The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 16 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.56% 3.98% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 15.63% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
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£350 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Java
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.79% 25.50% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 25
Average daily rate £350 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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 Middlesex

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 9 (27.27%) Electronics
3 9 (27.27%) UML
3 9 (27.27%) C++
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Android
4 8 (24.24%) OO
5 7 (21.21%) Military
5 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
6 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (15.15%) Validation
6 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
6 5 (15.15%) Logistics
6 5 (15.15%) Web Services
7 4 (12.12%) SOAP
7 4 (12.12%) J2EE
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) MySQL
8 3 (9.09%) C
8 3 (9.09%) STL
8 3 (9.09%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) Swing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) Force.com
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) JasperReports
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (27.27%) Electronics
2 7 (21.21%) Military
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis Architect
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) STL
3 3 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) Swing
3 3 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) Android SDK
4 2 (6.06%) JSP
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Open Source
1 2 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.03%) CUDA
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Android
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 9 (27.27%) UML
3 8 (24.24%) OO
4 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
5 5 (15.15%) Validation
5 5 (15.15%) Logistics
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.09%) SOA
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Android Development
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.03%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.03%) Workflow
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C++
2 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) C
3 3 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
1 1 (3.03%) Sybase
1 1 (3.03%) SAP
1 1 (3.03%) IBM
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Lotus
1 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com