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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 6 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Contract jobs citing Java 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.76% 6.45% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 18.18% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -2.77%
Java
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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
21 11 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 51.22% 35.48% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 53
Average daily rate £325 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £244 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £350
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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Magento
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Liferay
4 1 (20.00%) MXML
4 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (20.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) MXML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Apple