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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 26 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 15 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.02% 5.94% 11.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.36% 12.88% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £335 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £515 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
132 132 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.15% 46.15% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 64 68
Average daily rate £310 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £424 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 15
Average hourly rate £9.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +8 11 £409 +16.77% 4
Loughborough - 1 - -
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (30.00%) Spring
1 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) J2EE
2 8 (26.67%) Scala
2 8 (26.67%) hybris
3 7 (23.33%) Akka
3 7 (23.33%) Play Framework
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 6 (20.00%) Couchbase
5 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (16.67%) CouchDB
5 5 (16.67%) RESTful
5 5 (16.67%) CA
5 5 (16.67%) Retail
5 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) JSP
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) JBoss
6 4 (13.33%) Endeca
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
6 4 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (13.33%) AOP
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) JSTL
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (13.33%) JBoss
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (3.33%) AquaLogic
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Couchbase
2 5 (16.67%) CouchDB
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Hybris Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Spring
2 8 (26.67%) J2EE
3 7 (23.33%) Akka
3 7 (23.33%) Play Framework
4 6 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 5 (16.67%) RESTful
5 5 (16.67%) JSP
5 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) JSTL
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (6.67%) .NET
8 2 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (6.67%) jQuery
8 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.67%) OSGi
9 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum
3 4 (13.33%) Kanban
3 4 (13.33%) AOP
4 2 (6.67%) Content Management
4 2 (6.67%) OOP
4 2 (6.67%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) B2B
4 2 (6.67%) B2C
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
5 1 (3.33%) EAI
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Scala
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) hybris
2 5 (16.67%) CA
3 4 (13.33%) Endeca
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Google
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