The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 104 56 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.22% 12.96% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.49% 31.82% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 6
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£373 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £392 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Java
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
202 176 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.34% 40.74% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 124 21
Average daily rate £373 £266 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.03% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £427 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -18.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.00%) Linux
3 53 (35.33%) SQL
4 47 (31.33%) Oracle
5 44 (29.33%) Web Services
6 38 (25.33%) Open Source
7 35 (23.33%) J2EE
8 34 (22.67%) TDD
8 34 (22.67%) Security Cleared
9 32 (21.33%) UNIX
9 32 (21.33%) RESTful
10 31 (20.67%) NoSQL
11 30 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 29 (19.33%) HTML
13 28 (18.67%) WebLogic
14 27 (18.00%) Oracle Database
15 26 (17.33%) Spring
16 25 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (16.67%) XML
17 24 (16.00%) Informatica
17 24 (16.00%) Finance
18 22 (14.67%) Configuration Management
19 21 (14.00%) SOAP
19 21 (14.00%) ITIL
19 21 (14.00%) Selenium
19 21 (14.00%) SC Cleared
19 21 (14.00%) Ruby
20 20 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 20 (13.33%) Red Hat
20 20 (13.33%) Scala

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 28 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (8.67%) JBoss
3 12 (8.00%) Apache
4 11 (7.33%) AquaLogic
4 11 (7.33%) WebSphere
4 11 (7.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.33%) Confluence
5 10 (6.67%) Node.js
6 5 (3.33%) Jetty
6 5 (3.33%) FileNet
6 5 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.33%) IIS
6 5 (3.33%) nginx
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (2.00%) SAS
9 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.67%) Mule
10 1 (0.67%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Windchill
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Teamcenter
1 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.33%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.33%) LDAP
2 14 (9.33%) HTTP
3 11 (7.33%) SSL
4 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.33%) IPsec
5 5 (3.33%) DNS
5 5 (3.33%) DHCP
5 5 (3.33%) FTP
6 4 (2.67%) SAN
6 4 (2.67%) Network Security
7 1 (0.67%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.67%) NoSQL
2 30 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 27 (18.00%) Oracle Database
4 17 (11.33%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.67%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.33%) MySQL
6 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.67%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.67%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (14.00%) Selenium
2 16 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.00%) Ant
4 13 (8.67%) JIRA
5 11 (7.33%) Subversion
6 7 (4.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.33%) WATIR
7 5 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (3.33%) Sahi
8 4 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.33%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.33%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.67%) Rational Performance Tester
11 1 (0.67%) Maven
11 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.67%) JUnit
11 1 (0.67%) Hudson
11 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (16.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.67%) Electronics
3 4 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (35.33%) Developer
2 35 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 23 (15.33%) Architect
4 19 (12.67%) Technical Architect
5 18 (12.00%) Analyst
6 8 (5.33%) Senior Architect
6 8 (5.33%) Administrator
7 7 (4.67%) QA Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Technical Architect
7 7 (4.67%) Digital Technical Architect
7 7 (4.67%) Digital Architect
7 7 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Consultant
8 6 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (3.33%) COBOL Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.33%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.33%) Web Services
2 35 (23.33%) J2EE
3 32 (21.33%) RESTful
4 29 (19.33%) HTML
5 26 (17.33%) Spring
6 25 (16.67%) XML
7 21 (14.00%) SOAP
8 18 (12.00%) JSON
9 15 (10.00%) Middleware
10 14 (9.33%) CSS
11 13 (8.67%) Django
11 13 (8.67%) JMS
12 12 (8.00%) .NET
13 11 (7.33%) Java EE
13 11 (7.33%) HTML5
14 10 (6.67%) Hibernate
15 9 (6.00%) Mustache
15 9 (6.00%) Sass
16 8 (5.33%) AngularJS
16 8 (5.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) User Experience
1 8 (5.33%) Clustering
2 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) DataPower
3 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.67%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.67%) DTV
4 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.33%) HP Superdome
5 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.00%) Linux
2 32 (21.33%) UNIX
3 20 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.00%) VME
5 6 (4.00%) AIX
5 6 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.33%) Windows
7 4 (2.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.33%) Open Source
3 34 (22.67%) TDD
4 25 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.67%) Configuration Management
6 21 (14.00%) ITIL
7 20 (13.33%) BDD
8 19 (12.67%) SOA
8 19 (12.67%) Problem Management
9 17 (11.33%) Test Automation
10 16 (10.67%) Service Management
11 14 (9.33%) Scrum
11 14 (9.33%) Automated Testing
12 13 (8.67%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.00%) Web Development
14 11 (7.33%) Kanban
15 10 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
15 10 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (6.67%) DevOps
15 10 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.33%) SQL
2 21 (14.00%) Ruby
3 20 (13.33%) Scala
4 18 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.33%) Python
6 16 (10.67%) Shell Script
7 15 (10.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 12 (8.00%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.00%) COBOL
10 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.33%) Perl
11 6 (4.00%) C
11 6 (4.00%) C++
12 3 (2.00%) VBA
12 3 (2.00%) PHP
13 1 (0.67%) XPath
13 1 (0.67%) Groovy
13 1 (0.67%) VB
13 1 (0.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 34 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) Degree
3 5 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.67%) OCP
4 4 (2.67%) OCA
4 4 (2.67%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) QA
2 14 (9.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Xen
1 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (12.00%) Puppet
1 18 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.33%) OpenView
3 4 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Salt
5 1 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (31.33%) Oracle
2 24 (16.00%) Informatica
3 20 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 19 (12.67%) HP
5 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.67%) Google
7 7 (4.67%) IBM
8 5 (3.33%) Axway
8 5 (3.33%) VMware
8 5 (3.33%) Sun
8 5 (3.33%) Business Objects
8 5 (3.33%) SAP
8 5 (3.33%) Siebel
9 4 (2.67%) Tableau
9 4 (2.67%) Siemens
10 3 (2.00%) Splunk
11 2 (1.33%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (1.33%) Citrix
11 2 (1.33%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.67%) PTC