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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 19 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.05% 7.21% 14.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.96% 24.72% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 29
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£310 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £385 £339
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 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 89 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 35.67% 29.18% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 77
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 30 July 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 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 16 £343 +2.23% 23
Barnsley - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (42.11%) Spring
2 15 (39.47%) Hibernate
3 14 (36.84%) Linux
4 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
5 11 (28.95%) Apache
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (28.95%) Maven
5 11 (28.95%) Release Management
5 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
6 10 (26.32%) Spring MVC
6 10 (26.32%) MySQL
6 10 (26.32%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) MVC
7 9 (23.68%) Eclipse
7 9 (23.68%) Java EE
7 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (23.68%) Hudson
8 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (21.05%) Twitter
8 8 (21.05%) Ajax
8 8 (21.05%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) jQuery
8 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.05%) Perl
8 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
9 7 (18.42%) Internet
9 7 (18.42%) Jackrabbit
9 7 (18.42%) CMS
9 7 (18.42%) Debian

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.95%) Apache
3 7 (18.42%) CMS
3 7 (18.42%) Magnolia
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.63%) Jetty
7 1 (2.63%) Liferay
7 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) LDAP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.63%) SSH
5 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 10 (26.32%) MySQL
3 7 (18.42%) Jackrabbit
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Maven
2 9 (23.68%) Eclipse
2 9 (23.68%) Hudson
3 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (5.26%) Build Forge
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) jMock
6 1 (2.63%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
1 17 (44.74%) Java Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Administrator
3 11 (28.95%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Release Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Tester
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Spring
2 15 (39.47%) Hibernate
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) Spring MVC
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
5 9 (23.68%) Java EE
6 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (21.05%) Ajax
6 8 (21.05%) jQuery
7 7 (18.42%) Spring Integration
8 5 (13.16%) J2EE
9 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (5.26%) JMS
10 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (5.26%) .NET
10 2 (5.26%) JSP
10 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (5.26%) JSF
10 2 (5.26%) REST
11 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) iSeries
1 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Debian
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Release Management
2 10 (26.32%) MVC
3 4 (10.53%) TDD
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) OOP
5 2 (5.26%) BDD
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) B2B
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Jython
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) qmail
2 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Hyperic
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Twitter
1 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) MKS
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
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