The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 34 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.15% 4.40% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.56% 15.58% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 1
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£380 £451 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -21.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Java
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 77 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 31.89% 28.21% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 15
Average daily rate £331 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.59% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Java
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 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 +5 26 £410 -14.80% 3
Kettering - - - - 1
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) Linux
3 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
3 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.53%) Windows
4 16 (23.53%) Spring
4 16 (23.53%) hybris
5 15 (22.06%) Open Source
5 15 (22.06%) CSS
6 13 (19.12%) CSS3
7 12 (17.65%) Google
7 12 (17.65%) Oracle
7 12 (17.65%) J2EE
8 11 (16.18%) MySQL
8 11 (16.18%) SOA
8 11 (16.18%) jQuery
9 10 (14.71%) Selenium
9 10 (14.71%) LAN
9 10 (14.71%) WAN
9 10 (14.71%) SAN
9 10 (14.71%) HTML
9 10 (14.71%) JBoss
9 10 (14.71%) Apache
9 10 (14.71%) HTML5
10 9 (13.24%) Android
10 9 (13.24%) Web Services
10 9 (13.24%) EMV
10 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
11 8 (11.76%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.71%) JBoss
2 10 (14.71%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) CMS
4 4 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.94%) nginx
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Force.com
1 8 (11.76%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) LAN
1 10 (14.71%) WAN
1 10 (14.71%) SAN
2 7 (10.29%) HTTP
2 7 (10.29%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.88%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Selenium
2 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.29%) WebDriver
4 6 (8.82%) Mockito
4 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.35%) JUnit
5 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.88%) JIRA
7 3 (4.41%) Maven
8 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.94%) Subversion
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Architect
3 13 (19.12%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Designer
5 8 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Designer
6 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Applications Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Android Developer
8 5 (7.35%) UI Programmer
8 5 (7.35%) Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce Manager
8 5 (7.35%) UI Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Java Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Service Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) Spring
2 15 (22.06%) CSS
3 13 (19.12%) CSS3
4 12 (17.65%) J2EE
5 11 (16.18%) jQuery
6 10 (14.71%) HTML5
6 10 (14.71%) HTML
7 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
7 9 (13.24%) Web Services
8 8 (11.76%) XML
8 8 (11.76%) RESTful
9 6 (8.82%) JMS
9 6 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (7.35%) Ajax
10 5 (7.35%) JSON
10 5 (7.35%) REST
10 5 (7.35%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.35%) Sass
10 5 (7.35%) LESS
11 4 (5.88%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Open Source
2 9 (13.24%) EMV
3 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.82%) User Experience
5 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.47%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 9 (13.24%) Android
4 5 (7.35%) UNIX
5 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
3 11 (16.18%) SOA
4 8 (11.76%) MVC
4 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (8.82%) Scrum
5 6 (8.82%) Android Development
5 6 (8.82%) OO
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.88%) CRM
7 4 (5.88%) ITIL
7 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) TDD
8 3 (4.41%) ERP
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) BDD
8 3 (4.41%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.29%) C++
3 4 (5.88%) Apex Code
3 4 (5.88%) SQL
4 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) ABAP
5 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) ISEB
1 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) hybris
2 12 (17.65%) Google
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) Cisco
3 8 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Adobe
5 4 (5.88%) HP
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.94%) Zend
7 1 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) SAP