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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 29 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 15 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.08% 7.14% 7.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.74% 22.35% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 9
Average daily rate £438 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £362 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
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
154 85 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 52.20% 31.95% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 65
Average daily rate £288 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 10 £438 +34.61% 4
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (45.83%) DB2
2 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) JSP
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) JPA
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) XSLT
7 4 (16.67%) Ant
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (16.67%) B2B
7 4 (16.67%) B2C
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Content Management
7 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (16.67%) hybris

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) CICS
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Adabas
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Ant
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Hybris Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 8 (33.33%) J2EE
2 8 (33.33%) JSP
3 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) JPA
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (16.67%) XSLT
6 3 (12.50%) Servlets
6 3 (12.50%) Taglibs
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
7 2 (8.33%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) Akka
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) iPad
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) B2B
4 4 (16.67%) B2C
4 4 (16.67%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) JCL
2 2 (8.33%) Scala
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) COBOL
3 1 (4.17%) NATURAL
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) hybris
3 3 (12.50%) ATG
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Apigee
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
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