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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 25 48 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.33% 11.21% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.76% 37.50% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 5
Average daily rate £375 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £551 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
84 128 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.00% 29.91% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 40
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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 -2 18 £350 -17.64% 13
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (53.85%) J2EE
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (42.31%) HTML
5 21 (40.38%) jQuery
6 19 (36.54%) Ajax
6 19 (36.54%) Oracle
6 19 (36.54%) E-Commerce
7 17 (32.69%) CSS
8 16 (30.77%) JSP
9 15 (28.85%) Web Services
9 15 (28.85%) Eclipse
9 15 (28.85%) HTML5
10 14 (26.92%) Spring
11 13 (25.00%) JBoss
12 11 (21.15%) Hibernate
12 11 (21.15%) JSON
13 10 (19.23%) SQL
13 10 (19.23%) hybris
13 10 (19.23%) CSS3
13 10 (19.23%) Front End Development
14 9 (17.31%) RichFaces
14 9 (17.31%) Ant
14 9 (17.31%) JSF
15 8 (15.38%) Scrum
15 8 (15.38%) TDD
15 8 (15.38%) JUnit
15 8 (15.38%) SOAP
16 7 (13.46%) Struts
16 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (25.00%) JBoss
2 6 (11.54%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.85%) BigMachines
2 2 (3.85%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.92%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) DB2
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Informix
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Eclipse
2 9 (17.31%) Ant
3 8 (15.38%) JUnit
4 6 (11.54%) Subversion
5 5 (9.62%) Lombardi
5 5 (9.62%) Maven
6 4 (7.69%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 25 (48.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) UI Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.46%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Solr Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Web UI Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.69%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Lucene Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.85%) JSP Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) J2EE
2 22 (42.31%) HTML
3 21 (40.38%) jQuery
4 19 (36.54%) Ajax
5 17 (32.69%) CSS
6 16 (30.77%) JSP
7 15 (28.85%) HTML5
7 15 (28.85%) Web Services
8 14 (26.92%) Spring
9 11 (21.15%) Hibernate
9 11 (21.15%) JSON
10 10 (19.23%) CSS3
11 9 (17.31%) JSF
11 9 (17.31%) RichFaces
12 8 (15.38%) SOAP
13 7 (13.46%) Struts
14 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
14 6 (11.54%) XML
15 5 (9.62%) JMS
15 5 (9.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
1 5 (9.62%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) E-Commerce
3 10 (19.23%) Front End Development
4 8 (15.38%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) TDD
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) SDLC
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) MVC
8 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.69%) Validation
9 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.77%) OO
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.85%) Android Development
10 2 (3.85%) BDD
10 2 (3.85%) DevOps
10 2 (3.85%) Open Source
10 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) XPath
3 5 (9.62%) XQuery
4 2 (3.85%) AWK
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
4 2 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.92%) Clojure
5 1 (1.92%) Haskell
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
1 4 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) hybris
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
4 4 (7.69%) Adobe
4 4 (7.69%) Sun
5 3 (5.77%) ATG
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.85%) Siebel
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Endeca
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Informatica
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) VMware
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