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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 13 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.33% 15.00% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 21.43% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 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 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +12.58%

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
27 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 37.50% 70.00% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 12
Median daily rate £250 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 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 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Games
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 2 (18.18%) API Design
4 2 (18.18%) JPA
4 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) JBoss

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 (18.18%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Appium
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Grunt
3 1 (9.09%) gulp
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
4 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Java EE
3 2 (18.18%) JPA
3 2 (18.18%) JSF
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) API Design
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) ES6
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker