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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 188 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.15% 9.49% 13.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.37% 25.99% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 50 35
Average daily rate £390 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -
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
366 227 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.23% 36.50% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 157 110
Average daily rate £375 £350 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 177 £380 +8.96% 32
Durham +4 2 £538 +46.25% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (38.54%) Linux
3 92 (29.30%) HTML
3 92 (29.30%) .NET
4 86 (27.39%) J2EE
4 86 (27.39%) JavaScript
5 84 (26.75%) Oracle
6 78 (24.84%) CSS
7 66 (21.02%) TDD
8 62 (19.75%) C#
9 61 (19.43%) Python
10 59 (18.79%) Spring
11 54 (17.20%) Security Cleared
12 51 (16.24%) Jenkins
12 51 (16.24%) Ruby
12 51 (16.24%) C++
13 50 (15.92%) Configuration Management
13 50 (15.92%) Finance
14 49 (15.61%) SSL
15 48 (15.29%) HTTP
15 48 (15.29%) Unix
16 47 (14.97%) WebSphere
17 46 (14.65%) Microsoft
18 44 (14.01%) Tomcat
19 43 (13.69%) Apache
19 43 (13.69%) SQL Server
20 42 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (13.06%) Web Services
22 39 (12.42%) Node.js
23 38 (12.10%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 47 (14.97%) WebSphere
2 44 (14.01%) Tomcat
3 43 (13.69%) Apache
4 39 (12.42%) Node.js
5 38 (12.10%) WebLogic
6 35 (11.15%) IIS
7 29 (9.24%) Jetty
7 29 (9.24%) nginx
8 22 (7.01%) JBoss
8 22 (7.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (6.37%) Oracle Application Server
9 20 (6.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (3.82%) Confluence
11 11 (3.50%) Oracle 10gAS
12 10 (3.18%) PowerExchange
13 9 (2.87%) AquaLogic
13 9 (2.87%) MQSeries
13 9 (2.87%) Tuxedo
14 7 (2.23%) SharePoint
15 6 (1.91%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.32%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.32%) Primavera
5 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (5.73%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (5.73%) Google App Engine
2 18 (5.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.27%) IaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.61%) SSL
2 48 (15.29%) HTTP
3 37 (11.78%) TCP/IP
4 33 (10.51%) FTP
5 28 (8.92%) Internet
6 27 (8.60%) DHCP
6 27 (8.60%) DNS
6 27 (8.60%) IPsec
7 6 (1.91%) WinSCP
8 4 (1.27%) SNMP
9 2 (0.64%) Intranet
10 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.51%) Relational Database
3 30 (9.55%) MongoDB
4 29 (9.24%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.01%) Oracle Database
5 22 (7.01%) RDBMS
6 19 (6.05%) MySQL
7 12 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.50%) PowerCenter
9 9 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.91%) Big Data
11 6 (1.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (1.91%) DB2
11 6 (1.91%) Easytrieve
11 6 (1.91%) MS Access
11 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (16.24%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.28%) Subversion
3 22 (7.01%) Selenium
4 20 (6.37%) Cucumber
5 17 (5.41%) JIRA
6 15 (4.78%) CA Gen
7 14 (4.46%) Eclipse
8 11 (3.50%) JUnit
8 11 (3.50%) Log4j
9 9 (2.87%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.55%) Maven
10 8 (2.55%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.91%) HP UFT
11 6 (1.91%) RSpec
12 5 (1.59%) JMeter
12 5 (1.59%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.27%) Ant
14 3 (0.96%) StarTeam
15 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (15.92%) Finance
2 24 (7.64%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.50%) Marketing
4 6 (1.91%) Banking
4 6 (1.91%) Games
5 5 (1.59%) Electronics
5 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 180 (57.32%) Developer
2 126 (40.13%) Java Developer
3 33 (10.51%) Architect
4 19 (6.05%) Analyst
5 18 (5.73%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.10%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.46%) Java Architect
8 13 (4.14%) Scrum Master
9 12 (3.82%) Digital Developer
