The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 83 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.61% 3.74% 10.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.74% 14.44% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 7 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
246 90 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.31% 25.86% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 39 84
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +11 65 £350 - 51
Durham +1 8 £250 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (32.69%) Oracle
2 44 (28.21%) Spring
3 41 (26.28%) HTML
4 39 (25.00%) C#
5 36 (23.08%) CSS
5 36 (23.08%) UNIX
6 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (21.15%) JBoss
8 31 (19.87%) Ruby
9 30 (19.23%) Scala
9 30 (19.23%) SQL
10 26 (16.67%) Python
10 26 (16.67%) TDD
11 25 (16.03%) C++
11 25 (16.03%) XML
11 25 (16.03%) Jenkins
12 24 (15.38%) Web Services
12 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 23 (14.74%) JUnit
13 23 (14.74%) Linux
14 22 (14.10%) .NET
14 22 (14.10%) Finance
14 22 (14.10%) jQuery
14 22 (14.10%) HTML5
15 21 (13.46%) Test Scripting
16 20 (12.82%) Git (software)
16 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
16 20 (12.82%) Scrum
16 20 (12.82%) Subversion
17 19 (12.18%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (11.54%) SAS
2 16 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 10 (6.41%) Mule
4 9 (5.77%) LiveCycle
5 8 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.49%) Apache
7 4 (2.56%) Tuxedo
8 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.92%) FileNet
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.28%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.28%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.28%) Documentum
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Office
2 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) HTTP
2 4 (2.56%) Intranet
3 3 (1.92%) Internet
3 3 (1.92%) LDAP
3 3 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Wireless
4 1 (0.64%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 12 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.77%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.13%) MySQL
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (16.03%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.74%) JUnit
3 20 (12.82%) Subversion
3 20 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 19 (12.18%) Selenium
5 18 (11.54%) Maven
6 9 (5.77%) PVCS
7 8 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.13%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.49%) Hudson
8 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.49%) RSpec
9 6 (3.85%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (2.56%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (14.10%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.49%) Marketing
3 7 (4.49%) Electronics
3 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.85%) Games
5 4 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (55.13%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.90%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.33%) Analyst
4 13 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 8 (5.13%) Applications Developer
5 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.21%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (3.21%) Consultant
6 5 (3.21%) PHP Developer
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (2.56%) Web Developer
7 4 (2.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (1.92%) Test Engineer
8 3 (1.92%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (1.92%) Support Consultant
8 3 (1.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.21%) Spring
2 41 (26.28%) HTML
3 36 (23.08%) CSS
4 25 (16.03%) XML
5 24 (15.38%) Web Services
6 22 (14.10%) .NET
6 22 (14.10%) jQuery
6 22 (14.10%) HTML5
7 18 (11.54%) REST
7 18 (11.54%) JSON
8 17 (10.90%) Middleware
8 17 (10.90%) Play Framework
9 16 (10.26%) Oracle Fusion
9 16 (10.26%) JMS
9 16 (10.26%) Ajax
10 15 (9.62%) XSLT
11 14 (8.97%) Apache CXF
12 12 (7.69%) CSS3
13 9 (5.77%) RESTful
13 9 (5.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Open Source
2 7 (4.49%) DTV
2 7 (4.49%) GIS
3 5 (3.21%) Statistics
4 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.64%) PMI
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.08%) UNIX
2 23 (14.74%) Linux
3 11 (7.05%) Windows
4 4 (2.56%) Android
4 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.92%) AIX
6 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.67%) TDD
3 21 (13.46%) Test Scripting
4 20 (12.82%) Scrum
5 18 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 18 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 17 (10.90%) Automated Testing
7 12 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.05%) OO
8 11 (7.05%) SOA
8 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.41%) ITIL
9 10 (6.41%) Test Automation
9 10 (6.41%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.77%) MVC
11 8 (5.13%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.13%) User Stories
12 7 (4.49%) Automation Testing
12 7 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.49%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.00%) C#
2 31 (19.87%) Ruby
3 30 (19.23%) SQL
3 30 (19.23%) Scala
4 26 (16.67%) Python
5 25 (16.03%) C++
6 24 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.05%) C
8 9 (5.77%) COBOL
8 9 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 9 (5.77%) PL/1
8 9 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.49%) PHP
10 6 (3.85%) PHP5
11 3 (1.92%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) Delphi
12 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.64%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) Degree
4 4 (2.56%) ISEB
5 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) APMP
6 1 (0.64%) GPEN
6 1 (0.64%) OSCP
6 1 (0.64%) CISSP
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.64%) GIAC
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) CEH
6 1 (0.64%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Puppet
1 5 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.92%) collectd
2 3 (1.92%) Nagios
2 3 (1.92%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.64%) OpenView
4 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (32.69%) Oracle
2 33 (21.15%) JBoss
3 10 (6.41%) Adobe
3 10 (6.41%) WSO2
4 9 (5.77%) Curam
5 7 (4.49%) SAP
6 6 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.21%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.21%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) Borland
8 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.92%) Informatica
9 3 (1.92%) hybris
9 3 (1.92%) Sun
9 3 (1.92%) Siebel
9 3 (1.92%) IBM
9 3 (1.92%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.28%) Axway
11 1 (0.64%) Lotus
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