The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Derby 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 14 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 4.27% 3.17% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 11.11% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £408 £325 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% +96.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 39.32% 28.57% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 17
Average daily rate £320 £308 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £249 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Derbyshire

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 18 April 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 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) JSTL
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) Ant
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) UML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) XDoclet
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) RUP
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Alterian