The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 17 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.59% 9.02% 18.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.28% 24.14% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 46
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£325 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Java
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 145 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.59% 37.37% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 104
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
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 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Sheffield -5 14 £325 -7.14% 19
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (44.68%) Spring
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) MVC
3 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
3 16 (34.04%) Spring MVC
4 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (25.53%) Maven
6 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.40%) TDD
6 11 (23.40%) Release Management
6 11 (23.40%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) Perl
6 11 (23.40%) HTML
6 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
6 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
7 10 (21.28%) CSS
8 9 (19.15%) J2EE
8 9 (19.15%) MySQL
8 9 (19.15%) UNIX
8 9 (19.15%) Java EE
8 9 (19.15%) BDD
9 8 (17.02%) Twitter
9 8 (17.02%) Magnolia
9 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
9 8 (17.02%) Ajax
9 8 (17.02%) jQuery
9 8 (17.02%) WebSphere Portal
9 8 (17.02%) Apache
9 8 (17.02%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.02%) WebSphere Portal
2 8 (17.02%) Magnolia
3 7 (14.89%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.13%) Jetty
5 1 (2.13%) Liferay
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 5 (10.64%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.38%) LDAP
4 2 (4.26%) VLAN
4 2 (4.26%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) 2G
5 1 (2.13%) SSH
5 1 (2.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) MySQL
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.64%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Maven
2 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Hudson
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.26%) Build Forge
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Ant
6 1 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
1 22 (46.81%) Java Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Administrator
3 9 (19.15%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Tester
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (2.13%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.13%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) Spring
2 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
2 16 (34.04%) Spring MVC
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 10 (21.28%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) J2EE
5 9 (19.15%) Java EE
6 8 (17.02%) Ajax
6 8 (17.02%) jQuery
6 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (14.89%) Spring Integration
8 6 (12.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (12.77%) Web Services
9 4 (8.51%) RESTful
10 3 (6.38%) .NET
10 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (4.26%) Middleware
11 2 (4.26%) JSP
11 2 (4.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) iSeries
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Debian
4 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) TDD
2 11 (23.40%) Release Management
3 9 (19.15%) BDD
4 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) OOP
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) ATDD
8 1 (2.13%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.40%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) Jython
6 1 (2.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Xen
2 2 (4.26%) qmail
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.13%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Twitter
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.38%) MKS
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
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