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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 30 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.96% 10.94% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.39% 46.67% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
62 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.13% 23.44% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 11
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £19.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 31 August 2015. 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 +4 30 £450 +12.50% 1
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 22 (41.51%) WebLogic
3 21 (39.62%) UNIX
4 20 (37.74%) XML
4 20 (37.74%) Open Source
5 18 (33.96%) Test Strategy
5 18 (33.96%) J2EE
5 18 (33.96%) Scrum
6 16 (30.19%) SQL
7 14 (26.42%) Windows
8 13 (24.53%) webMethods
8 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
9 12 (22.64%) JSON
9 12 (22.64%) Pega
9 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (20.75%) Shell Script
10 11 (20.75%) Informatica
11 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
11 10 (18.87%) Firewall
11 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
12 9 (16.98%) Software Architecture
12 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
13 8 (15.09%) Internet
13 8 (15.09%) CGI
13 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (15.09%) Ruby
13 8 (15.09%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (15.09%) Linux
13 8 (15.09%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 22 (41.51%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.21%) Apache
3 6 (11.32%) Confluence
4 4 (7.55%) JBoss
5 3 (5.66%) Documentum
6 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.89%) Captiva
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Firewall
2 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.09%) Internet
4 7 (13.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.43%) Data Mining
4 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data
5 3 (5.66%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) JIRA
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Selenium
2 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.43%) JUnit
2 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 4 (7.55%) IntelliJ
3 4 (7.55%) CA Gen
4 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.77%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) PVCS
6 1 (1.89%) Maven
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Architect
2 22 (41.51%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) DBA
3 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Software Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) XML
2 18 (33.96%) J2EE
3 12 (22.64%) JSON
4 8 (15.09%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (15.09%) CGI
5 7 (13.21%) Play Framework
5 7 (13.21%) HTML
5 7 (13.21%) J2SE
6 5 (9.43%) SOAP
6 5 (9.43%) HTML5
6 5 (9.43%) REST
6 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.43%) Spring
7 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 2 (3.77%) EJB
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
7 2 (3.77%) XHTML
8 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Statistics
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) UNIX
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) Linux
4 7 (13.21%) SUSE
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Open Source
3 18 (33.96%) Test Strategy
3 18 (33.96%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
5 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
5 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.98%) Software Architecture
7 7 (13.21%) Analytics
7 7 (13.21%) DevOps
7 7 (13.21%) Microservices
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) OO
7 7 (13.21%) RUP
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) SDLC
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Shell Script
3 8 (15.09%) Ruby
4 5 (9.43%) Perl
4 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.55%) Scala
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) webMethods
3 12 (22.64%) Pega
4 11 (20.75%) Informatica
5 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.21%) BEA
6 1 (1.89%) WSO2