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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 1 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 82 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.87% 6.79% 9.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.86% 28.21% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 8 17
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£350 £350 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £404 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
175 39 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 46.67% 24.07% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 25 49
Average daily rate £363 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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 29 August 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 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.90%) Oracle
3 34 (24.46%) HTML
4 33 (23.74%) Scala
5 32 (23.02%) Spring
6 31 (22.30%) Ruby
6 31 (22.30%) C#
6 31 (22.30%) CSS
6 31 (22.30%) UNIX
7 26 (18.71%) JUnit
8 25 (17.99%) Python
9 23 (16.55%) JBoss
10 22 (15.83%) SQL
11 21 (15.11%) Automated Testing
11 21 (15.11%) HTML5
12 20 (14.39%) Jenkins
12 20 (14.39%) TDD
12 20 (14.39%) Linux
13 18 (12.95%) WebLogic
13 18 (12.95%) Ajax
14 17 (12.23%) REST
14 17 (12.23%) CSS3
14 17 (12.23%) Web Services
14 17 (12.23%) JMS
15 16 (11.51%) Windows
15 16 (11.51%) Play Framework
16 15 (10.79%) Oracle Database
16 15 (10.79%) JSON
16 15 (10.79%) Selenium
17 14 (10.07%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (12.95%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.47%) Apache
2 9 (6.47%) SAS
3 6 (4.32%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle 10gAS
5 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.16%) Mule
6 3 (2.16%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.16%) FileNet
6 3 (2.16%) Documentum
7 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Office
2 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) Intranet
2 10 (7.19%) Internet
3 3 (2.16%) LDAP
3 3 (2.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.79%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.32%) DB2
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.16%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.44%) MySQL
7 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (18.71%) JUnit
2 20 (14.39%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.79%) Selenium
4 10 (7.19%) WebDriver
4 10 (7.19%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.47%) PVCS
5 9 (6.47%) Maven
5 9 (6.47%) RSpec
6 7 (5.04%) Subversion
6 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.60%) Hudson
7 5 (3.60%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (7.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.32%) Games
3 6 (4.32%) Marketing
3 6 (4.32%) Electronics
3 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (52.52%) Developer
2 33 (23.74%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.63%) Applications Support
4 11 (7.91%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Scala Developer
7 5 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (3.60%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (3.60%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Consultant
7 5 (3.60%) DBA
8 4 (2.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.88%) Test Engineer
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.16%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (2.16%) Applications Support Consultant
9 3 (2.16%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.46%) HTML
2 32 (23.02%) Spring
3 31 (22.30%) CSS
4 21 (15.11%) HTML5
5 18 (12.95%) Ajax
6 17 (12.23%) Web Services
6 17 (12.23%) JMS
6 17 (12.23%) REST
6 17 (12.23%) CSS3
7 16 (11.51%) Play Framework
8 15 (10.79%) JSON
9 11 (7.91%) Apache CXF
9 11 (7.91%) J2EE
10 10 (7.19%) RESTful
10 10 (7.19%) jQuery
10 10 (7.19%) Spring MVC
10 10 (7.19%) JSF
11 8 (5.76%) .NET
11 8 (5.76%) XSLT
11 8 (5.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) Open Source
2 6 (4.32%) DTV
3 5 (3.60%) GIS
4 4 (2.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.30%) UNIX
2 20 (14.39%) Linux
3 16 (11.51%) Windows
4 7 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.16%) AIX
6 2 (1.44%) HPUX
6 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.11%) Automated Testing
3 20 (14.39%) TDD
4 13 (9.35%) Software Engineering
5 12 (8.63%) Scrum
5 12 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.63%) Test Automation
6 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.19%) SOA
7 10 (7.19%) MVC
8 9 (6.47%) Web Testing
8 9 (6.47%) Test Scripting
8 9 (6.47%) Automation Testing
9 8 (5.76%) User Stories
9 8 (5.76%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.04%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.04%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.04%) Software Architecture
11 6 (4.32%) Web Development
11 6 (4.32%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.74%) Scala
2 31 (22.30%) Ruby
2 31 (22.30%) C#
3 25 (17.99%) Python
4 22 (15.83%) SQL
5 14 (10.07%) C++
6 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.32%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.16%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) Delphi
9 1 (0.72%) Pascal
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) Degree
3 5 (3.60%) ISEB
4 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.72%) APMP
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.72%) PMP
5 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (3.60%) Puppet
1 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.88%) OpenView
3 3 (2.16%) Nagios
3 3 (2.16%) collectd
3 3 (2.16%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.44%) OVSD
5 1 (0.72%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (25.90%) Oracle
2 23 (16.55%) JBoss
3 11 (7.91%) HP
4 7 (5.04%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.32%) SAP
6 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.16%) Adobe
7 3 (2.16%) Sun
7 3 (2.16%) Informatica
7 3 (2.16%) Siebel
7 3 (2.16%) IBM
7 3 (2.16%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.16%) hybris
7 3 (2.16%) WSO2
8 2 (1.44%) Axway
9 1 (0.72%) Lotus
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