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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Java 118 63 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.87% 12.05% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.27% 27.75% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 7
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
293 227 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.95% 43.40% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 146 40
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -26.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 107 £398 +22.30% 22
Durham -10 5 £488 +95.00% 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (38.71%) Linux
3 69 (31.80%) SQL
4 61 (28.11%) Open Source
5 58 (26.73%) TDD
6 56 (25.81%) Oracle
6 56 (25.81%) RESTful
7 52 (23.96%) Web Services
8 50 (23.04%) HTML
9 48 (22.12%) Spring
9 48 (22.12%) Scala
10 46 (21.20%) Ruby
10 46 (21.20%) J2EE
11 44 (20.28%) NoSQL
11 44 (20.28%) Selenium
12 43 (19.82%) JSON
12 43 (19.82%) MongoDB
12 43 (19.82%) Python
13 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
14 38 (17.51%) Jenkins
15 35 (16.13%) Puppet
16 34 (15.67%) WebLogic
17 33 (15.21%) UNIX
17 33 (15.21%) Opscode Chef
18 32 (14.75%) Finance
19 30 (13.82%) QA
20 29 (13.36%) XML
21 27 (12.44%) Django
21 27 (12.44%) Oracle Database
22 26 (11.98%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (15.67%) WebLogic
2 23 (10.60%) Confluence
3 17 (7.83%) JBoss
4 16 (7.37%) Apache
5 13 (5.99%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.53%) WebSphere
7 11 (5.07%) AquaLogic
8 7 (3.23%) nginx
9 6 (2.76%) Jetty
9 6 (2.76%) IIS
10 5 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.30%) FileNet
11 4 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.38%) Oracle 10gAS
13 2 (0.92%) SAS
13 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.92%) Node.js
14 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.46%) WordPress
14 1 (0.46%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) Windchill
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.76%) Google App Engine
4 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.68%) LDAP
2 12 (5.53%) SSL
3 10 (4.61%) HTTP
3 10 (4.61%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.23%) DNS
5 6 (2.76%) DHCP
5 6 (2.76%) FTP
5 6 (2.76%) IPsec
6 5 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.84%) Network Security
8 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.46%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.28%) NoSQL
2 43 (19.82%) MongoDB
3 27 (12.44%) Oracle Database
4 26 (11.98%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.76%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.61%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.69%) MySQL
8 5 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.92%) Big Data
11 2 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (20.28%) Selenium
2 38 (17.51%) Jenkins
3 26 (11.98%) JIRA
4 23 (10.60%) Cucumber
5 19 (8.76%) Ant
6 12 (5.53%) JUnit
7 11 (5.07%) WebDriver
8 10 (4.61%) Subversion
9 8 (3.69%) HP UFT
9 8 (3.69%) RSpec
10 5 (2.30%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.30%) Sahi
10 5 (2.30%) WATIR
10 5 (2.30%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.38%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.38%) JMeter
13 2 (0.92%) Maven
13 2 (0.92%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 32 (14.75%) Finance
2 15 (6.91%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.30%) Electronics
4 5 (2.30%) Marketing
5 4 (1.84%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (30.41%) Developer
2 51 (23.50%) Architect
3 48 (22.12%) Java Developer
4 30 (13.82%) Technical Architect
5 22 (10.14%) Digital Architect
6 21 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (8.76%) Analyst
8 14 (6.45%) Senior Architect
9 13 (5.99%) Digital Technical Architect
10 12 (5.53%) Senior Technical Architect
11 10 (4.61%) Administrator
12 8 (3.69%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.69%) QA Analyst
12 8 (3.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.23%) Senior Digital Architect
13 7 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.23%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.23%) Project Manager
14 6 (2.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.81%) RESTful
2 52 (23.96%) Web Services
3 50 (23.04%) HTML
4 48 (22.12%) Spring
5 46 (21.20%) J2EE
6 43 (19.82%) JSON
7 29 (13.36%) XML
8 27 (12.44%) Django
9 26 (11.98%) HTML5
10 24 (11.06%) SOAP
11 20 (9.22%) CSS
12 18 (8.29%) JMS
12 18 (8.29%) Play Framework
13 17 (7.83%) .NET
14 15 (6.91%) Middleware
15 14 (6.45%) Hibernate
16 12 (5.53%) Java EE
16 12 (5.53%) JNDI
16 12 (5.53%) JDBC
17 11 (5.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.76%) User Experience
2 12 (5.53%) Clustering
3 10 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.15%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.69%) Social Media
6 6 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.30%) DataPower
7 5 (2.30%) DTV
8 4 (1.84%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.84%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.92%) HP Superdome
10 2 (0.92%) GIS
10 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 84 (38.71%) Linux
2 33 (15.21%) UNIX
3 24 (11.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.91%) Windows
5 14 (6.45%) AIX
6 8 (3.69%) VME
7 4 (1.84%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.84%) zOS
7 4 (1.84%) Solaris
8 3 (1.38%) HPUX
9 2 (0.92%) Android
10 1 (0.46%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.11%) Open Source
3 58 (26.73%) TDD
4 26 (11.98%) ITIL
4 26 (11.98%) Scrum
4 26 (11.98%) Test Automation
5 25 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.06%) Problem Management
7 23 (10.60%) Automated Testing
7 23 (10.60%) Configuration Management
8 22 (10.14%) SOA
9 21 (9.68%) BDD
10 20 (9.22%) Mentoring
10 20 (9.22%) Service Management
11 18 (8.29%) Test Scripting
11 18 (8.29%) Kanban
12 17 (7.83%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.99%) MVC
13 13 (5.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (5.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.80%) SQL
2 48 (22.12%) Scala
3 46 (21.20%) Ruby
4 43 (19.82%) Python
5 25 (11.52%) JavaScript
6 24 (11.06%) Shell Script
7 19 (8.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 17 (7.83%) PL/SQL
9 14 (6.45%) C#
10 13 (5.99%) Perl
11 11 (5.07%) C++
11 11 (5.07%) Bash Shell
12 10 (4.61%) C
13 8 (3.69%) COBOL
14 7 (3.23%) VB
15 4 (1.84%) PHP
16 3 (1.38%) VBA
17 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) Degree
4 5 (2.30%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.84%) OCP
5 4 (1.84%) OCA
5 4 (1.84%) OCAJ
6 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.82%) QA
2 18 (8.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.76%) Xen
1 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.92%) Docker
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.46%) qmail
5 1 (0.46%) Postfix
5 1 (0.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (16.13%) Puppet
2 33 (15.21%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.69%) OpenView
4 5 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.84%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.92%) Ansible
8 1 (0.46%) Salt
8 1 (0.46%) systemd
8 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 56 (25.81%) Oracle
2 26 (11.98%) Informatica
3 25 (11.52%) Red Hat
4 22 (10.14%) HP
5 17 (7.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.53%) IBM
7 11 (5.07%) Google
8 8 (3.69%) SAP
9 6 (2.76%) Siemens
9 6 (2.76%) VMware
10 5 (2.30%) Siebel
10 5 (2.30%) Sun
10 5 (2.30%) Axway
10 5 (2.30%) Tableau
11 4 (1.84%) CA
12 2 (0.92%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.92%) Citrix
12 2 (0.92%) Sybase
13 1 (0.46%) Progress
13 1 (0.46%) BT
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