The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 22.58% 50.00% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.18% 60.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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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 Street region.

Programming Languages Category
Street
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 54.84% 83.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate £330 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Street region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Street

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Street region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Street

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Street 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 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) hybris
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Erlang
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Linux

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Street 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 4 (33.33%) TIBCO Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Debian
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Erlang
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 3 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle