The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 30 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.67% 0.37% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 0.40% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Average daily rate
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£273 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -2.58%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 251 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.22% 92.62% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 144 240
Average daily rate £400 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £16.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.78 £35.00 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Java Developer
East Midlands

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
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 23 July 2014. 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
Northampton - 6 £273 - 2
Java Developer
East Midlands

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) JUnit
4 6 (66.67%) JSP
4 6 (66.67%) Servlets
4 6 (66.67%) Struts
4 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 6 (66.67%) Sun
4 6 (66.67%) Sun Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) EJB
5 4 (44.44%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) hybris
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (22.22%) Validation
7 2 (22.22%) Maven
8 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (11.11%) Marketing

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
1 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) JSP
3 6 (66.67%) Servlets
3 6 (66.67%) Struts
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) EJB
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Sun Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) SAP