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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 26 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Java 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 3.50% 4.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 10.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
46 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 32.17% 39.50% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 11
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 24 April 2015, 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 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Magnolia
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) Java SE
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Dojo
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Ant
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (11.11%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Tester
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Java SE
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) Dojo
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle