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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 83 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.74% 4.99% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.92% 16.67% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 11 4
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£350 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £480 £478
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 £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
163 102 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.79% 29.91% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £226 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +18 43 £438 +5.10% 5
Corby - 2 £313 - 1
Java
East Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 52 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.98%) Scrum
4 31 (24.41%) Oracle
5 30 (23.62%) E-Commerce
6 28 (22.05%) Linux
7 24 (18.90%) Web Services
7 24 (18.90%) SQL
7 24 (18.90%) Tomcat
7 24 (18.90%) Banking
8 22 (17.32%) hybris
9 21 (16.54%) Spring
9 21 (16.54%) UNIX
10 19 (14.96%) TDD
10 19 (14.96%) Finance
11 18 (14.17%) PL/SQL
11 18 (14.17%) Oracle Database
12 17 (13.39%) Subversion
12 17 (13.39%) Java EE
12 17 (13.39%) CSS
12 17 (13.39%) JBoss
13 16 (12.60%) JUnit
13 16 (12.60%) Endeca
14 15 (11.81%) MVC
14 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
15 14 (11.02%) Apache
15 14 (11.02%) HTML
15 14 (11.02%) Middleware
15 14 (11.02%) Spring MVC
15 14 (11.02%) Apache Solr

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (18.90%) Tomcat
2 17 (13.39%) JBoss
3 14 (11.02%) Apache
3 14 (11.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.57%) CMS
4 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.79%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) SAN
2 2 (1.57%) LAN
2 2 (1.57%) WAN
2 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.72%) MySQL
4 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.36%) Big Data
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) Impala
6 1 (0.79%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Subversion
2 16 (12.60%) JUnit
3 12 (9.45%) Maven
4 8 (6.30%) Grunt
4 8 (6.30%) Bower
4 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.72%) Ant
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (3.94%) Lombardi
8 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.15%) Selenium
9 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.79%) JIRA
10 1 (0.79%) Gradle
10 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (18.90%) Banking
2 19 (14.96%) Finance
3 13 (10.24%) Marketing
4 11 (8.66%) Retail
5 6 (4.72%) Billing
6 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (37.01%) Developer
2 36 (28.35%) Java Developer
3 30 (23.62%) Architect
4 16 (12.60%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Java Architect
6 10 (7.87%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.09%) UI Developer
7 9 (7.09%) UI Programmer
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Programmer
8 7 (5.51%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce Manager
9 6 (4.72%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.94%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Service Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Services Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.90%) Web Services
2 21 (16.54%) Spring
3 17 (13.39%) Java EE
3 17 (13.39%) CSS
4 14 (11.02%) HTML
4 14 (11.02%) Middleware
4 14 (11.02%) Spring MVC
5 13 (10.24%) JSP
6 12 (9.45%) JSON
6 12 (9.45%) Ajax
7 11 (8.66%) LESS
7 11 (8.66%) J2EE
7 11 (8.66%) Hibernate
8 10 (7.87%) Backbone.js
9 9 (7.09%) REST
9 9 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.30%) JPA
10 8 (6.30%) Marionette.js
11 7 (5.51%) HTML5
12 3 (2.36%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) User Experience
2 8 (6.30%) Clustering
2 8 (6.30%) Open Source
3 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) EMV
6 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Linux
2 21 (16.54%) UNIX
3 8 (6.30%) CentOS
4 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.98%) Scrum
3 30 (23.62%) E-Commerce
4 19 (14.96%) TDD
5 15 (11.81%) MVC
6 13 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (10.24%) SOA
7 12 (9.45%) B2B
7 12 (9.45%) Performance Management
7 12 (9.45%) Coaching
8 11 (8.66%) ITIL
9 9 (7.09%) Web Analytics
9 9 (7.09%) Web Application Development
9 9 (7.09%) Analytics
10 7 (5.51%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.51%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.51%) Workflow
10 7 (5.51%) Project Management
10 7 (5.51%) B2C
11 6 (4.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
2 24 (18.90%) SQL
3 18 (14.17%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.51%) AWK
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.79%) ABAP
5 1 (0.79%) VBA
5 1 (0.79%) PHP
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.30%) iptables
2 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.15%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) HDFS
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) HAProxy
2 4 (3.15%) SCOM
3 3 (2.36%) Pacemaker
3 3 (2.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.79%) Oozie
4 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (24.41%) Oracle
2 22 (17.32%) hybris
3 16 (12.60%) Endeca
4 15 (11.81%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.87%) Google
6 8 (6.30%) SAP
7 7 (5.51%) IBM
8 5 (3.94%) Informatica
8 5 (3.94%) Adobe
9 4 (3.15%) NetApp
10 2 (1.57%) Cisco
10 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.79%) F5
11 1 (0.79%) Facebook
11 1 (0.79%) Twitter
11 1 (0.79%) VMware
11 1 (0.79%) Teradata
11 1 (0.79%) BMC
11 1 (0.79%) Sun