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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 12 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Java 62 63 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.16% 12.86% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.07% 28.90% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 2
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£325 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
229 218 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.54% 44.49% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 133 34
Average daily rate £330 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £34.00 £18.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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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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 +5 55 £325 +35.41% 23
Durham - 3 £368 - 2
Teesside - - - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 94 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (50.00%) Linux
3 65 (35.71%) Scala
4 64 (35.16%) HTML
5 60 (32.97%) UNIX
6 58 (31.87%) Ruby
7 53 (29.12%) Python
8 47 (25.82%) Oracle
9 46 (25.27%) CSS
10 42 (23.08%) SQL
10 42 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 39 (21.43%) RESTful
12 38 (20.88%) Security Cleared
12 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
13 37 (20.33%) JSON
14 36 (19.78%) Open Source
15 35 (19.23%) Mentoring
16 33 (18.13%) HTML5
16 33 (18.13%) Scrum
16 33 (18.13%) Finance
17 32 (17.58%) Spring
18 31 (17.03%) Subversion
18 31 (17.03%) Web Development
18 31 (17.03%) Git (software)
18 31 (17.03%) J2EE
18 31 (17.03%) HTTP
19 29 (15.93%) SOAP
19 29 (15.93%) WebLogic
20 28 (15.38%) Oracle Database
21 27 (14.84%) Configuration Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (15.93%) WebLogic
2 18 (9.89%) AquaLogic
2 18 (9.89%) Confluence
3 12 (6.59%) JBoss
4 9 (4.95%) Node.js
4 9 (4.95%) SAS
5 7 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.75%) Tuxedo
7 4 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.20%) CMS
8 2 (1.10%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.55%) Jetty
9 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.55%) Mule
9 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Project
1 1 (0.55%) MS Office
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.03%) HTTP
2 7 (3.85%) LDAP
2 7 (3.85%) SAN
3 3 (1.65%) SSL
3 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 28 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 21 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.44%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.04%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (4.40%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.20%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.65%) MySQL
8 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (17.03%) Subversion
1 31 (17.03%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.09%) Selenium
3 19 (10.44%) JIRA
4 17 (9.34%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.04%) JUnit
6 8 (4.40%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.85%) Ant
8 6 (3.30%) PVCS
9 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.65%) WATIR
10 3 (1.65%) Sahi
10 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.10%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.10%) Maven
11 2 (1.10%) StarTeam
11 2 (1.10%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.55%) Hudson
General
1 33 (18.13%) Finance
2 12 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.85%) Marketing
4 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.65%) Electronics
5 3 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (46.70%) Developer
2 40 (21.98%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.99%) Architect
4 18 (9.89%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.24%) Analyst
6 13 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.59%) Scala Developer
8 10 (5.49%) Digital Architect
8 10 (5.49%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.49%) Lead Architect
9 8 (4.40%) Consultant
9 8 (4.40%) ScrumMaster
9 8 (4.40%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.85%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst
11 6 (3.30%) Lead Software Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Software Support Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Administrator
11 6 (3.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (35.16%) HTML
2 46 (25.27%) CSS
3 39 (21.43%) RESTful
4 37 (20.33%) JSON
5 33 (18.13%) HTML5
6 32 (17.58%) Spring
7 31 (17.03%) J2EE
8 29 (15.93%) SOAP
9 26 (14.29%) Django
10 23 (12.64%) Web Services
11 19 (10.44%) REST
11 19 (10.44%) CSS3
12 18 (9.89%) Middleware
12 18 (9.89%) Java EE
12 18 (9.89%) Ajax
13 17 (9.34%) XML
14 13 (7.14%) jQuery
15 12 (6.59%) JPA
16 9 (4.95%) Mustache
16 9 (4.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.78%) Open Source
2 14 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.30%) Clustering
4 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.65%) DTV
5 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) GIS
7 1 (0.55%) AS400
7 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 91 (50.00%) Linux
2 60 (32.97%) UNIX
3 25 (13.74%) Mac OS X
4 18 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.24%) VME
6 10 (5.49%) Windows
7 3 (1.65%) HPUX
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 33 (18.13%) Scrum
4 31 (17.03%) Web Development
5 27 (14.84%) Configuration Management
6 24 (13.19%) Web Design
6 24 (13.19%) TDD
6 24 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (12.64%) SOA
8 21 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.69%) MVC
9 14 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 13 (7.14%) ITIL
11 12 (6.59%) Migration
11 12 (6.59%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.59%) DevOps
12 11 (6.04%) BDD
13 10 (5.49%) Integration Testing
14 9 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.71%) Scala
2 58 (31.87%) Ruby
3 53 (29.12%) Python
4 42 (23.08%) SQL
5 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
6 26 (14.29%) C#
7 18 (9.89%) PL/SQL
8 15 (8.24%) COBOL
9 7 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 6 (3.30%) PHP
11 3 (1.65%) C++
12 2 (1.10%) C
12 2 (1.10%) Perl
12 2 (1.10%) VBA
12 2 (1.10%) PHP5
13 1 (0.55%) XPath
13 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 38 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.20%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.20%) VCP4
4 2 (1.10%) OCP
4 2 (1.10%) OCA
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.10%) Degree
4 2 (1.10%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.75%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) HL7
3 1 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.55%) KVM
2 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) Puppet
2 17 (9.34%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (25.82%) Oracle
2 21 (11.54%) HP
3 18 (9.89%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.59%) Informatica
5 11 (6.04%) Micro Focus
6 6 (3.30%) Splunk
7 5 (2.75%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.75%) SAP
8 3 (1.65%) Google
8 3 (1.65%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.55%) hybris
10 1 (0.55%) InterSystems
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco
10 1 (0.55%) Sybase
10 1 (0.55%) Borland
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix
10 1 (0.55%) Juniper
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