The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 23 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 12 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.97% 2.56% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 2.66% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
Average daily rate £375 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £472 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
Java Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
290 414 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.03% 96.28% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 249 150
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 22
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton +14 7 £300 -31.81% 7
Java Developer
East Midlands

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) J2EE
3 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (70.37%) jQuery
5 16 (59.26%) JSP
6 15 (55.56%) Eclipse
6 15 (55.56%) HTML
6 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (51.85%) Oracle
8 13 (48.15%) Ajax
9 12 (44.44%) CSS
9 12 (44.44%) JBoss
9 12 (44.44%) HTML5
10 11 (40.74%) Spring
11 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
11 10 (37.04%) Ant
11 10 (37.04%) Web Services
12 9 (33.33%) JSF
12 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
12 9 (33.33%) CSS3
12 9 (33.33%) RichFaces
12 9 (33.33%) JSON
13 7 (25.93%) Maven
13 7 (25.93%) SQL
14 6 (22.22%) JUnit
14 6 (22.22%) Struts
14 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 5 (18.52%) Degree
15 5 (18.52%) Selenium
15 5 (18.52%) Front End Development

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.70%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 10 (37.04%) Ant
3 7 (25.93%) Maven
4 6 (22.22%) JUnit
5 5 (18.52%) Selenium
5 5 (18.52%) Subversion
6 3 (11.11%) Lombardi
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) J2EE
2 19 (70.37%) jQuery
3 16 (59.26%) JSP
4 15 (55.56%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) Ajax
6 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 12 (44.44%) HTML5
7 11 (40.74%) Spring
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
9 9 (33.33%) CSS3
9 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 9 (33.33%) JSF
9 9 (33.33%) JSON
9 9 (33.33%) RichFaces
10 6 (22.22%) Struts
11 5 (18.52%) Servlets
12 4 (14.81%) SOAP
13 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
13 3 (11.11%) XML
13 3 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
4 5 (18.52%) Validation
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Kanban
8 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) XPath
5 3 (11.11%) XQuery
6 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.70%) AWK
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
1 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Sun
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Endeca
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) Siebel
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