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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Java 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 50.00% 20.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.50% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
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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
8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 80.00% 60.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate £325 £750 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +328.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £243
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Street

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Street region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Street

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (36.36%) ETL
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) DTV
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (27.27%) Electronics
6 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (27.27%) Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
8 1 (9.09%) MS Office

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) DHTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JRuby
3 1 (9.09%) Scilab
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Batch
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) DTV
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Erlang
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat