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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.62% 5.13% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 15.38% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Java
Hertfordshire

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
16 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 30.77% 33.33% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 13
Average daily rate £370 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £176 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £16.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Cygwin
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Avionics
3 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (57.14%) ANSI C
3 4 (57.14%) SpaceWire
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (28.57%) GCC
5 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (28.57%) Kinematics
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SpaceWire
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
3 2 (28.57%) GCC
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) NetBeans
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Avionics
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (28.57%) OpenCV
1 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Mechatronics
2 2 (28.57%) Robotics
2 2 (28.57%) VHDL
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
3 2 (28.57%) CMMI
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) SysML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) ANSI C
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Cygwin
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat