The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 19 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.54% 5.53% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.16% 24.44% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate £503 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 45 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.00% 22.61% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 27
Average daily rate £410 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.49% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 23 (71.88%) C++
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 15 (46.88%) Multithreading
4 14 (43.75%) MATLAB
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) UML
6 12 (37.50%) Electronics
6 12 (37.50%) Military
7 11 (34.38%) OO
8 10 (31.25%) Validation
9 8 (25.00%) C
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.75%) Android
11 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
12 3 (9.38%) Device Driver
12 3 (9.38%) Oracle
12 3 (9.38%) SAP
12 3 (9.38%) STL
12 3 (9.38%) Windows
12 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
12 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Marketing
12 3 (9.38%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
13 2 (6.25%) Big Data
13 2 (6.25%) OpenCV
13 2 (6.25%) HBase
13 2 (6.25%) OpenGL ES

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SSH
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) HBase
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (3.13%) TestNG
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (37.50%) Electronics
1 12 (37.50%) Military
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Architect
6 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) STL
2 2 (6.25%) OpenCV
2 2 (6.25%) OpenGL ES
2 2 (6.25%) Qt
2 2 (6.25%) Android NDK
2 2 (6.25%) MapReduce
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Swing
3 1 (3.13%) XSD
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.38%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.25%) GPGPU
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) Handset
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) HACMP
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
5 1 (3.13%) CUDA
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 15 (46.88%) Multithreading
3 12 (37.50%) UML
4 11 (34.38%) OO
5 10 (31.25%) Validation
6 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Video Processing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Management
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.13%) OOP
8 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.13%) B2B
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C++
2 14 (43.75%) MATLAB
3 8 (25.00%) C
4 2 (6.25%) GLSL
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.13%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards