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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing Java 49 16 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.72% 4.04% 12.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.00% 10.13% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 43
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £435
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 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
213 158 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.61% 39.90% 58.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 78 137
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 55
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 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
Cambridgeshire

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 24 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 24 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 38 (50.67%) OO
2 33 (44.00%) SQL
3 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (32.00%) UNIX
5 20 (26.67%) Oracle
5 20 (26.67%) Linux
6 19 (25.33%) J2EE
7 18 (24.00%) C#
7 18 (24.00%) Apache
8 16 (21.33%) J2SE
8 16 (21.33%) Scrum
9 15 (20.00%) MySQL
10 14 (18.67%) PHP
10 14 (18.67%) HTML
10 14 (18.67%) TDD
10 14 (18.67%) REST
11 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
11 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
11 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
12 12 (16.00%) UML
12 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.00%) C
12 12 (16.00%) MVC
12 12 (16.00%) jQuery
12 12 (16.00%) Multithreading
12 12 (16.00%) Ruby
13 11 (14.67%) Maven
13 11 (14.67%) Open Source
13 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
13 11 (14.67%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 18 (24.00%) Apache
2 13 (17.33%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) Documentum
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.00%) CloudFront
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) Big Data
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.67%) Triplestore
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) SQLite
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.67%) Maven
2 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.67%) Subversion
3 10 (13.33%) JIRA
3 10 (13.33%) Selenium
4 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 5 (6.67%) NUnit
5 5 (6.67%) CruiseControl
5 5 (6.67%) JUnit
6 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.00%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.33%) Robotium
9 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Architect
3 14 (18.67%) Java Architect
4 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.00%) J2EE Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) J2EE
2 16 (21.33%) J2SE
3 14 (18.67%) HTML
3 14 (18.67%) REST
4 12 (16.00%) jQuery
5 11 (14.67%) .NET
5 11 (14.67%) Web Services
6 9 (12.00%) Spring
6 9 (12.00%) XML
7 8 (10.67%) Ajax
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.67%) Dojo
10 5 (6.67%) Spring MVC
10 5 (6.67%) WCF
11 4 (5.33%) CGI
11 4 (5.33%) JSF
11 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Open Source
2 6 (8.00%) Clustering
3 5 (6.67%) GIS
4 3 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.67%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.33%) Blog
6 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) UNIX
2 20 (26.67%) Linux
3 10 (13.33%) Solaris
4 9 (12.00%) Windows
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (9.33%) Android
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) OO
2 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) Scrum
4 14 (18.67%) TDD
5 12 (16.00%) UML
5 12 (16.00%) MVC
5 12 (16.00%) Multithreading
6 11 (14.67%) OOP
7 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.33%) BDD
9 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Kanban
10 6 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (8.00%) SOA
10 6 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.67%) DevOps
12 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) C#
3 14 (18.67%) PHP
4 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.00%) C
4 12 (16.00%) Ruby
5 9 (12.00%) C++
5 9 (12.00%) Perl
6 8 (10.67%) Python
7 5 (6.67%) PHP5
7 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.67%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.33%) sed
10 1 (1.33%) Korn
10 1 (1.33%) Groovy
10 1 (1.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
1 1 (1.33%) qmail
1 1 (1.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) Sun
3 7 (9.33%) Atlassian
4 6 (8.00%) Sybase
4 6 (8.00%) JBoss
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.00%) hybris
7 2 (2.67%) Intel
7 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.67%) Motorola
7 2 (2.67%) Perforce
8 1 (1.33%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.33%) Google
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