9 12 (3.82%) Scala Developer
9 12 (3.82%) Technical Architect
10 11 (3.50%) Applications Developer
11 10 (3.18%) Agile Developer
12 9 (2.87%) Agile Java Developer
12 9 (2.87%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.87%) Node.js Developer
13 8 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.55%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.55%) Web Engineer
14 7 (2.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (29.30%) .NET
1 92 (29.30%) HTML
2 86 (27.39%) J2EE
3 78 (24.84%) CSS
4 59 (18.79%) Spring
5 41 (13.06%) Web Services
6 37 (11.78%) Servlets
7 33 (10.51%) XHTML
8 32 (10.19%) RESTful
9 31 (9.87%) HTML5
9 31 (9.87%) Java EE
9 31 (9.87%) XML
10 30 (9.55%) JSON
11 26 (8.28%) AngularJS
12 25 (7.96%) Hibernate
13 23 (7.32%) ASP.NET
13 23 (7.32%) jQuery
13 23 (7.32%) REST
13 23 (7.32%) SOAP
14 16 (5.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (3.18%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.55%) Social Media
6 6 (1.91%) VSAM
7 5 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.27%) Blog
8 4 (1.27%) PKI
8 4 (1.27%) User Experience
9 2 (0.64%) CESG
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Online Games
10 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 121 (38.54%) Linux
2 48 (15.29%) Unix
3 35 (11.15%) Windows
4 28 (8.92%) Mac OS X
5 26 (8.28%) AIX
6 24 (7.64%) Solaris
7 17 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.87%) OS/390
9 6 (1.91%) MVS
10 4 (1.27%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.27%) zOS
11 1 (0.32%) Android
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.02%) TDD
3 50 (15.92%) Configuration Management
4 42 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (12.10%) Scrum
6 31 (9.87%) Open Source
7 30 (9.55%) DevOps
8 27 (8.60%) BDD
8 27 (8.60%) Web Operations
9 26 (8.28%) MVC
9 26 (8.28%) Test Scripting
10 24 (7.64%) Mentoring
10 24 (7.64%) SDLC
11 23 (7.32%) SOA
12 22 (7.01%) Automated Testing
13 20 (6.37%) Integration Testing
14 19 (6.05%) User Stories
14 19 (6.05%) Web Design
15 17 (5.41%) Microservices
15 17 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 86 (27.39%) JavaScript
2 62 (19.75%) C#
3 61 (19.43%) Python
4 51 (16.24%) C++
4 51 (16.24%) Ruby
5 35 (11.15%) Scala
6 29 (9.24%) SQL
7 25 (7.96%) Perl
8 23 (7.32%) C
9 13 (4.14%) VB
10 11 (3.50%) COBOL
10 11 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.18%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.87%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.91%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.91%) CLIST
13 6 (1.91%) JCL
13 6 (1.91%) REXX
13 6 (1.91%) VBA
14 4 (1.27%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 54 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.69%) Degree
4 16 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (4.78%) OCA
5 15 (4.78%) OCAJ
5 15 (4.78%) OCP
5 15 (4.78%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.59%) PMP
6 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.27%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.27%) ISEB
7 4 (1.27%) OCPJP
7 4 (1.27%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.87%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (2.87%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) WCAG
3 1 (0.32%) GPG13
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (8.92%) Xen
3 6 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.91%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Docker
6 1 (0.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.14%) Puppet
3 4 (1.27%) StatsD
3 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.64%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 84 (26.75%) Oracle
2 46 (14.65%) Microsoft
3 30 (9.55%) VMware
4 27 (8.60%) Axway
5 21 (6.69%) IBM
6 18 (5.73%) Google
7 15 (4.78%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.78%) Sun
8 13 (4.14%) Informatica
9 12 (3.82%) SAP
10 11 (3.50%) Genesys
11 10 (3.18%) CA
12 9 (2.87%) Fujitsu
12 9 (2.87%) HP
12 9 (2.87%) Metastorm
13 7 (2.23%) Micro Focus
14 6 (1.91%) Siebel
15 5 (1.59%) ServiceNow
16 4 (1.27%) Tableau
17 3 (0.96%) Apigee
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