The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 24 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.22% 12.70% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.15% 48.48% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.14% 26.19% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 14
Average daily rate £410 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £19.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Shropshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Shropshire region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +2 23 £450 +12.50% 1
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 33 (49.25%) Oracle
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) WebLogic
3 29 (43.28%) UNIX
4 23 (34.33%) SQL
5 22 (32.84%) Pega
6 21 (31.34%) J2EE
7 20 (29.85%) XML
8 19 (28.36%) Open Source
9 18 (26.87%) Windows
9 18 (26.87%) webMethods
10 17 (25.37%) JSON
11 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
11 16 (23.88%) Scrum
11 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
12 15 (22.39%) Informatica
12 15 (22.39%) RUP
13 13 (19.40%) Shell Script
13 13 (19.40%) MongoDB
14 12 (17.91%) Configuration Management
14 12 (17.91%) Data Modelling
15 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (16.42%) JIRA
15 11 (16.42%) Docker
16 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
16 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
16 10 (14.93%) Confluence
16 10 (14.93%) Software Architecture
16 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
16 10 (14.93%) Hadoop

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 30 (44.78%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.93%) Confluence
3 7 (10.45%) Apache
4 4 (5.97%) JBoss
5 3 (4.48%) Documentum
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.49%) Captiva
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.94%) Internet
4 7 (10.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
3 8 (11.94%) Data Mining
3 8 (11.94%) MySQL
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.94%) HBase
4 6 (8.96%) Big Data
4 6 (8.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) JIRA
2 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.96%) Subversion
4 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.46%) JUnit
4 5 (7.46%) Selenium
5 4 (5.97%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.48%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.99%) Hudson
8 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.49%) CA Gen
8 1 (1.49%) Ant
8 1 (1.49%) PVCS
8 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Electronics
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Architect
2 28 (41.79%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) DBA
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Hadoop Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Project Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Software Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Java Software Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Platform Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) J2EE
2 20 (29.85%) XML
3 17 (25.37%) JSON
4 8 (11.94%) CGI
4 8 (11.94%) HTML
4 8 (11.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (10.45%) Play Framework
5 7 (10.45%) J2SE
6 6 (8.96%) Spring
7 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.46%) HTML5
7 5 (7.46%) REST
7 5 (7.46%) SOAP
8 3 (4.48%) CSS
9 2 (2.99%) EJB
9 2 (2.99%) XHTML
9 2 (2.99%) SAX
9 2 (2.99%) Middleware
9 2 (2.99%) Ajax
10 1 (1.49%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.49%) DTV
1 1 (1.49%) Statistics
1 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) UNIX
2 18 (26.87%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) Linux
4 7 (10.45%) SUSE
4 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) Open Source
3 16 (23.88%) Waterfall
3 16 (23.88%) Test Strategy
3 16 (23.88%) Scrum
4 15 (22.39%) RUP
5 12 (17.91%) Data Modelling
5 12 (17.91%) Configuration Management
6 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.93%) Software Architecture
8 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.94%) Analytics
9 7 (10.45%) DevOps
9 7 (10.45%) Microservices
10 6 (8.96%) SDLC
11 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
12 4 (5.97%) OO
13 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.94%) Ruby
3 8 (11.94%) Python
4 6 (8.96%) Perl
4 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Scala
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Oracle
2 22 (32.84%) Pega
3 18 (26.87%) webMethods
4 15 (22.39%) Informatica
5 9 (13.43%) BEA
6 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Splunk
7 1 (1.49%) WSO2
7 1 (1.49%) SAP