The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.11% - 34.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% - 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£465 - £323
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 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Java
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 55.56% 36.00% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Salford region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Grails
2 4 (50.00%) J2SE
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) JMS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) XPath
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) DOM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Zope
3 1 (12.50%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (25.00%) Hazelcast
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (12.50%) SimpleDB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Perl Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Grails
2 4 (50.00%) J2SE
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) SAX
4 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (12.50%) SVG
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Batik
5 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Interactive TV
2 1 (12.50%) IPTV
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) DSDM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) OpenTV