The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 8.70% 13.16% 27.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 26.32% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£288 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 43.48% 50.00% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Average daily rate £294 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Avionics
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Cygwin
4 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (25.00%) GCC
4 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) OpenCV
4 2 (25.00%) Kinematics
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) ANSI C
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Doxygen
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (25.00%) GCC
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (25.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) VHDL
2 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (25.00%) Robotics
2 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) SysML
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (25.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO