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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 145 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.20% 15.96% 10.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.31% 49.18% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 13 19
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£382 £268 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.80% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
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
267 61 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.72% 32.45% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 32 44
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +2 143 £385 +43.92% 18
Sunderland -7 1 - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 94 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.05%) Linux
3 75 (39.47%) Scala
4 69 (36.32%) HTML
5 66 (34.74%) Ruby
6 61 (32.11%) Python
7 57 (30.00%) UNIX
8 51 (26.84%) CSS
9 48 (25.26%) C#
9 48 (25.26%) HTML5
10 46 (24.21%) Oracle
11 45 (23.68%) Spring
12 42 (22.11%) RESTful
13 41 (21.58%) JSON
14 34 (17.89%) WebLogic
14 34 (17.89%) Relational Database
15 33 (17.37%) SQL
16 30 (15.79%) CSS3
17 29 (15.26%) Ajax
18 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
19 27 (14.21%) REST
20 26 (13.68%) Jenkins
20 26 (13.68%) Oracle Database
20 26 (13.68%) Mentoring
20 26 (13.68%) Automated Testing
20 26 (13.68%) Scrum
20 26 (13.68%) Web Development
20 26 (13.68%) Selenium
20 26 (13.68%) Security Cleared
21 24 (12.63%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 34 (17.89%) WebLogic
2 22 (11.58%) JBoss
3 17 (8.95%) Confluence
4 15 (7.89%) SAS
5 13 (6.84%) AquaLogic
6 9 (4.74%) Apache
7 5 (2.63%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.63%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.58%) FileNet
9 3 (1.58%) Documentum
10 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.53%) IIS
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Office
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.95%) HTTP
2 9 (4.74%) Intranet
3 8 (4.21%) Internet
3 8 (4.21%) LDAP
4 5 (2.63%) SSL
5 4 (2.11%) SAN
6 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.89%) Relational Database
2 26 (13.68%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.95%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.63%) DB2
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.11%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (13.68%) Selenium
1 26 (13.68%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.63%) JUnit
3 22 (11.58%) Subversion
3 22 (11.58%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.47%) JIRA
5 15 (7.89%) PVCS
6 6 (3.16%) Maven
6 6 (3.16%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.63%) Hudson
7 5 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.63%) Ant
7 5 (2.63%) RSpec
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.21%) Marketing
4 7 (3.68%) Electronics
4 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.58%) Games
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (49.47%) Developer
2 36 (18.95%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.63%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.47%) Scala Developer
5 16 (8.42%) Architect
6 12 (6.32%) Software Engineer
6 12 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.32%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.26%) Lead Architect
7 10 (5.26%) Digital Architect
7 10 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.74%) Consultant
8 9 (4.74%) DBA
8 9 (4.74%) Analyst
9 8 (4.21%) Lead Software Engineer
9 8 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.68%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.68%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.16%) Software Support Engineer
12 5 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (36.32%) HTML
2 51 (26.84%) CSS
3 48 (25.26%) HTML5
4 45 (23.68%) Spring
5 42 (22.11%) RESTful
6 41 (21.58%) JSON
7 30 (15.79%) CSS3
8 29 (15.26%) Ajax
9 27 (14.21%) REST
10 22 (11.58%) J2EE
11 20 (10.53%) Web Services
12 19 (10.00%) JMS
13 17 (8.95%) Django
14 16 (8.42%) Java EE
14 16 (8.42%) Middleware
15 14 (7.37%) Play Framework
16 13 (6.84%) SOAP
17 12 (6.32%) jQuery
18 10 (5.26%) Apache CXF
19 8 (4.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Open Source
2 15 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.84%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.68%) DTV
5 5 (2.63%) GIS
6 4 (2.11%) Clustering
6 4 (2.11%) Statistics
7 3 (1.58%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 78 (41.05%) Linux
2 57 (30.00%) UNIX
3 21 (11.05%) Windows
4 19 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.47%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.58%) VME
6 3 (1.58%) AIX
7 2 (1.05%) HPUX
7 2 (1.05%) Android
7 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (13.68%) Scrum
2 26 (13.68%) Automated Testing
2 26 (13.68%) Web Development
2 26 (13.68%) Mentoring
3 23 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (11.58%) SOA
5 21 (11.05%) Configuration Management
6 20 (10.53%) TDD
7 16 (8.42%) Web Design
7 16 (8.42%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (5.79%) Line Management
8 11 (5.79%) MVC
9 10 (5.26%) ITIL
9 10 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.74%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.74%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.21%) Test Scripting
11 8 (4.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (39.47%) Scala
2 66 (34.74%) Ruby
3 61 (32.11%) Python
4 48 (25.26%) C#
5 33 (17.37%) SQL
6 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.95%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.21%) C++
9 6 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (1.58%) COBOL
11 3 (1.58%) Perl
12 2 (1.05%) PHP
12 2 (1.05%) C
13 1 (0.53%) Delphi
13 1 (0.53%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 26 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.05%) ISEB
3 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.53%) APMP
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.53%) OCP
4 1 (0.53%) OCA
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMP
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.53%) OCAJ
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 6 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (10.00%) Puppet
1 19 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (7.89%) OpenView
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.58%) Nagios
4 3 (1.58%) collectd
4 3 (1.58%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.05%) OVSD
6 1 (0.53%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 46 (24.21%) Oracle
2 22 (11.58%) HP
3 19 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.26%) Informatica
5 7 (3.68%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.68%) SAP
6 3 (1.58%) Siebel
6 3 (1.58%) IBM
6 3 (1.58%) Sun
6 3 (1.58%) Splunk
7 2 (1.05%) Google
7 2 (1.05%) Axway
7 2 (1.05%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.53%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.53%) Lotus
8 1 (0.53%) Micro Focus
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