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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.52% 0.71% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 1.82% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£450 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
Java
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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
39 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 28.26% 39.29% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 13
Average daily rate £313 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £26.97 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Pig
3 5 (45.45%) Sqoop
3 5 (45.45%) Big Data
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) HDFS
3 5 (45.45%) Impala
3 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Cloudera
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (54.55%) Apache Pig
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
3 5 (45.45%) Sqoop
3 5 (45.45%) Big Data
3 5 (45.45%) Impala
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) DTS
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (9.09%) ROLAP
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) JDBC
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Struts
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Scala
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cloudera
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ATG
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Endeca
2 1 (9.09%) hybris