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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 37 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.26% 11.62% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.54% 31.51% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £305 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.36% +52.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £273 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £417 £256
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 £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
96 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.41% 36.87% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 33
Average daily rate £374 £305 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.74% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 18 (40.91%) Linux
3 17 (38.64%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) UNIX
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) CouchDB
7 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (25.00%) Games
7 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 10 (22.73%) Kafka
8 10 (22.73%) Finance
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.45%) Spring
9 9 (20.45%) Puppet
9 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
10 8 (18.18%) Docker
10 8 (18.18%) DevOps
10 8 (18.18%) Salt
10 8 (18.18%) Microservices
10 8 (18.18%) Graphite
10 8 (18.18%) Private Cloud
10 8 (18.18%) Splunk
10 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
10 8 (18.18%) TDD
10 8 (18.18%) Data Management
10 8 (18.18%) CentOS
10 8 (18.18%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.27%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) BASE24
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) LDAP
3 2 (4.55%) ATM
3 2 (4.55%) AMQP
4 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (27.27%) CouchDB
3 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
5 6 (13.64%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Capybara
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) JBehave
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 11 (25.00%) Games
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Principal Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (22.73%) Kafka
3 9 (20.45%) Spring
4 8 (18.18%) RESTful
5 6 (13.64%) J2EE
6 5 (11.36%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.82%) REST
8 3 (6.82%) HTML
8 3 (6.82%) CSS
9 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.55%) SOAP
9 2 (4.55%) XML
9 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (4.55%) HTML5
9 2 (4.55%) CSS3
10 1 (2.27%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.27%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Private Cloud
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile Games
2 4 (9.09%) Online Games
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) iSeries
5 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) UNIX
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (18.18%) CentOS
5 4 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps
3 8 (18.18%) Microservices
3 8 (18.18%) TDD
3 8 (18.18%) Data Management
4 6 (13.64%) BDD
4 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 4 (9.09%) ATDD
7 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.55%) SOA
8 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) Kanban
9 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Perl
3 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.09%) Jython
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.45%) Puppet
3 8 (18.18%) Salt
3 8 (18.18%) Graphite
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Splunk
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
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