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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 122 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.75% 12.22% 10.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.20% 38.05% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 22 27
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£390 £264 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.86% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -3.47%
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
328 113 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.66% 32.10% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 52 66
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £21.55 £18.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 -1 113 £400 +53.84% 15
Durham -12 3 £250 -41.17% 4
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 114 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (38.84%) Scala
3 83 (37.05%) Ruby
4 81 (36.16%) Linux
5 78 (34.82%) Python
6 75 (33.48%) HTML
7 68 (30.36%) UNIX
8 57 (25.45%) C#
8 57 (25.45%) Spring
9 56 (25.00%) CSS
10 53 (23.66%) JSON
11 52 (23.21%) Oracle
12 48 (21.43%) SQL
12 48 (21.43%) HTML5
13 45 (20.09%) Scrum
14 43 (19.20%) JavaScript
14 43 (19.20%) RESTful
15 38 (16.96%) Relational Database
16 36 (16.07%) REST
16 36 (16.07%) Mentoring
17 35 (15.63%) TDD
18 33 (14.73%) Subversion
18 33 (14.73%) J2EE
18 33 (14.73%) WebLogic
18 33 (14.73%) Open Source
19 32 (14.29%) Selenium
19 32 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 31 (13.84%) Finance
21 30 (13.39%) Web Services
21 30 (13.39%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (14.73%) WebLogic
2 22 (9.82%) JBoss
3 18 (8.04%) Confluence
4 16 (7.14%) SAS
5 13 (5.80%) AquaLogic
6 12 (5.36%) Apache
7 5 (2.23%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.23%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (1.34%) Documentum
8 3 (1.34%) CMS
9 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.45%) Jetty
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.05%) HTTP
2 8 (3.57%) Intranet
2 8 (3.57%) Internet
3 5 (2.23%) LDAP
4 4 (1.79%) SAN
5 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.89%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.96%) Relational Database
2 26 (11.61%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.70%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.57%) MySQL
7 7 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.23%) DB2
10 4 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (14.73%) Subversion
2 32 (14.29%) Selenium
2 32 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 30 (13.39%) JUnit
4 26 (11.61%) Jenkins
5 19 (8.48%) JIRA
6 16 (7.14%) PVCS
7 10 (4.46%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.02%) Maven
9 8 (3.57%) Hudson
9 8 (3.57%) PHPUnit
10 5 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.23%) RSpec
10 5 (2.23%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.23%) Ant
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (13.84%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.46%) Marketing
4 7 (3.13%) Electronics
4 7 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.79%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.89%) Games
6 2 (0.89%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 123 (54.91%) Developer
2 52 (23.21%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.05%) Senior Developer
4 20 (8.93%) Scala Developer
5 18 (8.04%) Architect
6 13 (5.80%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.46%) Analyst
8 10 (4.46%) Lead Architect
8 10 (4.46%) Digital Architect
8 10 (4.46%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.02%) DBA
10 8 (3.57%) Consultant
10 8 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
10 8 (3.57%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.13%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (33.48%) HTML
2 57 (25.45%) Spring
3 56 (25.00%) CSS
4 53 (23.66%) JSON
5 48 (21.43%) HTML5
6 43 (19.20%) RESTful
7 36 (16.07%) REST
8 33 (14.73%) J2EE
9 30 (13.39%) Ajax
9 30 (13.39%) Web Services
9 30 (13.39%) CSS3
10 26 (11.61%) Django
10 26 (11.61%) SOAP
11 25 (11.16%) jQuery
12 22 (9.82%) XML
13 21 (9.38%) JMS
14 20 (8.93%) Java EE
15 16 (7.14%) Middleware
16 14 (6.25%) Play Framework
17 13 (5.80%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.73%) Open Source
2 14 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.57%) GIS
4 7 (3.13%) DTV
5 5 (2.23%) Statistics
6 4 (1.79%) Clustering
6 4 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) AS400
7 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.45%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.16%) Linux
2 68 (30.36%) UNIX
3 22 (9.82%) Windows
4 19 (8.48%) Mac OS X
5 16 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.13%) VME
7 3 (1.34%) Android
8 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.09%) Scrum
3 36 (16.07%) Mentoring
4 35 (15.63%) TDD
5 28 (12.50%) Web Development
6 26 (11.61%) Automated Testing
7 23 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (9.82%) SOA
9 21 (9.38%) Configuration Management
10 18 (8.04%) Web Design
10 18 (8.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.36%) BDD
13 11 (4.91%) Line Management
13 11 (4.91%) MVC
13 11 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.46%) ITIL
14 10 (4.46%) OOP
14 10 (4.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.84%) Scala
2 83 (37.05%) Ruby
3 78 (34.82%) Python
4 57 (25.45%) C#
5 48 (21.43%) SQL
6 43 (19.20%) JavaScript
7 24 (10.71%) PL/SQL
8 16 (7.14%) C++
9 10 (4.46%) PHP
10 8 (3.57%) PHP5
11 7 (3.13%) COBOL
12 6 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.89%) C
15 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) OCP
4 1 (0.45%) OCA
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.45%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) SLA
2 7 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (8.48%) Puppet
1 19 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.70%) OpenView
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.34%) Nagios
4 3 (1.34%) collectd
4 3 (1.34%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.89%) OVSD
6 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 52 (23.21%) Oracle
2 21 (9.38%) HP
3 16 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.57%) SAP
5 7 (3.13%) Informatica
6 5 (2.23%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.23%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.34%) Google
7 3 (1.34%) Splunk
8 2 (0.89%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.45%) hybris
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