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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 17.39% 12.90% 46.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 28.57% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £325 £350
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 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
11 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 47.83% 45.16% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Salford region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 7 (77.78%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Grails
3 5 (55.56%) J2SE
4 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) XML Schema
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Servlets
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (33.33%) XPath
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) DOM
5 3 (33.33%) SAX
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Hazelcast
5 3 (33.33%) Android
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Zope
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
3 1 (11.11%) SimpleDB
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Perl Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Grails
3 5 (55.56%) J2SE
4 4 (44.44%) JMS
4 4 (44.44%) XML Schema
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) DOM
5 3 (33.33%) SAX
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) Saxon XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) Mason
7 1 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (11.11%) Django
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) Batik
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Interactive TV
2 1 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) MHEG
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) OpenTV
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle