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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 142 80 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.32% 21.86% 7.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.80% 48.19% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 57 8
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £206 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £87.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
291 166 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.55% 45.36% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 113 28
Average daily rate £450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 127 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (46.94%) Linux
3 69 (28.16%) HTML
3 69 (28.16%) SQL
3 69 (28.16%) TDD
4 68 (27.76%) Oracle
5 66 (26.94%) Python
6 64 (26.12%) Ruby
7 59 (24.08%) RESTful
8 58 (23.67%) Jenkins
9 55 (22.45%) J2EE
10 54 (22.04%) Scala
10 54 (22.04%) Open Source
11 53 (21.63%) Web Services
12 51 (20.82%) Security Cleared
13 48 (19.59%) JSON
13 48 (19.59%) NoSQL
14 47 (19.18%) MongoDB
15 44 (17.96%) Selenium
16 43 (17.55%) UNIX
17 40 (16.33%) CSS
18 39 (15.92%) Spring
18 39 (15.92%) Django
19 37 (15.10%) .NET
19 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
19 37 (15.10%) Configuration Management
20 36 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (14.29%) WebSphere
22 34 (13.88%) Scrum
22 34 (13.88%) Puppet

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 33 (13.47%) Apache
3 31 (12.65%) WebLogic
4 26 (10.61%) Tomcat
5 23 (9.39%) Jetty
5 23 (9.39%) Confluence
6 22 (8.98%) JBoss
7 17 (6.94%) nginx
8 16 (6.53%) IIS
9 15 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (6.12%) Node.js
10 13 (5.31%) AquaLogic
11 5 (2.04%) Tuxedo
11 5 (2.04%) FileNet
12 4 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.63%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Windchill
2 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (9.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 18 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (7.35%) Google App Engine
3 16 (6.53%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.65%) SSL
2 24 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 23 (9.39%) HTTP
4 19 (7.76%) LDAP
5 17 (6.94%) DNS
6 16 (6.53%) DHCP
6 16 (6.53%) FTP
6 16 (6.53%) IPsec
7 7 (2.86%) Internet
8 6 (2.45%) SNMP
9 5 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.63%) Network Security
11 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.41%) Converged Networks
11 1 (0.41%) Firewall
11 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.59%) NoSQL
2 47 (19.18%) MongoDB
3 33 (13.47%) Relational Database
4 27 (11.02%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.94%) MySQL
6 11 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (4.08%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.41%) Big Data
13 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (23.67%) Jenkins
2 44 (17.96%) Selenium
3 27 (11.02%) JIRA
4 24 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 17 (6.94%) Ant
6 14 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 13 (5.31%) Git (software)
8 12 (4.90%) Subversion
9 11 (4.49%) JUnit
10 10 (4.08%) RSpec
11 8 (3.27%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.45%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.22%) LoadRunner
14 3 (1.22%) JMeter
15 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.82%) Sahi
15 2 (0.82%) WATIR
15 2 (0.82%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 32 (13.06%) Finance
2 16 (6.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.86%) Games
5 5 (2.04%) Marketing
5 5 (2.04%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 85 (34.69%) Developer
2 58 (23.67%) Java Developer
3 52 (21.22%) Architect
4 31 (12.65%) Technical Architect
5 21 (8.57%) Digital Architect
6 17 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (6.12%) Analyst
8 14 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.71%) Senior Architect
9 13 (5.31%) Senior Technical Architect
10 12 (4.90%) Digital Technical Architect
11 9 (3.67%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.27%) QA Analyst
12 8 (3.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.86%) Senior Digital Architect
13 7 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.86%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.16%) HTML
2 59 (24.08%) RESTful
3 55 (22.45%) J2EE
4 53 (21.63%) Web Services
5 48 (19.59%) JSON
6 40 (16.33%) CSS
7 39 (15.92%) Spring
7 39 (15.92%) Django
8 37 (15.10%) .NET
9 31 (12.65%) XML
10 28 (11.43%) SOAP
11 27 (11.02%) HTML5
12 26 (10.61%) Servlets
13 20 (8.16%) XHTML
13 20 (8.16%) Play Framework
14 19 (7.76%) Java EE
15 17 (6.94%) Middleware
16 15 (6.12%) JMS
17 12 (4.90%) XSLT
18 10 (4.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.53%) User Experience
2 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.31%) DataPower
3 10 (4.08%) Clustering
4 8 (3.27%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.27%) Social Media
4 8 (3.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.04%) DTV
8 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) Online Games
10 1 (0.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 115 (46.94%) Linux
2 43 (17.55%) UNIX
3 22 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (8.57%) Solaris
4 21 (8.57%) Windows
5 19 (7.76%) AIX
6 15 (6.12%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.27%) zOS
8 6 (2.45%) VME
9 4 (1.63%) OS/390
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (28.16%) TDD
3 54 (22.04%) Open Source
4 37 (15.10%) Configuration Management
5 36 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (13.88%) Scrum
7 30 (12.24%) Problem Management
8 29 (11.84%) BDD
9 25 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 24 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 24 (9.80%) ITIL
11 23 (9.39%) Automated Testing
12 21 (8.57%) DevOps
13 20 (8.16%) Mentoring
13 20 (8.16%) SOA
14 19 (7.76%) Kanban
15 18 (7.35%) Service Management
16 16 (6.53%) Web Development
16 16 (6.53%) Microservices
17 15 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.16%) SQL
2 66 (26.94%) Python
3 64 (26.12%) Ruby
4 54 (22.04%) Scala
5 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
6 27 (11.02%) Perl
7 25 (10.20%) C++
7 25 (10.20%) Shell Script
8 24 (9.80%) C#
9 17 (6.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 14 (5.71%) C
11 13 (5.31%) Bash Shell
12 11 (4.49%) VB
13 10 (4.08%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.27%) Groovy
15 6 (2.45%) COBOL
16 3 (1.22%) PHP
17 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.41%) XPath
18 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (20.82%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.67%) Degree
4 8 (3.27%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (2.86%) OCP
5 7 (2.86%) OCA
5 7 (2.86%) OCAJ
6 4 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.61%) QA
2 16 (6.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.53%) Xen
3 8 (3.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Varnish
5 1 (0.41%) Docker
5 1 (0.41%) qmail
5 1 (0.41%) Postfix
5 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (13.88%) Puppet
2 33 (13.47%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.27%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.86%) OpenView
5 6 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.63%) Ansible
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.41%) systemd
Vendors
1 68 (27.76%) Oracle
2 27 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.80%) Google
4 23 (9.39%) Informatica
5 21 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 20 (8.16%) HP
7 19 (7.76%) IBM
8 18 (7.35%) VMware
9 9 (3.67%) Sun
9 9 (3.67%) Axway
10 8 (3.27%) CA
11 6 (2.45%) Siemens
11 6 (2.45%) SAP
12 5 (2.04%) Siebel
12 5 (2.04%) Tableau
13 4 (1.63%) Metastorm
13 4 (1.63%) Fujitsu
14 2 (0.82%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.82%) SaltStack
14 2 (0.82%) Progress
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