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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 3 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 41 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.28% 13.61% 25.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.94% 40.19% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 17
Median daily rate £451 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +14.22%

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
72 107 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.13% 33.86% 57.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 47
Median daily rate £450 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £337 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.62 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +9 34 £451 -18.00% 8
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 71 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (44.74%) SQL
3 43 (37.72%) Oracle
4 38 (33.33%) Unix
5 33 (28.95%) Scala
6 31 (27.19%) webMethods
6 31 (27.19%) Scrum
7 30 (26.32%) XML
8 29 (25.44%) J2EE
8 29 (25.44%) Open Source
9 26 (22.81%) MongoDB
10 25 (21.93%) Jenkins
11 24 (21.05%) RESTful
11 24 (21.05%) JIRA
11 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 24 (21.05%) Automated Testing
12 23 (20.18%) WebLogic
12 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (19.30%) Confluence
13 22 (19.30%) Waterfall
13 22 (19.30%) Windows
14 21 (18.42%) Linux
14 21 (18.42%) PL/SQL
14 21 (18.42%) Test Strategy
14 21 (18.42%) JSON
15 20 (17.54%) Pega
16 19 (16.67%) Spring
16 19 (16.67%) CSS
16 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 18 (15.79%) OO

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 23 (20.18%) WebLogic
2 22 (19.30%) Confluence
3 10 (8.77%) Documentum
4 9 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.39%) nginx
6 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.88%) JBoss
8 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) GitHub
2 5 (4.39%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) HTTP
2 5 (4.39%) Network Security
2 5 (4.39%) SSL
2 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.39%) HBase
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.75%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.75%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.75%) Riak
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Jenkins
2 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.05%) JIRA
3 18 (15.79%) Selenium
4 14 (12.28%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.53%) Maven
6 10 (8.77%) Ant
6 10 (8.77%) CA Gen
6 10 (8.77%) JUnit
6 10 (8.77%) SoapUI
7 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
7 9 (7.89%) Subversion
8 8 (7.02%) IntelliJ
8 8 (7.02%) Toad
9 7 (6.14%) ClearQuest
10 6 (5.26%) Grunt
10 6 (5.26%) gulp
11 5 (4.39%) Gatling
11 5 (4.39%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (4.39%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (57.02%) Developer
2 28 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Architect
5 12 (10.53%) Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) webMethods Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Java Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Software Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Tester
8 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 4 (3.51%) COBOL Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (3.51%) Programmer
9 4 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.51%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.63%) COBOL Programmer
10 3 (2.63%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) XML
2 29 (25.44%) J2EE
3 24 (21.05%) RESTful
4 21 (18.42%) JSON
5 19 (16.67%) CSS
5 19 (16.67%) Spring
6 17 (14.91%) HTML
7 16 (14.04%) Play Framework
8 15 (13.16%) REST
9 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
10 12 (10.53%) HTML5
11 10 (8.77%) CSS3
11 10 (8.77%) Gherkin
12 9 (7.89%) Ajax
13 7 (6.14%) EDIFACT
13 7 (6.14%) jQuery
13 7 (6.14%) Node.js
13 7 (6.14%) Spring Boot
14 6 (5.26%) Django
14 6 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.39%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.33%) Unix
2 22 (19.30%) Windows
3 21 (18.42%) Linux
4 8 (7.02%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.51%) AIX
6 3 (2.63%) Debian
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.19%) Scrum
3 29 (25.44%) Open Source
4 24 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (19.30%) Waterfall
7 21 (18.42%) Test Strategy
8 18 (15.79%) DevOps
8 18 (15.79%) OO
8 18 (15.79%) RUP
8 18 (15.79%) TDD
9 15 (13.16%) Process Improvement
10 13 (11.40%) BDD
10 13 (11.40%) Configuration Management
10 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.53%) Test Scripting
12 11 (9.65%) Problem Management
13 10 (8.77%) Microservices
14 9 (7.89%) User Stories
14 9 (7.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.74%) SQL
2 33 (28.95%) Scala
3 21 (18.42%) PL/SQL
4 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.79%) Ruby
6 16 (14.04%) Python
6 16 (14.04%) Shell Script
7 13 (11.40%) Perl
8 10 (8.77%) C#
9 9 (7.89%) COBOL
9 9 (7.89%) Groovy
10 8 (7.02%) PHP
11 5 (4.39%) Haskell
12 4 (3.51%) ABAP
13 2 (1.75%) R
14 1 (0.88%) C
14 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) ISEB
1 8 (7.02%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Degree
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) HDFS
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Puppet
2 7 (6.14%) Grafana
2 7 (6.14%) Kibana
3 2 (1.75%) logstash
3 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) rkt
Vendors
1 43 (37.72%) Oracle
2 31 (27.19%) webMethods
3 20 (17.54%) Pega
4 15 (13.16%) Informatica
5 10 (8.77%) Google
6 9 (7.89%) BEA
6 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.26%) SAP
8 5 (4.39%) Cloudera
8 5 (4.39%) WSO2
9 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.63%) Splunk
10 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.75%) ICL
10 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.75%) Sun
11 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
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