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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 65 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.98% 4.56% 7.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.26% 9.94% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 24
Average daily rate £375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
230 332 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.85% 45.92% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 177 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 46 £413 -23.25% 54
Peterborough +9 2 £325 -33.33% 5
Huntingdon - 1 £450 - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 76 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (42.13%) Git (software)
3 68 (38.20%) HTML
3 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
4 54 (30.34%) Spring
5 53 (29.78%) Web Services
6 46 (25.84%) jQuery
6 46 (25.84%) HTML5
7 42 (23.60%) CSS
8 41 (23.03%) SQL
8 41 (23.03%) REST
9 37 (20.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (20.79%) Middleware
10 35 (19.66%) Python
11 34 (19.10%) CSS3
12 33 (18.54%) OO
13 32 (17.98%) TDD
14 31 (17.42%) Front End Development
15 30 (16.85%) Ajax
15 30 (16.85%) Mercurial
15 30 (16.85%) J2EE
16 29 (16.29%) Perl
17 25 (14.04%) Mule
17 25 (14.04%) User Experience
18 24 (13.48%) Node.js
18 24 (13.48%) IntelliJ
19 23 (12.92%) UX Design
20 22 (12.36%) WebLogic
20 22 (12.36%) Mobile App
21 21 (11.80%) WebStorm

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (14.04%) Mule
2 24 (13.48%) Node.js
3 22 (12.36%) WebLogic
4 14 (7.87%) Apache
4 14 (7.87%) JBoss
5 7 (3.93%) NetWeaver
6 5 (2.81%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) CMS
7 3 (1.69%) Drupal
7 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (7.87%) OmniGraffle
1 14 (7.87%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.69%) BigMachines
3 3 (1.69%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.69%) SaaS
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) Force.com
5 1 (0.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) LDAP
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) 802.15
4 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.56%) X.509
4 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) NoSQL
2 19 (10.67%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.62%) MySQL
4 8 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (4.49%) CouchDB
5 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.69%) Big Data
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.12%) DB2
8 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) Impala
9 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 75 (42.13%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.85%) Mercurial
3 24 (13.48%) IntelliJ
4 21 (11.80%) Gerrit
4 21 (11.80%) WebStorm
5 18 (10.11%) Selenium
6 12 (6.74%) Maven
7 9 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (5.06%) Grunt
7 9 (5.06%) gulp
7 9 (5.06%) Jasmine
7 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.06%) PhantomJS
8 8 (4.49%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.49%) JUnit
9 7 (3.93%) Mockito
10 6 (3.37%) Appium
10 6 (3.37%) JBehave
10 6 (3.37%) JMeter
11 5 (2.81%) Ant
General
1 12 (6.74%) Finance
2 3 (1.69%) Electronics
3 2 (1.12%) Publishing
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (61.80%) Developer
2 74 (41.57%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (7.30%) Integration Developer
5 12 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.18%) Architect
6 11 (6.18%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.62%) Java Web Developer
7 10 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.49%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.81%) SAP Tester
10 5 (2.81%) Tester
11 4 (2.25%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.25%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (38.20%) HTML
2 54 (30.34%) Spring
3 53 (29.78%) Web Services
4 46 (25.84%) HTML5
4 46 (25.84%) jQuery
5 42 (23.60%) CSS
6 41 (23.03%) REST
7 37 (20.79%) Middleware
7 37 (20.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 34 (19.10%) CSS3
9 30 (16.85%) Ajax
9 30 (16.85%) J2EE
10 20 (11.24%) PhoneGap
11 19 (10.67%) RESTful
12 18 (10.11%) XML
13 15 (8.43%) Hibernate
14 11 (6.18%) Apache Camel
15 9 (5.06%) JPA
15 9 (5.06%) Sass
15 9 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) User Experience
2 22 (12.36%) Mobile App
3 16 (8.99%) N-Tier
4 14 (7.87%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.25%) iPad
6 4 (2.25%) Life Science
6 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.12%) Biology
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Informatics
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.87%) Linux
2 6 (3.37%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Unix
4 2 (1.12%) Android
4 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.12%) CentOS
4 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.12%) Solaris
4 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.54%) OO
3 32 (17.98%) TDD
4 31 (17.42%) Front End Development
5 23 (12.92%) UX Design
6 17 (9.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (9.55%) SOA
7 16 (8.99%) BDD
7 16 (8.99%) MVC
8 15 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.43%) Microservices
9 14 (7.87%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.74%) EAI
10 12 (6.74%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.74%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.62%) Functional Testing
11 10 (5.62%) Scrum
11 10 (5.62%) SDLC
12 9 (5.06%) DevOps
13 8 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
2 41 (23.03%) SQL
3 35 (19.66%) Python
4 29 (16.29%) Perl
5 18 (10.11%) ECMAScript
6 17 (9.55%) Dart
6 17 (9.55%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.06%) Scala
8 7 (3.93%) ABAP
9 6 (3.37%) PHP
10 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.81%) Groovy
11 4 (2.25%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.69%) C++
13 2 (1.12%) C
13 2 (1.12%) C#
13 2 (1.12%) Haskell
13 2 (1.12%) R
13 2 (1.12%) Ruby
13 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) ISEB
2 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (4.49%) MOM
2 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.25%) Puppet
4 3 (1.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) Oracle
2 9 (5.06%) MuleSoft
2 9 (5.06%) SAP
3 6 (3.37%) WorldPay
4 5 (2.81%) Siebel
5 4 (2.25%) hybris
5 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.69%) Google
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.69%) Sun
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.56%) HP
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.56%) New Relic
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) Vertica
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