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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 98 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.25% 14.06% 8.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.03% 41.09% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 28 21
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£390 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.86% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £172 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
288 129 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.00% 34.22% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 59 62
Average daily rate £370 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £34.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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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 -1 91 £400 +56.86% 14
Durham - 2 £450 - 3
Teesside - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Java 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.

1 116 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (40.18%) Scala
3 85 (38.81%) Linux
4 83 (37.90%) Ruby
5 77 (35.16%) Python
6 69 (31.51%) HTML
7 64 (29.22%) UNIX
8 55 (25.11%) C#
9 52 (23.74%) CSS
10 50 (22.83%) Oracle
10 50 (22.83%) JSON
11 47 (21.46%) Spring
12 46 (21.00%) HTML5
13 45 (20.55%) SQL
14 43 (19.63%) Scrum
14 43 (19.63%) RESTful
15 39 (17.81%) JavaScript
15 39 (17.81%) Relational Database
16 38 (17.35%) Security Cleared
16 38 (17.35%) Mentoring
17 35 (15.98%) Open Source
17 35 (15.98%) REST
18 33 (15.07%) J2EE
19 31 (14.16%) WebLogic
19 31 (14.16%) Subversion
19 31 (14.16%) Git (software)
20 30 (13.70%) TDD
20 30 (13.70%) CSS3
21 29 (13.24%) Finance
21 29 (13.24%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (14.16%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.22%) JBoss
2 18 (8.22%) Confluence
3 16 (7.31%) AquaLogic
4 10 (4.57%) SAS
5 9 (4.11%) Apache
6 6 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.28%) Tuxedo
8 4 (1.83%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (1.83%) CMS
9 3 (1.37%) Documentum
10 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.46%) Jetty
11 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.46%) Mule
11 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.46%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.33%) HTTP
2 7 (3.20%) SAN
2 7 (3.20%) Intranet
2 7 (3.20%) Internet
3 5 (2.28%) LDAP
4 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.81%) Relational Database
2 27 (12.33%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.76%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.31%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.94%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.74%) MySQL
8 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.83%) DB2
9 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Subversion
1 31 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.24%) Selenium
3 25 (11.42%) Jenkins
4 24 (10.96%) JUnit
5 19 (8.68%) JIRA
6 10 (4.57%) PVCS
6 10 (4.57%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.74%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.28%) RSpec
8 5 (2.28%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.28%) Ant
8 5 (2.28%) Maven
9 4 (1.83%) Hudson
10 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (13.24%) Finance
2 10 (4.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.11%) Marketing
4 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.28%) Electronics
6 3 (1.37%) Advertising
7 2 (0.91%) Games
7 2 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 117 (53.42%) Developer
2 51 (23.29%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.33%) Senior Developer
4 20 (9.13%) Architect
5 19 (8.68%) Scala Developer
6 13 (5.94%) Analyst
6 13 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.57%) Lead Architect
7 10 (4.57%) Digital Architect
7 10 (4.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.11%) Consultant
8 9 (4.11%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.65%) DBA
9 8 (3.65%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.65%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (3.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.20%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.20%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.20%) Lead Software Engineer
11 6 (2.74%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.51%) HTML
2 52 (23.74%) CSS
3 50 (22.83%) JSON
4 47 (21.46%) Spring
5 46 (21.00%) HTML5
6 43 (19.63%) RESTful
7 35 (15.98%) REST
8 33 (15.07%) J2EE
9 30 (13.70%) CSS3
10 28 (12.79%) SOAP
10 28 (12.79%) Ajax
11 26 (11.87%) Django
11 26 (11.87%) Web Services
12 21 (9.59%) Java EE
13 19 (8.68%) Middleware
14 17 (7.76%) jQuery
15 16 (7.31%) XML
16 15 (6.85%) JMS
17 13 (5.94%) Play Framework
18 11 (5.02%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.98%) Open Source
2 14 (6.39%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.28%) DTV
5 4 (1.83%) GIS
5 4 (1.83%) Clustering
6 3 (1.37%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) Statistics
8 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.46%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) AS400
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (38.81%) Linux
2 64 (29.22%) UNIX
3 19 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (8.68%) Mac OS X
4 16 (7.31%) Windows
5 12 (5.48%) VME
6 2 (0.91%) Android
6 2 (0.91%) HPUX
6 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.63%) Scrum
3 38 (17.35%) Mentoring
4 30 (13.70%) TDD
5 28 (12.79%) Web Development
6 26 (11.87%) Automated Testing
7 25 (11.42%) SOA
8 23 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (10.05%) Configuration Management
10 18 (8.22%) Web Design
10 18 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (5.94%) ITIL
12 12 (5.48%) Migration
12 12 (5.48%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.48%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.02%) BDD
13 11 (5.02%) DevOps
13 11 (5.02%) Line Management
13 11 (5.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.18%) Scala
2 83 (37.90%) Ruby
3 77 (35.16%) Python
4 55 (25.11%) C#
5 45 (20.55%) SQL
6 39 (17.81%) JavaScript
7 18 (8.22%) PL/SQL
8 14 (6.39%) C++
9 12 (5.48%) COBOL
10 9 (4.11%) PHP
11 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.74%) PHP5
12 5 (2.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (0.91%) C
14 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.46%) ABAP
14 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) OCP
4 1 (0.46%) OCA
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.46%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.57%) SLA
2 6 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) HL7
3 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (9.59%) Puppet
2 20 (9.13%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.22%) OpenView
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.37%) Nagios
5 3 (1.37%) collectd
5 3 (1.37%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.91%) OVSD
7 1 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 50 (22.83%) Oracle
2 24 (10.96%) HP
3 19 (8.68%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.57%) Micro Focus
5 9 (4.11%) Informatica
6 6 (2.74%) SAP
6 6 (2.74%) Splunk
7 5 (2.28%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.37%) Google
9 2 (0.91%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.46%) hybris
10 1 (0.46%) InterSystems
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