The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 18 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.17% 3.55% 6.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 10.34% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £325 £488 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +116.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
Java
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 58 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.65% 34.32% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 48 21
Average daily rate £306 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Spring
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) Middleware
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Apache Camel
5 5 (31.25%) MuleSoft
5 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (31.25%) EAI
6 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 4 (25.00%) Ant
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) B2B
6 4 (25.00%) B2C
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Content Management
6 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) hybris
6 4 (25.00%) iPad
7 3 (18.75%) Apache CXF
7 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 2 (12.50%) DB2
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) HTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Ant
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Hybris Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Spring
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) Middleware
4 6 (37.50%) Apache Camel
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (18.75%) Apache CXF
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) Java EE
8 2 (12.50%) JSON
8 2 (12.50%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (6.25%) CSS3
9 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) EAI
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) B2B
3 4 (25.00%) B2C
3 4 (25.00%) Content Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Scala
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) MuleSoft
2 4 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) IBM