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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 22 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 4 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.04% 6.06% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 21.54% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.93%
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
71 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 36.22% 28.14% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 41
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) JSP
2 5 (33.33%) Servlets
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 3 (20.00%) MooTools
4 3 (20.00%) Dojo
4 3 (20.00%) GIMP
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) Android Development
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) RESTEasy
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) JAX-RS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (20.00%) GIMP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) X.509
2 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) NetBeans
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Log4j
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Perl Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) JSP
2 5 (33.33%) Servlets
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) MooTools
4 3 (20.00%) Dojo
5 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (13.33%) JAX-RS
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) RESTEasy
5 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS
5 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Wiki
2 2 (13.33%) Blog
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Android Development
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) Tcl
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle