The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Street region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 57.14% - 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £540 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Street
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 85.71% 40.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £540 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
Somerset

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 17 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Struts
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) EJB
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (71.43%) Java RMI
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) RUP
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) JSF
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (71.43%) CMS
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Escenic
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Struts
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) EJB
2 5 (71.43%) Java RMI
2 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) JSF
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Mustache
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (71.43%) RUP
1 5 (71.43%) OOD
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) MSF
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) GoldenSource