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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 73 72 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.80% 14.75% 4.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.44% 33.64% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 6
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£323 £250 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
195 214 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.21% 43.85% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 150 32
Average daily rate £325 £250 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £170.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.30%) Linux
3 38 (28.36%) UNIX
4 36 (26.87%) SQL
5 35 (26.12%) Oracle
6 32 (23.88%) HTML
7 31 (23.13%) Scala
8 29 (21.64%) Security Cleared
8 29 (21.64%) J2EE
9 27 (20.15%) Open Source
10 24 (17.91%) Ruby
10 24 (17.91%) CSS
10 24 (17.91%) Finance
11 23 (17.16%) Python
12 22 (16.42%) Web Services
12 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
12 22 (16.42%) Relational Database
13 21 (15.67%) HTTP
13 21 (15.67%) Configuration Management
14 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
15 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
15 19 (14.18%) SOAP
15 19 (14.18%) Subversion
15 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (12.69%) SC Cleared
16 17 (12.69%) Spring
16 17 (12.69%) Scrum
17 16 (11.94%) XML
17 16 (11.94%) WebLogic
17 16 (11.94%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (11.94%) WebLogic
2 12 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.46%) JBoss
3 10 (7.46%) Node.js
4 9 (6.72%) AquaLogic
5 7 (5.22%) Apache
6 6 (4.48%) Tuxedo
6 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.48%) Jetty
7 5 (3.73%) nginx
7 5 (3.73%) Confluence
7 5 (3.73%) IIS
8 4 (2.99%) SAS
8 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) FileNet
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Windchill
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.99%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.73%) Google App Engine
3 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) HTTP
2 7 (5.22%) LDAP
2 7 (5.22%) SSL
3 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.73%) DNS
4 5 (3.73%) DHCP
4 5 (3.73%) FTP
4 5 (3.73%) IPsec
5 4 (2.99%) SAN
6 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) Relational Database
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.72%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.22%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.75%) MySQL
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Subversion
2 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.46%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.72%) Selenium
4 9 (6.72%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.48%) Ant
6 5 (3.73%) JUnit
6 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.73%) JIRA
7 3 (2.24%) WATIR
7 3 (2.24%) Sahi
7 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.24%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.49%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.49%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.75%) Maven
9 1 (0.75%) PVCS
9 1 (0.75%) Hudson
9 1 (0.75%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.97%) Marketing
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.73%) Electronics
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (46.27%) Developer
2 38 (28.36%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Analyst
4 10 (7.46%) Scala Developer
5 9 (6.72%) Architect
6 8 (5.97%) COBOL Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (5.22%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.73%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.99%) Consultant
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Programmer
11 3 (2.24%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.24%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.88%) HTML
2 29 (21.64%) J2EE
3 24 (17.91%) CSS
4 22 (16.42%) Web Services
5 19 (14.18%) SOAP
6 17 (12.69%) Spring
7 16 (11.94%) XML
8 13 (9.70%) Django
9 12 (8.96%) JSON
9 12 (8.96%) JPA
9 12 (8.96%) RESTful
10 11 (8.21%) Middleware
11 10 (7.46%) .NET
11 10 (7.46%) Java EE
11 10 (7.46%) JSF
12 9 (6.72%) Mustache
12 9 (6.72%) Sass
12 9 (6.72%) Play Framework
13 8 (5.97%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.97%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Open Source
2 6 (4.48%) Private Cloud
2 6 (4.48%) Clustering
3 5 (3.73%) DTV
4 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) User Experience
5 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.49%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) GIS
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.75%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.30%) Linux
2 38 (28.36%) UNIX
3 15 (11.19%) VME
4 12 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.96%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.73%) Windows
6 4 (2.99%) HPUX
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.67%) Configuration Management
3 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
4 17 (12.69%) Scrum
5 16 (11.94%) TDD
5 16 (11.94%) Web Development
6 15 (11.19%) SOA
7 13 (9.70%) Web Design
7 13 (9.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (9.70%) Integration Testing
8 12 (8.96%) DevOps
9 11 (8.21%) Migration
9 11 (8.21%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.21%) ITIL
10 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.72%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.97%) MVC
13 7 (5.22%) Change Management
13 7 (5.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.87%) SQL
2 31 (23.13%) Scala
3 24 (17.91%) Ruby
4 23 (17.16%) Python
5 22 (16.42%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.19%) COBOL
7 13 (9.70%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.22%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (4.48%) C#
9 6 (4.48%) C++
10 5 (3.73%) C
11 3 (2.24%) Perl
11 3 (2.24%) VBA
12 1 (0.75%) Clojure
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (21.64%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.24%) Degree
3 3 (2.24%) OCAJ
3 3 (2.24%) OCP
3 3 (2.24%) OCA
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Xen
1 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Puppet
1 8 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.73%) OpenView
3 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (26.12%) Oracle
2 14 (10.45%) HP
3 12 (8.96%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.21%) Micro Focus
4 11 (8.21%) Informatica
4 11 (8.21%) Google
4 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.73%) SAP
5 5 (3.73%) VMware
6 4 (2.99%) Siemens
6 4 (2.99%) Tableau
7 3 (2.24%) Splunk
8 2 (1.49%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.75%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.75%) Borland
9 1 (0.75%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.75%) PTC
9 1 (0.75%) Axway
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
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