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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 169 56 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.27% 3.77% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.64% 10.96% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 44 34
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£380 £400 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £550
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 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
659 511 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.06% 34.41% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 293 180
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £18.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Northamptonshire +25 73 £350 +18.64% 18
Nottinghamshire +2 41 £475 +13.09% 15
Lincolnshire - 20 £425 - 2
Leicestershire +11 16 £375 +25.00% 6
Derbyshire -2 7 £400 +23.07% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 141 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.23%) JavaScript
3 69 (22.26%) Scrum
4 64 (20.65%) Web Services
5 62 (20.00%) Finance
6 56 (18.06%) HTML
7 55 (17.74%) TDD
8 53 (17.10%) Spring
8 53 (17.10%) Oracle
9 51 (16.45%) SQL
10 50 (16.13%) Linux
11 47 (15.16%) E-Commerce
12 46 (14.84%) CSS
13 41 (13.23%) MVC
14 40 (12.90%) JSP
15 39 (12.58%) JUnit
16 38 (12.26%) Jenkins
17 36 (11.61%) Maven
18 33 (10.65%) Tomcat
18 33 (10.65%) REST
19 32 (10.32%) hybris
20 31 (10.00%) Java EE
20 31 (10.00%) J2EE
21 30 (9.68%) SOA
21 30 (9.68%) Git (software)
21 30 (9.68%) Open Source
22 29 (9.35%) UNIX
22 29 (9.35%) Subversion
22 29 (9.35%) Ajax
22 29 (9.35%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (10.65%) Tomcat
2 25 (8.06%) JBoss
3 23 (7.42%) Apache
4 19 (6.13%) Apache Solr
5 12 (3.87%) NetWeaver
5 12 (3.87%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.58%) Mule
6 8 (2.58%) Mule ESB
7 6 (1.94%) CMS
7 6 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.61%) Node.js
8 5 (1.61%) Liferay
9 4 (1.29%) SAP Portal
9 4 (1.29%) Magnolia
10 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.65%) SAP EP
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.90%) GitHub
2 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.29%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.29%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.23%) HTTP
2 7 (2.26%) Firewall
2 7 (2.26%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.94%) DMZ
4 5 (1.61%) Internet
5 4 (1.29%) SAN
6 3 (0.97%) MPLS
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.32%) WAN
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.10%) Oracle Database
2 20 (6.45%) MySQL
2 20 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.58%) DB2
6 6 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.61%) SAP BI
7 5 (1.61%) MS Access
8 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.97%) Big Data
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.65%) QlikView
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 39 (12.58%) JUnit
2 38 (12.26%) Jenkins
3 36 (11.61%) Maven
4 30 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 29 (9.35%) Subversion
6 16 (5.16%) Ant
7 12 (3.87%) Gradle
8 11 (3.55%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.55%) Calabash
8 11 (3.55%) Android Studio
9 10 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.90%) Grunt
10 9 (2.90%) Spock
10 9 (2.90%) Bower
10 9 (2.90%) Selenium
10 9 (2.90%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.58%) JIRA
12 7 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (1.94%) Lombardi
General
1 62 (20.00%) Finance
2 29 (9.35%) Banking
2 29 (9.35%) Retail
3 21 (6.77%) Marketing
4 7 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.94%) Billing
6 5 (1.61%) Electronics
6 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 155 (50.00%) Developer
2 86 (27.74%) Java Developer
3 56 (18.06%) Architect
4 28 (9.03%) Analyst
5 26 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (6.13%) Android Developer
7 18 (5.81%) Java Architect
8 17 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.52%) Consultant
10 12 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.23%) Programmer
11 10 (3.23%) UI Developer
11 10 (3.23%) UI Programmer
12 9 (2.90%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.58%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.26%) Technical Leader
14 7 (2.26%) Test Analyst
15 6 (1.94%) Integration Architect
15 6 (1.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.65%) Web Services
2 56 (18.06%) HTML
3 53 (17.10%) Spring
4 46 (14.84%) CSS
5 40 (12.90%) JSP
6 33 (10.65%) REST
7 31 (10.00%) Java EE
7 31 (10.00%) J2EE
8 29 (9.35%) Ajax
9 27 (8.71%) JSON
10 24 (7.74%) .NET
11 23 (7.42%) jQuery
11 23 (7.42%) SOAP
12 22 (7.10%) Hibernate
13 20 (6.45%) Spring MVC
13 20 (6.45%) XML
14 19 (6.13%) Middleware
14 19 (6.13%) HTML5
15 15 (4.84%) JSTL
16 12 (3.87%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.68%) Open Source
2 20 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.84%) User Experience
4 14 (4.52%) Clustering
5 11 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.61%) DTV
7 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) Statistics
10 1 (0.32%) IVR
10 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.13%) Linux
2 29 (9.35%) UNIX
3 22 (7.10%) Android
4 10 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.58%) CentOS
6 7 (2.26%) Windows
7 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.26%) Scrum
3 55 (17.74%) TDD
4 47 (15.16%) E-Commerce
5 41 (13.23%) MVC
6 30 (9.68%) SOA
7 22 (7.10%) Android Development
8 21 (6.77%) DevOps
9 20 (6.45%) BDD
9 20 (6.45%) OO
10 19 (6.13%) Configuration Management
10 19 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (4.84%) B2B
14 14 (4.52%) Waterfall
15 13 (4.19%) Mentoring
15 13 (4.19%) Coaching
15 13 (4.19%) OOP
16 12 (3.87%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.23%) JavaScript
2 51 (16.45%) SQL
3 26 (8.39%) PL/SQL
4 23 (7.42%) C#
5 10 (3.23%) C++
5 10 (3.23%) Ruby
6 8 (2.58%) AWK
7 7 (2.26%) PHP
8 6 (1.94%) VBA
9 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.29%) VB
10 4 (1.29%) Perl
11 3 (0.97%) Scala
11 3 (0.97%) Smalltalk
11 3 (0.97%) Python
12 2 (0.65%) C
12 2 (0.65%) ABAP
13 1 (0.32%) Clojure
13 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (1.61%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) HND
2 2 (0.65%) Sun Certification
2 2 (0.65%) OCMJD
2 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.32%) ISEB
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.42%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) BS25999
2 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.58%) iptables
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.29%) Docker
3 3 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.19%) Ansible
3 11 (3.55%) Puppet
4 8 (2.58%) HAProxy
5 4 (1.29%) Nagios
5 4 (1.29%) SCOM
6 3 (0.97%) Salt
6 3 (0.97%) Pacemaker
6 3 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.32%) Oozie
7 1 (0.32%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.32%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 53 (17.10%) Oracle
2 32 (10.32%) hybris
3 25 (8.06%) SAP
4 24 (7.74%) Endeca
5 16 (5.16%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.19%) Google
6 13 (4.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.23%) IBM
8 8 (2.58%) Adobe
9 6 (1.94%) Software AG
9 6 (1.94%) Informatica
10 5 (1.61%) Intel
11 4 (1.29%) NetApp
11 4 (1.29%) VMware
12 3 (0.97%) New Relic
12 3 (0.97%) Sun
13 2 (0.65%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.65%) HP
13 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.65%) Apple
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