The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 73 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.84% 5.03% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.11% 19.15% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 6 2
Average daily rate £250 £264 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -46.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £249 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
214 47 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.50% 26.26% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 31 42
Average daily rate £250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Tyne and Wear

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 58 (54.72%) Oracle
2 36 (33.96%) SOA
3 32 (30.19%) UNIX
4 31 (29.25%) Linux
4 31 (29.25%) .NET
5 28 (26.42%) XML
6 27 (25.47%) J2EE
7 26 (24.53%) Middleware
7 26 (24.53%) Test Scripting
7 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
8 25 (23.58%) Oracle Fusion
8 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
8 25 (23.58%) C++
9 23 (21.70%) HTML
10 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
11 20 (18.87%) Manufacturing
12 19 (17.92%) C
13 18 (16.98%) Finance
14 17 (16.04%) Web Services
14 17 (16.04%) WebLogic
14 17 (16.04%) JBoss
14 17 (16.04%) RDBMS
14 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
14 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (16.04%) JSON
15 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
15 16 (15.09%) CSS
15 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
16 15 (14.15%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (16.04%) WebLogic
2 15 (14.15%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (9.43%) Mule
4 10 (9.43%) Tuxedo
5 9 (8.49%) SAS
5 9 (8.49%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.83%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.94%) Documentum
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.94%) FileNet
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) IMAP
1 3 (2.83%) SMTP
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) LDAP
3 1 (0.94%) VPN
3 1 (0.94%) VoIP
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.04%) RDBMS
2 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.83%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.83%) DB2
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.15%) Subversion
3 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.32%) Maven
5 11 (10.38%) JUnit
6 6 (5.66%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.72%) Selenium
8 4 (3.77%) StarTeam
9 3 (2.83%) RSpec
9 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.94%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.94%) Ant
General
1 20 (18.87%) Manufacturing
2 18 (16.98%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Games
3 2 (1.89%) Electronics
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (64.15%) Developer
2 32 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Architect
4 10 (9.43%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) SOA Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Java Architect
7 7 (6.60%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Designer
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Programmer
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.77%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 4 (3.77%) C++/Java Developer
10 4 (3.77%) J2EE Architect
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) .NET
2 28 (26.42%) XML
3 27 (25.47%) J2EE
4 26 (24.53%) Middleware
5 25 (23.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 23 (21.70%) HTML
7 17 (16.04%) Web Services
7 17 (16.04%) JSON
8 16 (15.09%) CSS
9 15 (14.15%) Spring
10 14 (13.21%) Hibernate
11 13 (12.26%) Play Framework
12 12 (11.32%) EJB
13 10 (9.43%) Ajax
13 10 (9.43%) XSLT
14 9 (8.49%) Struts
14 9 (8.49%) JPA
14 9 (8.49%) HTML5
15 7 (6.60%) Java EE
15 7 (6.60%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Open Source
2 2 (1.89%) DTV
2 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.19%) UNIX
2 31 (29.25%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Windows
4 3 (2.83%) AIX
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) SOA
2 26 (24.53%) Test Scripting
3 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
4 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
5 11 (10.38%) ITIL
5 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.38%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.66%) MVC
7 6 (5.66%) OO
7 6 (5.66%) TDD
8 5 (4.72%) User Stories
8 5 (4.72%) Scrum
9 4 (3.77%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.83%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.83%) Web Development
10 3 (2.83%) Web Testing
10 3 (2.83%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) C++
2 19 (17.92%) C
3 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.26%) C#
5 12 (11.32%) Scala
6 11 (10.38%) SQL
7 10 (9.43%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.49%) COBOL
8 9 (8.49%) PL/1
9 6 (5.66%) Ruby
10 3 (2.83%) Python
10 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.94%) Perl
11 1 (0.94%) PHP
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.21%) Degree
4 3 (2.83%) OCAJ
4 3 (2.83%) ISEB
4 3 (2.83%) OCP
4 3 (2.83%) OCA
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.94%) CISMP
5 1 (0.94%) CEH
5 1 (0.94%) GPEN
5 1 (0.94%) OSCP
5 1 (0.94%) CISSP
5 1 (0.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) OpenView
2 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (54.72%) Oracle
2 17 (16.04%) JBoss
3 11 (10.38%) TIBCO
4 10 (9.43%) WSO2
4 10 (9.43%) Adobe
5 9 (8.49%) Curam
6 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.77%) IBM
7 4 (3.77%) Borland
8 3 (2.83%) hybris
8 3 (2.83%) HP
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.89%) webMethods
9 2 (1.89%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) Axway
10 1 (0.94%) Cognos
10 1 (0.94%) Siebel
10 1 (0.94%) Sun
10 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.94%) Informatica