The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 43 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.45% 5.85% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 6.27% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 15
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 351 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.51% 93.35% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 170 153
Average daily rate £390 £331 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the North East region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the North East region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -23 22 £353 +29.95% 2
Teesside - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Spring
3 18 (35.29%) HTML
4 17 (33.33%) J2EE
5 16 (31.37%) CSS
5 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 15 (29.41%) Scala
7 11 (21.57%) JSF
7 11 (21.57%) JBoss
8 10 (19.61%) JUnit
9 9 (17.65%) SOAP
9 9 (17.65%) Web Services
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle
10 8 (15.69%) Linux
10 8 (15.69%) Subversion
10 8 (15.69%) jQuery
10 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
11 7 (13.73%) Apache CXF
11 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
11 7 (13.73%) Marketing
11 7 (13.73%) Java EE
11 7 (13.73%) Intranet
11 7 (13.73%) Internet
11 7 (13.73%) Finance
11 7 (13.73%) XML
12 6 (11.76%) JSP
12 6 (11.76%) UNIX
12 6 (11.76%) Python

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.57%) JBoss
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Intranet
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 6 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JUnit
2 8 (15.69%) Subversion
3 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.80%) Maven
4 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.84%) Hudson
6 2 (3.92%) Selenium
7 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Advertising
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) Spring
2 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) J2EE
4 16 (31.37%) CSS
5 11 (21.57%) JSF
6 9 (17.65%) Web Services
6 9 (17.65%) SOAP
7 8 (15.69%) jQuery
8 7 (13.73%) Java EE
8 7 (13.73%) Apache CXF
8 7 (13.73%) XML
9 6 (11.76%) JMS
9 6 (11.76%) JSP
9 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
10 5 (9.80%) Play Framework
10 5 (9.80%) JSON
10 5 (9.80%) JPA
11 3 (5.88%) HTML5
11 3 (5.88%) REST
11 3 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
1 4 (7.84%) GIS
2 3 (5.88%) DTV
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) UNIX
3 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) VME
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) TDD
3 6 (11.76%) Scrum
3 6 (11.76%) Web Design
3 6 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.80%) MVC
4 5 (9.80%) Web Development
5 4 (7.84%) BDD
6 3 (5.88%) Microservices
6 3 (5.88%) Release Management
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.88%) SOA
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) Scala
3 6 (11.76%) Python
3 6 (11.76%) Ruby
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.92%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) COBOL
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) OCP
3 1 (1.96%) OCA
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.96%) OCAJ
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.96%) HP