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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Java 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.13% 5.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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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
22 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 68.75% 57.50% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 16
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 £275 £260 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle