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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 100 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.72% 4.23% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.17% 15.84% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 9 21
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £420
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 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
262 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.81% 26.72% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 44 62
Average daily rate £328 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 8
Average hourly rate £21.38 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 1 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 1 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 +10 81 £350 - 31
Durham +6 10 £250 -41.17% 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (30.30%) Spring
2 43 (26.06%) C#
3 41 (24.85%) Oracle
3 41 (24.85%) UNIX
3 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.85%) Ruby
4 40 (24.24%) HTML
5 36 (21.82%) SQL
6 35 (21.21%) CSS
6 35 (21.21%) Python
7 34 (20.61%) Scala
8 32 (19.39%) TDD
9 30 (18.18%) JUnit
10 28 (16.97%) Web Services
11 26 (15.76%) JBoss
11 26 (15.76%) JSON
11 26 (15.76%) REST
12 25 (15.15%) Selenium
12 25 (15.15%) jQuery
13 24 (14.55%) Scrum
13 24 (14.55%) HTML5
14 23 (13.94%) XML
14 23 (13.94%) JavaScript
14 23 (13.94%) C++
15 22 (13.33%) Automated Testing
16 21 (12.73%) Ajax
16 21 (12.73%) Jenkins
17 20 (12.12%) Linux
17 20 (12.12%) JMS
18 18 (10.91%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (10.91%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.67%) Apache
3 10 (6.06%) SAS
4 6 (3.64%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.82%) Documentum
7 3 (1.82%) Mule
7 3 (1.82%) LiveCycle
7 3 (1.82%) FileNet
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.61%) IIS
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) MS Office
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) Intranet
2 10 (6.06%) Internet
3 9 (5.45%) HTTP
4 3 (1.82%) SSL
4 3 (1.82%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.70%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.67%) MySQL
2 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.64%) DB2
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.42%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 30 (18.18%) JUnit
2 25 (15.15%) Selenium
3 21 (12.73%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.70%) Git (software)
4 16 (9.70%) Subversion
5 11 (6.67%) Maven
5 11 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 11 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.06%) RSpec
6 10 (6.06%) PVCS
7 9 (5.45%) PHPUnit
8 7 (4.24%) Hudson
8 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (10.30%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.85%) Electronics
3 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.85%) Marketing
4 7 (4.24%) Games
5 4 (2.42%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (56.97%) Developer
2 40 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.88%) Applications Support
4 12 (7.27%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.06%) Analyst
5 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.85%) PHP Developer
6 8 (4.85%) Scala Developer
7 6 (3.64%) Consultant
8 5 (3.03%) DBA
8 5 (3.03%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.42%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (2.42%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.30%) Spring
2 40 (24.24%) HTML
3 35 (21.21%) CSS
4 28 (16.97%) Web Services
5 26 (15.76%) JSON
5 26 (15.76%) REST
6 25 (15.15%) jQuery
7 24 (14.55%) HTML5
8 23 (13.94%) XML
9 21 (12.73%) Ajax
10 20 (12.12%) JMS
11 18 (10.91%) CSS3
12 16 (9.70%) Play Framework
13 14 (8.48%) Apache CXF
13 14 (8.48%) J2EE
14 11 (6.67%) SOAP
15 10 (6.06%) JSF
15 10 (6.06%) Spring MVC
15 10 (6.06%) RESTful
16 9 (5.45%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.85%) DTV
1 8 (4.85%) Open Source
2 7 (4.24%) GIS
3 5 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.61%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.61%) AS400
4 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.85%) UNIX
2 20 (12.12%) Linux
3 17 (10.30%) Windows
4 7 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.82%) Android
5 3 (1.82%) AIX
6 2 (1.21%) HPUX
6 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.39%) TDD
3 24 (14.55%) Scrum
4 22 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 14 (8.48%) Software Engineering
6 13 (7.88%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.06%) SOA
9 10 (6.06%) MVC
9 10 (6.06%) Web Testing
9 10 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 10 (6.06%) BDD
9 10 (6.06%) Automation Testing
10 9 (5.45%) User Stories
10 9 (5.45%) Performance Testing
10 9 (5.45%) OOP
10 9 (5.45%) OO
10 9 (5.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.06%) C#
2 41 (24.85%) Ruby
3 36 (21.82%) SQL
4 35 (21.21%) Python
5 34 (20.61%) Scala
6 23 (13.94%) C++
6 23 (13.94%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.45%) PHP
8 9 (5.45%) PHP5
9 3 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) Delphi
10 1 (0.61%) ABAP
10 1 (0.61%) Pascal
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) Degree
3 4 (2.42%) ISEB
4 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (3.03%) Puppet
1 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.82%) collectd
2 3 (1.82%) Ganglia
2 3 (1.82%) OpenView
2 3 (1.82%) Nagios
3 2 (1.21%) OVSD
4 1 (0.61%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 41 (24.85%) Oracle
2 26 (15.76%) JBoss
3 10 (6.06%) HP
4 9 (5.45%) SAP
5 7 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.42%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.82%) Informatica
7 3 (1.82%) Siebel
7 3 (1.82%) IBM
7 3 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.82%) Adobe
7 3 (1.82%) Sun
7 3 (1.82%) hybris
7 3 (1.82%) WSO2
8 2 (1.21%) Axway
9 1 (0.61%) Lotus
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