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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 107 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.36% 9.63% 12.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.42% 27.08% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 8 22
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£350 £338 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +46.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £390 £345
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 £35.00 £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
221 48 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 48.25% 35.56% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 31 53
Average daily rate £373 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.38 £12.99 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% -21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 69 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.19%) Scala
3 47 (29.56%) Oracle
3 47 (29.56%) UNIX
4 45 (28.30%) Linux
5 44 (27.67%) Ruby
6 42 (26.42%) C#
7 40 (25.16%) HTML
8 38 (23.90%) CSS
8 38 (23.90%) Python
9 32 (20.13%) Spring
10 31 (19.50%) WebLogic
11 29 (18.24%) SQL
12 27 (16.98%) JUnit
13 26 (16.35%) Automated Testing
14 25 (15.72%) HTML5
14 25 (15.72%) Oracle Database
15 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
16 23 (14.47%) JBoss
16 23 (14.47%) RESTful
17 22 (13.84%) Finance
18 21 (13.21%) HP
18 21 (13.21%) JMS
18 21 (13.21%) SOA
18 21 (13.21%) Ajax
18 21 (13.21%) REST
18 21 (13.21%) CSS3
19 20 (12.58%) TDD
19 20 (12.58%) Security Cleared
19 20 (12.58%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (19.50%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.55%) AquaLogic
3 11 (6.92%) SAS
4 9 (5.66%) Apache
5 6 (3.77%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle 10gAS
7 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.89%) FileNet
8 3 (1.89%) Documentum
9 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.26%) Mule
9 2 (1.26%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.63%) IIS
10 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) Intranet
2 9 (5.66%) Internet
2 9 (5.66%) HTTP
3 7 (4.40%) LDAP
4 4 (2.52%) SAN
5 3 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.72%) Oracle Database
2 15 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.77%) DB2
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.26%) MySQL
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.26%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 27 (16.98%) JUnit
2 19 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.32%) Subversion
3 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.43%) Selenium
5 11 (6.92%) PVCS
6 10 (6.29%) WebDriver
6 10 (6.29%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.66%) RSpec
8 8 (5.03%) Maven
9 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.14%) Hudson
10 4 (2.52%) Ant
11 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.40%) Marketing
4 6 (3.77%) Games
4 6 (3.77%) Electronics
4 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (53.46%) Developer
2 35 (22.01%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.69%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.55%) Applications Support
4 12 (7.55%) Software Engineer
5 9 (5.66%) Analyst
5 9 (5.66%) DBA
5 9 (5.66%) Scala Developer
6 8 (5.03%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (5.03%) Consultant
7 5 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Lead Developer
7 5 (3.14%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Test Engineer
8 4 (2.52%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (2.52%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (2.52%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (1.89%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.16%) HTML
2 38 (23.90%) CSS
3 32 (20.13%) Spring
4 25 (15.72%) HTML5
5 23 (14.47%) RESTful
6 21 (13.21%) REST
6 21 (13.21%) CSS3
6 21 (13.21%) Ajax
6 21 (13.21%) JMS
7 20 (12.58%) Web Services
8 19 (11.95%) JSON
9 17 (10.69%) Middleware
9 17 (10.69%) J2EE
10 15 (9.43%) Play Framework
11 14 (8.81%) Java EE
12 12 (7.55%) Apache CXF
13 10 (6.29%) jQuery
14 9 (5.66%) Spring MVC
14 9 (5.66%) JSF
15 7 (4.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) Visualisation
2 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.40%) Open Source
4 6 (3.77%) DTV
5 5 (3.14%) GIS
6 4 (2.52%) Statistics
7 3 (1.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.56%) UNIX
2 45 (28.30%) Linux
3 18 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (11.32%) Windows
4 12 (7.55%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.89%) AIX
6 2 (1.26%) HPUX
6 2 (1.26%) Android
6 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.35%) Automated Testing
3 21 (13.21%) SOA
4 20 (12.58%) TDD
5 19 (11.95%) Configuration Management
6 18 (11.32%) Scrum
6 18 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.43%) Web Development
8 14 (8.81%) Software Engineering
9 12 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.92%) MVC
11 10 (6.29%) Line Management
12 9 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.66%) Automation Testing
12 9 (5.66%) Web Design
12 9 (5.66%) ITIL
12 9 (5.66%) Web Testing
12 9 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.19%) Scala
2 44 (27.67%) Ruby
3 42 (26.42%) C#
4 38 (23.90%) Python
5 29 (18.24%) SQL
6 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.18%) C++
8 12 (7.55%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (1.89%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) Delphi
12 1 (0.63%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 20 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) Degree
3 3 (1.89%) ISEB
4 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.63%) APMP
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) QA
2 9 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) OpenView
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.14%) Puppet
2 5 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.89%) collectd
3 3 (1.89%) Ganglia
3 3 (1.89%) Nagios
4 2 (1.26%) OVSD
5 1 (0.63%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 47 (29.56%) Oracle
2 23 (14.47%) JBoss
3 21 (13.21%) HP
4 18 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.03%) Informatica
6 7 (4.40%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.77%) SAP
8 3 (1.89%) Siebel
8 3 (1.89%) IBM
8 3 (1.89%) Splunk
8 3 (1.89%) Sun
9 2 (1.26%) WSO2
9 2 (1.26%) Axway
9 2 (1.26%) hybris
9 2 (1.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.26%) Adobe
10 1 (0.63%) Lotus
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