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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 42 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.84% 34.42% 17.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.31% 54.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 9
Average daily rate £550 £438 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
130 98 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.76% 63.64% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 17
Average daily rate £470 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 31 £550 +25.71% 7
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 65 (72.22%) J2EE
2 63 (70.00%) Unix
3 56 (62.22%) Oracle
4 55 (61.11%) SQL
5 53 (58.89%) Waterfall
6 52 (57.78%) WebLogic
7 51 (56.67%) Shell Script
7 51 (56.67%) Pega
8 46 (51.11%) Informatica
8 46 (51.11%) RUP
9 42 (46.67%) Perl
9 42 (46.67%) webMethods
10 38 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (40.00%) BEA
12 35 (38.89%) PL/SQL
13 33 (36.67%) ClearCase
13 33 (36.67%) Test Strategy
14 29 (32.22%) CA Gen
14 29 (32.22%) OO
15 25 (27.78%) Oracle OWB
16 23 (25.56%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (25.56%) ClearQuest
17 21 (23.33%) Scrum
17 21 (23.33%) Project Planning
18 18 (20.00%) Data Modelling
19 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
20 14 (15.56%) Process Improvement
21 13 (14.44%) Software Architecture
22 12 (13.33%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 52 (57.78%) WebLogic
2 11 (12.22%) JBoss
3 8 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.56%) Apache
4 5 (5.56%) Confluence
4 5 (5.56%) Documentum
5 3 (3.33%) Captiva
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Firewall
1 3 (3.33%) HTTP
1 3 (3.33%) SSL
1 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) Oracle OWB
2 23 (25.56%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.56%) Pentaho
5 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.33%) Big Data
6 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.22%) HBase
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (36.67%) ClearCase
2 29 (32.22%) CA Gen
3 23 (25.56%) ClearQuest
4 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.56%) JIRA
5 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.33%) Hudson
7 2 (2.22%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.22%) JUnit
7 2 (2.22%) Maven
7 2 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) Subversion
8 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.11%) Toad
General
1 2 (2.22%) Electronics
1 2 (2.22%) Finance
1 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.22%) Marketing
1 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (64.44%) Developer
2 26 (28.89%) Architect
3 15 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Software Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Platform Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Big Data Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Hadoop Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Hadoop Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (72.22%) J2EE
2 8 (8.89%) Spring
3 7 (7.78%) CSS
3 7 (7.78%) HTML
4 5 (5.56%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.44%) JSON
5 4 (4.44%) XML
6 3 (3.33%) Java EE
6 3 (3.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.22%) EJB
7 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.22%) HTML5
7 2 (2.22%) J2SE
7 2 (2.22%) OSGi
7 2 (2.22%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.22%) REST
7 2 (2.22%) RESTful
8 1 (1.11%) JDBC
8 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.00%) Unix
2 10 (11.11%) Linux
3 9 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) Waterfall
2 46 (51.11%) RUP
3 38 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (36.67%) Test Strategy
5 29 (32.22%) OO
6 21 (23.33%) Project Planning
6 21 (23.33%) Scrum
7 18 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 14 (15.56%) Process Improvement
10 13 (14.44%) Software Architecture
11 12 (13.33%) SDLC
12 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.00%) Open Source
14 8 (8.89%) Problem Management
15 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
16 5 (5.56%) DevOps
17 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.11%) SQL
2 51 (56.67%) Shell Script
3 42 (46.67%) Perl
4 35 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.33%) Scala
6 2 (2.22%) C#
6 2 (2.22%) Groovy
6 2 (2.22%) Haskell
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) Grafana
3 1 (1.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 56 (62.22%) Oracle
2 51 (56.67%) Pega
3 46 (51.11%) Informatica
4 42 (46.67%) webMethods
5 36 (40.00%) BEA
6 4 (4.44%) Cloudera
6 4 (4.44%) EMC
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
7 3 (3.33%) WSO2
8 2 (2.22%) Adobe
8 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) SAP
8 2 (2.22%) Serena
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