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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 18.18% 12.50% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +28.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
32 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 72.73% 50.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 10
Average daily rate £425 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) BDD
3 14 (60.87%) High Availability
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) Scala
5 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (52.17%) REST
5 12 (52.17%) XML
5 12 (52.17%) Linux
5 12 (52.17%) HTTP
6 11 (47.83%) Scrum
6 11 (47.83%) Web Services
6 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
6 11 (47.83%) RESTful
6 11 (47.83%) JSON
6 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
9 4 (17.39%) User Experience
10 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) Games
10 3 (13.04%) .NET
10 3 (13.04%) JUnit
10 3 (13.04%) HTML
10 3 (13.04%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) Node.js
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Appium
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) AWS Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Scala Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Android Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) REST
1 12 (52.17%) XML
2 11 (47.83%) JSON
2 11 (47.83%) RESTful
2 11 (47.83%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) XSLT
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) MHEG
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) BDD
3 14 (60.87%) High Availability
4 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) QA Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) Scala
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Telerik