The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 17.65% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Thames Valley region.

Programming Languages Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 23.53% 18.75% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £230 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% -
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 £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Thames Valley region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the Thames Valley

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Thames Valley region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Security
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Resin
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Security
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Munin
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle