The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 28 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £445 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.17% 39.66% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 42
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £333 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Staffordshire region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire