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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Java 9 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 19.57% 30.43% 27.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.00% 63.64% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £415 £344
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 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Java
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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
25 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 54.35% 47.83% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 13
Average daily rate £325 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £425 £420
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 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) Android
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) XPath
2 7 (77.78%) Hazelcast
2 7 (77.78%) Grails
2 7 (77.78%) DOM
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) Servlets
2 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (77.78%) J2SE
2 7 (77.78%) JMS
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) XML Schema
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) SAX
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) DOM
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) J2SE
2 7 (77.78%) JMS
2 7 (77.78%) XML Schema
2 7 (77.78%) Grails
2 7 (77.78%) Servlets
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) SAX
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Android
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) XPath
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat