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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 39 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.40% 11.36% 15.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.70% 24.70% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 37
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £60.00 £43.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
198 166 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.71% 45.98% 59.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 71 108
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 £275 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) OO
3 32 (42.67%) SQL
4 31 (41.33%) UNIX
5 29 (38.67%) Linux
6 28 (37.33%) J2EE
7 25 (33.33%) Oracle
8 23 (30.67%) J2SE
9 22 (29.33%) UML
10 21 (28.00%) WebLogic
10 21 (28.00%) Scrum
11 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
11 19 (25.33%) Multithreading
12 17 (22.67%) Finance
12 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
13 16 (21.33%) Apache
13 16 (21.33%) Solaris
13 16 (21.33%) Sun
14 15 (20.00%) Perl
14 15 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (18.67%) Atlassian
15 14 (18.67%) TDD
16 13 (17.33%) .NET
16 13 (17.33%) Python
16 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
17 12 (16.00%) REST
17 12 (16.00%) C#
17 12 (16.00%) HTML
17 12 (16.00%) Windows
17 12 (16.00%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
3 16 (21.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.33%) Documentum
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) nginx
6 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (4.00%) CloudFront
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) Internet
2 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) PBX
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) Big Data
2 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.67%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.33%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.67%) Selenium
3 11 (14.67%) Maven
4 10 (13.33%) JIRA
5 8 (10.67%) Subversion
6 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.67%) JUnit
7 5 (6.67%) MSBuild
7 5 (6.67%) NUnit
7 5 (6.67%) CruiseControl
8 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.00%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.67%) JMeter
11 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.33%) WinRunner
11 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Java Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Architect
3 16 (21.33%) Java Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Design Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) J2EE
2 23 (30.67%) J2SE
3 13 (17.33%) .NET
4 12 (16.00%) REST
4 12 (16.00%) HTML
4 12 (16.00%) Web Services
5 11 (14.67%) XML
5 11 (14.67%) Spring
6 10 (13.33%) jQuery
7 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.67%) Dojo
9 5 (6.67%) WCF
10 4 (5.33%) CGI
10 4 (5.33%) Apache Camel
11 3 (4.00%) CSS
11 3 (4.00%) JSP
11 3 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Open Source
2 7 (9.33%) Clustering
3 5 (6.67%) GIS
3 5 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.67%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.33%) MPEG
6 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) UNIX
2 29 (38.67%) Linux
3 16 (21.33%) Solaris
4 15 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (16.00%) Windows
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) OO
3 22 (29.33%) UML
4 21 (28.00%) Scrum
5 19 (25.33%) Multithreading
6 14 (18.67%) TDD
7 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (10.67%) BDD
8 8 (10.67%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (10.67%) MVC
9 7 (9.33%) SOA
9 7 (9.33%) Kanban
9 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.67%) OOP
11 5 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) Perl
3 13 (17.33%) Python
4 12 (16.00%) C#
5 11 (14.67%) C
5 11 (14.67%) Ruby
6 10 (13.33%) PHP
7 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.00%) C++
8 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) AWK
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.33%) sed
11 1 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
1 1 (1.33%) Samba
1 1 (1.33%) qmail
1 1 (1.33%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
1 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Bacula
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Oracle
2 16 (21.33%) Sun
3 14 (18.67%) Atlassian
4 7 (9.33%) JBoss
5 5 (6.67%) Sybase
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.33%) HP
7 1 (1.33%) BEA
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods
7 1 (1.33%) Perforce
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Talend
7 1 (1.33%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.33%) hybris
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £15.31 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago