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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 63 48 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.69% 18.90% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.38% 53.93% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £481 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £374 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
101 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.56% 35.04% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 35
Median daily rate £406 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £16.04 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +2 59 £450 -6.49% 4
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 92 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.57%) SQL
3 58 (39.19%) Oracle
4 51 (34.46%) Unix
5 46 (31.08%) J2EE
6 45 (30.41%) MongoDB
7 44 (29.73%) Scala
8 40 (27.03%) XML
8 40 (27.03%) Linux
9 38 (25.68%) webMethods
9 38 (25.68%) Git (software)
9 38 (25.68%) Puppet
10 37 (25.00%) Spring
11 36 (24.32%) JIRA
12 33 (22.30%) Open Source
13 32 (21.62%) Scrum
14 31 (20.95%) Confluence
14 31 (20.95%) Waterfall
14 31 (20.95%) Play Framework
15 30 (20.27%) DevOps
15 30 (20.27%) WebLogic
16 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 28 (18.92%) Jenkins
17 26 (17.57%) Windows
17 26 (17.57%) Maven
18 25 (16.89%) JSON
19 24 (16.22%) PL/SQL
19 24 (16.22%) RUP
20 22 (14.86%) Test Strategy
20 22 (14.86%) Automated Testing

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 31 (20.95%) Confluence
2 30 (20.27%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.43%) Apache
4 10 (6.76%) Documentum
5 6 (4.05%) IIS
6 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (2.03%) JBoss
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.35%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.35%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.70%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) SSL
2 7 (4.73%) HTTP
2 7 (4.73%) Network Security
3 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.41%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.78%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (6.08%) MySQL
4 8 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.38%) HBase
5 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.35%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.35%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.35%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 36 (24.32%) JIRA
3 28 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 26 (17.57%) Maven
5 21 (14.19%) Selenium
6 19 (12.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (11.49%) SoapUI
8 13 (8.78%) ClearQuest
9 11 (7.43%) Eclipse
10 10 (6.76%) CA Gen
10 10 (6.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (6.08%) IntelliJ
11 9 (6.08%) JUnit
11 9 (6.08%) Toad
12 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
13 7 (4.73%) ClearCase
13 7 (4.73%) Subversion
14 6 (4.05%) Ant
14 6 (4.05%) Bitbucket
14 6 (4.05%) FishEye
General
1 10 (6.76%) Finance
2 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (45.27%) Developer
2 38 (25.68%) Architect
3 27 (18.24%) Java Developer
4 24 (16.22%) Scala Developer
5 17 (11.49%) Java Architect
6 16 (10.81%) Analyst
7 14 (9.46%) Software Architect
8 12 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.08%) Technical Architect
10 9 (6.08%) webMethods Developer
11 8 (5.41%) Java Scala Developer
12 7 (4.73%) Java Software Architect
12 7 (4.73%) Java Technical Architect
12 7 (4.73%) Test Manager
13 6 (4.05%) Java Software Developer
13 6 (4.05%) Senior Architect
13 6 (4.05%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.08%) J2EE
2 40 (27.03%) XML
3 37 (25.00%) Spring
4 31 (20.95%) Play Framework
5 25 (16.89%) JSON
6 21 (14.19%) Spring Boot
7 19 (12.84%) CSS
8 18 (12.16%) RESTful
9 17 (11.49%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (10.81%) HTML
10 16 (10.81%) REST
10 16 (10.81%) SOAP
11 13 (8.78%) ELK Stack
12 11 (7.43%) HTML5
12 11 (7.43%) Hystrix
13 10 (6.76%) Swagger
14 9 (6.08%) AngularJS
15 8 (5.41%) Akka
15 8 (5.41%) Web Services
15 8 (5.41%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) Digital Media
2 6 (4.05%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.70%) CMDB
4 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.46%) Unix
2 40 (27.03%) Linux
3 26 (17.57%) Windows
4 4 (2.70%) AIX
4 4 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.03%) Debian
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.30%) Open Source
3 32 (21.62%) Scrum
4 31 (20.95%) Waterfall
5 30 (20.27%) DevOps
6 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 24 (16.22%) RUP
8 22 (14.86%) Automated Testing
8 22 (14.86%) Test Strategy
9 19 (12.84%) TDD
10 18 (12.16%) OO
10 18 (12.16%) Process Improvement
11 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (10.14%) Microservices
13 14 (9.46%) Software Architecture
14 13 (8.78%) Configuration Management
14 13 (8.78%) Project Planning
15 12 (8.11%) BDD
15 12 (8.11%) Problem Management
16 11 (7.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.57%) SQL
2 44 (29.73%) Scala
3 24 (16.22%) PL/SQL
4 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 14 (9.46%) Python
6 14 (9.46%) Ruby
7 13 (8.78%) PHP
8 9 (6.08%) COBOL
8 9 (6.08%) Perl
9 8 (5.41%) Groovy
10 4 (2.70%) ABAP
11 3 (2.03%) C#
12 2 (1.35%) R
13 1 (0.68%) C
13 1 (0.68%) Haskell
13 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) ISEB
1 12 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) Degree
6 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.51%) Docker
2 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.35%) HDFS
3 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (25.68%) Puppet
2 9 (6.08%) Grafana
3 8 (5.41%) Graphite
4 5 (3.38%) Kibana
4 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.70%) logstash
6 2 (1.35%) SCCM
6 2 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (39.19%) Oracle
2 38 (25.68%) webMethods
3 21 (14.19%) Pega
4 17 (11.49%) WSO2
5 15 (10.14%) Informatica
6 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.08%) BEA
8 8 (5.41%) Google
9 6 (4.05%) SAP
10 5 (3.38%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.70%) Adobe
12 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.35%) ICL
13 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.35%) Splunk
13 2 (1.35%) Sun
14 1 (0.68%) VMware
Telford, Shropshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago