The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 33 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 66 112 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.55% 7.73% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.80% 24.35% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 58 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £329 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £506 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
446 460 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.78% 31.75% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 223 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.65 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Leicestershire -16 17 £350 -15.15% 7
Northamptonshire -2 15 £400 -11.11% 15
Nottinghamshire -6 10 £419 -0.29% 15
Derbyshire -9 9 £320 -36.00% 3
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (32.82%) J2EE
2 42 (32.06%) Finance
3 40 (30.53%) Oracle
4 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (24.43%) Spring
5 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
6 30 (22.90%) Web Services
7 27 (20.61%) HTML
7 27 (20.61%) SQL
8 24 (18.32%) E-Commerce
9 23 (17.56%) XML
9 23 (17.56%) C++
10 22 (16.79%) CSS
11 21 (16.03%) JSP
11 21 (16.03%) Hibernate
11 21 (16.03%) Maven
12 19 (14.50%) Linux
13 18 (13.74%) .NET
14 17 (12.98%) Struts
15 16 (12.21%) SAP
15 16 (12.21%) WebSphere
16 15 (11.45%) Scrum
16 15 (11.45%) TDD
16 15 (11.45%) Unit Testing
16 15 (11.45%) Multithreading
17 14 (10.69%) Jenkins
17 14 (10.69%) Degree
17 14 (10.69%) FIX Protocol
17 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
17 14 (10.69%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (12.21%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.87%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.34%) Apache
4 6 (4.58%) CMS
4 6 (4.58%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.53%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.53%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.76%) Liferay
9 1 (0.76%) Jetty
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.76%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Magento
3 2 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) PaaS
2 3 (2.29%) IaaS
2 3 (2.29%) SaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Force.com
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.05%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.29%) Firewall
4 2 (1.53%) LAN
4 2 (1.53%) WAN
4 2 (1.53%) SAN
4 2 (1.53%) DMZ
5 1 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) SSH
5 1 (0.76%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.34%) DB2
3 7 (5.34%) MySQL
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.76%) Informix
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (16.03%) Maven
2 14 (10.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.69%) Eclipse
3 11 (8.40%) JUnit
3 11 (8.40%) Selenium
4 10 (7.63%) Ant
4 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.11%) Subversion
6 7 (5.34%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.34%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.58%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.82%) JIRA
9 3 (2.29%) JBehave
9 3 (2.29%) ClearCase
9 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.29%) jMock
10 2 (1.53%) JMeter
10 2 (1.53%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.53%) Hudson
10 2 (1.53%) Gradle
General
1 42 (32.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Front Office
2 5 (3.82%) Marketing
3 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (58.02%) Developer
2 43 (32.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Architect
4 11 (8.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (7.63%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Tester
7 7 (5.34%) Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.58%) Designer
9 5 (3.82%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Magento Developer
11 3 (2.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.82%) J2EE
2 32 (24.43%) Spring
3 30 (22.90%) Web Services
4 27 (20.61%) HTML
5 23 (17.56%) XML
6 22 (16.79%) CSS
7 21 (16.03%) JSP
7 21 (16.03%) Hibernate
8 18 (13.74%) .NET
9 17 (12.98%) Struts
10 14 (10.69%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (9.16%) Java SE
11 12 (9.16%) SOAP
12 10 (7.63%) Ajax
13 9 (6.87%) Java EE
14 8 (6.11%) jQuery
14 8 (6.11%) XSD
14 8 (6.11%) EJB
14 8 (6.11%) Servlets
15 7 (5.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Fixed Income
2 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.82%) Open Source
3 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.53%) Clustering
6 2 (1.53%) DTV
6 2 (1.53%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.53%) DataPower
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) EMV
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Tandem
7 1 (0.76%) APACS
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Linux
2 8 (6.11%) Android
3 7 (5.34%) UNIX
4 6 (4.58%) Windows
4 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Solaris
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.32%) E-Commerce
3 15 (11.45%) Scrum
3 15 (11.45%) TDD
3 15 (11.45%) Unit Testing
3 15 (11.45%) Multithreading
4 14 (10.69%) OO
5 12 (9.16%) MVC
6 10 (7.63%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.63%) SOA
6 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.87%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (6.11%) BDD
9 7 (5.34%) User Stories
9 7 (5.34%) UML
10 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.58%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.58%) CRM
10 6 (4.58%) Project Management
10 6 (4.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
2 27 (20.61%) SQL
3 23 (17.56%) C++
4 11 (8.40%) C#
5 9 (6.87%) PHP
6 7 (5.34%) Python
7 6 (4.58%) Ruby
8 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.29%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.29%) Perl
10 2 (1.53%) C
10 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.53%) Groovy
11 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) Pascal
11 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) ISEB
3 6 (4.58%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.82%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Ansible
2 6 (4.58%) Puppet
3 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Oracle
2 16 (12.21%) SAP
3 7 (5.34%) IBM
3 7 (5.34%) Sun
3 7 (5.34%) Google
4 6 (4.58%) hybris
5 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.29%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.29%) HP
7 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.29%) Adobe
7 3 (2.29%) VMware
7 3 (2.29%) Zend
8 2 (1.53%) JBoss
8 2 (1.53%) Intel
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix
8 2 (1.53%) Software AG
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago