The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 22 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 19 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.94% 3.24% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.96% 7.41% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£291 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £372 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
Java
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
127 135 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.69% 43.69% 43.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 49
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.40 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 2015. 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 8 £438 +45.83% 3
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) JSP
4 8 (25.81%) jQuery
5 7 (22.58%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Maven
6 6 (19.35%) Ajax
7 5 (16.13%) Liferay
7 5 (16.13%) HTML5
7 5 (16.13%) XHTML
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) J2EE
8 4 (12.90%) Ant
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
8 4 (12.90%) Open Source
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Subversion
8 4 (12.90%) JSTL
8 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (16.13%) Liferay
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) CICS
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) AquaLogic
5 1 (3.23%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (3.23%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) MS Access
3 2 (6.45%) Adabas
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) Ant
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) PVCS
3 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Military
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Flex Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) JSP
3 8 (25.81%) jQuery
4 7 (22.58%) XML
5 6 (19.35%) Ajax
6 5 (16.13%) XHTML
6 5 (16.13%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) JSTL
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) J2EE
8 3 (9.68%) XSL
8 3 (9.68%) Servlets
8 3 (9.68%) CORBA
8 3 (9.68%) Java EE
8 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 3 (9.68%) CSS3
9 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
10 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
10 1 (3.23%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) VSAM
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL
1 4 (12.90%) OOP
1 4 (12.90%) OO
1 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) MVC
3 2 (6.45%) Workflow
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Cash Management
3 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.23%) EAI
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VB
3 3 (9.68%) Smalltalk
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) COBOL
3 3 (9.68%) JCL
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) NATURAL
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe