The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills 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 SE 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 Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 56 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Java SE 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.42% 0.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£451 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £386 £418
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
185 168 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.84% 25.89% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 120 31
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £426 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.58 £24.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £14.50 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £34.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Java SE
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 SE across the North East region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Java SE
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) OCP
1 3 (100.00%) OCA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) OCAJ
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE 5
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) EnterpriseDB
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) VME
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE 5
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) OCP
1 3 (100.00%) OCA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (100.00%) OCAJ
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) EnterpriseDB