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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Java 157 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.77% 8.76% 8.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.72% 29.52% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 14 19
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£375 £271 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.24% +8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £360 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
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
329 105 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.44% 29.66% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 47 55
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £21.38 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.34 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.75 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +1 145 £382 +42.80% 21
Durham +4 6 £250 -41.17%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 108 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (36.24%) Linux
3 76 (34.86%) Ruby
4 75 (34.40%) Scala
5 73 (33.49%) HTML
6 71 (32.57%) Python
7 68 (31.19%) UNIX
8 62 (28.44%) Spring
9 60 (27.52%) C#
10 55 (25.23%) CSS
11 53 (24.31%) JSON
12 52 (23.85%) Oracle
13 48 (22.02%) SQL
13 48 (22.02%) HTML5
14 42 (19.27%) RESTful
15 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
16 38 (17.43%) Scrum
17 37 (16.97%) REST
18 36 (16.51%) Selenium
19 35 (16.06%) WebLogic
20 34 (15.60%) Relational Database
21 33 (15.14%) Web Services
21 33 (15.14%) Subversion
21 33 (15.14%) TDD
22 32 (14.68%) Git (software)
23 31 (14.22%) Finance
24 30 (13.76%) CSS3
25 29 (13.30%) Ajax
26 28 (12.84%) JBoss
26 28 (12.84%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (16.06%) WebLogic
2 28 (12.84%) JBoss
3 17 (7.80%) Confluence
4 16 (7.34%) SAS
5 13 (5.96%) AquaLogic
6 12 (5.50%) Apache
7 5 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.29%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.29%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.38%) FileNet
9 3 (1.38%) Documentum
10 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.46%) Jetty
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.46%) CMS
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Office
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (3.21%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.39%) HTTP
2 9 (4.13%) Intranet
3 8 (3.67%) Internet
3 8 (3.67%) LDAP
4 5 (2.29%) SSL
5 4 (1.83%) SAN
6 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.46%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.60%) Relational Database
2 28 (12.84%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.80%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.05%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.59%) MySQL
7 7 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.29%) DB2
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (16.51%) Selenium
2 33 (15.14%) Subversion
3 32 (14.68%) Git (software)
4 27 (12.39%) JUnit
5 26 (11.93%) Jenkins
6 18 (8.26%) JIRA
7 16 (7.34%) PVCS
8 10 (4.59%) PHPUnit
9 9 (4.13%) Maven
10 8 (3.67%) Eclipse
10 8 (3.67%) Hudson
11 6 (2.75%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.75%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.29%) Ant
12 5 (2.29%) RSpec
13 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (14.22%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.59%) Marketing
4 9 (4.13%) Electronics
4 9 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.83%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.38%) Games
7 2 (0.92%) Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 118 (54.13%) Developer
2 45 (20.64%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.47%) Senior Developer
4 18 (8.26%) Scala Developer
5 17 (7.80%) Architect
6 13 (5.96%) Software Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.59%) Consultant
8 10 (4.59%) Digital Architect
8 10 (4.59%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.59%) Lead Architect
9 9 (4.13%) DBA
9 9 (4.13%) Analyst
9 9 (4.13%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.67%) Lead Software Engineer
10 8 (3.67%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.21%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.21%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.49%) HTML
2 62 (28.44%) Spring
3 55 (25.23%) CSS
4 53 (24.31%) JSON
5 48 (22.02%) HTML5
6 42 (19.27%) RESTful
7 37 (16.97%) REST
8 33 (15.14%) Web Services
9 30 (13.76%) CSS3
10 29 (13.30%) Ajax
11 26 (11.93%) jQuery
12 25 (11.47%) J2EE
13 23 (10.55%) SOAP
13 23 (10.55%) JMS
14 21 (9.63%) XML
15 19 (8.72%) Java EE
16 17 (7.80%) Django
17 16 (7.34%) Middleware
18 14 (6.42%) Apache CXF
18 14 (6.42%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.01%) Open Source
2 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.96%) Visualisation
4 9 (4.13%) DTV
5 8 (3.67%) GIS
6 5 (2.29%) Statistics
7 4 (1.83%) User Experience
7 4 (1.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) PMI
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.46%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.24%) Linux
2 68 (31.19%) UNIX
3 22 (10.09%) Windows
4 19 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (8.26%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.38%) VME
6 3 (1.38%) Android
6 3 (1.38%) AIX
7 2 (0.92%) HPUX
7 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.43%) Scrum
3 33 (15.14%) TDD
4 26 (11.93%) Automated Testing
4 26 (11.93%) Web Development
4 26 (11.93%) Mentoring
5 23 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.09%) SOA
7 21 (9.63%) Configuration Management
8 17 (7.80%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.34%) Web Design
9 16 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.50%) OO
11 12 (5.50%) OOP
11 12 (5.50%) BDD
12 11 (5.05%) MVC
12 11 (5.05%) Line Management
13 10 (4.59%) Programme Management
13 10 (4.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.86%) Ruby
2 75 (34.40%) Scala
3 71 (32.57%) Python
4 60 (27.52%) C#
5 48 (22.02%) SQL
6 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
7 22 (10.09%) PL/SQL
8 18 (8.26%) C++
9 12 (5.50%) PHP
10 10 (4.59%) PHP5
11 6 (2.75%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (1.38%) Perl
13 3 (1.38%) COBOL
14 2 (0.92%) C
15 1 (0.46%) Delphi
15 1 (0.46%) ABAP
15 1 (0.46%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.92%) ISEB
4 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.46%) APMP
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.46%) OCP
5 1 (0.46%) OCA
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PMP
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.46%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) SLA
2 7 (3.21%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (8.72%) Puppet
1 19 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.88%) OpenView
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.38%) Nagios
4 3 (1.38%) collectd
4 3 (1.38%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.92%) OVSD
6 1 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 52 (23.85%) Oracle
2 22 (10.09%) HP
3 19 (8.72%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.59%) Informatica
4 10 (4.59%) SAP
5 8 (3.67%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.38%) Siebel
6 3 (1.38%) IBM
6 3 (1.38%) Sun
6 3 (1.38%) Splunk
7 2 (0.92%) Google
7 2 (0.92%) Axway
7 2 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.46%) hybris
8 1 (0.46%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.46%) Lotus
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