The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 100 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.86% 20.16% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 70.42% 51.02% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 11 3
Median daily rate £441 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
142 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.55% 39.52% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 22 9
Median daily rate £440 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +1 88 £440 -2.22% 8
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 165 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (63.85%) MongoDB
3 123 (57.75%) Puppet
4 102 (47.89%) Spring
5 92 (43.19%) SQL
6 89 (41.78%) Scala
7 86 (40.38%) Linux
8 79 (37.09%) J2EE
9 78 (36.62%) Open Source
10 76 (35.68%) Git (software)
10 76 (35.68%) Play Framework
11 75 (35.21%) Oracle
12 74 (34.74%) Microservices
13 70 (32.86%) Spring Boot
14 68 (31.92%) Docker
15 66 (30.99%) DevOps
16 64 (30.05%) JSON
17 61 (28.64%) Software Architecture
17 61 (28.64%) Maven
18 59 (27.70%) Unix
19 55 (25.82%) RabbitMQ
20 52 (24.41%) Scrum
21 49 (23.00%) Software Engineering
22 48 (22.54%) XML
22 48 (22.54%) JIRA
23 47 (22.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 44 (20.66%) Confluence
25 40 (18.78%) Hystrix
26 39 (18.31%) ELK Stack
26 39 (18.31%) Waterfall

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (20.66%) Confluence
2 32 (15.02%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.04%) Apache
4 13 (6.10%) JBoss
5 12 (5.63%) WebLogic Portal
6 7 (3.29%) IIS
7 6 (2.82%) nginx
7 6 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.35%) Documentum
8 5 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) Captiva
10 1 (0.47%) Jetty
10 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (5.16%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.16%) Google App Engine
4 11 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.35%) Heroku
6 2 (0.94%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.39%) HTTP
2 14 (6.57%) SSL
3 10 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (63.85%) MongoDB
2 23 (10.80%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (10.33%) Oracle OWB
4 13 (6.10%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.10%) Pentaho
5 12 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.82%) Big Data
7 6 (2.82%) MySQL
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (35.68%) Git (software)
2 61 (28.64%) Maven
3 48 (22.54%) JIRA
4 47 (22.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 32 (15.02%) WebDriver
6 31 (14.55%) Selenium
7 29 (13.62%) SoapUI
8 24 (11.27%) Jenkins
9 21 (9.86%) ClearQuest
10 17 (7.98%) JUnit
11 15 (7.04%) IntelliJ
12 9 (4.23%) ClearCase
12 9 (4.23%) Eclipse
13 7 (3.29%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (3.29%) Spock
13 7 (3.29%) TestNG
14 6 (2.82%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.82%) FishEye
14 6 (2.82%) GoCD
15 4 (1.88%) Toad
Job Titles
1 101 (47.42%) Architect
2 80 (37.56%) Developer
3 71 (33.33%) Software Architect
4 59 (27.70%) Java Architect
5 42 (19.72%) Java Software Architect
6 37 (17.37%) Java Developer
7 29 (13.62%) Digital Architect
7 29 (13.62%) Software Engineer
8 25 (11.74%) Scala Developer
9 24 (11.27%) Senior Architect
10 23 (10.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 19 (8.92%) Java Engineer
11 19 (8.92%) Senior Software Architect
12 17 (7.98%) Analyst
12 17 (7.98%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (7.51%) Java Software Developer
13 16 (7.51%) Java Software Engineer
13 16 (7.51%) Lead Developer
13 16 (7.51%) Senior Java Architect
14 15 (7.04%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (47.89%) Spring
2 79 (37.09%) J2EE
3 76 (35.68%) Play Framework
4 70 (32.86%) Spring Boot
5 64 (30.05%) JSON
6 55 (25.82%) RabbitMQ
7 48 (22.54%) XML
8 40 (18.78%) Hystrix
9 39 (18.31%) ELK Stack
10 38 (17.84%) SOAP
11 36 (16.90%) WireMock
12 29 (13.62%) Swagger
13 28 (13.15%) J2SE
14 26 (12.21%) Node.js
14 26 (12.21%) REST
15 22 (10.33%) CSS
16 19 (8.92%) Hibernate
17 16 (7.51%) HTML
17 16 (7.51%) HTML5
18 10 (4.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.41%) CMDB
2 3 (1.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (40.38%) Linux
2 59 (27.70%) Unix
3 15 (7.04%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
4 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.62%) Open Source
3 74 (34.74%) Microservices
4 66 (30.99%) DevOps
5 61 (28.64%) Software Architecture
6 52 (24.41%) Scrum
7 49 (23.00%) Software Engineering
8 39 (18.31%) Waterfall
9 35 (16.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (15.02%) RUP
11 29 (13.62%) Test Strategy
12 23 (10.80%) TDD
13 22 (10.33%) Project Planning
14 19 (8.92%) Process Improvement
15 18 (8.45%) Data Modelling
16 16 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (7.04%) Configuration Management
17 15 (7.04%) OO
18 14 (6.57%) Automated Testing
19 11 (5.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (43.19%) SQL
2 89 (41.78%) Scala
3 33 (15.49%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.15%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.16%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.76%) Groovy
7 7 (3.29%) C#
7 7 (3.29%) Haskell
7 7 (3.29%) Python
7 7 (3.29%) Ruby
8 6 (2.82%) Perl
9 5 (2.35%) PHP
10 3 (1.41%) C
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.16%) ISEB
4 10 (4.69%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.47%) Degree
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (31.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 123 (57.75%) Puppet
2 36 (16.90%) Graphite
3 25 (11.74%) Grafana
4 8 (3.76%) Consul
5 6 (2.82%) Kibana
6 5 (2.35%) logstash
7 4 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.94%) Ansible
8 2 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (35.21%) Oracle
2 31 (14.55%) WSO2
3 29 (13.62%) webMethods
4 15 (7.04%) Adobe
5 14 (6.57%) Informatica
5 14 (6.57%) Pega
6 12 (5.63%) Google
7 9 (4.23%) Cloudera
7 9 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.88%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.47%) BEA
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.47%) EMC
10 1 (0.47%) HP
10 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.47%) SaltStack
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