The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / North East
Rank 17 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 96 169 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.25% 18.84% 10.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.83% 51.06% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 103 55
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
333 331 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.54% 36.90% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 201 168
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.70 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Java
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 across the North East region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Java
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 across the North East region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 92 £350 -10.25% 26
Durham +5 1 - - 6
Northumberland - 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Java.

1 159 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.78%) TDD
2 80 (28.78%) Linux
3 78 (28.06%) SQL
4 73 (26.26%) Windows
5 69 (24.82%) XML
6 68 (24.46%) C#
6 68 (24.46%) JavaScript
7 61 (21.94%) Open Source
8 60 (21.58%) Unix
9 59 (21.22%) Scrum
10 58 (20.86%) BDD
10 58 (20.86%) Selenium
11 57 (20.50%) C
11 57 (20.50%) .NET
12 56 (20.14%) Ruby
13 55 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (18.71%) Test Automation
15 51 (18.35%) HTML
16 49 (17.63%) Web Services
17 48 (17.27%) QA
18 46 (16.55%) Jenkins
18 46 (16.55%) DevOps
18 46 (16.55%) Oracle
19 45 (16.19%) Cucumber
20 43 (15.47%) Security Cleared
21 42 (15.11%) Configuration Management
22 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
22 41 (14.75%) Scala
22 41 (14.75%) Node.js

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.95%) WebLogic
2 35 (12.59%) Confluence
3 25 (8.99%) Tomcat
4 24 (8.63%) WebSphere
5 20 (7.19%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (6.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (6.12%) JBoss
8 16 (5.76%) nginx
8 16 (5.76%) Tuxedo
9 11 (3.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (3.60%) Apache
10 10 (3.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 10 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (3.24%) MQSeries
12 8 (2.88%) FileNet
12 8 (2.88%) IIS
13 6 (2.16%) AquaLogic
13 6 (2.16%) Jetty
13 6 (2.16%) Mongrel
14 5 (1.80%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (2.16%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.72%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.68%) IaaS
1 13 (4.68%) PaaS
1 13 (4.68%) SaaS
2 12 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.60%) GitHub
4 6 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.16%) Google App Engine
4 6 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.80%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.72%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.72%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.72%) Linode
6 2 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.99%) SSL
2 16 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.68%) Internet
3 13 (4.68%) LDAP
4 11 (3.96%) HTTP
5 8 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (2.88%) Network Security
6 7 (2.52%) DHCP
6 7 (2.52%) DNS
7 6 (2.16%) FTP
7 6 (2.16%) IPsec
8 2 (0.72%) SNMP
9 1 (0.36%) Firewall
9 1 (0.36%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.31%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.68%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.24%) MySQL
8 8 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.80%) DB2
10 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.44%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.72%) DataStage
12 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.72%) HBase
12 2 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 58 (20.86%) Selenium
2 46 (16.55%) Jenkins
3 45 (16.19%) Cucumber
4 37 (13.31%) JIRA
5 34 (12.23%) Git (software)
6 22 (7.91%) HP UFT
7 20 (7.19%) Sahi
7 20 (7.19%) WATIR
8 16 (5.76%) WebDriver
9 11 (3.96%) JUnit
9 11 (3.96%) Subversion
10 9 (3.24%) Eclipse
10 9 (3.24%) IntelliJ
10 9 (3.24%) NetBeans
10 9 (3.24%) RSpec
11 8 (2.88%) GCC
11 8 (2.88%) GDB
11 8 (2.88%) GitLab
11 8 (2.88%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.52%) Protractor
General
1 16 (5.76%) Finance
2 7 (2.52%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.52%) Retail
3 5 (1.80%) Games
4 2 (0.72%) Banking
4 2 (0.72%) French Language
4 2 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) German Language
5 1 (0.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (39.93%) Developer
