The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 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 Stockport 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank - 4 4
Contract jobs citing Java 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 27.78% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 38.46% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 68.97% 72.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate £278 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Java
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Grails
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) FatWire
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) Endeca
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Grails
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Groovy
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) FatWire
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Endeca