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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 88 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Java SE 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.60% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 1.67% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £310 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java SE
England

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
263 180 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.69% 23.87% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 115 116
Average daily rate £330 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.92 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 SE within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -31 7 £310 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 17 (100.00%) OCP
1 17 (100.00%) OCA
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) OCAJ
1 17 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 17 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 17 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 17 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 17 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 17 (100.00%) Java EE
1 17 (100.00%) SDLC
2 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 16 (94.12%) Manufacturing
3 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 13 (76.47%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 17 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
1 16 (94.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Java EE
1 17 (100.00%) Java EE 5
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 17 (100.00%) SDLC
1 17 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (76.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) OCA
1 17 (100.00%) OCAJ
1 17 (100.00%) OCP
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle