The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.94% 7.50% 18.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 9.38% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 12
Average daily rate
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- £365 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 50.00% 80.00% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 29
Average daily rate £328 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) MXML
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) MXML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Apple