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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 175 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.48% 12.47% 17.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.45% 34.03% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 41 33
Average daily rate £380 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
310 144 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.36% 36.64% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 107 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 162 £395 +17.03% 20
Sunderland +8 6 £250 +19.04%
Wallsend - 1 £325 - 1
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 177 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.10%) Linux
3 84 (28.57%) .NET
4 83 (28.23%) HTML
5 82 (27.89%) J2EE
5 82 (27.89%) Oracle
6 81 (27.55%) JavaScript
7 72 (24.49%) CSS
8 60 (20.41%) TDD
9 57 (19.39%) C#
10 54 (18.37%) Security Cleared
11 52 (17.69%) Python
11 52 (17.69%) Spring
12 48 (16.33%) Finance
12 48 (16.33%) Jenkins
13 47 (15.99%) C++
14 46 (15.65%) Configuration Management
14 46 (15.65%) SSL
15 45 (15.31%) Microsoft
16 44 (14.97%) WebSphere
17 43 (14.63%) Ruby
17 43 (14.63%) Unix
17 43 (14.63%) Tomcat
18 42 (14.29%) Apache
18 42 (14.29%) HTTP
18 42 (14.29%) SQL Server
19 41 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
20 39 (13.27%) WebLogic
21 38 (12.93%) Web Services
21 38 (12.93%) Node.js

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (14.97%) WebSphere
2 43 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 42 (14.29%) Apache
4 39 (13.27%) WebLogic
5 38 (12.93%) Node.js
6 34 (11.56%) IIS
7 28 (9.52%) Jetty
7 28 (9.52%) nginx
8 22 (7.48%) JBoss
9 20 (6.80%) Oracle Application Server
9 20 (6.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 20 (6.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (3.74%) Oracle 10gAS
11 10 (3.40%) Confluence
11 10 (3.40%) PowerExchange
12 9 (3.06%) AquaLogic
12 9 (3.06%) MQSeries
12 9 (3.06%) Tuxedo
13 6 (2.04%) Oracle Spatial
13 6 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.34%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.34%) Primavera
5 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (5.78%) Google App Engine
2 17 (5.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.02%) IaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.65%) SSL
2 42 (14.29%) HTTP
3 34 (11.56%) TCP/IP
4 32 (10.88%) FTP
5 26 (8.84%) DHCP
5 26 (8.84%) DNS
5 26 (8.84%) Internet
5 26 (8.84%) IPsec
6 6 (2.04%) WinSCP
7 4 (1.36%) SNMP
8 2 (0.68%) Intranet
9 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 26 (8.84%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.48%) Oracle Database
5 22 (7.48%) RDBMS
6 18 (6.12%) MySQL
7 12 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.74%) PowerCenter
9 9 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (2.04%) DB2
11 6 (2.04%) Easytrieve
11 6 (2.04%) MS Access
11 6 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 22 (7.48%) Subversion
4 19 (6.46%) Cucumber
4 19 (6.46%) Selenium
5 15 (5.10%) CA Gen
5 15 (5.10%) Eclipse
5 15 (5.10%) JIRA
6 11 (3.74%) JUnit
6 11 (3.74%) Log4j
7 9 (3.06%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.72%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.04%) HP UFT
9 6 (2.04%) RSpec
10 5 (1.70%) JMeter
10 5 (1.70%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.70%) Maven
11 4 (1.36%) Ant
12 3 (1.02%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (16.33%) Finance
2 23 (7.82%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.06%) Marketing
4 6 (2.04%) Banking
4 6 (2.04%) Games
5 4 (1.36%) Electronics
5 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) German Language
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 168 (57.14%) Developer
2 117 (39.80%) Java Developer
3 30 (10.20%) Architect
4 19 (6.46%) Analyst
5 16 (5.44%) Business Analyst
5 16 (5.44%) Senior Developer
6 12 (4.08%) Java Architect
6 12 (4.08%) Technical Architect
7 11 (3.74%) Applications Developer
7 11 (3.74%) Scala Developer
7 11 (3.74%) Scrum Master
8 10 (3.40%) Digital Developer
9 9 (3.06%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.06%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (2.72%) Agile Developer
10 8 (2.72%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (2.38%) Consultant
11 7 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.38%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (28.57%) .NET
2 83 (28.23%) HTML
3 82 (27.89%) J2EE
4 72 (24.49%) CSS
5 52 (17.69%) Spring
6 38 (12.93%) Web Services
7 36 (12.24%) Servlets
8 32 (10.88%) Java EE
9 31 (10.54%) RESTful
10 28 (9.52%) JSON
10 28 (9.52%) XHTML
10 28 (9.52%) XML
11 27 (9.18%) HTML5
12 26 (8.84%) AngularJS
13 22 (7.48%) ASP.NET
13 22 (7.48%) jQuery
13 22 (7.48%) REST
13 22 (7.48%) SOAP
14 21 (7.14%) Hibernate
15 15 (5.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.74%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.40%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (2.04%) VSAM
7 5 (1.70%) Social Media
7 5 (1.70%) User Experience
8 4 (1.36%) Blog
8 4 (1.36%) PKI
9 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.68%) CESG
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Online Games
11 1 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 112 (38.10%) Linux
2 43 (14.63%) Unix
3 35 (11.90%) Windows
4 26 (8.84%) AIX
5 25 (8.50%) Mac OS X
6 24 (8.16%) Solaris
7 17 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.06%) OS/390
9 6 (2.04%) MVS
10 4 (1.36%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.36%) zOS
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.34%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (60.20%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.41%) TDD
3 46 (15.65%) Configuration Management
4 41 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (12.59%) Scrum
6 28 (9.52%) Open Source
7 27 (9.18%) DevOps
8 26 (8.84%) BDD
8 26 (8.84%) MVC
8 26 (8.84%) Test Scripting
9 25 (8.50%) Web Operations
10 24 (8.16%) SDLC
11 22 (7.48%) Automated Testing
12 21 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.14%) SOA
13 20 (6.80%) Integration Testing
14 19 (6.46%) User Stories
15 15 (5.10%) Microservices
15 15 (5.10%) Unit Testing
15 15 (5.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 81 (27.55%) JavaScript
2 57 (19.39%) C#
3 52 (17.69%) Python
4 47 (15.99%) C++
5 43 (14.63%) Ruby
6 29 (9.86%) Scala
7 27 (9.18%) SQL
8 25 (8.50%) Perl
9 23 (7.82%) C
10 12 (4.08%) COBOL
10 12 (4.08%) VB
11 11 (3.74%) TypeScript
12 9 (3.06%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.06%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.04%) Assembly Language
13 6 (2.04%) CLIST
13 6 (2.04%) JCL
13 6 (2.04%) REXX
13 6 (2.04%) VBA
14 4 (1.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.14%) Degree
4 18 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (5.10%) OCA
5 15 (5.10%) OCAJ
5 15 (5.10%) OCP
5 15 (5.10%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.70%) BC Cleared
6 5 (1.70%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.70%) PMP
6 5 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.36%) ISEB
7 4 (1.36%) OCPJP
7 4 (1.36%) OCPJWCD
8 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (2.72%) QA
2 5 (1.70%) WCAG
3 1 (0.34%) GPG13
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.18%) Xen
3 6 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.04%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.74%) Puppet
3 4 (1.36%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.02%) StatsD
5 2 (0.68%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 82 (27.89%) Oracle
2 45 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.86%) VMware
4 27 (9.18%) Axway
5 21 (7.14%) IBM
6 17 (5.78%) Google
7 15 (5.10%) Red Hat
7 15 (5.10%) Sun
8 13 (4.42%) Informatica
9 11 (3.74%) Genesys
9 11 (3.74%) SAP
10 10 (3.40%) CA
10 10 (3.40%) Fujitsu
11 9 (3.06%) HP
11 9 (3.06%) Metastorm
12 8 (2.72%) Micro Focus
13 6 (2.04%) Siebel
14 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
15 3 (1.02%) OpenText
15 3 (1.02%) Tableau
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
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