The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 2.60% 7.14% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 25.00% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£343 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £52.75 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Java
Derbyshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 28.57% 28.57% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 10
Average daily rate £345 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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 Derby

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Derby

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) QA
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) JBehave
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 1 (9.09%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) JBehave
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
5 1 (9.09%) XDoclet
5 1 (9.09%) MSTest
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) WF
4 1 (9.09%) LINQ
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
4 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft