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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 92 81 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.40% 12.64% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.28% 31.15% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 51 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £387 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
285 260 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.41% 40.56% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 169 38
Average daily rate £313 £263 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.00 £35.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £22.30 £33.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £38.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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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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 +3 87 £316 +26.50% 19
Durham -2 1 - - 2
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 59 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.99%) Linux
3 50 (32.68%) Oracle
4 47 (30.72%) SQL
5 38 (24.84%) UNIX
6 36 (23.53%) J2EE
7 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 30 (19.61%) Finance
9 27 (17.65%) Oracle Database
10 26 (16.99%) Web Services
11 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
12 24 (15.69%) HTML
12 24 (15.69%) Open Source
13 23 (15.03%) SOAP
14 22 (14.38%) XML
15 21 (13.73%) Configuration Management
15 21 (13.73%) Spring
16 20 (13.07%) TDD
16 20 (13.07%) SC Cleared
17 19 (12.42%) CSS
17 19 (12.42%) SOA
18 18 (11.76%) HTTP
18 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
18 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (11.76%) Scala
19 17 (11.11%) VME
19 17 (11.11%) COBOL
20 16 (10.46%) PL/SQL
20 16 (10.46%) Python
20 16 (10.46%) Red Hat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 15 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.15%) JBoss
4 12 (7.84%) Apache
5 10 (6.54%) AquaLogic
5 10 (6.54%) Node.js
6 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.92%) Tuxedo
7 6 (3.92%) Jetty
7 6 (3.92%) nginx
7 6 (3.92%) IIS
8 4 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.96%) SAS
9 3 (1.96%) FileNet
9 3 (1.96%) CMS
9 3 (1.96%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Windchill
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.92%) Google App Engine
3 6 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) HTTP
2 10 (6.54%) LDAP
2 10 (6.54%) SSL
3 7 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.92%) DHCP
4 6 (3.92%) FTP
4 6 (3.92%) IPsec
4 6 (3.92%) DNS
5 4 (2.61%) SAN
6 3 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.31%) Network Security
8 1 (0.65%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) Firewall
8 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 15 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.15%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.58%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.96%) MySQL
6 3 (1.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (8.50%) Subversion
2 10 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.58%) Ant
4 7 (4.58%) JUnit
4 7 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.92%) Selenium
6 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.61%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.96%) WATIR
8 3 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.96%) Sahi
9 2 (1.31%) Maven
9 2 (1.31%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.31%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.65%) Hudson
10 1 (0.65%) JIRA
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.65%) JBehave
10 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (19.61%) Finance
2 15 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.92%) Marketing
3 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.96%) Electronics
4 3 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (43.79%) Developer
2 45 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.07%) Analyst
4 10 (6.54%) COBOL Analyst
5 8 (5.23%) Architect
5 8 (5.23%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.23%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (4.58%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.92%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.27%) Consultant
8 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.61%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Programmer
9 4 (2.61%) Administrator
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (2.61%) DBA
9 4 (2.61%) Test Leader
10 3 (1.96%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.53%) J2EE
2 26 (16.99%) Web Services
3 24 (15.69%) HTML
4 23 (15.03%) SOAP
5 22 (14.38%) XML
6 21 (13.73%) Spring
7 19 (12.42%) CSS
8 13 (8.50%) Java EE
8 13 (8.50%) JPA
9 12 (7.84%) Middleware
9 12 (7.84%) .NET
10 11 (7.19%) JSF
11 10 (6.54%) jQuery
11 10 (6.54%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.88%) Django
12 9 (5.88%) Mustache
12 9 (5.88%) Sass
12 9 (5.88%) RESTful
12 9 (5.88%) JMS
12 9 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Open Source
2 7 (4.58%) Clustering
3 6 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.27%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.96%) DTV
5 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.96%) DataPower
6 2 (1.31%) HP Superdome
6 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) GIS
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.99%) Linux
2 38 (24.84%) UNIX
3 17 (11.11%) VME
4 16 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.58%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.27%) Windows
7 4 (2.61%) AIX
7 4 (2.61%) HPUX
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Android
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.73%) Configuration Management
3 20 (13.07%) TDD
4 19 (12.42%) SOA
5 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.46%) Migration
6 16 (10.46%) Mentoring
7 15 (9.80%) Scrum
7 15 (9.80%) DevOps
8 14 (9.15%) Integration Testing
8 14 (9.15%) MVC
8 14 (9.15%) ITIL
9 12 (7.84%) BDD
10 11 (7.19%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.54%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.23%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.23%) Web Development
12 8 (5.23%) Test Automation
12 8 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.72%) SQL
2 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.76%) Scala
4 17 (11.11%) COBOL
5 16 (10.46%) PL/SQL
5 16 (10.46%) Python
6 15 (9.80%) Ruby
7 8 (5.23%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.58%) C++
8 7 (4.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (3.92%) C
10 5 (3.27%) Perl
11 3 (1.96%) C#
11 3 (1.96%) VBA
12 2 (1.31%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.65%) XPath
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.61%) OCP
3 4 (2.61%) OCA
3 4 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (2.61%) Degree
3 4 (2.61%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) QA
2 7 (4.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Xen
2 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) KVM
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) iptables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Puppet
2 7 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.92%) OpenView
4 4 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (32.68%) Oracle
2 16 (10.46%) Red Hat
3 15 (9.80%) HP
4 14 (9.15%) Informatica
5 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.84%) Google
7 11 (7.19%) Micro Focus
8 6 (3.92%) VMware
9 5 (3.27%) SAP
10 4 (2.61%) IBM
10 4 (2.61%) Siemens
10 4 (2.61%) Tableau
11 3 (1.96%) Axway
11 3 (1.96%) Splunk
11 3 (1.96%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.96%) Sun
11 3 (1.96%) Siebel
12 2 (1.31%) Sybase
12 2 (1.31%) Citrix
12 2 (1.31%) EnterpriseDB
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