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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 14 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.14% 12.60% 22.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.91% 32.32% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 45
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£325 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £285 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £515 £375
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 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
88 99 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.60% 38.98% 51.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 90
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £28.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.08% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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 19 (45.24%) Spring
2 15 (35.71%) Spring MVC
2 15 (35.71%) MVC
3 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Maven
5 11 (26.19%) Release Management
5 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) Perl
6 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) Java EE
7 9 (21.43%) TDD
8 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
8 8 (19.05%) Ajax
8 8 (19.05%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) Magnolia
8 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (19.05%) Twitter
8 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Portal
8 8 (19.05%) BDD
8 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
8 8 (19.05%) UNIX
8 8 (19.05%) J2EE
8 8 (19.05%) MySQL
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 7 (16.67%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (19.05%) Magnolia
3 7 (16.67%) Apache
3 7 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.38%) Jetty
5 1 (2.38%) Liferay
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
3 3 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) VLAN
4 2 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.05%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Maven
2 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Hudson
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.76%) Build Forge
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
1 20 (47.62%) Java Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Administrator
3 9 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Release Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Spring
2 15 (35.71%) Spring MVC
3 14 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) Java EE
7 8 (19.05%) Ajax
7 8 (19.05%) J2EE
7 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (16.67%) Spring Integration
9 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (11.90%) Web Services
11 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (7.14%) RESTful
12 2 (4.76%) Spring Web Flow
12 2 (4.76%) JMS
12 2 (4.76%) JSP
12 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) iSeries
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Debian
4 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) MVC
2 11 (26.19%) Release Management
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) BDD
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.76%) OOP
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (2.38%) OO
9 1 (2.38%) OOD
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) ATDD
9 1 (2.38%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.38%) DevOps
9 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Jython
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Xen
2 2 (4.76%) qmail
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Twitter
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) MKS
4 3 (7.14%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
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