The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicestershire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 12 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.07% 14.52% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.02% 28.35% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £510 £470
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 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 127 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.08% 51.21% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 31
Average daily rate £275 £331 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% +10.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £464 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £14.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.05 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
East Midlands

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Leicester -7 5 £338 +20.00% 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Loughborough - - - -
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) JSP
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) J2EE
5 6 (26.09%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) CMS
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development
7 4 (17.39%) Java EE
7 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (17.39%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
7 4 (17.39%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) XHTML
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) C++
7 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (17.39%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (17.39%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) DNN
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (13.04%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JMeter
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Magento Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) JSP
3 6 (26.09%) J2EE
3 6 (26.09%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) XHTML
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) Java EE
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (13.04%) Zend Framework
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
6 3 (13.04%) Struts
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) SEO
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Content Management
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) C
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
2 3 (13.04%) Zend
3 2 (8.70%) hybris
4 1 (4.35%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago