The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Thames Valley 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 30.00% 5.56% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.00% 10.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£450 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 50.00% 55.56% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Average daily rate £450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
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 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (66.67%) SAP SD
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (66.67%) SAP MM
2 2 (66.67%) HFM
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (66.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Resin
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Munin
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (33.33%) Resin
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP SD
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
1 2 (66.67%) SAP MM
1 2 (66.67%) HFM
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (66.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Munin
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft