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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 22 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.48% 7.02% 7.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 7.66% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £343 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.70% +9.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £374 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
196 222 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.55% 91.74% 90.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 143 108
Average daily rate £350 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 17
Average hourly rate £15.39 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.23 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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
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 21 August 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
3 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 11 (68.75%) Spring MVC
5 10 (62.50%) HTML
5 10 (62.50%) CSS
5 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
6 9 (56.25%) Java EE
6 9 (56.25%) Release Management
7 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (50.00%) Maven
7 8 (50.00%) Ajax
7 8 (50.00%) jQuery
7 8 (50.00%) Twitter
7 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (43.75%) Spring Integration
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
10 4 (25.00%) J2EE
10 4 (25.00%) TDD
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (12.50%) SQL
12 2 (12.50%) Oracle
12 2 (12.50%) JBoss
12 2 (12.50%) JMS
12 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (12.50%) BDD

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (12.50%) Magnolia
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Jetty
2 1 (6.25%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) jMock
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (68.75%) Spring MVC
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) CSS
5 9 (56.25%) Java EE
6 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (50.00%) jQuery
6 8 (50.00%) Ajax
7 7 (43.75%) Spring Integration
8 4 (25.00%) J2EE
9 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (12.50%) JMS
11 1 (6.25%) JSF
11 1 (6.25%) RESTful
11 1 (6.25%) REST
11 1 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
11 1 (6.25%) JSP
11 1 (6.25%) SOAP
11 1 (6.25%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
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