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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.67% 7.89% 11.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.65% 12.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £343 £283 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.23% -33.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
34 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 37.78% 65.79% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 14
Median daily rate £308 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £420 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) ES6
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker