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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 27 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 128 124 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.84% 13.33% 12.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.75% 41.61% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 36
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
Java
England

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
497 298 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.32% 32.04% 44.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 194 154
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 4 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -22 116 £400 +0.39% 28
Durham +5 1 £315 -35.38% 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 146 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (32.22%) Linux
3 79 (29.26%) JavaScript
4 74 (27.41%) Unix
5 73 (27.04%) Oracle
6 64 (23.70%) Security Cleared
7 57 (21.11%) HTML
7 57 (21.11%) Windows
8 54 (20.00%) TDD
9 51 (18.89%) CSS
10 50 (18.52%) WebLogic
11 46 (17.04%) J2EE
11 46 (17.04%) SC Cleared
12 45 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (16.30%) AIX
14 42 (15.56%) SQL
14 42 (15.56%) Perl
14 42 (15.56%) Scrum
15 41 (15.19%) .NET
16 40 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (14.44%) Solaris
18 37 (13.70%) ITIL
18 37 (13.70%) C#
18 37 (13.70%) BPSS Clearance
19 36 (13.33%) Git (software)
20 35 (12.96%) Web Services
20 35 (12.96%) Python
20 35 (12.96%) Configuration Management
21 34 (12.59%) VB
21 34 (12.59%) HTML5

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 50 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 29 (10.74%) JBoss
3 22 (8.15%) WebSphere
4 20 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (6.67%) MQSeries
6 14 (5.19%) Tuxedo
7 13 (4.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 12 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (3.70%) AquaLogic
10 8 (2.96%) Apache
10 8 (2.96%) iPlanet
11 7 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (2.22%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.85%) Confluence
13 5 (1.85%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
14 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.48%) FileNet
15 3 (1.11%) IIS
15 3 (1.11%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.70%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (2.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.74%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
5 1 (0.37%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) GitHub
1 5 (1.85%) IaaS
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.26%) SSL
2 23 (8.52%) LDAP
3 16 (5.93%) Internet
3 16 (5.93%) Network Security
4 10 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.33%) SAN
6 8 (2.96%) BIG-IP
6 8 (2.96%) Firewall
6 8 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.22%) HTTP
8 3 (1.11%) FTP
9 2 (0.74%) NAS
9 2 (0.74%) SSH
10 1 (0.37%) DHCP
10 1 (0.37%) DNS
10 1 (0.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.78%) MongoDB
3 20 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.85%) DB2
8 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.11%) Big Data
9 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.11%) MySQL
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 24 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 24 (8.89%) Subversion
4 22 (8.15%) Maven
5 17 (6.30%) Selenium
6 15 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.33%) HP UFT
7 9 (3.33%) JIRA
7 9 (3.33%) JUnit
8 8 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.96%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.59%) Facilita Forecast
9 7 (2.59%) LoadRunner
10 6 (2.22%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.85%) Ant
11 5 (1.85%) GitLab
11 5 (1.85%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.85%) Protractor
11 5 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 18 (6.67%) Finance
2 13 (4.81%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.07%) Banking
4 7 (2.59%) Retail
5 5 (1.85%) Law
6 2 (0.74%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (47.41%) Developer
2 92 (34.07%) Java Developer
3 23 (8.52%) Scala Developer
4 17 (6.30%) Java Scala Developer
5 16 (5.93%) Architect
6 15 (5.56%) Consultant
6 15 (5.56%) Tester
7 14 (5.19%) Agile Developer
7 14 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (4.07%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.70%) Analyst
9 10 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (2.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (2.96%) Java Engineer
10 8 (2.96%) Software Engineer
10 8 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.96%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.59%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.11%) HTML
2 51 (18.89%) CSS
3 46 (17.04%) J2EE
4 41 (15.19%) .NET
5 35 (12.96%) Web Services
6 34 (12.59%) HTML5
7 33 (12.22%) AngularJS
7 33 (12.22%) Spring
8 32 (11.85%) Node.js
9 26 (9.63%) XML
10 25 (9.26%) jQuery
11 24 (8.89%) JSON
12 20 (7.41%) RESTful
13 16 (5.93%) JSP
14 15 (5.56%) Middleware
14 15 (5.56%) REST
15 14 (5.19%) ASP.NET
15 14 (5.19%) CSS3
15 14 (5.19%) IBM Integration Bus
15 14 (5.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.44%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.70%) User Experience
5 9 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.96%) DataPower
6 8 (2.96%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.96%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.48%) Clustering
9 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.74%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.74%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.74%) Replication
10 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.22%) Linux
2 74 (27.41%) Unix
3 57 (21.11%) Windows
4 44 (16.30%) AIX
5 39 (14.44%) Solaris
6 29 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (8.15%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.81%) OS/390
9 12 (4.44%) Mac OS X
9 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.96%) zOS
11 7 (2.59%) HPUX
12 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.74%) Android
14 2 (0.74%) VME
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (20.00%) TDD
3 45 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (15.56%) Scrum
5 37 (13.70%) ITIL
6 35 (12.96%) Configuration Management
7 34 (12.59%) BDD
8 32 (11.85%) Open Source
8 32 (11.85%) Web Development
9 27 (10.00%) OO
9 27 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 21 (7.78%) Problem Management
11 20 (7.41%) Integration Testing
11 20 (7.41%) Microservices
12 19 (7.04%) Project Management
13 18 (6.67%) SOA
14 17 (6.30%) DevOps
14 17 (6.30%) QMS
14 17 (6.30%) Release Management
15 15 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (29.26%) JavaScript
2 42 (15.56%) Perl
2 42 (15.56%) SQL
3 37 (13.70%) C#
4 35 (12.96%) Python
5 34 (12.59%) VB
6 27 (10.00%) C
6 27 (10.00%) C++
7 25 (9.26%) Scala
8 24 (8.89%) Ruby
9 17 (6.30%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.44%) PHP
11 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.22%) Groovy
13 5 (1.85%) Clojure
13 5 (1.85%) FQL
13 5 (1.85%) VBScript
14 4 (1.48%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (23.70%) Security Cleared
2 46 (17.04%) SC Cleared
3 37 (13.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.33%) Degree
4 9 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (2.59%) OCA
5 7 (2.59%) OCAJ
5 7 (2.59%) OCP
6 5 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.74%) AAT
8 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) MCAD
9 1 (0.37%) MCSD
9 1 (0.37%) MCTS
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.67%) QA
2 16 (5.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.70%) SLA
4 8 (2.96%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.85%) WCAG
6 3 (1.11%) WAI
7 1 (0.37%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (2.22%) Docker
3 6 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.85%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.37%) LXC
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (7.41%) Puppet
2 18 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.07%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (2.96%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.48%) Kibana
6 4 (1.48%) OpenView
7 3 (1.11%) Netcool
7 3 (1.11%) SCOM
8 2 (0.74%) Ansible
8 2 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.74%) logstash
8 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.74%) Salt
9 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (27.04%) Oracle
2 32 (11.85%) IBM
3 27 (10.00%) HP
3 27 (10.00%) Sun
4 26 (9.63%) Red Hat
5 23 (8.52%) Axway
6 21 (7.78%) Microsoft
7 16 (5.93%) TIBCO
8 14 (5.19%) ServiceNow
9 12 (4.44%) CA
9 12 (4.44%) Fujitsu
10 11 (4.07%) VMware
11 9 (3.33%) Siebel
12 8 (2.96%) BEA
12 8 (2.96%) Cisco
12 8 (2.96%) F5
13 7 (2.59%) Informatica
14 5 (1.85%) SaltStack
15 4 (1.48%) Cognos
15 4 (1.48%) Opsware
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