The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 23 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.50% 5.05% 6.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.85% 18.97% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
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£419 £331 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £481 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.93%
Java
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 30.14% 26.61% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 6
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Northampton region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Northampton region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) Banking
3 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.68%) Scrum
5 18 (23.38%) TDD
6 16 (20.78%) Linux
7 14 (18.18%) CSS
8 13 (16.88%) Tomcat
8 13 (16.88%) JSON
9 12 (15.58%) LESS
9 12 (15.58%) Finance
9 12 (15.58%) Ajax
10 11 (14.29%) HTML
10 11 (14.29%) Coaching
10 11 (14.29%) Backbone.js
11 10 (12.99%) hybris
11 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
11 10 (12.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (12.99%) SQL
11 10 (12.99%) UNIX
11 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
12 9 (11.69%) Web Services
12 9 (11.69%) Clustering
12 9 (11.69%) Web Application Development
12 9 (11.69%) Grunt
12 9 (11.69%) Bower
12 9 (11.69%) Marionette.js
12 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
12 9 (11.69%) REST
13 8 (10.39%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 13 (16.88%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.39%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) JBoss
4 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
1 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Impala
5 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.69%) Grunt
1 9 (11.69%) Bower
2 7 (9.09%) Lombardi
3 6 (7.79%) JUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
4 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.90%) Maven
6 2 (2.60%) Ant
7 1 (1.30%) Gradle
7 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.30%) Selenium
7 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (32.47%) Banking
2 12 (15.58%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Architect
3 20 (25.97%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.88%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.99%) UI Developer
5 10 (12.99%) UI Programmer
6 7 (9.09%) Java Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Linux Specialist
11 2 (2.60%) Performance Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.60%) ScrumMaster
12 1 (1.30%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) CSS
2 13 (16.88%) JSON
3 12 (15.58%) Ajax
3 12 (15.58%) LESS
4 11 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 11 (14.29%) HTML
5 10 (12.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (11.69%) Marionette.js
6 9 (11.69%) REST
6 9 (11.69%) Web Services
7 8 (10.39%) Middleware
7 8 (10.39%) Spring
7 8 (10.39%) HTML5
8 7 (9.09%) Java EE
9 6 (7.79%) Spring MVC
9 6 (7.79%) JSP
10 5 (6.49%) J2EE
11 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.90%) CSS3
12 3 (3.90%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) IVR
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) UNIX
3 8 (10.39%) CentOS
4 3 (3.90%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Scrum
3 18 (23.38%) TDD
4 11 (14.29%) Coaching
5 9 (11.69%) Web Application Development
6 8 (10.39%) SDLC
7 7 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (9.09%) MVC
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL
7 7 (9.09%) SOA
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) Workflow
8 6 (7.79%) Web Design
8 6 (7.79%) Open Source
8 6 (7.79%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (7.79%) Graceful Degradation
9 5 (6.49%) DevOps
9 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.49%) OO
9 5 (6.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.99%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.60%) C++
4 2 (2.60%) AWK
5 1 (1.30%) Korn
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
5 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) iptables
2 4 (5.19%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.19%) Docker
3 1 (1.30%) HDFS
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.19%) SCOM
3 3 (3.90%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Pacemaker
4 2 (2.60%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.30%) Nagios
5 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
1 10 (12.99%) hybris
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Informatica
4 6 (7.79%) Google
5 5 (6.49%) Adobe
5 5 (6.49%) IBM
6 4 (5.19%) NetApp
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) BMC
7 2 (2.60%) Endeca
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco
8 1 (1.30%) Sun
8 1 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) F5
8 1 (1.30%) Facebook
8 1 (1.30%) Twitter
8 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.30%) VMware