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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Java 186 169 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.70% 15.23% 17.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 40.24% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 111 86
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £308 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
558 420 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.09% 37.84% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 290 203
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -10 178 £350 -22.22% 26
Durham +5 1 £315 +15.59%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 164 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.28%) Linux
3 88 (27.41%) JavaScript
4 85 (26.48%) Windows
5 84 (26.17%) Unix
6 73 (22.74%) Security Cleared
7 71 (22.12%) TDD
8 70 (21.81%) HTML
8 70 (21.81%) SQL
9 66 (20.56%) C#
9 66 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (19.63%) C
11 62 (19.31%) Oracle
12 61 (19.00%) CSS
12 61 (19.00%) Node.js
13 59 (18.38%) WebLogic
14 55 (17.13%) J2EE
14 55 (17.13%) Solaris
14 55 (17.13%) BDD
15 54 (16.82%) XML
16 53 (16.51%) AIX
17 51 (15.89%) Scrum
17 51 (15.89%) SC Cleared
18 50 (15.58%) .NET
19 48 (14.95%) C++
20 47 (14.64%) Microsoft
20 47 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (14.33%) ITIL
21 46 (14.33%) Configuration Management
21 46 (14.33%) AngularJS

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 59 (18.38%) WebLogic
2 34 (10.59%) WebSphere
3 28 (8.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 24 (7.48%) MQSeries
6 22 (6.85%) Tuxedo
7 21 (6.54%) JBoss
8 20 (6.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 17 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (5.30%) nginx
10 16 (4.98%) Oracle Application Server
11 15 (4.67%) Apache
11 15 (4.67%) Confluence
12 14 (4.36%) AquaLogic
13 8 (2.49%) iPlanet
13 8 (2.49%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (2.18%) IIS
14 7 (2.18%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.56%) FileNet
15 5 (1.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.36%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (2.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.18%) IaaS
3 6 (1.87%) GitHub
4 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.56%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.25%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.93%) PaaS
6 3 (0.93%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.62%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.62%) Linode
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.03%) SSL
2 24 (7.48%) LDAP
3 17 (5.30%) Network Security
4 15 (4.67%) Internet
5 14 (4.36%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.80%) Firewall
6 9 (2.80%) HTTP
6 9 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.80%) SAN
7 8 (2.49%) BIG-IP
8 7 (2.18%) FTP
9 6 (1.87%) DHCP
9 6 (1.87%) DNS
10 5 (1.56%) IPsec
11 2 (0.62%) NAS
11 2 (0.62%) SNMP
11 2 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.90%) MongoDB
1 35 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.56%) MySQL
7 4 (1.25%) DB2
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.62%) Big Data
9 2 (0.62%) DataStage
9 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.62%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.31%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (13.71%) Git (software)
1 44 (13.71%) Jenkins
2 32 (9.97%) Cucumber
3 29 (9.03%) Selenium
4 25 (7.79%) Subversion
5 22 (6.85%) JIRA
5 22 (6.85%) Maven
6 15 (4.67%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.67%) HP UFT
7 12 (3.74%) GitLab
8 10 (3.12%) GCC
8 10 (3.12%) GDB
8 10 (3.12%) IntelliJ
8 10 (3.12%) NetBeans
8 10 (3.12%) Protractor
8 10 (3.12%) webpack
9 9 (2.80%) LoadRunner
9 9 (2.80%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.49%) JMeter
11 7 (2.18%) Sahi
General
1 15 (4.67%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.43%) Banking
3 11 (3.43%) Retail
4 6 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (0.62%) French Language
5 2 (0.62%) Games
5 2 (0.62%) German Language
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (42.68%) Developer
2 78 (24.30%) Java Developer
3 26 (8.10%) Scala Developer
4 22 (6.85%) Java Scala Developer
5 19 (5.92%) Analyst
5 19 (5.92%) Architect
6 17 (5.30%) Software Engineer
7 14 (4.36%) Agile Developer
7 14 (4.36%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.05%) C++ Developer
8 13 (4.05%) Tester
9 12 (3.74%) Java Engineer
9 12 (3.74%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.43%) Consultant
10 11 (3.43%) Node.js Developer
11 10 (3.12%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (3.12%) Lead Developer
12 8 (2.49%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.81%) HTML
2 61 (19.00%) CSS
2 61 (19.00%) Node.js
3 55 (17.13%) J2EE
4 54 (16.82%) XML
5 50 (15.58%) .NET
6 46 (14.33%) AngularJS
7 37 (11.53%) Web Services
8 36 (11.21%) Spring
9 27 (8.41%) HTML5
9 27 (8.41%) jQuery
10 23 (7.17%) JSON
11 22 (6.85%) Middleware
12 21 (6.54%) IBM Integration Bus
13 18 (5.61%) RESTful
14 17 (5.30%) SOAP
15 15 (4.67%) CSS3
15 15 (4.67%) EJB
15 15 (4.67%) Struts
16 14 (4.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.12%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.80%) DataPower
5 8 (2.49%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.49%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.49%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.18%) User Experience
7 6 (1.87%) Clustering
7 6 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.56%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Replication
10 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.62%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (29.28%) Linux
2 85 (26.48%) Windows
3 84 (26.17%) Unix
4 55 (17.13%) Solaris
5 53 (16.51%) AIX
6 37 (11.53%) Windows Server
7 31 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (6.23%) OS/390
9 12 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.49%) HPUX
10 8 (2.49%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.49%) zOS
11 6 (1.87%) CentOS
11 6 (1.87%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.62%) Android
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (22.12%) TDD
3 66 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (17.13%) BDD
5 51 (15.89%) Scrum
6 46 (14.33%) Configuration Management
6 46 (14.33%) ITIL
7 37 (11.53%) Open Source
8 35 (10.90%) Software Engineering
9 34 (10.59%) Microservices
10 30 (9.35%) OO
11 29 (9.03%) Problem Management
12 27 (8.41%) Web Development
13 26 (8.10%) DevOps
13 26 (8.10%) Test Automation
14 25 (7.79%) Unit Testing
15 23 (7.17%) Change Management
15 23 (7.17%) Release Management
16 22 (6.85%) Data Management
16 22 (6.85%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.41%) JavaScript
2 70 (21.81%) SQL
3 66 (20.56%) C#
4 63 (19.63%) C
5 48 (14.95%) C++
6 44 (13.71%) VB
7 42 (13.08%) Perl
8 33 (10.28%) Python
9 27 (8.41%) Ruby
10 23 (7.17%) Scala
11 15 (4.67%) PHP
11 15 (4.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.49%) Groovy
13 5 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.56%) VBScript
14 4 (1.25%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.25%) Korn
14 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (22.74%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.89%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.56%) Degree
6 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.93%) MCSA
8 2 (0.62%) AAT
9 1 (0.31%) MCAD
9 1 (0.31%) MCSD
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) MCTS
9 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.53%) QA
2 20 (6.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.12%) SLA
4 8 (2.49%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.56%) WCAG
6 4 (1.25%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (2.18%) Xen
4 6 (1.87%) Docker
5 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.93%) vSphere
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (9.35%) Puppet
2 24 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.43%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (2.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.18%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (1.87%) Ansible
6 6 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.56%) Nagios
8 4 (1.25%) OpenView
8 4 (1.25%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.93%) Netcool
9 3 (0.93%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.93%) SCOM
10 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.62%) OVPA
Vendors
1 62 (19.31%) Oracle
2 47 (14.64%) Microsoft
3 42 (13.08%) IBM
4 32 (9.97%) Sun
5 31 (9.66%) HP
6 26 (8.10%) Red Hat
7 25 (7.79%) Axway
8 18 (5.61%) VMware
9 13 (4.05%) Fujitsu
10 12 (3.74%) CA
11 11 (3.43%) TIBCO
12 10 (3.12%) Siebel
13 8 (2.49%) BEA
13 8 (2.49%) Cisco
13 8 (2.49%) F5
13 8 (2.49%) Google
13 8 (2.49%) Informatica
14 7 (2.18%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.87%) ServiceNow
16 5 (1.56%) Atlassian
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