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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 15 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.43% 6.37% 7.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 22.03% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
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£531 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £267 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £491 £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 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
63 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.83% 28.92% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 9
Average daily rate £350 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 August 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 August 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 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Banking
2 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) TDD
4 15 (25.86%) Scrum
5 14 (24.14%) Linux
6 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
6 11 (18.97%) Coaching
7 10 (17.24%) Finance
8 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
8 9 (15.52%) JSON
8 9 (15.52%) Apache
8 9 (15.52%) CSS
8 9 (15.52%) HTML
8 9 (15.52%) Web Application Development
8 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
9 8 (13.79%) Backbone.js
9 8 (13.79%) LESS
9 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 8 (13.79%) hybris
9 8 (13.79%) UNIX
9 8 (13.79%) Informatica
9 8 (13.79%) Middleware
9 8 (13.79%) Ajax
10 7 (12.07%) Lombardi
10 7 (12.07%) Clustering
10 7 (12.07%) Oracle
10 7 (12.07%) HTML5
10 7 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (12.07%) Grunt

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.52%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) JBoss
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.72%) Impala
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Lombardi
2 7 (12.07%) Grunt
2 7 (12.07%) Bower
3 4 (6.90%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.72%) Gradle
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 17 (29.31%) Banking
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.07%) UI Developer
4 7 (12.07%) UI Programmer
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Design Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Administrator
9 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Linux Specialist
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) HTML
1 9 (15.52%) CSS
1 9 (15.52%) JSON
2 8 (13.79%) Ajax
2 8 (13.79%) Middleware
2 8 (13.79%) LESS
2 8 (13.79%) Backbone.js
3 7 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (12.07%) Marionette.js
3 7 (12.07%) HTML5
4 6 (10.34%) Spring
5 5 (8.62%) Java EE
5 5 (8.62%) Web Services
5 5 (8.62%) JSP
6 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.90%) Spring MVC
6 4 (6.90%) REST
7 3 (5.17%) J2EE
8 2 (3.45%) CSS3
8 2 (3.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) IVR
4 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.72%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) CentOS
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) TDD
3 15 (25.86%) Scrum
4 11 (18.97%) Coaching
5 9 (15.52%) Web Application Development
6 7 (12.07%) SDLC
7 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (10.34%) Graceful Degradation
7 6 (10.34%) Progressive Enhancement
7 6 (10.34%) Web Design
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) ETL
8 5 (8.62%) SOA
8 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) Open Source
8 5 (8.62%) DevOps
9 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.45%) AWK
4 1 (1.72%) Korn
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) iptables
2 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) HDFS
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HAProxy
2 4 (6.90%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) Pacemaker
4 2 (3.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.72%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.79%) Informatica
2 8 (13.79%) hybris
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) Google
6 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Endeca
7 2 (3.45%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) Sun
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) BMC
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.72%) VMware
8 1 (1.72%) Teradata
8 1 (1.72%) F5