The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 52 15 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.88% 4.08% 12.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.51% 10.56% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 9 41
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
231 142 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.33% 38.59% 57.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 70 125
Average daily rate £388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 56
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 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 31 July 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 39 (50.65%) OO
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.77%) UNIX
5 23 (29.87%) Oracle
6 22 (28.57%) Linux
7 21 (27.27%) J2EE
8 19 (24.68%) Apache
9 18 (23.38%) J2SE
10 17 (22.08%) C#
11 16 (20.78%) Tomcat
11 16 (20.78%) Scrum
12 15 (19.48%) MySQL
12 15 (19.48%) WebLogic
13 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
13 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 14 (18.18%) REST
13 14 (18.18%) UML
13 14 (18.18%) PHP
13 14 (18.18%) HTML
13 14 (18.18%) TDD
14 13 (16.88%) Subversion
14 13 (16.88%) Finance
15 12 (15.58%) MVC
15 12 (15.58%) Sun
15 12 (15.58%) Solaris
15 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
15 12 (15.58%) Web Services
15 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
15 12 (15.58%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (24.68%) Apache
2 16 (20.78%) Tomcat
3 15 (19.48%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.19%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.60%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) Documentum
6 1 (1.30%) SAS
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.90%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) PBX
3 1 (1.30%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) Big Data
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.60%) Triplestore
5 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.88%) Subversion
3 12 (15.58%) Maven
3 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.99%) JIRA
4 10 (12.99%) Selenium
5 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.49%) JUnit
6 5 (6.49%) NUnit
6 5 (6.49%) CruiseControl
6 5 (6.49%) MSBuild
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.30%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.30%) JMeter
10 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.30%) Ant
10 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Architect
3 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Java Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.90%) Tester
7 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) J2EE
2 18 (23.38%) J2SE
3 14 (18.18%) HTML
3 14 (18.18%) REST
4 12 (15.58%) Web Services
4 12 (15.58%) jQuery
5 11 (14.29%) .NET
6 10 (12.99%) XML
6 10 (12.99%) Spring
7 8 (10.39%) Ajax
8 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.49%) Dojo
10 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
10 5 (6.49%) WCF
10 5 (6.49%) CGI
10 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.19%) Apache Camel
11 4 (5.19%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Open Source
2 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) GIS
4 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.60%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.60%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.30%) Blog
6 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.30%) MPEG
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Firmware
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) UNIX
2 22 (28.57%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Solaris
4 10 (12.99%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (11.69%) Windows
6 6 (7.79%) Android
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) OO
2 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) Scrum
4 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 14 (18.18%) TDD
4 14 (18.18%) UML
5 12 (15.58%) MVC
6 11 (14.29%) OOP
7 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.09%) Kanban
9 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (9.09%) BDD
10 6 (7.79%) SOA
11 5 (6.49%) DevOps
12 4 (5.19%) Android Development
12 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 14 (18.18%) PHP
4 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.58%) Ruby
5 11 (14.29%) Perl
5 11 (14.29%) C
6 8 (10.39%) C++
6 8 (10.39%) Python
7 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.49%) PHP5
8 4 (5.19%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.30%) sed
10 1 (1.30%) Groovy
10 1 (1.30%) AWK
10 1 (1.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Samba
1 1 (1.30%) qmail
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Puppet
1 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Sun
3 9 (11.69%) Atlassian
4 7 (9.09%) Sybase
4 7 (9.09%) JBoss
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.90%) hybris
7 2 (2.60%) Perforce
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.30%) Intel
8 1 (1.30%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.30%) Motorola
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