The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 36 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.90% 14.69% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.04% 28.08% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 40
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£460 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.29% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £299 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 13
Average hourly rate £34.50 £43.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Java
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
299 349 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.68% 52.32% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 129 167
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 53
Average hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £37.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.75 £47.50
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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Cambridgeshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cambridgeshire region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -11 32 £463 +37.03% 34
Peterborough -17 2 £350 -12.50% 6
Huntingdon -1 1 £350 - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.11%) Linux
3 35 (36.08%) OO
4 34 (35.05%) SQL
5 33 (34.02%) J2EE
5 33 (34.02%) UNIX
6 28 (28.87%) Oracle
7 26 (26.80%) WebLogic
8 25 (25.77%) UML
9 24 (24.74%) Scrum
10 22 (22.68%) J2SE
11 21 (21.65%) Tomcat
12 20 (20.62%) Finance
12 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
13 19 (19.59%) Web Services
14 18 (18.56%) Apache
14 18 (18.56%) Multithreading
15 17 (17.53%) Spring
15 17 (17.53%) Python
15 17 (17.53%) Solaris
15 17 (17.53%) Sun
16 16 (16.49%) Perl
16 16 (16.49%) Atlassian
16 16 (16.49%) Oracle Linux
17 15 (15.46%) .NET
18 14 (14.43%) C#
18 14 (14.43%) TDD
18 14 (14.43%) REST
19 13 (13.40%) Jenkins
19 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 26 (26.80%) WebLogic
2 21 (21.65%) Tomcat
3 18 (18.56%) Apache
4 11 (11.34%) JBoss
5 8 (8.25%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (4.12%) Apache Pig
7 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.09%) IIS
8 2 (2.06%) Documentum
8 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.06%) Liferay
8 2 (2.06%) Node.js
9 1 (1.03%) nginx
9 1 (1.03%) Confluence
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.09%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.06%) PaaS
4 2 (2.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) Internet
2 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.03%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.03%) PBX
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
3 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) MySQL
2 10 (10.31%) Big Data
3 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.12%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.06%) Triplestore
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.03%) SimpleDB
8 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.40%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.34%) Maven
4 10 (10.31%) Selenium
4 10 (10.31%) Subversion
5 9 (9.28%) JIRA
6 6 (6.19%) JUnit
7 5 (5.15%) MSBuild
7 5 (5.15%) NUnit
7 5 (5.15%) CruiseControl
7 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.09%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.06%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.03%) Hudson
11 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.03%) TestNG
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Games
3 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Developer
2 23 (23.71%) Java Developer
2 23 (23.71%) Architect
3 15 (15.46%) Java Architect
4 13 (13.40%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (10.31%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Principal Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Tester
9 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.09%) J2EE Architect
10 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) J2EE
2 22 (22.68%) J2SE
3 19 (19.59%) Web Services
4 17 (17.53%) Spring
5 15 (15.46%) .NET
6 14 (14.43%) REST
7 13 (13.40%) XML
8 11 (11.34%) HTML
8 11 (11.34%) jQuery
9 10 (10.31%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.25%) Apache Camel
11 6 (6.19%) CGI
11 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.19%) Dojo
11 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.15%) WCF
13 4 (4.12%) Django
13 4 (4.12%) Java EE
14 3 (3.09%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Open Source
2 6 (6.19%) Clustering
2 6 (6.19%) GIS
3 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.12%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.09%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.06%) Ontologies
6 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.06%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) PKI
7 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.03%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.11%) Linux
2 33 (34.02%) UNIX
3 17 (17.53%) Solaris
4 16 (16.49%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (12.37%) Windows
6 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Android
7 1 (1.03%) Gentoo
7 1 (1.03%) Debian
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.08%) OO
3 25 (25.77%) UML
4 24 (24.74%) Scrum
5 18 (18.56%) Multithreading
6 14 (14.43%) TDD
7 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (10.31%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (10.31%) SOA
10 9 (9.28%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.25%) Kanban
11 8 (8.25%) BDD
12 7 (7.22%) MVC
12 7 (7.22%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (7.22%) EAI
13 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
13 6 (6.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) SQL
2 17 (17.53%) Python
3 16 (16.49%) Perl
4 14 (14.43%) C#
5 12 (12.37%) PHP
6 11 (11.34%) C
6 11 (11.34%) Ruby
7 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.31%) C++
8 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.06%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.03%) sed
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.03%) AWK
11 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) SAP ITS
1 1 (1.03%) qmail
1 1 (1.03%) Samba
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Puppet
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Bacula
Vendors
1 28 (28.87%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) Sun
3 16 (16.49%) Atlassian
4 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.19%) Sybase
6 5 (5.15%) HP
7 4 (4.12%) SAP
7 4 (4.12%) Vertica
7 4 (4.12%) Infobright
8 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.06%) webMethods
8 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 2 (2.06%) BEA
8 2 (2.06%) Talend
9 1 (1.03%) Red Gate
9 1 (1.03%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.03%) Siebel
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