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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.44% 3.13% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% 4.55% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £275 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
35 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 38.89% 68.75% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 17
Median daily rate £325 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Java.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Django
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Appium
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
1 1 (16.67%) gulp
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) ES6
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker