The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Java 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.43% 20.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.05% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 54.29% 65.00% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Java.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) Scala
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (54.55%) High Availability
4 12 (54.55%) REST
5 11 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 11 (50.00%) RESTful
5 11 (50.00%) JSON
5 11 (50.00%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) XML
5 11 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (50.00%) HTTP
5 11 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Spring
7 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) User Experience
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) Android
9 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.64%) HTML
9 3 (13.64%) JUnit
9 3 (13.64%) XSLT
10 2 (9.09%) OOP
10 2 (9.09%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Appium
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) AWS Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Scala Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Android Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) REST
2 11 (50.00%) JSON
2 11 (50.00%) RESTful
2 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) XSLT
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) MHEG
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) TDD
2 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 12 (54.55%) High Availability
4 11 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) QA Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Scala
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA