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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 50.00% 25.00% 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 78.95% 60.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Average daily rate £425 £348 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -4.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
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 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 63.33% 41.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 8
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) TDD
3 19 (65.52%) Web Services
3 19 (65.52%) REST
4 18 (62.07%) High Availability
5 17 (58.62%) SQL
6 16 (55.17%) Scrum
6 16 (55.17%) JSON
7 15 (51.72%) BDD
8 14 (48.28%) RESTful
8 14 (48.28%) Scala
8 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (41.38%) HTTP
9 12 (41.38%) XML
9 12 (41.38%) Linux
10 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
10 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
10 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
11 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
12 7 (24.14%) HTML
13 6 (20.69%) OOP
13 6 (20.69%) Android
13 6 (20.69%) HTML5
13 6 (20.69%) Games
14 5 (17.24%) Subversion
14 5 (17.24%) JIRA
14 5 (17.24%) Project Management
14 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
15 4 (13.79%) Jenkins

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) Subversion
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) Appium
6 1 (3.45%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 6 (20.69%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Android Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) REST
1 19 (65.52%) Web Services
2 16 (55.17%) JSON
3 14 (48.28%) RESTful
4 12 (41.38%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) Spring
8 3 (10.34%) XSLT
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.45%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Android
3 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) TDD
3 18 (62.07%) High Availability
4 16 (55.17%) Scrum
5 15 (51.72%) BDD
6 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) OOP
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) Android Development
9 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
10 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
10 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.34%) QA Automation
10 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Workflow
11 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Scala
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) C++
4 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) HP
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Telerik