The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Salford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank - 5 3
Contract jobs citing Java 0 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 17.07% 28.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 53.85% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Average daily rate
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- £323 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 46.88% 31.71% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 8
Average daily rate £325 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -5.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 26 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) IPTV
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MHEG
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) OpenTV
3 1 (33.33%) BBC
3 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IPTV
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) MHEG
2 1 (33.33%) New Media
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) OpenTV