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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 44 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.96% 4.79% 12.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.51% 9.38% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 21
Average daily rate £413 £538 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £381 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
166 160 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.11% 51.12% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 68 (59.13%) Git (software)
2 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (49.57%) HTML
4 56 (48.70%) JavaScript
5 38 (33.04%) SQL
5 38 (33.04%) HTML5
6 37 (32.17%) jQuery
7 34 (29.57%) CSS
8 30 (26.09%) Python
8 30 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (25.22%) REST
9 29 (25.22%) Spring
10 28 (24.35%) TDD
10 28 (24.35%) CSS3
11 26 (22.61%) J2EE
12 25 (21.74%) Front End Development
13 24 (20.87%) Perl
14 22 (19.13%) Mercurial
15 21 (18.26%) Ajax
15 21 (18.26%) Gerrit
15 21 (18.26%) IntelliJ
16 20 (17.39%) OO
16 20 (17.39%) User Experience
17 18 (15.65%) UX Design
17 18 (15.65%) NoSQL
17 18 (15.65%) Node.js
17 18 (15.65%) Oracle
18 17 (14.78%) WebStorm
18 17 (14.78%) Selenium
19 16 (13.91%) Mobile App

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (15.65%) Node.js
2 14 (12.17%) JBoss
3 6 (5.22%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.61%) Drupal
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) CMS
5 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.87%) nginx
6 1 (0.87%) SAS
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
1 10 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (3.48%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.74%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.74%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) LDAP
3 2 (1.74%) DNS
3 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) 802.15
4 1 (0.87%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.87%) Firewall
4 1 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.87%) SSL
4 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.87%) X.509
4 1 (0.87%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) NoSQL
2 15 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (6.96%) CouchDB
4 6 (5.22%) MySQL
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.74%) Big Data
7 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.74%) DB2
7 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (59.13%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.13%) Mercurial
3 21 (18.26%) Gerrit
3 21 (18.26%) IntelliJ
4 17 (14.78%) Selenium
4 17 (14.78%) WebStorm
5 10 (8.70%) Maven
6 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.35%) Appium
8 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.35%) Grunt
8 5 (4.35%) gulp
8 5 (4.35%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.35%) JBehave
8 5 (4.35%) JMeter
8 5 (4.35%) JUnit
8 5 (4.35%) PhantomJS
9 4 (3.48%) JIRA
9 4 (3.48%) Mockito
General
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Electronics
2 2 (1.74%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (53.91%) Developer
2 34 (29.57%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Web Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Architect
9 6 (5.22%) Python Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.35%) SAP Tester
10 5 (4.35%) Tester
11 4 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Digital Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (49.57%) HTML
2 38 (33.04%) HTML5
3 37 (32.17%) jQuery
4 34 (29.57%) CSS
5 30 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 29 (25.22%) REST
6 29 (25.22%) Spring
7 28 (24.35%) CSS3
8 26 (22.61%) J2EE
9 21 (18.26%) Ajax
10 16 (13.91%) Web Services
10 16 (13.91%) XML
11 15 (13.04%) PhoneGap
11 15 (13.04%) RESTful
12 13 (11.30%) Hibernate
13 10 (8.70%) Middleware
14 9 (7.83%) JSON
15 6 (5.22%) Java EE
15 6 (5.22%) JPA
16 5 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) User Experience
2 16 (13.91%) Mobile App
3 14 (12.17%) N-Tier
4 10 (8.70%) Graphic Design
5 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.48%) Life Science
6 4 (3.48%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.74%) Biology
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Informatics
8 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.74%) CentOS
2 2 (1.74%) Solaris
2 2 (1.74%) Unix
2 2 (1.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.35%) TDD
3 25 (21.74%) Front End Development
4 20 (17.39%) OO
5 18 (15.65%) UX Design
6 15 (13.04%) BDD
6 15 (13.04%) SOA
7 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.30%) Microservices
8 13 (11.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.57%) Scrum
10 10 (8.70%) Functional Testing
10 10 (8.70%) SDLC
11 8 (6.96%) MVC
11 8 (6.96%) Open Source
11 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.09%) DevOps
12 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (48.70%) JavaScript
2 38 (33.04%) SQL
3 30 (26.09%) Python
4 24 (20.87%) Perl
5 14 (12.17%) ECMAScript
6 13 (11.30%) Dart
6 13 (11.30%) TypeScript
7 6 (5.22%) ABAP
7 6 (5.22%) Scala
8 5 (4.35%) Groovy
9 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.74%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.74%) C++
10 2 (1.74%) Haskell
10 2 (1.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.74%) Ruby
10 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.87%) C
11 1 (0.87%) R
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (6.96%) MOM
2 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.61%) Puppet
3 2 (1.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Oracle
2 7 (6.09%) SAP
2 7 (6.09%) WorldPay
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.74%) Google
4 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.74%) Siebel
4 2 (1.74%) Sun
5 1 (0.87%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.87%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.87%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.87%) New Relic
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
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