15 17 (21.52%) Perl
16 16 (20.25%) TDD
16 16 (20.25%) Atlassian
17 14 (17.72%) Maven
17 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
18 13 (16.46%) REST
18 13 (16.46%) Open Source
18 13 (16.46%) HTML
18 13 (16.46%) XML
18 13 (16.46%) Python
19 12 (15.19%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (27.85%) WebLogic
2 21 (26.58%) Tomcat
3 17 (21.52%) Apache
4 4 (5.06%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.53%) Node.js
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) Documentum
6 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.80%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) PBX
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) MySQL
2 6 (7.59%) Big Data
2 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQLite
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.72%) Maven
2 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.92%) Selenium
4 10 (12.66%) Subversion
4 10 (12.66%) JIRA
5 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.59%) JUnit
6 5 (6.33%) MSBuild
6 5 (6.33%) NUnit
6 5 (6.33%) CruiseControl
7 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.53%) JMeter
9 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.27%) Robotium
10 1 (1.27%) Hudson
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Continuum
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Architect
3 18 (22.78%) Java Architect
4 17 (21.52%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Principal Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Design Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Tester
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) J2EE
2 25 (31.65%) J2SE
3 13 (16.46%) REST
3 13 (16.46%) HTML
3 13 (16.46%) XML
4 12 (15.19%) Web Services
4 12 (15.19%) .NET
5 11 (13.92%) Spring
5 11 (13.92%) jQuery
6 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.59%) CGI
6 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.33%) Dojo
7 5 (6.33%) WCF
8 4 (5.06%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.06%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.80%) OSGi
9 3 (3.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Open Source
2 9 (11.39%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.33%) GIS
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.53%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) MPEG
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) UNIX
2 31 (39.24%) Linux
3 18 (22.78%) Solaris
4 17 (21.52%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (15.19%) Windows
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.80%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) OO
3 24 (30.38%) UML
4 21 (26.58%) Scrum
4 21 (26.58%) Multithreading
5 16 (20.25%) TDD
6 10 (12.66%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (12.66%) MVC
7 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.39%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (10.13%) BDD
9 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Kanban
10 6 (7.59%) OOP
10 6 (7.59%) SOA
11 5 (6.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) Perl
3 13 (16.46%) Python
4 12 (15.19%) C#
5 11 (13.92%) C
5 11 (13.92%) Ruby
6 10 (12.66%) PHP
7 9 (11.39%) C++
7 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.53%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.27%) sed
11 1 (1.27%) Korn
11 1 (1.27%) Groovy
11 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SNOMED CT
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
1 1 (1.27%) qmail
1 1 (1.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Oracle
2 18 (22.78%) Sun
3 16 (20.25%) Atlassian
4 7 (8.86%) Sybase
4 7 (8.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) hybris
6 1 (1.27%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago