The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 36 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 4 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.49% 9.62% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 28.28% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 1
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£343 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Java
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 99 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 28.73% 34.02% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 72 13
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.86% -4.09%
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 Derbyshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Derby -10 2 £343 +14.16%
Matlock - - - -
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) JBehave
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (16.67%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
1 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) JBehave
4 2 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) MSTest
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Dojo
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) WF
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Pegasus
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO