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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.44% 1.25% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.98% 3.85% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
82 78 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 31.30% 32.50% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 23
Average daily rate £345 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £110 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.71 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015. 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 0 5 £388 +19.23% 4
Matlock - - - -
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (28.57%) Android
4 4 (28.57%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Java SE
5 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Dojo
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Jetty
1 1 (7.14%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Log4j
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Tester
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Java SE
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) Dojo
5 2 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft