The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Stevenage 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 4 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.43% 33.33% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 62.50% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 48.57% 53.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
Average daily rate £290 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £353 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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%) PL/SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle