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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 8 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.35% 5.79% 12.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.27% 14.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
71 100 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.71% 41.32% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 45
Average daily rate £325 £289 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £183 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £14.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% +37.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) Finance
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) HTTP
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) J2EE
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (25.00%) CouchDB
6 5 (25.00%) ATDD
6 5 (25.00%) Couchbase
6 5 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js
5 1 (5.00%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (10.00%) FCoE
3 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.00%) Multicast
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 5 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) DataStage
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.00%) SOAP
6 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) JAX-WS
7 2 (10.00%) RESTful
7 2 (10.00%) REST
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) XSLT
7 2 (10.00%) WSDL
7 2 (10.00%) Rendezvous
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
8 1 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
1 8 (40.00%) TDD
1 8 (40.00%) BDD
2 5 (25.00%) ATDD
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) AOP
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Jython
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Xen
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) SRDF
1 2 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Intel
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) DataSynapse
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
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