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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.85% 8.11% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.83% 12.50% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

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
24 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 32.88% 64.86% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Median daily rate £275 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £315 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (30.00%) Games
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) JSF
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (20.00%) API Design
3 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Appium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Grunt
3 1 (10.00%) gulp
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) JSF
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JPA
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) API Design
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) ES6
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker