The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northampton region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 13 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.37% 7.43% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.03% 25.58% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £450 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £430 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £530 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 28.92% 29.05% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 20
Average daily rate £338 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Spring
3 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 9 (37.50%) J2EE
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) Struts
5 7 (29.17%) JSP
5 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Sun Certification
6 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (25.00%) Sun
6 6 (25.00%) Servlets
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) JUnit
7 5 (20.83%) MySQL
7 5 (20.83%) EJB
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
7 5 (20.83%) Google
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) hybris
9 3 (12.50%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) NFC
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Informix
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Designer
5 4 (16.67%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (4.17%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) J2EE
1 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 8 (33.33%) Struts
3 7 (29.17%) JSP
4 6 (25.00%) Servlets
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) EJB
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) Ajax
6 3 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) jQuery
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (4.17%) .NET
8 1 (4.17%) Middleware
8 1 (4.17%) LAMP
8 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) EMV
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) APACS
3 1 (4.17%) Tandem
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) PHP5
3 1 (4.17%) Groovy
3 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Sun
3 5 (20.83%) Google
4 4 (16.67%) hybris
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (4.17%) ATG
7 1 (4.17%) Perforce
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