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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 13 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.68% 6.67% 17.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.88% 16.22% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
Average daily rate £302 £246 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.74% -40.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £148 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £350 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.62% 41.11% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 23
Average daily rate £290 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
South Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 14 (51.85%) Spring
1 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) MySQL
5 9 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
6 8 (29.63%) J2EE
6 8 (29.63%) Web Services
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) JAX-WS
7 7 (25.93%) Java EE
7 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
7 7 (25.93%) MVC
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) Maven
7 7 (25.93%) UNIX
7 7 (25.93%) JSP
7 7 (25.93%) SOAP
7 7 (25.93%) Struts
7 7 (25.93%) JBoss
7 7 (25.93%) REST
7 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
8 6 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
8 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Magnolia
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.70%) Liferay
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Maven
2 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Hudson
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.70%) jMock
4 1 (3.70%) Build Forge
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) Toad
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
1 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Java Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Server Support
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
1 14 (51.85%) Spring
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) J2EE
5 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) JAX-WS
6 7 (25.93%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) Java EE
6 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
6 7 (25.93%) JSP
6 7 (25.93%) SOAP
6 7 (25.93%) Struts
7 6 (22.22%) XSD
7 6 (22.22%) XSL
7 6 (22.22%) XHTML
7 6 (22.22%) Servlets
7 6 (22.22%) JDBC
7 6 (22.22%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) iSeries
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
1 7 (25.93%) Scrum
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Release Management
2 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (3.70%) SRDF
1 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Control-M
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 7 (25.93%) JBoss
4 5 (18.52%) Twitter
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
8 1 (3.70%) Veritas
8 1 (3.70%) MKS
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
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