The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 16 April 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 South Yorkshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 26 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 13 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.56% 5.06% 11.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.97% 15.25% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 17
Average daily rate £300 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £165 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £383 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 118 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 39.73% 33.15% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 57
Average daily rate £290 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.88 £19.96 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.45% -20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £12.90 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £35.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the South Yorkshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South Yorkshire region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 11 £300 +50.00% 11
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (48.28%) Hibernate
1 14 (48.28%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) JSP
5 9 (31.03%) J2EE
5 9 (31.03%) MySQL
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) JBoss
6 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
6 8 (27.59%) SOAP
6 8 (27.59%) Maven
6 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 8 (27.59%) JAX-WS
7 7 (24.14%) REST
7 7 (24.14%) MVC
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Struts
7 7 (24.14%) XSD
7 7 (24.14%) Servlets
7 7 (24.14%) SOA
8 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
8 6 (20.69%) XHTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Magnolia
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) CMS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.45%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) DB2
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Maven
2 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) Hudson
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Ant
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (3.45%) jMock
5 1 (3.45%) Build Forge
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (3.45%) Mockito
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.45%) Toad
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.45%) Release Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Hibernate
1 14 (48.28%) Spring
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) JSP
4 9 (31.03%) J2EE
4 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 8 (27.59%) SOAP
5 8 (27.59%) JAX-WS
6 7 (24.14%) REST
6 7 (24.14%) Struts
6 7 (24.14%) XSD
6 7 (24.14%) Servlets
7 6 (20.69%) XHTML
7 6 (20.69%) JDBC
7 6 (20.69%) XSL
7 6 (20.69%) WML
7 6 (20.69%) Java EE
7 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) SOA
3 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (20.69%) JVM Tuning
3 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.45%) RAD
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (3.45%) SRDF
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Control-M
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) JBoss
4 4 (13.79%) Twitter
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) BMC
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.45%) Sun
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Lagan
7 1 (3.45%) MKS
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