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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 64 13 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.90% 3.87% 10.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.47% 14.77% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £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 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
233 88 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.31% 26.19% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 39 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Average hourly rate £23.88 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -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 25 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 25 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 +7 47 £325 -7.14% 41
Durham +3 7 £250 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 61 (42.07%) Oracle
2 43 (29.66%) UNIX
3 40 (27.59%) Spring
4 33 (22.76%) HTML
5 32 (22.07%) JBoss
6 31 (21.38%) Finance
6 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
7 30 (20.69%) Linux
7 30 (20.69%) .NET
8 29 (20.00%) SQL
8 29 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 28 (19.31%) CSS
10 26 (17.93%) SC Cleared
11 25 (17.24%) C#
12 24 (16.55%) C++
12 24 (16.55%) Middleware
12 24 (16.55%) Manufacturing
12 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (15.86%) Oracle Fusion
13 23 (15.86%) XML
14 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
15 21 (14.48%) TDD
16 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
16 20 (13.79%) Web Services
16 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
17 19 (13.10%) jQuery
18 18 (12.41%) Maven
18 18 (12.41%) Software Engineering
18 18 (12.41%) JUnit
18 18 (12.41%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (12.41%) SAS
2 17 (11.72%) WebLogic
3 16 (11.03%) WebSphere
4 11 (7.59%) Tuxedo
5 10 (6.90%) Mule
6 9 (6.21%) LiveCycle
7 7 (4.83%) Apache
8 4 (2.76%) FileNet
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.38%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.38%) Documentum
10 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Office
2 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) LDAP
1 4 (2.76%) HTTP
1 4 (2.76%) SSL
1 4 (2.76%) Intranet
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) RTSP
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.41%) RDBMS
2 18 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.14%) MySQL
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (2.07%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 18 (12.41%) JUnit
2 18 (12.41%) Maven
3 15 (10.34%) Selenium
3 15 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.34%) Subversion
4 9 (6.21%) PVCS
5 7 (4.83%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.83%) Hudson
6 6 (4.14%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.14%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.45%) RSpec
8 4 (2.76%) StarTeam
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 24 (16.55%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.83%) Electronics
3 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.83%) Marketing
4 5 (3.45%) Games
5 4 (2.76%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (55.17%) Developer
2 35 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Analyst
5 12 (8.28%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.21%) SOA Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Applications Developer
8 7 (4.83%) Programmer
9 5 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (2.76%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Consultant
10 4 (2.76%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.76%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.76%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Java Programmer
11 3 (2.07%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Applications Support Consultant
11 3 (2.07%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Oracle Financials Developer
11 3 (2.07%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.59%) Spring
2 33 (22.76%) HTML
3 30 (20.69%) .NET
4 28 (19.31%) CSS
5 24 (16.55%) Middleware
6 23 (15.86%) XML
6 23 (15.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 20 (13.79%) Web Services
8 19 (13.10%) jQuery
9 17 (11.72%) Play Framework
10 15 (10.34%) XSLT
10 15 (10.34%) JMS
11 14 (9.66%) HTML5
12 13 (8.97%) Apache CXF
13 10 (6.90%) JSON
14 9 (6.21%) Ajax
14 9 (6.21%) J2EE
14 9 (6.21%) Java EE
14 9 (6.21%) REST
15 8 (5.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) DTV
1 7 (4.83%) GIS
2 6 (4.14%) Open Source
3 5 (3.45%) Statistics
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) PMI
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.66%) UNIX
2 30 (20.69%) Linux
3 12 (8.28%) Windows
4 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.76%) AIX
6 3 (2.07%) Android
7 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (14.48%) TDD
4 18 (12.41%) Software Engineering
4 18 (12.41%) SOA
5 17 (11.72%) Configuration Management
6 16 (11.03%) Integration Testing
7 14 (9.66%) Scrum
8 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.90%) ITIL
9 10 (6.90%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.21%) OO
11 8 (5.52%) MVC
11 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.52%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.52%) User Stories
12 7 (4.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (4.83%) Automated Testing
13 6 (4.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) SQL
2 25 (17.24%) C#
3 24 (16.55%) C++
4 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.72%) Scala
6 14 (9.66%) Ruby
7 11 (7.59%) C
8 10 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.90%) Python
9 9 (6.21%) PL/1
9 9 (6.21%) COBOL
9 9 (6.21%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.45%) PHP
11 4 (2.76%) Perl
11 4 (2.76%) PHP5
12 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.69%) Pascal
12 1 (0.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.34%) Degree
4 4 (2.76%) ISEB
5 3 (2.07%) OCAJ
5 3 (2.07%) OCP
5 3 (2.07%) OCA
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.69%) PMP
7 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.69%) GIAC
7 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.69%) CEH
7 1 (0.69%) CISMP
7 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) APMP
7 1 (0.69%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.38%) Puppet
1 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) OpenView
2 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (42.07%) Oracle
2 32 (22.07%) JBoss
3 12 (8.28%) TIBCO
4 10 (6.90%) Adobe
4 10 (6.90%) WSO2
5 9 (6.21%) Curam
6 7 (4.83%) SAP
6 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.45%) HP
7 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.76%) Borland
8 4 (2.76%) Informatica
8 4 (2.76%) Sun
8 4 (2.76%) Siebel
8 4 (2.76%) IBM
8 4 (2.76%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.07%) Axway
9 3 (2.07%) hybris
10 1 (0.69%) Lotus
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