The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 28 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.26% 3.35% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 3.57% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £305 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.25% +4.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.77% -0.64%
Java Developer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
290 196 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.46% 93.78% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 132 88
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.65 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Sheffield region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Sheffield region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Spring
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) HTTP
6 5 (41.67%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) CouchDB
7 4 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 4 (33.33%) ATDD
7 4 (33.33%) Couchbase
7 4 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) REST
8 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (16.67%) Maven
9 2 (16.67%) SOAP
9 2 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) XML
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) JUnit

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 4 (33.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 4 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
1 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) ATDD
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) AOP
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
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