The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.69% 4.73% 11.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 28.00% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
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£439 £420 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -32.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.23% 16.89% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 17
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £458 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) JDBC
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) JNDI
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) CICS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (37.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) JDBC
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) JNDI
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Foglight
1 1 (12.50%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) FatWire
2 1 (12.50%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss