The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 7 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing Java 97 55 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.79% 13.75% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.17% 32.35% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 30 3
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£374 £315 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.65% -20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £386 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
Java
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
230 170 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.06% 42.50% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 110 14
Average daily rate £368 £271 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.85% -22.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Java
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 92 £375 +22.95% 27
Sunderland -4 1 £265 - 5
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 74 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.72%) Linux
3 55 (32.93%) SQL
4 53 (31.74%) Oracle
5 48 (28.74%) Web Services
6 43 (25.75%) Open Source
7 42 (25.15%) TDD
8 37 (22.16%) RESTful
9 36 (21.56%) J2EE
10 35 (20.96%) HTML
11 33 (19.76%) NoSQL
12 32 (19.16%) MongoDB
12 32 (19.16%) Security Cleared
12 32 (19.16%) Finance
13 31 (18.56%) UNIX
14 29 (17.37%) Spring
15 27 (16.17%) XML
15 27 (16.17%) WebLogic
15 27 (16.17%) Selenium
15 27 (16.17%) Oracle Database
16 24 (14.37%) Scala
16 24 (14.37%) JSON
16 24 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (14.37%) Ruby
16 24 (14.37%) Informatica
17 23 (13.77%) SOAP
18 22 (13.17%) ITIL
18 22 (13.17%) QA
19 21 (12.57%) JavaScript
19 21 (12.57%) Configuration Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 27 (16.17%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.38%) JBoss
3 13 (7.78%) Apache
4 12 (7.19%) Confluence
5 11 (6.59%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.59%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.99%) Node.js
6 10 (5.99%) AquaLogic
7 5 (2.99%) Jetty
7 5 (2.99%) nginx
7 5 (2.99%) FileNet
7 5 (2.99%) IIS
7 5 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (1.80%) SAS
10 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.60%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Windchill
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.40%) Teamcenter
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.60%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.99%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.38%) LDAP
2 13 (7.78%) HTTP
3 10 (5.99%) SSL
4 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.99%) DNS
4 5 (2.99%) DHCP
4 5 (2.99%) FTP
4 5 (2.99%) IPsec
4 5 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.40%) Network Security
6 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.60%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.76%) NoSQL
2 32 (19.16%) MongoDB
3 27 (16.17%) Oracle Database
4 20 (11.98%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (11.38%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.99%) MySQL
7 5 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.20%) Big Data
9 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (16.17%) Selenium
2 20 (11.98%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.18%) Ant
4 15 (8.98%) JIRA
5 11 (6.59%) Subversion
6 7 (4.19%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.19%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.99%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.99%) Sahi
7 5 (2.99%) WATIR
7 5 (2.99%) HP UFT
7 5 (2.99%) JUnit
8 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.20%) RSpec
9 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.20%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.60%) Hudson
10 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.60%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 32 (19.16%) Finance
2 16 (9.58%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.99%) Electronics
4 5 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (34.13%) Developer
2 39 (23.35%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.77%) Architect
4 23 (13.77%) Technical Architect
5 19 (11.38%) Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Senior Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Senior Technical Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Digital Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Digital Technical Architect
8 8 (4.79%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.79%) QA Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Administrator
10 6 (3.59%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) COBOL Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Informatica Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Consultant
12 4 (2.40%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.74%) Web Services
2 37 (22.16%) RESTful
3 36 (21.56%) J2EE
4 35 (20.96%) HTML
5 29 (17.37%) Spring
6 27 (16.17%) XML
7 24 (14.37%) JSON
8 23 (13.77%) SOAP
9 18 (10.78%) CSS
10 15 (8.98%) JMS
10 15 (8.98%) Django
10 15 (8.98%) HTML5
11 14 (8.38%) Middleware
12 12 (7.19%) Java EE
12 12 (7.19%) .NET
13 10 (5.99%) JDBC
13 10 (5.99%) jQuery
13 10 (5.99%) Hibernate
13 10 (5.99%) JNDI
14 9 (5.39%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) User Experience
2 10 (5.99%) Clustering
3 6 (3.59%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.99%) DataPower
4 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.99%) DTV
5 4 (2.40%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.72%) Linux
2 31 (18.56%) UNIX
3 21 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.39%) VME
5 7 (4.19%) AIX
6 6 (3.59%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.40%) HPUX
7 4 (2.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.75%) Open Source
3 42 (25.15%) TDD
4 24 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.17%) ITIL
6 21 (12.57%) Configuration Management
6 21 (12.57%) BDD
7 20 (11.98%) SOA
8 19 (11.38%) Test Automation
9 18 (10.78%) Problem Management
9 18 (10.78%) Service Management
10 17 (10.18%) Scrum
10 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.58%) Automated Testing
12 12 (7.19%) Web Development
12 12 (7.19%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (7.19%) Kanban
13 11 (6.59%) Integration Testing
14 10 (5.99%) Test Scripting
14 10 (5.99%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.93%) SQL
2 24 (14.37%) Ruby
2 24 (14.37%) Scala
3 21 (12.57%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.98%) Python
5 18 (10.78%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 14 (8.38%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.99%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.39%) COBOL
10 8 (4.79%) Perl
11 7 (4.19%) C++
11 7 (4.19%) C
12 3 (1.80%) C#
12 3 (1.80%) VBA
13 2 (1.20%) PHP
14 1 (0.60%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) XPath
14 1 (0.60%) Groovy
14 1 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 32 (19.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.59%) Degree
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.99%) OCP
4 5 (2.99%) OCA
4 5 (2.99%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.17%) QA
2 16 (9.58%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) Xen
1 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) Puppet
1 18 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.19%) OpenView
3 4 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (31.74%) Oracle
2 24 (14.37%) Informatica
3 20 (11.98%) Red Hat
4 19 (11.38%) HP
5 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.99%) Google
7 8 (4.79%) IBM
7 8 (4.79%) SAP
8 5 (2.99%) Siebel
8 5 (2.99%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.99%) Sun
8 5 (2.99%) VMware
8 5 (2.99%) Axway
9 4 (2.40%) Tableau
9 4 (2.40%) Siemens
10 2 (1.20%) Citrix
10 2 (1.20%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.20%) Sybase
10 2 (1.20%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.60%) SaltStack
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