The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 Java over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Java 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.70% 1.77% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 54.32% 30.97% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 34
Average daily rate £365 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.00 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Java
West Midlands

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 4 (33.33%) Android Development
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) J2ME
4 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) XQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) i2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MarkLogic
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Rapid Application Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) J2ME
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) GWT
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (8.33%) Java EE
6 1 (8.33%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Process Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) XQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) i2