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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 109 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.14% 13.86% 4.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.56% 37.70% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 2
Median daily rate £488 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +48.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
180 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.13% 36.75% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 36 14
Median daily rate £460 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £344 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 97 £488 +0.51% 3
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 129 (73.30%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (59.09%) MongoDB
3 92 (52.27%) SQL
4 91 (51.70%) Puppet
5 79 (44.89%) Spring
5 79 (44.89%) J2EE
6 76 (43.18%) Oracle
7 66 (37.50%) Scala
8 65 (36.93%) Unix
9 62 (35.23%) Microservices
10 60 (34.09%) Linux
11 58 (32.95%) Software Architecture
12 57 (32.39%) Open Source
13 56 (31.82%) Play Framework
14 54 (30.68%) JSON
15 53 (30.11%) Spring Boot
16 52 (29.55%) Git (software)
17 48 (27.27%) Scrum
18 46 (26.14%) Docker
19 45 (25.57%) DevOps
19 45 (25.57%) Waterfall
20 43 (24.43%) Maven
21 40 (22.73%) RUP
22 39 (22.16%) WebLogic
23 38 (21.59%) RabbitMQ
24 36 (20.45%) XML
25 35 (19.89%) Test Strategy
26 33 (18.75%) PL/SQL
26 33 (18.75%) webMethods
26 33 (18.75%) Software Engineering

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 39 (22.16%) WebLogic
2 30 (17.05%) Confluence
3 26 (14.77%) Node.js
4 12 (6.82%) JBoss
5 8 (4.55%) Apache
6 7 (3.98%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.27%) nginx
9 3 (1.70%) Documentum
9 3 (1.70%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.14%) Captiva
10 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.57%) IIS
11 1 (0.57%) Jetty
11 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.84%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (2.84%) Heroku
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.80%) HTTP
2 11 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.11%) SSL
4 7 (3.98%) Network Security
5 1 (0.57%) DHCP
5 1 (0.57%) DNS
5 1 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (59.09%) MongoDB
2 31 (17.61%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
4 13 (7.39%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.39%) Pentaho
5 11 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.84%) Big Data
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 43 (24.43%) Maven
3 31 (17.61%) JIRA
4 28 (15.91%) WebDriver
5 27 (15.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (11.93%) ClearQuest
7 20 (11.36%) ClearCase
7 20 (11.36%) Selenium
8 18 (10.23%) SoapUI
9 15 (8.52%) JUnit
10 12 (6.82%) Jenkins
11 11 (6.25%) IntelliJ
12 10 (5.68%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.41%) CA Gen
14 3 (1.70%) Spock
14 3 (1.70%) TestNG
15 2 (1.14%) Ant
15 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
15 2 (1.14%) Gatling
15 2 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 1 (0.57%) Electronics
1 1 (0.57%) Finance
1 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (0.57%) Marketing
1 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (47.73%) Architect
2 72 (40.91%) Developer
3 67 (38.07%) Software Architect
4 46 (26.14%) Java Architect
5 37 (21.02%) Java Software Architect
6 28 (15.91%) Digital Architect
7 27 (15.34%) Java Developer
8 19 (10.80%) Senior Architect
8 19 (10.80%) Senior Software Architect
8 19 (10.80%) Software Engineer
9 17 (9.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 16 (9.09%) Lead Developer
11 14 (7.95%) Senior Java Architect
12 12 (6.82%) Analyst
12 12 (6.82%) Java Engineer
12 12 (6.82%) Test Analyst
13 11 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (6.25%) Scala Developer
13 11 (6.25%) Software Developer
14 10 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (44.89%) J2EE
1 79 (44.89%) Spring
2 56 (31.82%) Play Framework
3 54 (30.68%) JSON
4 53 (30.11%) Spring Boot
5 38 (21.59%) RabbitMQ
6 36 (20.45%) XML
7 27 (15.34%) Hystrix
8 26 (14.77%) ELK Stack
9 24 (13.64%) SOAP
10 22 (12.50%) J2SE
11 20 (11.36%) CSS
12 18 (10.23%) REST
12 18 (10.23%) Swagger
13 15 (8.52%) HTML
13 15 (8.52%) HTML5
14 13 (7.39%) Hibernate
15 9 (5.11%) EJB
16 4 (2.27%) jQuery
17 3 (1.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.70%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.93%) Unix
2 60 (34.09%) Linux
3 7 (3.98%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) Solaris
4 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (73.30%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.23%) Microservices
3 58 (32.95%) Software Architecture
4 57 (32.39%) Open Source
5 48 (27.27%) Scrum
6 45 (25.57%) DevOps
6 45 (25.57%) Waterfall
7 40 (22.73%) RUP
8 35 (19.89%) Test Strategy
9 33 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 31 (17.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (12.50%) OO
12 21 (11.93%) Project Planning
13 19 (10.80%) Data Modelling
14 16 (9.09%) Configuration Management
15 14 (7.95%) Process Improvement
15 14 (7.95%) TDD
16 13 (7.39%) SDLC
17 11 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (5.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.27%) SQL
2 66 (37.50%) Scala
3 33 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 32 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 30 (17.05%) Shell Script
6 18 (10.23%) Perl
7 8 (4.55%) C#
7 8 (4.55%) Haskell
8 6 (3.41%) Groovy
9 3 (1.70%) C
10 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.57%) Python
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.41%) ISEB
4 5 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.57%) Degree
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 46 (26.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 91 (51.70%) Puppet
2 26 (14.77%) Graphite
3 17 (9.66%) Grafana
4 3 (1.70%) Kibana
5 2 (1.14%) logstash
5 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 76 (43.18%) Oracle
2 33 (18.75%) webMethods
3 30 (17.05%) Informatica
3 30 (17.05%) Pega
4 20 (11.36%) WSO2
5 11 (6.25%) Adobe
6 9 (5.11%) BEA
6 9 (5.11%) Cloudera
6 9 (5.11%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.41%) Google
8 3 (1.70%) VMware
9 2 (1.14%) EMC
9 2 (1.14%) IBM
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.14%) Serena
10 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.57%) HP
10 1 (0.57%) SAP
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