The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Shropshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 13 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.21% 3.03% 22.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.83% 6.98% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 20
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£330 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 - £600
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 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.00% 43.43% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 38
Average daily rate £330 £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
West Midlands

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
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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +7 10 £330 - 2
Shrewsbury - - - -
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (72.22%) WebLogic
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) webMethods
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) BEA
7 4 (22.22%) Informatica
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) Pega
8 3 (16.67%) CA Gen
8 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
8 3 (16.67%) Middleware
8 3 (16.67%) ClearQuest
8 3 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) RUP
8 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
8 3 (16.67%) Documentum
9 2 (11.11%) COBOL
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (72.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 3 (16.67%) ClearQuest
1 3 (16.67%) CA Gen
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (11.11%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) VME
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 3 (16.67%) RUP
2 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Pay per click
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) webMethods
3 4 (22.22%) BEA
3 4 (22.22%) Informatica
4 3 (16.67%) Pega
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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