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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 127 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.94% 4.82% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.91% 14.52% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 33 32
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£385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.35 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -1.80%
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
472 496 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.22% 33.20% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 298 194
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 66
Average hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.85 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
Nottinghamshire +14 48 £413 +7.84% 13
Northamptonshire +13 43 £442 -6.94% 26
Leicestershire +2 16 £313 -3.92% 9
Derbyshire +29 6 £353 -4.40% 4
Lincolnshire -1 1 £350 - 3
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 80 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.93%) JavaScript
3 52 (22.22%) Finance
4 47 (20.09%) Linux
5 45 (19.23%) HTML
6 44 (18.80%) CSS
7 37 (15.81%) Jenkins
8 34 (14.53%) Tomcat
9 32 (13.68%) E-Commerce
9 32 (13.68%) Scrum
10 31 (13.25%) Android
11 30 (12.82%) Spring
12 29 (12.39%) jQuery
12 29 (12.39%) Open Source
13 28 (11.97%) JSP
14 27 (11.54%) J2EE
14 27 (11.54%) TDD
15 26 (11.11%) Android Development
16 25 (10.68%) Oracle
17 24 (10.26%) Ajax
18 23 (9.83%) MVC
18 23 (9.83%) OO
18 23 (9.83%) SOA
18 23 (9.83%) hybris
18 23 (9.83%) Git (software)
19 22 (9.40%) Maven
20 21 (8.97%) .NET
20 21 (8.97%) REST
21 20 (8.55%) HTML5
21 20 (8.55%) SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 34 (14.53%) Tomcat
2 20 (8.55%) Apache
3 19 (8.12%) Node.js
4 15 (6.41%) OpenStack
5 14 (5.98%) JBoss
6 12 (5.13%) WebSphere
7 10 (4.27%) NetWeaver
8 8 (3.42%) CMS
8 8 (3.42%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.56%) CICS
10 5 (2.14%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.14%) Liferay
11 4 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.28%) SAP Portal
12 3 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (1.28%) Magnolia
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.85%) nginx
13 2 (0.85%) SAP EP
Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.42%) Force.com
3 7 (2.99%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.41%) HTTP
2 11 (4.70%) HTTPS
3 9 (3.85%) SAN
3 9 (3.85%) LAN
3 9 (3.85%) WAN
4 6 (2.56%) Internet
5 5 (2.14%) NFC
6 4 (1.71%) Firewall
6 4 (1.71%) DMZ
6 4 (1.71%) Intranet
6 4 (1.71%) SSL
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.69%) MySQL
2 16 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.56%) DB2
4 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.71%) SAP BI
5 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.85%) Big Data
7 2 (0.85%) Adabas
7 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 37 (15.81%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.83%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.40%) Maven
4 17 (7.26%) JUnit
5 16 (6.84%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.41%) Calabash
7 11 (4.70%) Subversion
7 11 (4.70%) Android Studio
8 10 (4.27%) Ant
8 10 (4.27%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.27%) Selenium
9 9 (3.85%) JIRA
10 8 (3.42%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.42%) Gradle
11 7 (2.99%) Mockito
12 6 (2.56%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.14%) ClearCase
13 5 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.71%) JDeveloper
15 3 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 52 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (7.69%) Banking
3 11 (4.70%) Retail
4 4 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 138 (58.97%) Developer
2 62 (26.50%) Java Developer
3 35 (14.96%) Architect
4 23 (9.83%) Android Developer
5 19 (8.12%) Consultant
6 17 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (6.41%) Java Architect
8 10 (4.27%) DevOps Consultant
9 9 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (3.42%) Analyst
10 8 (3.42%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.42%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 7 (2.99%) UI Programmer
11 7 (2.99%) Hybris Developer
11 7 (2.99%) UI Developer
11 7 (2.99%) Designer
12 6 (2.56%) E-Commerce Manager
12 6 (2.56%) Infrastructure Designer
12 6 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.23%) HTML
2 44 (18.80%) CSS
3 30 (12.82%) Spring
4 29 (12.39%) jQuery
5 28 (11.97%) JSP
6 27 (11.54%) J2EE
7 24 (10.26%) Ajax
8 21 (8.97%) .NET
8 21 (8.97%) REST
9 20 (8.55%) HTML5
9 20 (8.55%) XML
10 19 (8.12%) Web Services
10 19 (8.12%) CSS3
10 19 (8.12%) JSON
11 13 (5.56%) JMS
12 10 (4.27%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (4.27%) Hibernate
12 10 (4.27%) Struts
12 10 (4.27%) RESTful
13 9 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.39%) Open Source
2 17 (7.26%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.70%) User Experience
4 9 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.42%) EMV
6 6 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.71%) Clustering
7 4 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.28%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.85%) VSAM
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.43%) RIA
10 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.09%) Linux
2 31 (13.25%) Android
3 20 (8.55%) Windows
4 12 (5.13%) UNIX
5 11 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.56%) Solaris
7 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.28%) SUSE
7 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.68%) Scrum
2 32 (13.68%) E-Commerce
3 27 (11.54%) TDD
4 26 (11.11%) Android Development
5 23 (9.83%) MVC
5 23 (9.83%) OO
5 23 (9.83%) SOA
6 17 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (6.84%) BDD
7 16 (6.84%) DevOps
8 13 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.27%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.42%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (3.42%) Multithreading
10 8 (3.42%) ITIL
11 7 (2.99%) UML
11 7 (2.99%) OOP
11 7 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.93%) JavaScript
2 20 (8.55%) SQL
3 19 (8.12%) C++
4 16 (6.84%) C#
4 16 (6.84%) Python
5 12 (5.13%) Ruby
6 10 (4.27%) Objective-C
7 7 (2.99%) Clojure
7 7 (2.99%) Perl
8 4 (1.71%) C
8 4 (1.71%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.28%) COBOL
9 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 3 (1.28%) Smalltalk
9 3 (1.28%) JCL
9 3 (1.28%) ABAP
10 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.85%) NATURAL
10 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) ISEB
3 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.98%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (8.12%) Ansible
2 14 (5.98%) Puppet
3 10 (4.27%) Vagrant
3 10 (4.27%) Nagios
4 9 (3.85%) Salt
5 2 (0.85%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.43%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.43%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 25 (10.68%) Oracle
2 23 (9.83%) hybris
3 16 (6.84%) VMware
3 16 (6.84%) SAP
4 10 (4.27%) Google
5 9 (3.85%) New Relic
5 9 (3.85%) IBM
5 9 (3.85%) Adobe
6 8 (3.42%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.42%) HP
6 8 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.42%) Cisco
7 4 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.71%) Intel
7 4 (1.71%) Software AG
8 2 (0.85%) Apple
8 2 (0.85%) Zend
8 2 (0.85%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.43%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.43%) RedPrairie
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