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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 17 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.18% 1.56% 12.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.95% 3.85% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
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£365 £448 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.52% +75.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £446 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
37 52 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 33.04% 40.63% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 27
Average daily rate £256 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £26.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 14 (58.33%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) Spring
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (33.33%) Middleware
4 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (33.33%) EAI
4 8 (33.33%) MuleSoft
5 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.83%) Apache
6 5 (20.83%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Hive
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Pig
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
6 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.67%) HDFS
7 4 (16.67%) Impala
7 4 (16.67%) Sqoop
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data
7 4 (16.67%) Scala
7 4 (16.67%) Apache Spark
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (20.83%) Apache
1 5 (20.83%) Apache Pig
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.33%) Mule ESB
3 2 (8.33%) Mule
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Hive
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) Impala
3 4 (16.67%) Sqoop
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Grunt
3 1 (4.17%) Bower
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Hybris Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Spring
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (20.83%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
5 3 (12.50%) Apache CXF
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) JDBC
5 3 (12.50%) JSP
5 3 (12.50%) Struts
6 2 (8.33%) XSD
6 2 (8.33%) XSL
6 2 (8.33%) JMS
6 2 (8.33%) JAXB
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) EAI
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) B2C
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
1 4 (16.67%) Scala
2 2 (8.33%) XQuery
2 2 (8.33%) XPath
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 3 (12.50%) hybris
2 3 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.17%) Nintex
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) ATG
3 1 (4.17%) Endeca