The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 12 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.36% 6.17% 15.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.65% 13.73% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 21
Average daily rate
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£365 £240 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £182 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
Java
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 102 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.36% 44.93% 42.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 54
Average daily rate £350 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £14.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (46.15%) UNIX
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
1 12 (46.15%) TDD
2 11 (42.31%) Spring
2 11 (42.31%) Spring MVC
2 11 (42.31%) BDD
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) J2EE
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) HTTP
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) Perl
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (19.23%) ATDD
7 5 (19.23%) Couchbase
7 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
7 5 (19.23%) CouchDB
8 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (15.38%) iSeries
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (11.54%) Magnolia
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (7.69%) CMS
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.85%) TeamSite
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) FCoE
2 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) Multicast
2 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 5 (19.23%) Couchbase
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) CouchDB
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) HBase
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) JProfiler
2 1 (3.85%) Gradle
2 1 (3.85%) VisualVM
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Spring
1 11 (42.31%) Spring MVC
2 8 (30.77%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
6 3 (11.54%) RESTful
7 2 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (7.69%) JAX-WS
7 2 (7.69%) WSDL
7 2 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) HTML
7 2 (7.69%) Rendezvous
7 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) iSeries
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) UNIX
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) TDD
2 11 (42.31%) BDD
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) ATDD
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.85%) DevOps
9 1 (3.85%) Coaching
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Jython
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) SRDF
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) KVM
1 2 (7.69%) Xen
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) NFS
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) DataSynapse
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (3.85%) MKS
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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