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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 8 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Contract jobs citing Java 108 72 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.93% 13.90% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.30% 32.88% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 36 4
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£375 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £390 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £36.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.80%
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
282 219 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 42.28% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 133 32
Average daily rate £338 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +3 97 £374 +15.00% 33
Durham -17 4 £500 +100.00% 5
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (36.76%) Linux
3 60 (32.43%) SQL
4 55 (29.73%) Oracle
5 48 (25.95%) Web Services
6 46 (24.86%) TDD
7 45 (24.32%) Open Source
8 43 (23.24%) J2EE
9 39 (21.08%) HTML
9 39 (21.08%) Spring
9 39 (21.08%) RESTful
10 36 (19.46%) Security Cleared
11 34 (18.38%) NoSQL
12 33 (17.84%) MongoDB
12 33 (17.84%) Finance
13 31 (16.76%) UNIX
14 29 (15.68%) Oracle Database
15 28 (15.14%) Scala
15 28 (15.14%) XML
15 28 (15.14%) Selenium
16 27 (14.59%) JSON
16 27 (14.59%) WebLogic
17 25 (13.51%) Ruby
17 25 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (12.97%) JavaScript
18 24 (12.97%) SOAP
18 24 (12.97%) ITIL
18 24 (12.97%) Informatica
19 22 (11.89%) Configuration Management
19 22 (11.89%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 27 (14.59%) WebLogic
2 16 (8.65%) Apache
3 15 (8.11%) JBoss
4 14 (7.57%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.03%) Confluence
6 12 (6.49%) WebSphere
7 10 (5.41%) AquaLogic
7 10 (5.41%) Node.js
8 6 (3.24%) Jetty
8 6 (3.24%) nginx
8 6 (3.24%) IIS
9 5 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.70%) FileNet
10 4 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.62%) SAS
11 3 (1.62%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.54%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Windchill
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.16%) Teamcenter
3 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.54%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.24%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.27%) LDAP
2 14 (7.57%) HTTP
3 11 (5.95%) SSL
4 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.24%) DHCP
4 6 (3.24%) FTP
4 6 (3.24%) IPsec
4 6 (3.24%) DNS
5 5 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.54%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) SAN
7 1 (0.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.38%) NoSQL
2 33 (17.84%) MongoDB
3 29 (15.68%) Oracle Database
4 20 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 20 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (7.03%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.24%) MySQL
7 5 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.08%) Big Data
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (15.14%) Selenium
2 22 (11.89%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.19%) Ant
4 16 (8.65%) JIRA
5 11 (5.95%) Subversion
6 7 (3.78%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.78%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.24%) JUnit
8 5 (2.70%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.70%) Sahi
8 5 (2.70%) WATIR
8 5 (2.70%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.16%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.08%) Hudson
10 2 (1.08%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.08%) RSpec
10 2 (1.08%) Maven
10 2 (1.08%) StarTeam
10 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (17.84%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.70%) Electronics
4 5 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.54%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (36.22%) Developer
2 48 (25.95%) Java Developer
3 33 (17.84%) Architect
4 23 (12.43%) Technical Architect
5 19 (10.27%) Analyst
6 12 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.41%) Senior Architect
8 9 (4.86%) Digital Architect
8 9 (4.86%) Digital Technical Architect
8 9 (4.86%) Senior Technical Architect
9 8 (4.32%) QA Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.78%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.78%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.24%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (3.24%) Consultant
11 6 (3.24%) Administrator
12 5 (2.70%) Informatica Developer
12 5 (2.70%) COBOL Analyst
13 4 (2.16%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.95%) Web Services
2 43 (23.24%) J2EE
3 39 (21.08%) HTML
3 39 (21.08%) Spring
3 39 (21.08%) RESTful
4 28 (15.14%) XML
5 27 (14.59%) JSON
6 24 (12.97%) SOAP
7 21 (11.35%) CSS
8 16 (8.65%) .NET
8 16 (8.65%) JMS
8 16 (8.65%) Django
8 16 (8.65%) HTML5
9 15 (8.11%) Hibernate
10 14 (7.57%) Middleware
11 13 (7.03%) jQuery
11 13 (7.03%) Java EE
12 11 (5.95%) JPA
13 10 (5.41%) AngularJS
13 10 (5.41%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) User Experience
2 10 (5.41%) Clustering
3 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.24%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.70%) DataPower
5 5 (2.70%) DTV
5 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.08%) HP Superdome
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.08%) GIS
8 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (36.76%) Linux
2 31 (16.76%) UNIX
3 21 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.86%) VME
5 7 (3.78%) Windows
5 7 (3.78%) AIX
6 6 (3.24%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.16%) HPUX
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.54%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.86%) TDD
3 45 (24.32%) Open Source
4 25 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (12.97%) ITIL
6 22 (11.89%) Configuration Management
7 21 (11.35%) BDD
8 20 (10.81%) SOA
8 20 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 19 (10.27%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.73%) Problem Management
10 18 (9.73%) Service Management
11 17 (9.19%) Scrum
12 16 (8.65%) Automated Testing
13 13 (7.03%) MVC
14 12 (6.49%) Web Development
14 12 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (6.49%) Kanban
15 11 (5.95%) Integration Testing
16 10 (5.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.43%) SQL
2 28 (15.14%) Scala
3 25 (13.51%) Ruby
4 24 (12.97%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.35%) Python
6 18 (9.73%) Shell Script
7 17 (9.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 16 (8.65%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.86%) COBOL
11 8 (4.32%) C++
11 8 (4.32%) Perl
12 7 (3.78%) C
12 7 (3.78%) C#
13 3 (1.62%) PHP
13 3 (1.62%) VBA
14 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.54%) XPath
15 1 (0.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 36 (19.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (3.24%) Degree
4 5 (2.70%) OCAJ
4 5 (2.70%) OCP
4 5 (2.70%) OCA
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.89%) QA
2 16 (8.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.78%) Xen
2 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.54%) KVM
4 1 (0.54%) Docker
4 1 (0.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) Puppet
1 20 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.78%) OpenView
3 4 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.54%) Ansible
6 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (29.73%) Oracle
2 24 (12.97%) Informatica
3 20 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 19 (10.27%) HP
5 17 (9.19%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.95%) Google
7 8 (4.32%) IBM
7 8 (4.32%) SAP
8 6 (3.24%) VMware
9 5 (2.70%) Siebel
9 5 (2.70%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.70%) Sun
9 5 (2.70%) Axway
10 4 (2.16%) Tableau
10 4 (2.16%) Siemens
11 3 (1.62%) Citrix
11 3 (1.62%) Sybase
12 2 (1.08%) Micro Focus
12 2 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
13 1 (0.54%) SaltStack
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