2 59 (21.22%) Java Developer
3 22 (7.91%) Tester
4 20 (7.19%) Architect
5 19 (6.83%) Scala Developer
5 19 (6.83%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.47%) Analyst
7 16 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.40%) Automation Tester
9 14 (5.04%) Java Scala Developer
10 13 (4.68%) C++ Developer
10 13 (4.68%) QA Engineer
11 12 (4.32%) C# Developer
11 12 (4.32%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.96%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.60%) Agile Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Development Analyst
13 10 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (3.60%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.82%) XML
2 57 (20.50%) .NET
3 51 (18.35%) HTML
4 49 (17.63%) Web Services
5 41 (14.75%) Node.js
6 39 (14.03%) CSS
7 34 (12.23%) J2EE
8 28 (10.07%) Spring
9 26 (9.35%) AngularJS
9 26 (9.35%) RESTful
10 21 (7.55%) JSON
11 20 (7.19%) jQuery
12 19 (6.83%) Gherkin
13 18 (6.47%) REST
14 15 (5.40%) Middleware
14 15 (5.40%) SOAP
14 15 (5.40%) Struts
15 13 (4.68%) Software Packaging
16 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET
17 11 (3.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.04%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (2.88%) DataPower
6 6 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.44%) NHS
8 4 (1.44%) User Experience
9 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.72%) Clustering
10 2 (0.72%) PKI
10 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Replication
11 1 (0.36%) IVR
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (28.78%) Linux
2 73 (26.26%) Windows
3 60 (21.58%) Unix
4 40 (14.39%) AIX
5 30 (10.79%) Windows Server
6 28 (10.07%) Solaris
7 23 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.40%) zOS
9 9 (3.24%) MVS
9 9 (3.24%) OS/390
9 9 (3.24%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.16%) CentOS
10 6 (2.16%) HPUX
10 6 (2.16%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.80%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.72%) VME
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.78%) TDD
3 61 (21.94%) Open Source
4 59 (21.22%) Scrum
5 58 (20.86%) BDD
6 55 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (18.71%) Test Automation
8 46 (16.55%) DevOps
9 42 (15.11%) Configuration Management
10 38 (13.67%) Microservices
11 36 (12.95%) Software Engineering
12 35 (12.59%) ITIL
13 32 (11.51%) Data Management
14 30 (10.79%) Automated Testing
15 29 (10.43%) Change Management
15 29 (10.43%) Unit Testing
16 27 (9.71%) Problem Management
17 23 (8.27%) PRINCE2
18 22 (7.91%) Kanban
18 22 (7.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.06%) SQL
2 68 (24.46%) C#
2 68 (24.46%) JavaScript
3 57 (20.50%) C
4 56 (20.14%) Ruby
5 41 (14.75%) Scala
6 38 (13.67%) Perl
7 34 (12.23%) VB
8 32 (11.51%) Python
9 28 (10.07%) C++
10 17 (6.12%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.32%) Groovy
12 5 (1.80%) PHP
12 5 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.08%) Jython
14 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (15.47%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (7.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.44%) Degree
6 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.08%) MCSA
6 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (17.27%) QA
2 16 (5.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (2.88%) WCAG
4 4 (1.44%) WAI
5 2 (0.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (4.68%) Docker
2 11 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (2.88%) Xen
5 4 (1.44%) LXC
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.08%) vSphere
7 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 38 (13.67%) Puppet
2 26 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.24%) Ansible
4 8 (2.88%) Terraform
4 8 (2.88%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.52%) Control-M
6 6 (2.16%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.80%) Nagios
8 3 (1.08%) OpenNMS
8 3 (1.08%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.36%) OVPA
Vendors
1 46 (16.55%) Oracle
2 38 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.51%) IBM
4 19 (6.83%) Sun
5 18 (6.47%) HP
6 17 (6.12%) CA
7 16 (5.76%) Red Hat
8 15 (5.40%) Atlassian
9 14 (5.04%) Axway
10 11 (3.96%) VMware
11 9 (3.24%) Google
11 9 (3.24%) Siebel
12 8 (2.88%) Informatica
13 6 (2.16%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.44%) Fujitsu
14 4 (1.44%) Rackspace
15 3 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
16 2 (0.72%) Cloudera
16 2 (0.72%) Pega
16 2 (0.72%) SaltStack
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