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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing Java 35 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.01% 15.76% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.98% 38.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 4
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£363 £305 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +52.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £270 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £435 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
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
103 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.29% 40.76% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 25
Average daily rate £325 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 21 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 18 (36.73%) Linux
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
5 13 (26.53%) SQL
6 12 (24.49%) Finance
7 11 (22.45%) Games
7 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
7 11 (22.45%) CouchDB
8 10 (20.41%) Kafka
8 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
8 10 (20.41%) UNIX
9 9 (18.37%) CSS
9 9 (18.37%) HTML
9 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) SDLC
9 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
9 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (18.37%) Puppet
10 8 (16.33%) CentOS
10 8 (16.33%) HTML5
10 8 (16.33%) Splunk
10 8 (16.33%) RESTful
10 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
10 8 (16.33%) Microservices
10 8 (16.33%) Graphite

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.04%) CICS
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) BASE24
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) ATM
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) AMQP
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 11 (22.45%) CouchDB
2 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.20%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) DataStage
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Toad
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) JBehave
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.04%) Redmine
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Games
3 7 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Java Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Principal Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (20.41%) Kafka
3 9 (18.37%) HTML
3 9 (18.37%) CSS
4 8 (16.33%) Spring
4 8 (16.33%) RESTful
4 8 (16.33%) HTML5
5 7 (14.29%) CSS3
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 4 (8.16%) J2EE
8 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.12%) REST
8 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.08%) XML
9 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (4.08%) SOAP
10 1 (2.04%) .NET
10 1 (2.04%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Private Cloud
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Online Games
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile Games
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) iSeries
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) STB
5 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) UNIX
3 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.33%) CentOS
5 5 (10.20%) Windows
6 1 (2.04%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.37%) SDLC
5 8 (16.33%) DevOps
5 8 (16.33%) Microservices
5 8 (16.33%) Data Management
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL
9 3 (6.12%) MVC
9 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.12%) ATDD
9 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (4.08%) Kanban
10 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.24%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) VB
5 2 (4.08%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) Jython
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Lua
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Squid
2 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.37%) Puppet
3 8 (16.33%) Salt
3 8 (16.33%) Graphite
4 1 (2.04%) Control-M
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Splunk
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Sun
4 1 (2.04%) Lotus
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Google