The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java 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 of the Programming Languages category for the Peterborough 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
Rank 23 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.69% 5.81% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 15.15% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£448 £160 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -73.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.40 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 66 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 45.76% 38.37% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 12
Average daily rate £318 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Java
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Velocity
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle