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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Java 18 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.79% 3.00% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.38% 12.28% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.33% 24.46% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (57.14%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (28.57%) C++
4 9 (25.71%) UML
4 9 (25.71%) Electronics
4 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
5 8 (22.86%) OO
6 7 (20.00%) Military
6 7 (20.00%) Android
7 6 (17.14%) Validation
7 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
8 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.29%) Logistics
8 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) Windows
9 4 (11.43%) SOAP
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.57%) J2EE
10 3 (8.57%) MySQL
10 3 (8.57%) C
10 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.57%) STL
10 3 (8.57%) SOA
10 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.57%) XML
10 3 (8.57%) TDD
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Force.com
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 9 (25.71%) Electronics
2 7 (20.00%) Military
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis Architect
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) STL
3 3 (8.57%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) JSP
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) Swing
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
5 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.86%) Mason
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.86%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) Physics
3 1 (2.86%) CUDA
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Android
3 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.71%) UML
3 8 (22.86%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
4 6 (17.14%) Validation
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Logistics
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Android Development
8 1 (2.86%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
3 3 (8.57%) Groovy
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) C
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Sybase
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Lotus
2 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago