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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 37 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 23 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.89% 2.66% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 2.92% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
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£325 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £333 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £368 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
552 342 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.40% 90.96% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 152 212
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 35
Average hourly rate £13.61 £17.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.97% +29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -15 18 £325 -7.14% 4
Durham - - - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) Spring
3 15 (37.50%) JMS
4 14 (35.00%) JBoss
4 14 (35.00%) Apache CXF
5 12 (30.00%) HTML
5 12 (30.00%) CSS
6 10 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (22.50%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) JUnit
7 9 (22.50%) Intranet
7 9 (22.50%) Internet
8 8 (20.00%) Web Services
8 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.50%) TDD
9 7 (17.50%) SAML
9 7 (17.50%) GIS
9 7 (17.50%) JSF
9 7 (17.50%) Maven
9 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
9 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.50%) J2EE
9 7 (17.50%) JPA
9 7 (17.50%) Hudson
9 7 (17.50%) Play Framework
10 6 (15.00%) SAP
10 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.00%) DTV
10 6 (15.00%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Intranet
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) JUnit
2 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (17.50%) Maven
2 7 (17.50%) Hudson
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 6 (15.00%) Electronics
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) Spring
2 15 (37.50%) JMS
3 14 (35.00%) Apache CXF
4 12 (30.00%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) CSS
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (17.50%) SAML
7 7 (17.50%) JSF
7 7 (17.50%) J2EE
7 7 (17.50%) JPA
7 7 (17.50%) Play Framework
8 5 (12.50%) Java EE
9 4 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.50%) JSON
11 2 (5.00%) GWT
11 2 (5.00%) Ajax
11 2 (5.00%) CSS3
11 2 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) GIS
2 6 (15.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) TDD
3 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (12.50%) Release Management
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (2.50%) MVC
6 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) JBoss
2 6 (15.00%) SAP
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle