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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 13 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.60% 12.70% 19.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.31% 39.74% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £283 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
71 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.04% 31.97% 46.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.19 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.20% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 15 (40.54%) Spring
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
3 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) Hibernate
4 11 (29.73%) MVC
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) Spring MVC
4 11 (29.73%) Release Management
4 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
5 10 (27.03%) Maven
5 10 (27.03%) MySQL
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) Apache
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) Java EE
6 9 (24.32%) Magnolia
6 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (24.32%) Hudson
7 8 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (21.62%) Twitter
7 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
7 8 (21.62%) jQuery
7 8 (21.62%) Ajax
7 8 (21.62%) CMS
7 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
7 8 (21.62%) Perl
8 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
8 7 (18.92%) Internet
8 7 (18.92%) Jackrabbit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (27.03%) Apache
3 9 (24.32%) Magnolia
4 8 (21.62%) CMS
5 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
6 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.70%) Liferay
8 1 (2.70%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) LDAP
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 7 (18.92%) Jackrabbit
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Maven
2 9 (24.32%) Hudson
3 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
4 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) Build Forge
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) jMock
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Mockito
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
1 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Administrator
3 11 (29.73%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Release Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Tester
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Spring
2 12 (32.43%) Hibernate
3 11 (29.73%) Spring MVC
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 9 (24.32%) Java EE
6 8 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (21.62%) jQuery
6 8 (21.62%) Ajax
7 7 (18.92%) Spring Integration
8 5 (13.51%) J2EE
9 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (5.41%) JMS
10 2 (5.41%) .NET
11 1 (2.70%) JSP
11 1 (2.70%) SOAP
11 1 (2.70%) Struts
11 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Clustering
1 3 (8.11%) iSeries
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Debian
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) MVC
1 11 (29.73%) Release Management
2 5 (13.51%) TDD
3 4 (10.81%) Web Development
4 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.11%) BDD
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) OOP
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) Jython
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Xen
2 2 (5.41%) qmail
3 1 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Control-M
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Twitter
2 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) JBoss
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) MKS
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
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