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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.65% 4.51% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 12.64% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
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£494 £280 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.33% +43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £188 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
76 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.46% 35.66% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 41
Average daily rate £325 £280 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% +26.00%
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 March 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 March 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 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (30.43%) HTTP
5 7 (30.43%) Spring
6 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Couchbase
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (17.39%) Jython
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
8 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
8 4 (17.39%) ATDD
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (47.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (8.70%) IIS
5 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
6 1 (4.35%) CICS
6 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) AMQP
3 2 (8.70%) FCoE
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) Multicast
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
1 6 (26.09%) Couchbase
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) HBase
6 1 (4.35%) DB2
6 1 (4.35%) DataStage
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) JProfiler
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (4.35%) VisualVM
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) J2EE
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
4 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (13.04%) REST
5 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
5 3 (13.04%) JAX-WS
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) XSLT
6 2 (8.70%) WSDL
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (8.70%) Rendezvous
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) iSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) TDD
1 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (21.74%) BDD
2 4 (17.39%) ATDD
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 4 (17.39%) Jython
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Xen
2 2 (8.70%) NFS
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) SRDF
2 2 (8.70%) KVM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Intel
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) DataSynapse
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
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