The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.17% 5.41% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 8.70% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Java
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 20.83% 62.16% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 21
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Java
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Appium
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) AccuRev
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Appium
3 3 (37.50%) AccuRev
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 1 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall