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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.49% 4.88% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 11.76% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £225 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -52.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
27 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.15% 41.46% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 10
Average daily rate £375 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) OLAP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP
1 2 (20.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (20.00%) Impala
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
2 1 (10.00%) ROLAP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Test Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
2 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards