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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 23 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.02% 5.34% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.70% 15.91% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
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£475 £320 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -43.36%
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 £40.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
61 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.20% 33.59% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 14
Average daily rate £400 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £473 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +9 20 £485 +51.56%
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 46 (59.74%) Oracle
2 38 (49.35%) UNIX
3 32 (41.56%) WebLogic
4 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (35.06%) Windows
6 25 (32.47%) SQL
6 25 (32.47%) Pega
7 24 (31.17%) J2EE
8 20 (25.97%) Open Source
9 19 (24.68%) Waterfall
10 18 (23.38%) RUP
11 17 (22.08%) webMethods
12 16 (20.78%) JIRA
12 16 (20.78%) Test Strategy
12 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
13 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
13 15 (19.48%) Confluence
13 15 (19.48%) Scrum
13 15 (19.48%) Configuration Management
13 15 (19.48%) BEA
14 14 (18.18%) Informatica
14 14 (18.18%) XML
14 14 (18.18%) Linux
14 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
14 14 (18.18%) Perl
14 14 (18.18%) JSON
15 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
16 12 (15.58%) Shell Script
16 12 (15.58%) MongoDB

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 32 (41.56%) WebLogic
2 15 (19.48%) Confluence
3 8 (10.39%) JBoss
3 8 (10.39%) Apache
4 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) Documentum
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Internet
1 10 (12.99%) Firewall
2 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
2 12 (15.58%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.69%) HBase
5 8 (10.39%) MySQL
6 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
7 5 (6.49%) Big Data
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) JIRA
1 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.58%) Subversion
3 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.39%) Hudson
5 6 (7.79%) Maven
6 5 (6.49%) Selenium
6 5 (6.49%) LoadRunner
6 5 (6.49%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.60%) Toad
8 1 (1.30%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) Architect
3 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Platform Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.09%) DBA
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Project Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Requirements Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.90%) webMethods Developer
10 2 (2.60%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.60%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Software Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Software Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) J2EE
2 14 (18.18%) XML
2 14 (18.18%) JSON
3 8 (10.39%) CGI
3 8 (10.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (9.09%) SAX
5 5 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (6.49%) Play Framework
6 3 (3.90%) CSS
6 3 (3.90%) HTML
7 2 (2.60%) Middleware
7 2 (2.60%) XHTML
7 2 (2.60%) Ajax
8 1 (1.30%) Spring
8 1 (1.30%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.30%) DTV
2 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) UNIX
2 27 (35.06%) Windows
3 14 (18.18%) Linux
4 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.09%) SUSE
6 5 (6.49%) AIX
6 5 (6.49%) Solaris
6 5 (6.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) Open Source
3 19 (24.68%) Waterfall
4 18 (23.38%) RUP
5 16 (20.78%) Test Strategy
6 15 (19.48%) Scrum
6 15 (19.48%) Configuration Management
7 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.99%) SDLC
10 8 (10.39%) OO
10 8 (10.39%) Analytics
10 8 (10.39%) DevOps
11 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
12 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
13 5 (6.49%) Test Planning
14 4 (5.19%) Performance Testing
14 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
15 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) Perl
3 12 (15.58%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.69%) Python
6 8 (10.39%) Ruby
7 5 (6.49%) Scala
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) Squid
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Oracle
2 25 (32.47%) Pega
3 17 (22.08%) webMethods
4 15 (19.48%) BEA
5 14 (18.18%) Informatica
6 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.90%) Adobe
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
9 1 (1.30%) WSO2
9 1 (1.30%) Splunk