The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 16 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.60% 9.41% 15.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.62% 31.15% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 25
Average daily rate
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£343 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £370 £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 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
65 61 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.95% 30.20% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 59
Average daily rate £313 £308 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.39 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 1 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 1 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 13 (39.39%) Spring
2 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) Release Management
3 11 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (30.30%) Maven
4 10 (30.30%) Apache
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) MySQL
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
5 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
5 9 (27.27%) Java EE
5 9 (27.27%) Hudson
5 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (24.24%) Twitter
6 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (24.24%) Ajax
6 8 (24.24%) jQuery
6 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
6 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
7 7 (21.21%) Perl
7 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
7 7 (21.21%) Internet
7 7 (21.21%) CMS
7 7 (21.21%) Jackrabbit
7 7 (21.21%) Jenkins

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 10 (30.30%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) CMS
3 7 (21.21%) Magnolia
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.03%) Jetty
7 1 (3.03%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (27.27%) MySQL
3 7 (21.21%) Jackrabbit
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Maven
2 9 (27.27%) Hudson
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
4 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Build Forge
5 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) jMock
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
1 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Administrator
3 11 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Java Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Release Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Spring
2 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) Spring MVC
5 9 (27.27%) Java EE
6 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (24.24%) Ajax
6 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 7 (21.21%) Spring Integration
8 3 (9.09%) J2EE
8 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (6.06%) JMS
9 2 (6.06%) .NET
9 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (3.03%) HTML5
10 1 (3.03%) REST
10 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
10 1 (3.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Debian
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Release Management
2 9 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) OOP
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.03%) BDD
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) OOD
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) qmail
2 2 (6.06%) Xen
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Twitter
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.12%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) MKS
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
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