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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 15 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 149 138 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.97% 13.02% 17.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.11% 38.55% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 67
Median daily rate £350 £428 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +31.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
450 358 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.14% 33.77% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 241 168
Median daily rate £330 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -8 139 £350 -17.64% 27
Durham +3 1 £315 -1.56% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 141 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (30.94%) Linux
3 81 (29.14%) JavaScript
4 76 (27.34%) Unix
5 72 (25.90%) Windows
6 69 (24.82%) Security Cleared
7 59 (21.22%) TDD
8 58 (20.86%) Oracle
9 57 (20.50%) SQL
10 55 (19.78%) HTML
11 54 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (19.06%) WebLogic
13 52 (18.71%) C#
13 52 (18.71%) SC Cleared
14 50 (17.99%) J2EE
14 50 (17.99%) Solaris
15 49 (17.63%) AIX
16 48 (17.27%) C
17 47 (16.91%) CSS
18 45 (16.19%) Perl
18 45 (16.19%) Node.js
19 44 (15.83%) Scrum
20 43 (15.47%) .NET
21 42 (15.11%) BDD
22 41 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
23 40 (14.39%) ITIL
24 39 (14.03%) VB
25 38 (13.67%) Python
25 38 (13.67%) IBM
25 38 (13.67%) Configuration Management

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 53 (19.06%) WebLogic
2 27 (9.71%) WebSphere
3 24 (8.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 21 (7.55%) JBoss
4 21 (7.55%) MQSeries
5 18 (6.47%) Tuxedo
6 17 (6.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 14 (5.04%) Oracle Application Server
8 12 (4.32%) Apache
8 12 (4.32%) AquaLogic
9 11 (3.96%) Tomcat
10 10 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (2.88%) iPlanet
12 7 (2.52%) OpenStack
12 7 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (1.80%) Confluence
14 4 (1.44%) FileNet
14 4 (1.44%) IIS
14 4 (1.44%) nginx
15 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.32%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (2.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.52%) GitHub
3 5 (1.80%) IaaS
4 4 (1.44%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.72%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.72%) Linode
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.27%) LDAP
1 23 (8.27%) SSL
2 16 (5.76%) Network Security
3 11 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.24%) SAN
5 8 (2.88%) BIG-IP
5 8 (2.88%) Firewall
5 8 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.16%) HTTP
6 6 (2.16%) Internet
7 4 (1.44%) FTP
8 2 (0.72%) DHCP
8 2 (0.72%) DNS
8 2 (0.72%) IPsec
8 2 (0.72%) NAS
8 2 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.91%) MongoDB
2 20 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.80%) MySQL
8 4 (1.44%) DB2
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.72%) Big Data
10 2 (0.72%) DataStage
10 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.36%) Redis
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.87%) Jenkins
3 25 (8.99%) Cucumber
4 23 (8.27%) Subversion
5 22 (7.91%) Maven
6 18 (6.47%) Selenium
7 12 (4.32%) HP UFT
8 11 (3.96%) GitLab
9 9 (3.24%) JIRA
9 9 (3.24%) Protractor
9 9 (3.24%) webpack
10 8 (2.88%) GCC
10 8 (2.88%) GDB
10 8 (2.88%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.88%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.16%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.16%) Facilita Forecast
11 6 (2.16%) LoadRunner
11 6 (2.16%) Sahi
11 6 (2.16%) WATIR
General
1 13 (4.68%) Finance
2 11 (3.96%) Banking
2 11 (3.96%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.60%) Retail
4 5 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (0.72%) French Language
5 2 (0.72%) German Language
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (44.96%) Developer
2 79 (28.42%) Java Developer
3 26 (9.35%) Scala Developer
4 22 (7.91%) Java Scala Developer
5 17 (6.12%) Agile Developer
5 17 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (5.76%) Analyst
7 14 (5.04%) Tester
8 13 (4.68%) Architect
9 12 (4.32%) Consultant
10 11 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.60%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.24%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (2.88%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.88%) C++ Developer
13 8 (2.88%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Java Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.78%) HTML
2 50 (17.99%) J2EE
3 47 (16.91%) CSS
4 45 (16.19%) Node.js
5 43 (15.47%) .NET
6 35 (12.59%) AngularJS
6 35 (12.59%) XML
7 32 (11.51%) Web Services
8 29 (10.43%) Spring
9 28 (10.07%) HTML5
10 22 (7.91%) JSON
11 19 (6.83%) jQuery
11 19 (6.83%) Middleware
12 18 (6.47%) IBM Integration Bus
13 16 (5.76%) CSS3
13 16 (5.76%) RESTful
13 16 (5.76%) SOAP
14 15 (5.40%) EJB
14 15 (5.40%) REST
15 14 (5.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.43%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.96%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.88%) DataPower
4 8 (2.88%) Digital Media
4 8 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (2.52%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.52%) User Experience
6 5 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.44%) Clustering
7 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.44%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.94%) Linux
2 76 (27.34%) Unix
3 72 (25.90%) Windows
4 50 (17.99%) Solaris
5 49 (17.63%) AIX
6 32 (11.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (11.15%) Windows Server
8 17 (6.12%) OS/390
9 12 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.88%) HPUX
10 8 (2.88%) zOS
11 6 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.80%) CentOS
12 5 (1.80%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.72%) Android
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (21.22%) TDD
3 54 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (15.83%) Scrum
5 42 (15.11%) BDD
6 40 (14.39%) ITIL
7 38 (13.67%) Configuration Management
8 33 (11.87%) Open Source
9 27 (9.71%) OO
9 27 (9.71%) Web Development
10 24 (8.63%) Microservices
10 24 (8.63%) Problem Management
11 21 (7.55%) Release Management
12 20 (7.19%) Change Management
12 20 (7.19%) DevOps
12 20 (7.19%) QMS
13 19 (6.83%) Integration Testing
13 19 (6.83%) Project Management
13 19 (6.83%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (6.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.14%) JavaScript
2 57 (20.50%) SQL
3 52 (18.71%) C#
4 48 (17.27%) C
5 45 (16.19%) Perl
6 39 (14.03%) VB
7 38 (13.67%) Python
8 37 (13.31%) C++
9 32 (11.51%) Ruby
10 21 (7.55%) Scala
11 19 (6.83%) Shell Script
12 15 (5.40%) PHP
13 8 (2.88%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.16%) Groovy
15 5 (1.80%) Clojure
15 5 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.80%) VBScript
16 4 (1.44%) Bourne shell
16 4 (1.44%) Korn
16 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (24.82%) Security Cleared
2 52 (18.71%) SC Cleared
3 29 (10.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.44%) Degree
4 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.72%) AAT
7 1 (0.36%) MCAD
7 1 (0.36%) MCSD
7 1 (0.36%) MCTS
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.27%) QA
2 17 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (3.96%) SLA
4 8 (2.88%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.44%) WCAG
6 3 (1.08%) WAI
7 1 (0.36%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (2.16%) Docker
4 5 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.44%) Xen
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) LXC
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (8.99%) Puppet
2 23 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.96%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.52%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (2.16%) Ansible
6 6 (2.16%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.80%) Nagios
8 4 (1.44%) OpenView
8 4 (1.44%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.08%) Netcool
9 3 (1.08%) OpenNMS
9 3 (1.08%) SCOM
10 2 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.72%) OVPA
Vendors
1 58 (20.86%) Oracle
2 38 (13.67%) IBM
3 35 (12.59%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.43%) HP
4 29 (10.43%) Sun
5 26 (9.35%) Red Hat
6 23 (8.27%) Axway
7 14 (5.04%) VMware
8 12 (4.32%) CA
8 12 (4.32%) Fujitsu
9 11 (3.96%) TIBCO
10 9 (3.24%) Siebel
11 8 (2.88%) BEA
11 8 (2.88%) Cisco
11 8 (2.88%) F5
12 7 (2.52%) Informatica
12 7 (2.52%) SaltStack
12 7 (2.52%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.44%) Cognos
13 4 (1.44%) Rackspace
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