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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 10 11 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.17% 5.91% 17.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.82% 13.41% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 31
Average daily rate
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£413 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
78 82 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.50% 44.09% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 68
Average daily rate £375 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £237 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 11 (44.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Spring
4 8 (32.00%) Spring MVC
4 8 (32.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) J2EE
5 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (20.00%) iSeries
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.00%) HTTP
8 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) HTML
9 3 (12.00%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (44.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (32.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (12.00%) Magnolia
5 2 (8.00%) CMS
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (8.00%) Apache
5 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.00%) IIS
6 1 (4.00%) TeamSite
6 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) Multicast
2 2 (8.00%) FCoE
2 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) Gradle
2 1 (4.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (4.00%) JProfiler
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Spring
1 8 (32.00%) Spring MVC
1 8 (32.00%) J2EE
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (8.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (8.00%) JAX-WS
5 2 (8.00%) Rendezvous
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) WSDL
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) iSeries
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) TDD
2 8 (32.00%) BDD
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) ATDD
6 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Jython
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
1 2 (8.00%) SRDF
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) KVM
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) DataSynapse
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Intel
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) MKS
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