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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 114 116 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.94% 7.28% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.67% 18.92% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
526 613 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.03% 38.46% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 359 198
Average daily rate £340 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 59
Average hourly rate £16.75 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.73% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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
Nottinghamshire +13 45 £488 +30.00% 8
Northamptonshire +3 34 £380 -15.78% 7
Leicestershire -6 10 £306 -12.50% 2
Derbyshire +9 6 £375 +25.00% 1
Lincolnshire -3 1 £350 +12.90%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.96%) JavaScript
3 49 (23.56%) Linux
4 47 (22.60%) Finance
5 42 (20.19%) HTML
6 36 (17.31%) Oracle
6 36 (17.31%) CSS
7 35 (16.83%) Jenkins
8 34 (16.35%) Tomcat
9 33 (15.87%) Android
10 32 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 32 (15.38%) Spring
11 30 (14.42%) J2EE
12 28 (13.46%) SQL
13 25 (12.02%) jQuery
13 25 (12.02%) Android Development
14 24 (11.54%) Web Services
15 23 (11.06%) TDD
15 23 (11.06%) XML
15 23 (11.06%) Open Source
16 22 (10.58%) Apache
16 22 (10.58%) .NET
16 22 (10.58%) C++
16 22 (10.58%) JSP
16 22 (10.58%) Scrum
17 21 (10.10%) Maven
17 21 (10.10%) SOA
18 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
18 20 (9.62%) hybris
18 20 (9.62%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (16.35%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.58%) Apache
3 15 (7.21%) OpenStack
3 15 (7.21%) Node.js
4 14 (6.73%) WebSphere
4 14 (6.73%) JBoss
5 8 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.37%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.88%) CMS
7 6 (2.88%) CICS
8 4 (1.92%) Liferay
8 4 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.92%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.96%) nginx
10 2 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) Force.com
2 8 (3.85%) Google Apps
3 6 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.96%) SaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.77%) HTTP
2 10 (4.81%) LAN
2 10 (4.81%) WAN
2 10 (4.81%) HTTPS
2 10 (4.81%) SAN
3 6 (2.88%) NFC
4 5 (2.40%) Internet
4 5 (2.40%) SSL
5 4 (1.92%) Firewall
6 3 (1.44%) DMZ
6 3 (1.44%) Intranet
7 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.48%) LDAP
8 1 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.65%) MySQL
3 13 (6.25%) DB2
4 10 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.96%) Adabas
8 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (16.83%) Jenkins
2 21 (10.10%) Maven
3 20 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.69%) JUnit
5 15 (7.21%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.73%) Selenium
6 14 (6.73%) Eclipse
7 13 (6.25%) Calabash
8 11 (5.29%) Ant
8 11 (5.29%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.33%) Subversion
9 9 (4.33%) JIRA
10 8 (3.85%) Android Studio
11 7 (3.37%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.88%) Mockito
12 6 (2.88%) Gradle
13 5 (2.40%) JDeveloper
14 3 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (1.44%) ClearCase
14 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (22.60%) Finance
2 9 (4.33%) Banking
3 8 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Legal
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.48%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (60.58%) Developer
2 50 (24.04%) Java Developer
3 24 (11.54%) Architect
4 22 (10.58%) Android Developer
5 11 (5.29%) Consultant
6 10 (4.81%) Designer
7 9 (4.33%) Analyst
7 9 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Designer
9 7 (3.37%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.37%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (3.37%) Hybris Developer
9 7 (3.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (2.88%) Java Architect
11 5 (2.40%) E-Commerce Manager
11 5 (2.40%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.40%) UI Developer
11 5 (2.40%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.19%) HTML
2 36 (17.31%) CSS
3 32 (15.38%) Spring
4 30 (14.42%) J2EE
5 25 (12.02%) jQuery
6 24 (11.54%) Web Services
7 23 (11.06%) XML
8 22 (10.58%) .NET
8 22 (10.58%) JSP
9 18 (8.65%) Ajax
10 17 (8.17%) CSS3
10 17 (8.17%) HTML5
11 15 (7.21%) Hibernate
12 14 (6.73%) REST
12 14 (6.73%) JSON
13 13 (6.25%) Struts
14 12 (5.77%) Java EE
14 12 (5.77%) JMS
15 10 (4.81%) RESTful
15 10 (4.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.06%) Open Source
2 17 (8.17%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.33%) EMV
3 9 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.85%) User Experience
5 7 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 3 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.44%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.96%) VSAM
7 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.48%) APACS
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.48%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.56%) Linux
2 33 (15.87%) Android
3 18 (8.65%) Windows
4 12 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.81%) UNIX
6 7 (3.37%) Solaris
7 4 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.44%) SUSE
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 25 (12.02%) Android Development
4 23 (11.06%) TDD
5 22 (10.58%) Scrum
6 21 (10.10%) SOA
7 18 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (8.65%) OO
8 17 (8.17%) MVC
9 13 (6.25%) BDD
9 13 (6.25%) DevOps
10 10 (4.81%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.33%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.33%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.85%) Multithreading
13 7 (3.37%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.37%) UML
13 7 (3.37%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (3.37%) Unit Testing
14 6 (2.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.96%) JavaScript
2 28 (13.46%) SQL
3 22 (10.58%) C++
4 17 (8.17%) C#
5 16 (7.69%) Python
6 11 (5.29%) Ruby
7 10 (4.81%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.37%) Clojure
9 5 (2.40%) Perl
9 5 (2.40%) PHP
9 5 (2.40%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.92%) C
11 3 (1.44%) COBOL
11 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.44%) JCL
12 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.96%) ABAP
12 2 (0.96%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Degree
2 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) ISEB
3 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.73%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (8.65%) Ansible
2 16 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.77%) Puppet
4 9 (4.33%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.88%) Salt
5 6 (2.88%) Nagios
6 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.96%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.48%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 36 (17.31%) Oracle
2 20 (9.62%) hybris
3 15 (7.21%) VMware
4 13 (6.25%) Google
5 10 (4.81%) SAP
5 10 (4.81%) HP
6 9 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (4.33%) Cisco
7 8 (3.85%) IBM
7 8 (3.85%) Adobe
8 6 (2.88%) New Relic
8 6 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.40%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.44%) Software AG
10 3 (1.44%) Intel
10 3 (1.44%) Sun
10 3 (1.44%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.96%) Zend
11 2 (0.96%) Apple
12 1 (0.48%) Citrix
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Nigel Wright Consultancy
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