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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 11 3 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.24% 3.90% 25.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.73% 11.11% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 27
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£400 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £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
37 27 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.34% 35.06% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 40
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £444 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 14 (60.87%) WebLogic
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) webMethods
6 5 (21.74%) Scala
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Documentum
7 4 (17.39%) Perl
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
8 3 (13.04%) VB
8 3 (13.04%) J2EE
8 3 (13.04%) RUP
8 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
8 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
8 3 (13.04%) BEA
8 3 (13.04%) Informatica
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (60.87%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) Documentum
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
1 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) CA Gen
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Scala Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Lead Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) VME
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
2 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) RUP
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Test Management
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Android Development
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Scala
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) webMethods
3 3 (13.04%) BEA
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Pega
Telford, Shropshire
Bentley Whitaker
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