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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - 70 77
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.83% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £418 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.77% +17.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
420 250 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.46% 26.04% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 151 192
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £8.50 £20.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.12% -32.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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