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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 54 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.92% 14.34% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.53% 40.66% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 5
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£339 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £505 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.35 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -1.80%
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
152 91 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.36% 35.27% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 45 29
Average daily rate £330 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £17.00 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £124.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +1 53 £347 +15.82% 15
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 109 (54.77%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (45.23%) Linux
3 87 (43.72%) Scala
4 77 (38.69%) Ruby
5 71 (35.68%) Python
5 71 (35.68%) HTML
6 62 (31.16%) UNIX
7 54 (27.14%) CSS
8 50 (25.13%) Oracle
9 47 (23.62%) C#
10 45 (22.61%) HTML5
10 45 (22.61%) Relational Database
11 43 (21.61%) RESTful
11 43 (21.61%) JSON
12 39 (19.60%) Mentoring
13 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
13 35 (17.59%) Open Source
13 35 (17.59%) Security Cleared
14 34 (17.09%) Scrum
15 33 (16.58%) Web Development
16 32 (16.08%) Spring
16 32 (16.08%) SQL
17 31 (15.58%) Subversion
17 31 (15.58%) Git (software)
18 30 (15.08%) CSS3
19 29 (14.57%) Finance
20 28 (14.07%) Configuration Management
20 28 (14.07%) J2EE
20 28 (14.07%) WebLogic
20 28 (14.07%) HTTP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (14.07%) WebLogic
2 18 (9.05%) Confluence
3 16 (8.04%) AquaLogic
4 10 (5.03%) JBoss
5 8 (4.02%) SAS
5 8 (4.02%) Node.js
6 5 (2.51%) Tuxedo
7 4 (2.01%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.01%) Apache
8 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.51%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) Jetty
10 1 (0.50%) Mule
10 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.50%) IIS
10 1 (0.50%) Documentum
10 1 (0.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.07%) HTTP
2 7 (3.52%) SAN
2 7 (3.52%) Intranet
2 7 (3.52%) Internet
3 5 (2.51%) LDAP
4 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.61%) Relational Database
2 25 (12.56%) Oracle Database
3 16 (8.04%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.54%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.04%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.02%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.01%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.01%) DB2
9 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 31 (15.58%) Subversion
1 31 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.56%) Jenkins
3 22 (11.06%) Selenium
4 19 (9.55%) JIRA
5 18 (9.05%) JUnit
6 7 (3.52%) PVCS
7 6 (3.02%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.51%) Ant
8 5 (2.51%) RSpec
8 5 (2.51%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (14.57%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.02%) Marketing
4 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.01%) Electronics
6 3 (1.51%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Games
7 2 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (51.26%) Developer
2 37 (18.59%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.06%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.55%) Scala Developer
5 18 (9.05%) Architect
6 13 (6.53%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (6.03%) Analyst
8 10 (5.03%) Lead Architect
8 10 (5.03%) Digital Architect
8 10 (5.03%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.02%) ScrumMaster
9 8 (4.02%) Consultant
10 7 (3.52%) DBA
10 7 (3.52%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.02%) Administrator
11 6 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.02%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (35.68%) HTML
2 54 (27.14%) CSS
3 45 (22.61%) HTML5
4 43 (21.61%) RESTful
4 43 (21.61%) JSON
5 32 (16.08%) Spring
6 30 (15.08%) CSS3
7 28 (14.07%) REST
7 28 (14.07%) Ajax
7 28 (14.07%) J2EE
8 26 (13.07%) Django
9 23 (11.56%) SOAP
10 19 (9.55%) Middleware
11 18 (9.05%) Web Services
11 18 (9.05%) Java EE
12 12 (6.03%) Play Framework
12 12 (6.03%) JSF
13 10 (5.03%) JMS
14 8 (4.02%) JPA
14 8 (4.02%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.59%) Open Source
2 14 (7.04%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.01%) DTV
4 4 (2.01%) Clustering
5 3 (1.51%) User Experience
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.50%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 90 (45.23%) Linux
2 62 (31.16%) UNIX
3 25 (12.56%) Mac OS X
4 19 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.53%) Windows
5 13 (6.53%) VME
6 3 (1.51%) HPUX
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (54.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.60%) Mentoring
3 34 (17.09%) Scrum
4 33 (16.58%) Web Development
5 28 (14.07%) Configuration Management
6 26 (13.07%) Automated Testing
7 24 (12.06%) Web Design
7 24 (12.06%) SOA
7 24 (12.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.54%) TDD
10 12 (6.03%) ITIL
10 12 (6.03%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.03%) Test Scripting
11 11 (5.53%) DevOps
11 11 (5.53%) Line Management
12 10 (5.03%) Integration Testing
12 10 (5.03%) Migration
13 9 (4.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (43.72%) Scala
2 77 (38.69%) Ruby
3 71 (35.68%) Python
4 47 (23.62%) C#
5 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
6 32 (16.08%) SQL
7 15 (7.54%) PL/SQL
8 13 (6.53%) COBOL
9 6 (3.02%) C++
9 6 (3.02%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (1.51%) PHP
12 2 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (17.59%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) OCP
3 2 (1.01%) OCA
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.01%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) SLA
2 6 (3.02%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (10.05%) Puppet
1 20 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (9.05%) OpenView
3 3 (1.51%) Nagios
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.51%) collectd
3 3 (1.51%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.01%) OVSD
5 1 (0.50%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 50 (25.13%) Oracle
2 23 (11.56%) HP
3 19 (9.55%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.03%) Micro Focus
4 10 (5.03%) Informatica
5 6 (3.02%) Splunk
6 4 (2.01%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.01%) SAP
7 3 (1.51%) Google
7 3 (1.51%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.50%) hybris
8 1 (0.50%) InterSystems
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