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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 131 126 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.71% 16.24% 10.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.99% 43.00% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 84 32
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
468 293 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.69% 37.76% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 202 130
Median daily rate £320 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.29 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -22 122 £350 - 21
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Java.

1 169 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (33.44%) Linux
3 93 (30.19%) Oracle
4 92 (29.87%) JavaScript
5 77 (25.00%) HTML
6 72 (23.38%) .NET
7 68 (22.08%) J2EE
8 61 (19.81%) CSS
9 60 (19.48%) Windows
10 59 (19.16%) Unix
11 55 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 53 (17.21%) C#
13 52 (16.88%) TDD
14 48 (15.58%) Configuration Management
14 48 (15.58%) Spring
15 44 (14.29%) WebLogic
16 43 (13.96%) AIX
17 41 (13.31%) SSL
17 41 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (12.66%) Perl
19 38 (12.34%) SQL Server
19 38 (12.34%) Red Hat
19 38 (12.34%) Node.js
20 37 (12.01%) Scrum
21 36 (11.69%) Solaris
21 36 (11.69%) Jenkins
21 36 (11.69%) HTML5
22 34 (11.04%) WebSphere
22 34 (11.04%) Axway
22 34 (11.04%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 38 (12.34%) Node.js
3 34 (11.04%) Apache
3 34 (11.04%) WebSphere
4 32 (10.39%) JBoss
5 26 (8.44%) Tomcat
6 25 (8.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (6.49%) IIS
8 18 (5.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 17 (5.52%) Oracle Application Server
10 15 (4.87%) nginx
11 14 (4.55%) Jetty
12 12 (3.90%) MQSeries
13 11 (3.57%) Confluence
13 11 (3.57%) Oracle 10gAS
14 10 (3.25%) PowerExchange
15 8 (2.60%) iPlanet
15 8 (2.60%) Tuxedo
16 7 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (1.95%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.62%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.30%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.65%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.32%) Primavera
6 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) IaaS
2 4 (1.30%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.31%) SSL
2 29 (9.42%) HTTP
3 25 (8.12%) TCP/IP
4 21 (6.82%) Internet
5 20 (6.49%) FTP
6 16 (5.19%) Network Security
7 14 (4.55%) LDAP
8 12 (3.90%) DHCP
8 12 (3.90%) DNS
8 12 (3.90%) IPsec
9 9 (2.92%) SAN
10 8 (2.60%) BIG-IP
10 8 (2.60%) Firewall
10 8 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.95%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.97%) SNMP
13 2 (0.65%) NAS
13 2 (0.65%) SSH
14 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.42%) Oracle Database
3 27 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 26 (8.44%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (5.84%) NoSQL
7 16 (5.19%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.57%) DB2
8 11 (3.57%) PowerCenter
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 6 (1.95%) Easytrieve
10 6 (1.95%) MS Access
10 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.62%) Big Data
11 5 (1.62%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 27 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.79%) Cucumber
4 21 (6.82%) Subversion
5 20 (6.49%) Selenium
6 16 (5.19%) Eclipse
6 16 (5.19%) JIRA
7 15 (4.87%) Travis CI
8 14 (4.55%) JUnit
9 12 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.57%) Log4j
10 11 (3.57%) Maven
11 10 (3.25%) HP UFT
11 10 (3.25%) LoadRunner
12 8 (2.60%) WebDriver
13 7 (2.27%) Facilita Forecast
14 6 (1.95%) Ant
15 5 (1.62%) StarTeam
16 4 (1.30%) Mockito
16 4 (1.30%) RSpec
General
1 29 (9.42%) Finance
2 12 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.92%) Marketing
4 8 (2.60%) Banking
5 5 (1.62%) Games
6 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 161 (52.27%) Developer
2 112 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 26 (8.44%) Architect
4 18 (5.84%) Scala Developer
5 16 (5.19%) Tester
6 14 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 14 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (4.22%) Analyst
8 12 (3.90%) Applications Developer
9 11 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.25%) Consultant
10 10 (3.25%) Java Architect
