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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 11 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.43% 7.89% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.64% 28.57% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £405 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £610 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
56 63 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.75% 27.63% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 19
Average daily rate £350 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 6
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) OO
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) JSP
4 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
5 7 (29.17%) Adobe
5 7 (29.17%) Servlets
6 6 (25.00%) UML
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.83%) GIMP
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
7 5 (20.83%) NetBeans
7 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (20.83%) MooTools
7 5 (20.83%) Dojo
8 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Spring
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) JUnit
8 4 (16.67%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) Confluence
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
1 5 (20.83%) GIMP
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) NetBeans
3 4 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.33%) Log4j
5 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) Mocha
5 2 (8.33%) QUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Perl Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
1 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) JSP
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (29.17%) Servlets
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) MooTools
5 5 (20.83%) Dojo
5 5 (20.83%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) Spring
6 4 (16.67%) CSS3
6 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) J2EE
8 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) JDBC
8 2 (8.33%) XSD
8 2 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Wiki
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Blog
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) IPTV
3 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Android Development
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) XPath
4 2 (8.33%) Groovy
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) SPARQL
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) ISSAP
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) OpenIDM
1 1 (4.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock