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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 121 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.41% 5.38% 8.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.03% 19.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 9 23
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£350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
310 100 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.60% 28.33% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 44 63
Average daily rate £350 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £387 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 7
Average hourly rate £14.13 £32.50 £17.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.53% +90.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 108 £350 +3.70% 33
Durham +1 6 £250 -41.17% 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.53%) UNIX
3 55 (28.95%) C#
3 55 (28.95%) Ruby
4 52 (27.37%) Spring
5 51 (26.84%) HTML
6 50 (26.32%) Oracle
7 49 (25.79%) Python
7 49 (25.79%) Scala
8 47 (24.74%) CSS
9 43 (22.63%) SQL
9 43 (22.63%) Linux
10 38 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 34 (17.89%) TDD
12 33 (17.37%) Scrum
12 33 (17.37%) JSON
12 33 (17.37%) REST
13 32 (16.84%) Web Services
13 32 (16.84%) JUnit
14 30 (15.79%) HTML5
15 29 (15.26%) WebLogic
15 29 (15.26%) Subversion
16 28 (14.74%) jQuery
16 28 (14.74%) Git (software)
17 27 (14.21%) Automated Testing
17 27 (14.21%) JBoss
18 26 (13.68%) Finance
18 26 (13.68%) Selenium
18 26 (13.68%) Ajax
19 25 (13.16%) CSS3

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (15.26%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.32%) Apache
2 12 (6.32%) SAS
3 9 (4.74%) AquaLogic
4 6 (3.16%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.58%) Documentum
7 3 (1.58%) FileNet
8 2 (1.05%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.05%) Mule
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.53%) IIS
9 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (3.68%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.00%) HTTP
2 10 (5.26%) Intranet
3 9 (4.74%) Internet
4 6 (3.16%) LDAP
5 3 (1.58%) SSL
5 3 (1.58%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.63%) Oracle Database
2 15 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.32%) MySQL
4 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.16%) DB2
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.05%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (16.84%) JUnit
2 29 (15.26%) Subversion
3 28 (14.74%) Git (software)
4 26 (13.68%) Selenium
5 20 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.32%) PVCS
7 11 (5.79%) Maven
7 11 (5.79%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.79%) WebDriver
8 10 (5.26%) PHPUnit
8 10 (5.26%) RSpec
9 8 (4.21%) Hudson
9 8 (4.21%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.58%) Ant
12 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 26 (13.68%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.74%) Marketing
4 8 (4.21%) Electronics
4 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.68%) Games
6 4 (2.11%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 112 (58.95%) Developer
2 43 (22.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.47%) Senior Developer
4 13 (6.84%) Applications Support
4 13 (6.84%) Software Engineer
5 9 (4.74%) PHP Developer
5 9 (4.74%) Analyst
5 9 (4.74%) Scala Developer
6 8 (4.21%) Consultant
6 8 (4.21%) DBA
7 7 (3.68%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (2.63%) Lead Developer
8 5 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 5 (2.63%) Applications Developer
8 5 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.11%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (2.11%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.37%) Spring
2 51 (26.84%) HTML
3 47 (24.74%) CSS
4 33 (17.37%) JSON
4 33 (17.37%) REST
5 32 (16.84%) Web Services
6 30 (15.79%) HTML5
7 28 (14.74%) jQuery
8 26 (13.68%) Ajax
9 25 (13.16%) CSS3
10 24 (12.63%) JMS
11 23 (12.11%) XML
11 23 (12.11%) RESTful
12 19 (10.00%) J2EE
13 16 (8.42%) SOAP
13 16 (8.42%) Apache CXF
14 15 (7.89%) Play Framework
14 15 (7.89%) Java EE
15 14 (7.37%) Middleware
16 10 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 8 (4.21%) GIS
3 8 (4.21%) DTV
4 7 (3.68%) Open Source
5 5 (2.63%) Statistics
6 3 (1.58%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.53%) UNIX
2 43 (22.63%) Linux
3 19 (10.00%) Windows
4 15 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.32%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.58%) AIX
6 3 (1.58%) Android
7 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.05%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.89%) TDD
3 33 (17.37%) Scrum
4 27 (14.21%) Automated Testing
5 19 (10.00%) SOA
5 19 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 18 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.89%) Web Development
7 15 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 13 (6.84%) Test Automation
9 12 (6.32%) BDD
9 12 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (6.32%) Web Design
10 11 (5.79%) MVC
11 10 (5.26%) Line Management
11 10 (5.26%) Automation Testing
11 10 (5.26%) OOP
11 10 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.95%) C#
1 55 (28.95%) Ruby
2 49 (25.79%) Python
2 49 (25.79%) Scala
3 43 (22.63%) SQL
4 38 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.11%) C++
6 16 (8.42%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.26%) PHP
7 10 (5.26%) PHP5
8 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.58%) Perl
9 3 (1.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.53%) ABAP
10 1 (0.53%) Delphi
10 1 (0.53%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 17 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.58%) ISEB
3 3 (1.58%) Degree
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) APMP
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) QA
2 8 (4.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) OpenView
2 5 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.63%) Puppet
2 5 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.58%) Nagios
3 3 (1.58%) Ganglia
3 3 (1.58%) collectd
4 2 (1.05%) OVSD
5 1 (0.53%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 50 (26.32%) Oracle
2 27 (14.21%) JBoss
3 18 (9.47%) HP
4 15 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.74%) SAP
6 7 (3.68%) Business Objects
6 7 (3.68%) Informatica
7 3 (1.58%) Siebel
7 3 (1.58%) Sun
7 3 (1.58%) IBM
8 2 (1.05%) WSO2
8 2 (1.05%) Splunk
8 2 (1.05%) hybris
8 2 (1.05%) Axway
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.05%) Adobe
9 1 (0.53%) Lotus
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