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 1 September 2015 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 146 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.06% 6.77% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.43% 15.32% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 30
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£383 £410 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
424 372 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.53% 44.18% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 233 139
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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
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 1 September 2015. 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 +6 74 £370 -12.94% 55
Peterborough +15 17 £365 -18.52% 4
Huntingdon - 2 £430 - 2
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 75 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 64 (28.96%) Spring
4 62 (28.05%) HTML
5 60 (27.15%) Web Services
6 50 (22.62%) SQL
7 48 (21.72%) Git (software)
8 47 (21.27%) Linux
9 42 (19.00%) CSS
10 39 (17.65%) Middleware
11 38 (17.19%) HTML5
12 35 (15.84%) REST
13 34 (15.38%) E-Commerce
13 34 (15.38%) jQuery
14 31 (14.03%) .NET
15 30 (13.57%) OO
16 28 (12.67%) Ajax
17 27 (12.22%) Oracle
18 26 (11.76%) XML
18 26 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (11.31%) CSS3
19 25 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (11.31%) Perl
19 25 (11.31%) Hibernate
20 24 (10.86%) Scrum
20 24 (10.86%) PHP
20 24 (10.86%) Hadoop
21 23 (10.41%) Mercurial
21 23 (10.41%) Bash Shell
21 23 (10.41%) Ansible

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 22 (9.95%) Apache
2 20 (9.05%) WebLogic
3 18 (8.14%) Mule
3 18 (8.14%) Node.js
4 17 (7.69%) Apache Pig
5 12 (5.43%) JBoss
6 11 (4.98%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.17%) Apache Solr
7 7 (3.17%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.71%) CMS
9 5 (2.26%) Drupal
10 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.81%) IIS
10 4 (1.81%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.90%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (4.52%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (2.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.26%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 10 (4.52%) Tridion
2 7 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.90%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.81%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) LDAP
2 5 (2.26%) HTTP
3 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) Internet
4 2 (0.90%) Wireless
4 2 (0.90%) AMQP
5 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.86%) Hadoop
2 17 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 17 (7.69%) MySQL
3 16 (7.24%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.07%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.26%) Impala
9 4 (1.81%) Sqoop
9 4 (1.81%) Big Data
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 48 (21.72%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.41%) Mercurial
3 18 (8.14%) IntelliJ
4 17 (7.69%) Maven
5 15 (6.79%) Selenium
5 15 (6.79%) WebStorm
6 10 (4.52%) Grunt
6 10 (4.52%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.07%) gulp
7 9 (4.07%) PhantomJS
7 9 (4.07%) Jasmine
8 8 (3.62%) JIRA
9 6 (2.71%) JMeter
9 6 (2.71%) JBehave
9 6 (2.71%) Appium
10 3 (1.36%) Gradle
10 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.36%) Mockito
10 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (10.41%) Finance
2 6 (2.71%) Electronics
2 6 (2.71%) Retail
3 5 (2.26%) Games
4 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (61.99%) Developer
2 83 (37.56%) Java Developer
3 21 (9.50%) Architect
3 21 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 18 (8.14%) Front-End Developer
6 17 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.24%) Hadoop Developer
8 13 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.98%) Web Developer
10 9 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (3.62%) Middleware Developer
11 8 (3.62%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.71%) Administrator
13 5 (2.26%) Team Leader
13 5 (2.26%) Systems Architect
13 5 (2.26%) QA Engineer
13 5 (2.26%) Author
13 5 (2.26%) Technical Author
13 5 (2.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (28.96%) Spring
2 62 (28.05%) HTML
3 60 (27.15%) Web Services
4 42 (19.00%) CSS
5 39 (17.65%) Middleware
6 38 (17.19%) HTML5
7 35 (15.84%) REST
8 34 (15.38%) jQuery
9 31 (14.03%) .NET
10 28 (12.67%) Ajax
11 26 (11.76%) XML
11 26 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (11.31%) CSS3
12 25 (11.31%) Hibernate
13 21 (9.50%) RESTful
14 17 (7.69%) SOAP
14 17 (7.69%) J2EE
15 16 (7.24%) WebSphere MQ
16 13 (5.88%) PhoneGap
16 13 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) Mobile App
2 17 (7.69%) User Experience
3 10 (4.52%) Graphic Design
4 9 (4.07%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.26%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Biology
8 2 (0.90%) Life Science
8 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.45%) DTV
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.27%) Linux
2 15 (6.79%) UNIX
3 14 (6.33%) Windows
4 3 (1.36%) Android
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 30 (13.57%) OO
4 24 (10.86%) Scrum
5 23 (10.41%) DevOps
6 21 (9.50%) MVC
7 20 (9.05%) TDD
7 20 (9.05%) SOA
8 18 (8.14%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.69%) UX Design
10 15 (6.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (6.79%) EAI
11 14 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (6.33%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.88%) BDD
12 13 (5.88%) MapReduce
13 12 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (4.52%) Content Management
15 9 (4.07%) ERP
15 9 (4.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (32.58%) JavaScript
2 50 (22.62%) SQL
3 25 (11.31%) Perl
4 24 (10.86%) PHP
5 23 (10.41%) Bash Shell
6 22 (9.95%) Ruby
7 21 (9.50%) C++
8 20 (9.05%) C#
9 17 (7.69%) Python
10 15 (6.79%) T-SQL
11 14 (6.33%) ECMAScript
11 14 (6.33%) TypeScript
11 14 (6.33%) Dart
12 10 (4.52%) C
13 7 (3.17%) Scala
14 5 (2.26%) Groovy
15 3 (1.36%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.90%) XPath
16 2 (0.90%) XQuery
16 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) CDISC
System Software
1 5 (2.26%) HDFS
2 4 (1.81%) Docker
2 4 (1.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.90%) Varnish
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (10.41%) Ansible
2 20 (9.05%) Puppet
2 20 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.36%) MOM
3 3 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 27 (12.22%) Oracle
2 16 (7.24%) MuleSoft
3 10 (4.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.17%) JD Edwards
4 7 (3.17%) Google
4 7 (3.17%) hybris
5 6 (2.71%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.71%) WorldPay
5 6 (2.71%) SAP
6 4 (1.81%) Intershop
6 4 (1.81%) Demandware
6 4 (1.81%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.36%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.36%) VMware
8 2 (0.90%) Terracotta
8 2 (0.90%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.45%) Endeca
9 1 (0.45%) ATG
9 1 (0.45%) Perforce
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