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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 29 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.43% 10.75% 7.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.62% 29.41% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 11
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£358 £307 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £253 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
105 68 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.77% 36.56% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 37
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
3 20 (33.90%) Linux
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.51%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (30.51%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
6 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (27.12%) HTML
6 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
7 14 (23.73%) SQL
7 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
8 12 (20.34%) Puppet
8 12 (20.34%) HTML5
8 12 (20.34%) TDD
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 11 (18.64%) Games
9 11 (18.64%) CSS
9 11 (18.64%) Kafka
9 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.95%) CouchDB
10 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
10 10 (16.95%) Docker
10 10 (16.95%) DevOps
10 10 (16.95%) UNIX
10 10 (16.95%) Spring
11 9 (15.25%) Scrum
11 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.25%) Salt
11 9 (15.25%) CentOS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (6.78%) Node.js
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.39%) Drupal
4 2 (3.39%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) Jetty
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.69%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) BASE24
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) ATM
2 3 (5.08%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) AMQP
4 1 (1.69%) LDAP
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) DMZ
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) NoSQL
2 14 (23.73%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.95%) CouchDB
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.78%) Couchbase
5 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.08%) MySQL
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) DataStage
8 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.69%) HBase
8 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) Maven
4 6 (10.17%) JUnit
5 3 (5.08%) Selenium
5 3 (5.08%) Build Forge
5 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.08%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.39%) Hudson
6 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.39%) Valgrind
6 2 (3.39%) Redmine
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.69%) Toad
7 1 (1.69%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
1 11 (18.64%) Games
2 7 (11.86%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Developer
2 25 (42.37%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (27.12%) HTML
3 12 (20.34%) HTML5
4 11 (18.64%) Kafka
4 11 (18.64%) CSS
5 10 (16.95%) Spring
6 8 (13.56%) CSS3
6 8 (13.56%) RESTful
7 6 (10.17%) REST
7 6 (10.17%) Web Services
8 5 (8.47%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
9 4 (6.78%) J2EE
10 3 (5.08%) Dojo
10 3 (5.08%) Spring Integration
11 2 (3.39%) WebKit
11 2 (3.39%) QML
11 2 (3.39%) OpenGL ES
11 2 (3.39%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.39%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Private Cloud
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile Games
2 4 (6.78%) Online Games
3 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.39%) iSeries
4 2 (3.39%) STB
4 2 (3.39%) DTV
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) UNIX
3 9 (15.25%) CentOS
3 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Windows
5 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
2 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (20.34%) TDD
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps
5 9 (15.25%) Scrum
5 9 (15.25%) SDLC
6 8 (13.56%) Microservices
6 8 (13.56%) Data Management
7 6 (10.17%) SOA
7 6 (10.17%) BDD
8 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.78%) Open Source
8 4 (6.78%) ITIL
9 3 (5.08%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (3.39%) Kanban
10 2 (3.39%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.86%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) C++
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
7 3 (5.08%) C#
7 3 (5.08%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) Go
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
7 3 (5.08%) Scala
8 2 (3.39%) Lua
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.39%) Jython
8 2 (3.39%) C
8 2 (3.39%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) vCloud
3 1 (1.69%) HDFS
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (20.34%) Puppet
3 9 (15.25%) Salt
4 8 (13.56%) Graphite
5 2 (3.39%) Ansible
5 2 (3.39%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.69%) Control-M
6 1 (1.69%) SCOM
6 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Splunk
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) Percona
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Sun
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Lotus
6 1 (1.69%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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