The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 20 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.78% 2.65% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 2.89% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £335 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -2.58%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 173 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.68% 91.53% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 105 85
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £150 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 18
Average hourly rate £19.35 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.44 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Java Developer
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Spring
3 12 (85.71%) Hibernate
4 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
5 9 (64.29%) Java EE
5 9 (64.29%) Spring MVC
5 9 (64.29%) Release Management
5 9 (64.29%) MVC
6 8 (57.14%) Maven
6 8 (57.14%) Ajax
6 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
6 8 (57.14%) jQuery
6 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (57.14%) Twitter
7 7 (50.00%) Spring Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) JBoss
10 2 (14.29%) JMS
10 2 (14.29%) J2EE
10 2 (14.29%) TDD
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (7.14%) JSF
11 1 (7.14%) Banking
11 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) Jetty
1 1 (7.14%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) jMock
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Spring
2 12 (85.71%) Hibernate
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) Java EE
4 9 (64.29%) Spring MVC
5 8 (57.14%) jQuery
5 8 (57.14%) Ajax
5 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (50.00%) Spring Integration
7 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (14.29%) J2EE
8 2 (14.29%) JMS
9 1 (7.14%) JSF
9 1 (7.14%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) JSP
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP
9 1 (7.14%) Struts
9 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
1 9 (64.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Twitter
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle