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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 73 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.08% 5.00% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.27% 20.00% 9.78%
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 £394 £313 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
213 45 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.01% 25.00% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 29 48
Average daily rate £250 £288 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £240 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £365 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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 24 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 24 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 57 (53.77%) Oracle
2 35 (33.02%) SOA
3 32 (30.19%) UNIX
4 31 (29.25%) Linux
4 31 (29.25%) .NET
5 27 (25.47%) XML
5 27 (25.47%) Test Scripting
6 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
6 26 (24.53%) J2EE
6 26 (24.53%) Middleware
7 25 (23.58%) C++
7 25 (23.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 25 (23.58%) SC Cleared
8 22 (20.75%) HTML
9 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.87%) Manufacturing
11 19 (17.92%) C
12 18 (16.98%) Finance
12 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (16.04%) JSON
13 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
13 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
13 17 (16.04%) JBoss
13 17 (16.04%) RDBMS
14 16 (15.09%) Web Services
14 16 (15.09%) WebLogic
14 16 (15.09%) CSS
15 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
15 15 (14.15%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (15.09%) WebLogic
2 15 (14.15%) WebSphere
3 11 (10.38%) 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%) FileNet
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.94%) Documentum
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Office
1 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) 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%) SMTP
1 3 (2.83%) IMAP
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) Wireless
3 1 (0.94%) VPN
3 1 (0.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.94%) LDAP
3 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.04%) RDBMS
2 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.83%) DB2
3 3 (2.83%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
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 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.15%) Subversion
3 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.32%) Maven
4 12 (11.32%) JUnit
5 6 (5.66%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.66%) Selenium
6 4 (3.77%) StarTeam
6 4 (3.77%) RSpec
6 4 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 20 (18.87%) Manufacturing
2 18 (16.98%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Games
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Developer
2 32 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Architect
4 10 (9.43%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Java Architect
6 8 (7.55%) SOA Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
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%) J2EE Architect
10 4 (3.77%) C++/Java Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Designer
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) .NET
2 27 (25.47%) XML
3 26 (24.53%) J2EE
3 26 (24.53%) Middleware
4 25 (23.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 22 (20.75%) HTML
6 17 (16.04%) JSON
7 16 (15.09%) CSS
7 16 (15.09%) Web Services
8 15 (14.15%) Spring
9 13 (12.26%) Hibernate
9 13 (12.26%) Play Framework
10 11 (10.38%) EJB
11 10 (9.43%) XSLT
11 10 (9.43%) Ajax
12 9 (8.49%) HTML5
13 8 (7.55%) JPA
13 8 (7.55%) Struts
14 7 (6.60%) Java EE
14 7 (6.60%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Open Source
2 2 (1.89%) DTV
2 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
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 35 (33.02%) SOA
2 27 (25.47%) Test Scripting
3 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
4 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
5 11 (10.38%) ITIL
5 11 (10.38%) Problem Management
5 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
6 7 (6.60%) TDD
6 7 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.66%) User Stories
7 6 (5.66%) OO
7 6 (5.66%) MVC
7 6 (5.66%) Scrum
8 5 (4.72%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Web Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Automation Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.83%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) C++
2 19 (17.92%) C
3 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.21%) C#
5 13 (12.26%) Scala
6 11 (10.38%) SQL
7 10 (9.43%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.49%) COBOL
8 9 (8.49%) PL/1
9 7 (6.60%) Ruby
10 4 (3.77%) Python
11 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.94%) Perl
12 1 (0.94%) PHP
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%) GIAC
5 1 (0.94%) CEH
5 1 (0.94%) CISMP
5 1 (0.94%) CISSP
5 1 (0.94%) GPEN
5 1 (0.94%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) 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%) Puppet
1 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) OpenView
2 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (53.77%) Oracle
2 17 (16.04%) JBoss
3 11 (10.38%) TIBCO
4 10 (9.43%) Adobe
4 10 (9.43%) WSO2
5 9 (8.49%) Curam
6 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.77%) Borland
7 4 (3.77%) IBM
8 3 (2.83%) HP
8 3 (2.83%) hybris
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.89%) webMethods
9 2 (1.89%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) Sun
10 1 (0.94%) Cognos
10 1 (0.94%) Siebel
10 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.94%) Axway
10 1 (0.94%) Informatica
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £290 - £320 per day
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