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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 23 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.04% 8.11% 7.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 21.13% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Average daily rate £373 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
59 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.14% 38.38% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
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 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
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 9 February 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) GIMP
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (18.18%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) GIMP
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) JasperReports
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) DbUnit
2 1 (9.09%) EasyMock
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) HttpUnit
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
2 1 (9.09%) Protractor
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Design Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Wicket
4 1 (9.09%) EclipseLink
4 1 (9.09%) ICEfaces
4 1 (9.09%) JDO
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) MooTools
4 1 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (9.09%) Struts2
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago