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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 19 11 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Contract jobs citing Java 111 174 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.94% 9.93% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.84% 25.36% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 118 40
Average daily rate £363 £400 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £572 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
486 686 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.39% 39.13% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 431 321
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £23.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £39.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 35 £375 +7.14% 21
Nottinghamshire -2 30 £400 -15.78% 20
Leicestershire +9 28 £300 -20.00% 9
Derbyshire +14 15 £370 +3.49% 1
Lincolnshire -7 1 £250 -41.17% 3
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 93 (40.97%) JavaScript
2 89 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (35.24%) HTML
4 68 (29.96%) J2EE
5 67 (29.52%) Oracle
6 61 (26.87%) Web Services
7 55 (24.23%) CSS
8 51 (22.47%) SQL
8 51 (22.47%) Spring
9 50 (22.03%) HTML5
10 45 (19.82%) jQuery
10 45 (19.82%) .NET
10 45 (19.82%) XML
11 43 (18.94%) Ajax
12 42 (18.50%) JSON
13 39 (17.18%) JSP
14 37 (16.30%) SQL Server
15 35 (15.42%) Software Engineering
15 35 (15.42%) Hibernate
16 33 (14.54%) Web Development
16 33 (14.54%) CSS3
17 32 (14.10%) Eclipse
18 30 (13.22%) JBoss
19 29 (12.78%) SOA
19 29 (12.78%) AngularJS
20 28 (12.33%) SOAP
20 28 (12.33%) CRM
21 26 (11.45%) E-Commerce
21 26 (11.45%) PHP
22 25 (11.01%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 30 (13.22%) JBoss
2 18 (7.93%) WebSphere
3 14 (6.17%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.85%) Apache
5 10 (4.41%) MQSeries
5 10 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (3.96%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.64%) CMS
8 4 (1.76%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.76%) IIS
8 4 (1.76%) Node.js
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 4 (1.76%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.88%) CICS
9 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.88%) CATIA
3 2 (0.88%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.76%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.88%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.44%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.44%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) SaaS
2 6 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.64%) Force.com
3 2 (0.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.37%) Network Security
2 8 (3.52%) HTTP
3 6 (2.64%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.76%) SSL
5 3 (1.32%) Intranet
6 2 (0.88%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.88%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) LDAP
7 1 (0.44%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) IPsec
7 1 (0.44%) SSH
7 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.93%) DB2
4 11 (4.85%) MySQL
5 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.20%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.76%) DataStage
9 4 (1.76%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.88%) Big Data
10 2 (0.88%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.88%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.44%) Redis
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (14.10%) Eclipse
2 22 (9.69%) Ant
2 22 (9.69%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.61%) JUnit
4 15 (6.61%) Maven
5 13 (5.73%) Subversion
6 11 (4.85%) Selenium
7 5 (2.20%) Cobertura
7 5 (2.20%) JBehave
7 5 (2.20%) JIRA
8 4 (1.76%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.76%) Lombardi
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.32%) CasperJS
9 3 (1.32%) gulp
9 3 (1.32%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.32%) JMeter
9 3 (1.32%) jMock
9 3 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 21 (9.25%) Finance
1 21 (9.25%) Retail
2 7 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.64%) Banking
3 6 (2.64%) Legal
4 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Automotive
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 136 (59.91%) Developer
2 76 (33.48%) Java Developer
3 40 (17.62%) Architect
4 23 (10.13%) UI Developer
5 18 (7.93%) J2EE Developer
5 18 (7.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (7.93%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (7.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (7.05%) Java Architect
8 12 (5.29%) HTML Developer
9 10 (4.41%) Development Manager
9 10 (4.41%) Lead Developer
10 9 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.96%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Agile Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (3.52%) Consultant
11 8 (3.52%) JavaScript Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (35.24%) HTML
2 68 (29.96%) J2EE
3 61 (26.87%) Web Services
4 55 (24.23%) CSS
5 51 (22.47%) Spring
6 50 (22.03%) HTML5
7 45 (19.82%) .NET
7 45 (19.82%) jQuery
7 45 (19.82%) XML
8 43 (18.94%) Ajax
9 42 (18.50%) JSON
10 39 (17.18%) JSP
11 35 (15.42%) Hibernate
12 33 (14.54%) CSS3
13 29 (12.78%) AngularJS
14 28 (12.33%) SOAP
15 21 (9.25%) RESTful
16 20 (8.81%) REST
17 19 (8.37%) JPA
18 16 (7.05%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.37%) Digital Media
2 16 (7.05%) User Experience
3 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.64%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.76%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.76%) FMCG
8 2 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) Blog
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) DataPower
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.44%) EPoS
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.01%) Linux
2 20 (8.81%) Windows
3 13 (5.73%) Unix
4 10 (4.41%) Android
4 10 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.76%) AIX
6 4 (1.76%) OS/390
6 4 (1.76%) Solaris
7 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) CentOS
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.44%) SUSE
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.42%) Software Engineering
3 33 (14.54%) Web Development
4 29 (12.78%) SOA
5 28 (12.33%) CRM
6 26 (11.45%) E-Commerce
7 24 (10.57%) Unit Testing
8 23 (10.13%) OO
9 22 (9.69%) DevOps
10 20 (8.81%) Front End Development
10 20 (8.81%) Scrum
11 19 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.37%) ERP
11 19 (8.37%) SDLC
12 15 (6.61%) Configuration Management
12 15 (6.61%) Migration
12 15 (6.61%) TDD
13 14 (6.17%) MVC
13 14 (6.17%) TOGAF
14 13 (5.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 93 (40.97%) JavaScript
2 51 (22.47%) SQL
3 26 (11.45%) PHP
4 25 (11.01%) C#
5 17 (7.49%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.73%) C++
7 10 (4.41%) Ruby
8 8 (3.52%) Python
8 8 (3.52%) VBScript
9 7 (3.08%) C
10 6 (2.64%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.64%) Perl
11 5 (2.20%) COBOL
11 5 (2.20%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.20%) VB
12 4 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.76%) Scala
12 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.76%) XPath
12 4 (1.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (7.05%) Degree
2 13 (5.73%) Sun Certification
3 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PMP
5 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.64%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.76%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.20%) BladeLogic
2 5 (2.20%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.88%) Mesos
5 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 67 (29.52%) Oracle
2 20 (8.81%) IBM
3 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.05%) SAP
5 14 (6.17%) Informatica
5 14 (6.17%) TIBCO
6 13 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (4.85%) Sun
7 11 (4.85%) VMware
8 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.08%) Adobe
10 4 (1.76%) Axway
10 4 (1.76%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.32%) ATG
12 2 (0.88%) Apigee
12 2 (0.88%) Google
12 2 (0.88%) HP
12 2 (0.88%) Talend
12 2 (0.88%) Zend
13 1 (0.44%) hybris
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