The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 18.18% 8.33% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £450 £875
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Programming Languages Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 27.27% 33.33% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £225 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Home Counties region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Home Counties region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Java
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods