The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 Cambridgeshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 63 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.63% 9.24% 9.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.98% 22.15% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.45 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
371 298 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.92% 41.74% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 142 167
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 63
Average hourly rate £42.25 £38.88 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% +3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £26.49 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
East of England

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 August 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
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 August 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 +18 53 £400 - 60
Peterborough -5 2 £448 +75.68% 5
Chatteris - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 4
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 45 (47.37%) OO
2 38 (40.00%) SQL
3 32 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (32.63%) Oracle
5 28 (29.47%) Linux
6 26 (27.37%) UNIX
7 25 (26.32%) J2EE
8 22 (23.16%) C#
8 22 (23.16%) J2SE
9 21 (22.11%) Apache
9 21 (22.11%) .NET
10 20 (21.05%) WebLogic
10 20 (21.05%) PHP
10 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 19 (20.00%) TDD
11 19 (20.00%) Scrum
12 18 (18.95%) UML
13 17 (17.89%) Ruby
13 17 (17.89%) Multithreading
13 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
13 17 (17.89%) MySQL
13 17 (17.89%) Finance
14 15 (15.79%) MVC
14 15 (15.79%) HTML
15 14 (14.74%) Perl
15 14 (14.74%) Solaris
15 14 (14.74%) Sun
15 14 (14.74%) jQuery
15 14 (14.74%) REST
16 13 (13.68%) Oracle Linux

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (22.11%) Apache
2 20 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (3.16%) IIS
6 2 (2.11%) Node.js
6 2 (2.11%) Documentum
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.05%) SAS
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (1.05%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.16%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.11%) IaaS
3 2 (2.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) PBX
3 1 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.05%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) MySQL
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.32%) Big Data
3 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.16%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.11%) Triplestore
7 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.05%) SQLite
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.68%) Maven
3 12 (12.63%) Subversion
3 12 (12.63%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.58%) JIRA
4 11 (11.58%) Selenium
5 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.32%) JUnit
7 5 (5.26%) CruiseControl
7 5 (5.26%) NUnit
7 5 (5.26%) MSBuild
8 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.16%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.16%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.11%) Robotium
10 2 (2.11%) NuGet
10 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Architect
3 18 (18.95%) Java Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Java Architect
5 8 (8.42%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 7 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.21%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.32%) J2EE
2 22 (23.16%) J2SE
3 21 (22.11%) .NET
4 15 (15.79%) HTML
5 14 (14.74%) jQuery
5 14 (14.74%) REST
6 13 (13.68%) Web Services
7 11 (11.58%) Spring
7 11 (11.58%) XML
8 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (8.42%) Ajax
11 7 (7.37%) CGI
12 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.32%) Hibernate
12 6 (6.32%) Dojo
12 6 (6.32%) WCF
13 5 (5.26%) Spring MVC
14 4 (4.21%) Apache Camel
14 4 (4.21%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Open Source
2 8 (8.42%) Clustering
3 6 (6.32%) GIS
4 4 (4.21%) Blog
4 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.11%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.05%) MPEG
7 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Firmware
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Linux
2 26 (27.37%) UNIX
3 14 (14.74%) Solaris
4 13 (13.68%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (10.53%) Windows
6 6 (6.32%) Android
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.05%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.05%) Debian
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.37%) OO
2 32 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.00%) TDD
3 19 (20.00%) Scrum
4 18 (18.95%) UML
5 17 (17.89%) Multithreading
6 15 (15.79%) MVC
7 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.58%) OOP
9 10 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing
11 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.42%) Kanban
11 8 (8.42%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.37%) BDD
12 7 (7.37%) DevOps
13 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) SQL
2 22 (23.16%) C#
3 20 (21.05%) PHP
4 17 (17.89%) Ruby
5 14 (14.74%) Perl
6 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.68%) C++
7 11 (11.58%) C
7 11 (11.58%) Python
8 6 (6.32%) Delphi
9 5 (5.26%) PHP5
9 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.16%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.11%) SPARQL
12 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.05%) VB
13 1 (1.05%) AWK
13 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) ISEB
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Samba
1 1 (1.05%) qmail
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
1 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (32.63%) Oracle
2 14 (14.74%) Sun
3 12 (12.63%) Atlassian
4 8 (8.42%) Sybase
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.37%) JBoss
6 3 (3.16%) Perforce
6 3 (3.16%) hybris
7 2 (2.11%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
8 1 (1.05%) Siebel
8 1 (1.05%) Intel
8 1 (1.05%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.05%) Motorola
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.05%) Google
8 1 (1.05%) Red Gate
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