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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 12 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 94 141 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.99% 8.65% 4.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.76% 23.15% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £336 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £33.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
501 609 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.91% 37.34% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 302 207
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Northamptonshire +2 35 £400 +3.22% 18
Leicestershire -4 19 £363 -12.12% 8
Nottinghamshire -12 19 £375 -5.06% 9
Derbyshire -17 6 £343 -31.50% 2
Lincolnshire -8 2 £300 - 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 69 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.41%) Finance
3 43 (29.05%) Oracle
4 40 (27.03%) J2EE
5 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
6 31 (20.95%) Linux
7 30 (20.27%) HTML
7 30 (20.27%) Spring
8 29 (19.59%) C++
8 29 (19.59%) SQL
9 27 (18.24%) Web Services
9 27 (18.24%) XML
10 26 (17.57%) CSS
11 25 (16.89%) E-Commerce
12 22 (14.86%) Maven
12 22 (14.86%) Jenkins
13 20 (13.51%) Hibernate
13 20 (13.51%) JSP
14 19 (12.84%) SQL Server
14 19 (12.84%) OO
15 18 (12.16%) Struts
15 18 (12.16%) SOA
15 18 (12.16%) Scrum
16 17 (11.49%) Degree
16 17 (11.49%) .NET
17 16 (10.81%) Tomcat
17 16 (10.81%) C#
17 16 (10.81%) QA
17 16 (10.81%) Multithreading
18 15 (10.14%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 16 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 14 (9.46%) WebSphere
3 12 (8.11%) Apache
4 8 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.73%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.70%) CMS
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.03%) NetWeaver
7 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.35%) CICS
8 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.68%) Jetty
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (2.03%) Magento
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) Force.com
2 7 (4.73%) Google Apps
3 4 (2.70%) PaaS
4 3 (2.03%) IaaS
4 3 (2.03%) SaaS
5 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) HTTP
2 9 (6.08%) LAN
2 9 (6.08%) WAN
2 9 (6.08%) SAN
3 8 (5.41%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.03%) Internet
5 3 (2.03%) Firewall
6 2 (1.35%) DMZ
6 2 (1.35%) Intranet
7 1 (0.68%) SSL
7 1 (0.68%) SSH
7 1 (0.68%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) MySQL
3 9 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.41%) DB2
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) Informix
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Maven
1 22 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.46%) Selenium
3 13 (8.78%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.11%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.76%) JUnit
5 10 (6.76%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.76%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.41%) Ant
7 7 (4.73%) JIRA
8 6 (4.05%) Subversion
9 5 (3.38%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.70%) Calabash
11 3 (2.03%) Mockito
11 3 (2.03%) JBehave
11 3 (2.03%) JMeter
11 3 (2.03%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.35%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.35%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.35%) jMock
General
1 45 (30.41%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Marketing
3 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Banking
3 4 (2.70%) Retail
3 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Front Office
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (56.08%) Developer
2 45 (30.41%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.49%) Architect
4 10 (6.76%) Designer
5 9 (6.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (5.41%) Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Tester
7 7 (4.73%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 6 (4.05%) Hybris Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Designer
9 5 (3.38%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.70%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.70%) UI Programmer
10 4 (2.70%) Server Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.03%) J2EE
2 30 (20.27%) HTML
2 30 (20.27%) Spring
3 27 (18.24%) Web Services
3 27 (18.24%) XML
4 26 (17.57%) CSS
5 20 (13.51%) JSP
5 20 (13.51%) Hibernate
6 18 (12.16%) Struts
7 17 (11.49%) .NET
8 12 (8.11%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (7.43%) Ajax
10 10 (6.76%) Java SE
10 10 (6.76%) Java EE
10 10 (6.76%) REST
11 9 (6.08%) JSON
11 9 (6.08%) jQuery
11 9 (6.08%) SOAP
12 8 (5.41%) XSD
12 8 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Open Source
2 12 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.43%) Fixed Income
4 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.38%) User Experience
7 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.35%) DTV
9 2 (1.35%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.35%) DataPower
9 2 (1.35%) Clustering
9 2 (1.35%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.68%) Tandem
10 1 (0.68%) RIA
10 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.68%) APACS
10 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Linux
2 13 (8.78%) Windows
3 9 (6.08%) Android
4 8 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.73%) UNIX
6 6 (4.05%) Solaris
7 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.35%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.89%) E-Commerce
3 19 (12.84%) OO
4 18 (12.16%) SOA
4 18 (12.16%) Scrum
5 16 (10.81%) Multithreading
6 15 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.46%) Unit Testing
7 14 (9.46%) TDD
8 12 (8.11%) MVC
8 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.08%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.08%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (6.08%) BDD
11 7 (4.73%) CRM
11 7 (4.73%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.73%) UML
12 6 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.35%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.59%) SQL
2 29 (19.59%) C++
3 16 (10.81%) C#
4 10 (6.76%) PHP
5 9 (6.08%) Python
6 6 (4.05%) Ruby
7 5 (3.38%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.38%) C
8 4 (2.70%) Perl
8 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.70%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.35%) Groovy
9 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) ABAP
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 6 (4.05%) ISEB
3 5 (3.38%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) Ansible
2 6 (4.05%) Puppet
3 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.03%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 43 (29.05%) Oracle
2 14 (9.46%) SAP
3 12 (8.11%) Google
3 12 (8.11%) hybris
4 10 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.41%) HP
5 8 (5.41%) IBM
6 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.73%) Cisco
7 6 (4.05%) VMware
7 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.05%) Adobe
7 6 (4.05%) Sun
8 3 (2.03%) JBoss
8 3 (2.03%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.03%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.03%) Zend
9 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.35%) Intel
9 2 (1.35%) Citrix
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