The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 19 9 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Java 123 136 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.85% 9.42% 4.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.91% 27.76% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Java
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
537 490 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.27% 33.93% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 263 289
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 27
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Java
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -1 66 £350 -6.66% 23
Northamptonshire -2 25 £375 -13.29% 20
Leicestershire -15 16 £419 +34.00% 9
Derbyshire -17 3 £350 +2.94% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 71 (34.13%) JavaScript
2 69 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (30.77%) HTML
4 62 (29.81%) J2EE
4 62 (29.81%) Oracle
5 59 (28.37%) Web Services
6 53 (25.48%) SQL
7 44 (21.15%) jQuery
8 43 (20.67%) CSS
8 43 (20.67%) E-Commerce
8 43 (20.67%) Ajax
9 40 (19.23%) XML
9 40 (19.23%) .NET
10 39 (18.75%) Spring
11 37 (17.79%) Eclipse
11 37 (17.79%) HTML5
12 35 (16.83%) JBoss
13 34 (16.35%) JSP
14 33 (15.87%) SOA
15 31 (14.90%) JSON
16 30 (14.42%) Ant
17 28 (13.46%) Software Engineering
18 26 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 26 (12.50%) DB2
18 26 (12.50%) Linux
18 26 (12.50%) IBM
18 26 (12.50%) CSS3
19 25 (12.02%) SOAP
19 25 (12.02%) Hibernate
20 24 (11.54%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 35 (16.83%) JBoss
2 20 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.81%) Apache
5 8 (3.85%) MQSeries
6 7 (3.37%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.40%) IIS
7 5 (2.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 5 (2.40%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.92%) CMS
9 2 (0.96%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.48%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.48%) CICS
10 1 (0.48%) JRun
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.48%) SAS
10 1 (0.48%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) CATIA
3 1 (0.48%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.96%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.96%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) SaaS
2 6 (2.88%) Force.com
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) HTTP
2 7 (3.37%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.40%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.44%) Converged Networks
4 3 (1.44%) Network Security
4 3 (1.44%) SAN
5 2 (0.96%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.48%) Firewall
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.50%) DB2
1 26 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.40%) DataStage
4 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (1.92%) MySQL
6 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.48%) IBM PureData
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (17.79%) Eclipse
2 30 (14.42%) Ant
3 11 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.29%) JUnit
3 11 (5.29%) Subversion
4 9 (4.33%) Selenium
5 8 (3.85%) Maven
6 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.40%) Lombardi
8 4 (1.92%) JIRA
8 4 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.44%) JMeter
10 2 (0.96%) CasperJS
10 2 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.96%) jMock
10 2 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.96%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 24 (11.54%) Finance
2 18 (8.65%) Retail
3 7 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.44%) Banking
4 3 (1.44%) Legal
4 3 (1.44%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (55.29%) Developer
2 63 (30.29%) Java Developer
3 41 (19.71%) Architect
4 28 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (10.58%) UI Developer
6 13 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (5.29%) HTML Developer
7 11 (5.29%) J2EE Developer
7 11 (5.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (5.29%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Java Architect
8 10 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.33%) Consultant
9 9 (4.33%) Development Manager
10 8 (3.85%) Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) JavaScript Engineer
10 8 (3.85%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.37%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.37%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (3.37%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (30.77%) HTML
2 62 (29.81%) J2EE
3 59 (28.37%) Web Services
4 44 (21.15%) jQuery
5 43 (20.67%) Ajax
5 43 (20.67%) CSS
6 40 (19.23%) .NET
6 40 (19.23%) XML
7 39 (18.75%) Spring
8 37 (17.79%) HTML5
9 34 (16.35%) JSP
10 31 (14.90%) JSON
11 26 (12.50%) CSS3
12 25 (12.02%) Hibernate
12 25 (12.02%) SOAP
13 20 (9.62%) REST
14 19 (9.13%) JSF
14 19 (9.13%) RichFaces
15 16 (7.69%) AngularJS
16 14 (6.73%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 11 (5.29%) User Experience
3 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.92%) iPad
5 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.44%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.48%) Blog
7 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.48%) DataPower
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.48%) NHS
7 1 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.50%) Linux
2 19 (9.13%) Unix
3 17 (8.17%) Windows
4 11 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.85%) Android
5 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.37%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.92%) AIX
7 4 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.48%) OS/390
8 1 (0.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.67%) E-Commerce
3 33 (15.87%) SOA
4 28 (13.46%) Software Engineering
5 20 (9.62%) OO
6 19 (9.13%) DevOps
7 18 (8.65%) SDLC
8 17 (8.17%) TDD
8 17 (8.17%) TOGAF
9 15 (7.21%) MVC
10 14 (6.73%) Scrum
11 13 (6.25%) Migration
11 13 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 12 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.77%) Front End Development
12 12 (5.77%) UML
13 11 (5.29%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.29%) CRM
14 10 (4.81%) B2B
14 10 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.13%) JavaScript
2 53 (25.48%) SQL
3 22 (10.58%) C#
4 21 (10.10%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.33%) VBScript
6 8 (3.85%) C++
7 7 (3.37%) Apex Code
7 7 (3.37%) PHP
8 6 (2.88%) C
8 6 (2.88%) COBOL
8 6 (2.88%) Ruby
8 6 (2.88%) VB
8 6 (2.88%) XPath
8 6 (2.88%) XQuery
9 5 (2.40%) Python
9 5 (2.40%) Scala
9 5 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.44%) Perl
11 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.92%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.44%) CCNA
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) SLA
3 3 (1.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.44%) vSphere
3 2 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) SCOM
2 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (29.81%) Oracle
2 26 (12.50%) IBM
3 19 (9.13%) TIBCO
4 18 (8.65%) hybris
5 16 (7.69%) Informatica
6 15 (7.21%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (6.73%) VMware
8 13 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 12 (5.77%) Microsoft
9 12 (5.77%) SAP
10 7 (3.37%) HP
11 6 (2.88%) ATG
12 5 (2.40%) Adobe
12 5 (2.40%) Sun
13 4 (1.92%) Citrix
13 4 (1.92%) webMethods
14 3 (1.44%) BMC
15 2 (0.96%) Endeca
15 2 (0.96%) Siebel
16 1 (0.48%) Google
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