11 8 (2.60%) Business Analyst
11 8 (2.60%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.60%) Java Scala Developer
11 8 (2.60%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.60%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (2.27%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (25.00%) HTML
2 72 (23.38%) .NET
3 68 (22.08%) J2EE
4 61 (19.81%) CSS
5 48 (15.58%) Spring
6 36 (11.69%) HTML5
7 33 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 31 (10.06%) Web Services
9 30 (9.74%) jQuery
10 29 (9.42%) ASP.NET
11 24 (7.79%) Hibernate
11 24 (7.79%) RESTful
12 21 (6.82%) JSON
12 21 (6.82%) XML
13 18 (5.84%) REST
13 18 (5.84%) SOAP
14 15 (4.87%) .NET Framework
14 15 (4.87%) Java EE
14 15 (4.87%) JSP
15 14 (4.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.60%) DataPower
5 8 (2.60%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.95%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.95%) VSAM
8 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.62%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.62%) Social Media
8 5 (1.62%) User Experience
9 4 (1.30%) Blog
9 4 (1.30%) Clustering
9 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.97%) CESG
10 3 (0.97%) PKI
11 2 (0.65%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 103 (33.44%) Linux
2 60 (19.48%) Windows
3 59 (19.16%) Unix
4 43 (13.96%) AIX
5 36 (11.69%) Solaris
6 32 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.90%) Mac OS X
9 11 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.27%) OS/390
11 6 (1.95%) MVS
11 6 (1.95%) zOS
12 3 (0.97%) HPUX
12 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.65%) VME
14 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.88%) TDD
3 48 (15.58%) Configuration Management
4 41 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (12.01%) Scrum
6 29 (9.42%) Web Development
7 27 (8.77%) ITIL
7 27 (8.77%) Open Source
8 25 (8.12%) MVC
8 25 (8.12%) Test Scripting
9 24 (7.79%) BDD
10 23 (7.47%) Automated Testing
10 23 (7.47%) OO
10 23 (7.47%) SOA
11 22 (7.14%) DevOps
12 20 (6.49%) SDLC
12 20 (6.49%) Unit Testing
13 19 (6.17%) Integration Testing
13 19 (6.17%) Microservices
14 18 (5.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.87%) JavaScript
2 53 (17.21%) C#
3 39 (12.66%) Perl
4 34 (11.04%) Python
5 31 (10.06%) SQL
6 30 (9.74%) Scala
7 29 (9.42%) C++
8 27 (8.77%) VB
9 25 (8.12%) C
10 21 (6.82%) Ruby
11 17 (5.52%) Shell Script
12 13 (4.22%) COBOL
13 11 (3.57%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.92%) PHP
15 8 (2.60%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.95%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.95%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.95%) JCL
16 6 (1.95%) REXX
16 6 (1.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 31 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (3.25%) Degree
4 10 (3.25%) OCA
4 10 (3.25%) OCAJ
4 10 (3.25%) OCP
5 6 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.30%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.65%) AAT
9 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) ISEB
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) PMP
10 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.52%) QA
2 13 (4.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.25%) SLA
4 8 (2.60%) JSP 440
4 8 (2.60%) WCAG
5 4 (1.30%) WAI
6 2 (0.65%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.22%) Xen
3 8 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.95%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (1.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (1.62%) Docker
6 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (6.17%) Puppet
3 8 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (2.60%) Tivoli
3 8 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (1.30%) OpenView
6 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.65%) Kibana
6 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.65%) Netcool
6 2 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 93 (30.19%) Oracle
2 38 (12.34%) Red Hat
3 34 (11.04%) Axway
4 31 (10.06%) Microsoft
5 29 (9.42%) IBM
6 27 (8.77%) Sun
7 23 (7.47%) HP
8 21 (6.82%) VMware
9 19 (6.17%) Informatica
10 14 (4.55%) CA
10 14 (4.55%) Siebel
11 12 (3.90%) ServiceNow
12 11 (3.57%) Genesys
13 9 (2.92%) Micro Focus
13 9 (2.92%) SAP
14 8 (2.60%) BEA
14 8 (2.60%) Cisco
14 8 (2.60%) F5
15 7 (2.27%) TIBCO
16 6 (1.95%) Fujitsu
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