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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 26 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.57% 15.24% 14.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.77% 29.09% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £404 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £364 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £591 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
77 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 52.03% 52.38% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 26
Average daily rate £388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (77.78%) Oracle
2 27 (75.00%) UNIX
3 23 (63.89%) WebLogic
4 20 (55.56%) J2EE
5 16 (44.44%) Windows
6 15 (41.67%) Perl
6 15 (41.67%) Subversion
7 14 (38.89%) Maven
7 14 (38.89%) Linux
7 14 (38.89%) JBoss
7 14 (38.89%) Apache
7 14 (38.89%) BEA
7 14 (38.89%) Puppet
7 14 (38.89%) Hudson
7 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
8 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 12 (33.33%) AIX
9 12 (33.33%) Solaris
9 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 12 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 12 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (33.33%) Open Source
9 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (30.56%) Confluence
10 11 (30.56%) JIRA
11 10 (27.78%) Squid
11 10 (27.78%) webMethods
11 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (27.78%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) WebLogic
2 14 (38.89%) JBoss
2 14 (38.89%) Apache
3 11 (30.56%) Confluence
4 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Subversion
2 14 (38.89%) Maven
2 14 (38.89%) Hudson
2 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 11 (30.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) Toad
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Platform Architect
4 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Scala Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
8 4 (11.11%) webMethods Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Configuration Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) J2EE
2 12 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (25.00%) SAX
4 5 (13.89%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
6 1 (2.78%) Java EE
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) JSP
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Open Source
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) UNIX
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 12 (33.33%) AIX
4 12 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
1 10 (27.78%) DevOps
2 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
2 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) OO
3 5 (13.89%) RUP
3 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.78%) Coaching
7 1 (2.78%) Test Management
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Perl
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Scala
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) BEA
3 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 10 (27.78%) webMethods
5 2 (5.56%) Pega
5 2 (5.56%) Informatica
5 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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