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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 152 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.74% 4.53% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.31% 14.14% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 24 34
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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 £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £361
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
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
537 474 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.40% 32.05% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 259 200
Average daily rate £330 £303 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 58
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +20 63 £433 +1.76% 13
Nottinghamshire +10 44 £388 +3.33% 21
Leicestershire +12 22 £325 +8.33% 11
Derbyshire +14 7 £340 -9.33% 5
Lincolnshire - 2 £450 - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 87 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 55 (21.32%) Linux
4 52 (20.16%) Finance
5 51 (19.77%) HTML
6 45 (17.44%) CSS
7 42 (16.28%) Scrum
8 41 (15.89%) SQL
9 40 (15.50%) Tomcat
10 39 (15.12%) Spring
11 38 (14.73%) Oracle
12 34 (13.18%) E-Commerce
12 34 (13.18%) TDD
12 34 (13.18%) Jenkins
13 33 (12.79%) MVC
14 31 (12.02%) Web Services
14 31 (12.02%) jQuery
14 31 (12.02%) Android
14 31 (12.02%) Open Source
15 28 (10.85%) hybris
15 28 (10.85%) JSP
16 27 (10.47%) J2EE
17 26 (10.08%) Apache
17 26 (10.08%) SOA
17 26 (10.08%) Android Development
18 24 (9.30%) REST
18 24 (9.30%) UNIX
18 24 (9.30%) .NET
18 24 (9.30%) Banking
18 24 (9.30%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 40 (15.50%) Tomcat
2 26 (10.08%) Apache
3 19 (7.36%) Node.js
3 19 (7.36%) JBoss
4 14 (5.43%) Apache Solr
5 12 (4.65%) NetWeaver
6 11 (4.26%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.88%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.33%) CMS
9 5 (1.94%) Liferay
9 5 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.55%) CICS
10 4 (1.55%) SAP Portal
11 3 (1.16%) Magnolia
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.78%) SAP EP
12 2 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.55%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.16%) Force.com
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.43%) HTTP
2 10 (3.88%) HTTPS
3 8 (3.10%) SAN
4 7 (2.71%) Firewall
5 6 (2.33%) DMZ
6 5 (1.94%) NFC
6 5 (1.94%) SSL
6 5 (1.94%) WAN
6 5 (1.94%) LAN
7 4 (1.55%) Internet
8 2 (0.78%) Intranet
9 1 (0.39%) LDAP
9 1 (0.39%) DNS
9 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.53%) MySQL
2 17 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.65%) DB2
3 12 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.94%) MS Access
6 5 (1.94%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.16%) Big Data
9 2 (0.78%) Adabas
9 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.78%) QlikView
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (13.18%) Jenkins
2 24 (9.30%) Maven
3 23 (8.91%) JUnit
4 22 (8.53%) Subversion
5 21 (8.14%) Git (software)
6 14 (5.43%) Ant
6 14 (5.43%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.04%) Calabash
8 12 (4.65%) Eclipse
9 11 (4.26%) Android Studio
10 9 (3.49%) Selenium
10 9 (3.49%) Gradle
11 8 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.71%) JIRA
12 7 (2.71%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.71%) Mockito
12 7 (2.71%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.33%) ClearCase
14 5 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (1.55%) JDeveloper
General
1 52 (20.16%) Finance
2 24 (9.30%) Banking
3 19 (7.36%) Retail
4 8 (3.10%) Marketing
5 4 (1.55%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (56.98%) Developer
2 72 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.89%) Architect
4 23 (8.91%) Android Developer
5 18 (6.98%) Consultant
6 16 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.20%) Java Architect
7 14 (5.43%) Analyst
8 9 (3.49%) DevOps Consultant
8 9 (3.49%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (2.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (2.71%) Hybris Developer
9 7 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (2.71%) Applications Developer
9 7 (2.71%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.33%) Administrator
10 6 (2.33%) E-Commerce Manager
10 6 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (1.94%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (1.94%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.77%) HTML
2 45 (17.44%) CSS
3 39 (15.12%) Spring
4 31 (12.02%) Web Services
4 31 (12.02%) jQuery
5 28 (10.85%) JSP
6 27 (10.47%) J2EE
7 24 (9.30%) REST
7 24 (9.30%) .NET
8 23 (8.91%) Ajax
9 22 (8.53%) HTML5
10 21 (8.14%) JSON
11 19 (7.36%) XML
12 18 (6.98%) Java EE
13 17 (6.59%) CSS3
14 15 (5.81%) Hibernate
14 15 (5.81%) JMS
15 13 (5.04%) Spring MVC
15 13 (5.04%) Middleware
16 12 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.02%) Open Source
2 13 (5.04%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.04%) Clustering
3 9 (3.49%) User Experience
4 8 (3.10%) EMV
5 7 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.71%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.78%) VSAM
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.39%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.32%) Linux
2 31 (12.02%) Android
3 24 (9.30%) UNIX
4 18 (6.98%) Windows
5 11 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.71%) CentOS
7 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.78%) Solaris
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.28%) Scrum
3 34 (13.18%) E-Commerce
3 34 (13.18%) TDD
4 33 (12.79%) MVC
5 26 (10.08%) SOA
5 26 (10.08%) Android Development
6 19 (7.36%) DevOps
6 19 (7.36%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (6.59%) OO
8 14 (5.43%) ITIL
8 14 (5.43%) BDD
9 12 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.26%) Web Application Development
11 9 (3.49%) OOP
12 8 (3.10%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.71%) Waterfall
13 7 (2.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 41 (15.89%) SQL
3 16 (6.20%) PL/SQL
3 16 (6.20%) C#
4 11 (4.26%) Ruby
5 10 (3.88%) Python
6 9 (3.49%) Objective-C
7 7 (2.71%) Clojure
7 7 (2.71%) C++
8 6 (2.33%) AWK
8 6 (2.33%) Perl
9 5 (1.94%) PHP
10 3 (1.16%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.16%) COBOL
10 3 (1.16%) C
10 3 (1.16%) VB
10 3 (1.16%) JCL
10 3 (1.16%) Smalltalk
11 2 (0.78%) NATURAL
11 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.88%) VCP4
2 6 (2.33%) Degree
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) HND
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.39%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.04%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (5.81%) Ansible
3 12 (4.65%) Puppet
4 10 (3.88%) Nagios
5 9 (3.49%) Vagrant
5 9 (3.49%) Salt
6 7 (2.71%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.16%) SCOM
8 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.78%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.39%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.39%) Oozie
9 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 38 (14.73%) Oracle
2 28 (10.85%) hybris
3 14 (5.43%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.43%) SAP
3 14 (5.43%) VMware
4 11 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.49%) Google
5 9 (3.49%) New Relic
5 9 (3.49%) IBM
6 7 (2.71%) Endeca
6 7 (2.71%) Adobe
7 6 (2.33%) Software AG
8 5 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.94%) HP
8 5 (1.94%) Intel
8 5 (1.94%) Cisco
9 3 (1.16%) NetApp
9 3 (1.16%) Sun
10 2 (0.78%) Apple
10 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
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