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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 26 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 2 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.26% 17.68% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 39.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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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
43 89 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.04% 44.95% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 14
Average daily rate £310 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) QA
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
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
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
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft