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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 15.63% 25.00% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 43.75% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
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£346 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
12 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 37.50% 57.14% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 7
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
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 £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (92.86%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) Maven
3 11 (78.57%) J2SE
3 11 (78.57%) Grails
4 10 (71.43%) JMS
4 10 (71.43%) HTTP
4 10 (71.43%) XML Schema
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (71.43%) Servlets
4 10 (71.43%) XSLT
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
4 10 (71.43%) Android
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
5 9 (64.29%) XPath
5 9 (64.29%) DOM
5 9 (64.29%) Hazelcast
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (42.86%) SAX
6 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) JSON

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Hazelcast
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) J2SE
2 11 (78.57%) Grails
3 10 (71.43%) JMS
3 10 (71.43%) XML Schema
3 10 (71.43%) Servlets
3 10 (71.43%) XSLT
3 10 (71.43%) Spring
4 9 (64.29%) DOM
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (42.86%) SAX
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) Saxon XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (7.14%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Android
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) XPath
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) XQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle