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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 61 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.31% 11.17% 6.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.42% 30.43% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 15
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£330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.93 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -0.20%
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
240 138 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.64% 36.70% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 66 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £34.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -2 53 £339 +12.91% 16
Durham - 3 £368 - 4
Teesside - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 120 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (41.18%) Linux
3 88 (39.82%) Scala
4 83 (37.56%) Ruby
5 77 (34.84%) Python
6 76 (34.39%) HTML
7 68 (30.77%) UNIX
8 59 (26.70%) CSS
9 56 (25.34%) C#
10 52 (23.53%) Oracle
10 52 (23.53%) JSON
11 45 (20.36%) HTML5
12 44 (19.91%) Relational Database
12 44 (19.91%) Spring
12 44 (19.91%) JavaScript
13 43 (19.46%) RESTful
14 42 (19.00%) Scrum
15 41 (18.55%) SQL
16 39 (17.65%) Security Cleared
17 38 (17.19%) Git (software)
17 38 (17.19%) Mentoring
17 38 (17.19%) Subversion
18 35 (15.84%) HTTP
18 35 (15.84%) Open Source
18 35 (15.84%) REST
19 33 (14.93%) Web Development
20 32 (14.48%) J2EE
21 30 (13.57%) CSS3
22 29 (13.12%) SOAP
22 29 (13.12%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (12.67%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.14%) Confluence
3 16 (7.24%) AquaLogic
4 15 (6.79%) JBoss
5 8 (3.62%) SAS
5 8 (3.62%) Node.js
6 7 (3.17%) Apache
7 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.26%) Tuxedo
9 4 (1.81%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.81%) CMS
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.45%) Mule
12 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.45%) Jetty
12 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.45%) IIS
12 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.84%) HTTP
2 8 (3.62%) Internet
3 7 (3.17%) SAN
3 7 (3.17%) Intranet
4 5 (2.26%) LDAP
5 3 (1.36%) SSL
5 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.91%) Relational Database
2 28 (12.67%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.24%) MongoDB
3 16 (7.24%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.17%) MySQL
5 7 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.81%) DB2
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 38 (17.19%) Git (software)
1 38 (17.19%) Subversion
2 28 (12.67%) Selenium
3 25 (11.31%) Jenkins
4 22 (9.95%) JUnit
5 19 (8.60%) JIRA
6 8 (3.62%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.17%) PVCS
8 6 (2.71%) PHPUnit
9 5 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.26%) RSpec
9 5 (2.26%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.26%) Ant
10 3 (1.36%) Maven
10 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 29 (13.12%) Finance
2 9 (4.07%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.62%) Marketing
4 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.81%) Electronics
6 3 (1.36%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (54.75%) Developer
2 48 (21.72%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.22%) Senior Developer
4 20 (9.05%) Architect
5 19 (8.60%) Scala Developer
6 13 (5.88%) Analyst
6 13 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.52%) Lead Architect
7 10 (4.52%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (4.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.52%) Digital Architect
8 9 (4.07%) Consultant
9 8 (3.62%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (3.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.17%) DBA
10 7 (3.17%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.71%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.71%) Administrator
11 6 (2.71%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (34.39%) HTML
2 59 (26.70%) CSS
3 52 (23.53%) JSON
4 45 (20.36%) HTML5
5 44 (19.91%) Spring
6 43 (19.46%) RESTful
7 35 (15.84%) REST
8 32 (14.48%) J2EE
9 30 (13.57%) CSS3
10 29 (13.12%) SOAP
11 28 (12.67%) Ajax
12 26 (11.76%) Django
13 25 (11.31%) Web Services
14 19 (8.60%) Middleware
14 19 (8.60%) Java EE
15 17 (7.69%) jQuery
16 16 (7.24%) XML
17 13 (5.88%) JMS
18 12 (5.43%) JSF
18 12 (5.43%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.84%) Open Source
2 14 (6.33%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.81%) DTV
4 4 (1.81%) Clustering
5 3 (1.36%) User Experience
6 2 (0.90%) GIS
6 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.45%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 91 (41.18%) Linux
2 68 (30.77%) UNIX
3 25 (11.31%) Mac OS X
4 19 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.33%) Windows
6 12 (5.43%) VME
7 3 (1.36%) HPUX
8 2 (0.90%) Android
8 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.00%) Scrum
3 38 (17.19%) Mentoring
4 33 (14.93%) Web Development
5 28 (12.67%) TDD
5 28 (12.67%) Configuration Management
6 26 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 25 (11.31%) SOA
8 24 (10.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (10.86%) Web Design
9 22 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.88%) ITIL
11 12 (5.43%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.43%) Migration
11 12 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.98%) DevOps
12 11 (4.98%) Line Management
12 11 (4.98%) BDD
12 11 (4.98%) Test Scripting
12 11 (4.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 88 (39.82%) Scala
2 83 (37.56%) Ruby
3 77 (34.84%) Python
4 56 (25.34%) C#
5 44 (19.91%) JavaScript
6 41 (18.55%) SQL
7 16 (7.24%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.43%) C++
8 12 (5.43%) COBOL
9 10 (4.52%) PHP
10 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.71%) PHP5
11 5 (2.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (0.90%) C
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 39 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.45%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) OCP
4 1 (0.45%) OCA
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.52%) SLA
2 6 (2.71%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) WCAG
3 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.45%) KVM
2 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (9.50%) Puppet
2 20 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.14%) OpenView
4 3 (1.36%) collectd
4 3 (1.36%) Ganglia
4 3 (1.36%) Nagios
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.90%) OVSD
6 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 52 (23.53%) Oracle
2 24 (10.86%) HP
3 19 (8.60%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.52%) Micro Focus
4 10 (4.52%) Informatica
5 6 (2.71%) Splunk
6 5 (2.26%) SAP
6 5 (2.26%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.36%) Google
8 2 (0.90%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.45%) hybris
9 1 (0.45%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.45%) Sybase
9 1 (0.45%) Citrix
9 1 (0.45%) Juniper
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