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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 143 83 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.04% 19.48% 7.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.13% 43.68% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 58 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£448 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £207 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £87.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
310 190 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.95% 44.60% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 130 27
Average daily rate £450 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 -1 139 £450 +28.57% 27
Sunderland -3 1 £265 - 1
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 128 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (46.83%) Linux
3 70 (27.78%) SQL
3 70 (27.78%) Oracle
4 69 (27.38%) HTML
5 68 (26.98%) TDD
6 65 (25.79%) Python
7 64 (25.40%) Ruby
8 61 (24.21%) RESTful
9 57 (22.62%) Open Source
9 57 (22.62%) Jenkins
10 56 (22.22%) J2EE
11 54 (21.43%) Web Services
11 54 (21.43%) Scala
12 52 (20.63%) Security Cleared
13 50 (19.84%) JSON
14 49 (19.44%) NoSQL
15 47 (18.65%) MongoDB
16 44 (17.46%) UNIX
17 43 (17.06%) Selenium
18 40 (15.87%) CSS
19 39 (15.48%) Django
20 38 (15.08%) .NET
20 38 (15.08%) Configuration Management
20 38 (15.08%) Spring
21 37 (14.68%) JavaScript
21 37 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (14.68%) Puppet
22 36 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
22 36 (14.29%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 35 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 33 (13.10%) Apache
4 26 (10.32%) Tomcat
5 25 (9.92%) JBoss
6 23 (9.13%) Jetty
6 23 (9.13%) Confluence
7 17 (6.75%) nginx
8 16 (6.35%) Node.js
8 16 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (6.35%) IIS
9 14 (5.56%) AquaLogic
10 6 (2.38%) Tuxedo
11 5 (1.98%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (1.98%) FileNet
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
14 2 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Windchill
2 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (9.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 18 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (7.14%) Google App Engine
3 16 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.70%) SSL
2 24 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 23 (9.13%) HTTP
4 19 (7.54%) LDAP
5 17 (6.75%) DNS
6 16 (6.35%) DHCP
6 16 (6.35%) FTP
6 16 (6.35%) IPsec
7 7 (2.78%) Internet
8 6 (2.38%) SNMP
9 5 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.59%) Network Security
11 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.40%) Converged Networks
11 1 (0.40%) Firewall
11 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 47 (18.65%) MongoDB
3 32 (12.70%) Relational Database
4 27 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.75%) MySQL
6 13 (5.16%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.79%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.79%) Big Data
12 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.40%) Redis
13 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (22.62%) Jenkins
2 43 (17.06%) Selenium
3 27 (10.71%) JIRA
4 23 (9.13%) Cucumber
5 17 (6.75%) Ant
6 13 (5.16%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.16%) WebDriver
7 12 (4.76%) Subversion
8 10 (3.97%) JUnit
9 9 (3.57%) RSpec
10 8 (3.17%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.38%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.19%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.19%) JMeter
14 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.79%) Sahi
14 2 (0.79%) WATIR
14 2 (0.79%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 34 (13.49%) Finance
2 18 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.98%) Electronics
4 5 (1.98%) Games
4 5 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) German Language
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 87 (34.52%) Developer
2 58 (23.02%) Java Developer
3 54 (21.43%) Architect
4 32 (12.70%) Technical Architect
5 22 (8.73%) Digital Architect
6 18 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (5.95%) Analyst
7 15 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.95%) Senior Architect
8 13 (5.16%) Digital Technical Architect
8 13 (5.16%) Senior Technical Architect
9 10 (3.97%) Administrator
10 8 (3.17%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.17%) QA Analyst
10 8 (3.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.78%) Senior Digital Architect
11 7 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.38%) HTML
2 61 (24.21%) RESTful
3 56 (22.22%) J2EE
4 54 (21.43%) Web Services
5 50 (19.84%) JSON
6 40 (15.87%) CSS
7 39 (15.48%) Django
8 38 (15.08%) .NET
8 38 (15.08%) Spring
9 30 (11.90%) XML
10 28 (11.11%) SOAP
11 27 (10.71%) HTML5
12 25 (9.92%) Servlets
13 20 (7.94%) XHTML
13 20 (7.94%) Play Framework
14 19 (7.54%) Java EE
15 18 (7.14%) Middleware
16 15 (5.95%) JMS
17 12 (4.76%) XSLT
18 10 (3.97%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.14%) User Experience
2 13 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.16%) DataPower
3 10 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.97%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.97%) Clustering
4 8 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (3.17%) Social Media
5 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.98%) DTV
8 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 118 (46.83%) Linux
2 44 (17.46%) UNIX
3 23 (9.13%) AIX
3 23 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (8.73%) Solaris
4 22 (8.73%) Windows
5 15 (5.95%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.17%) zOS
7 6 (2.38%) VME
8 5 (1.98%) OS/390
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.98%) TDD
3 57 (22.62%) Open Source
4 38 (15.08%) Configuration Management
5 37 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (13.10%) Scrum
7 31 (12.30%) Problem Management
8 29 (11.51%) BDD
9 27 (10.71%) ITIL
10 24 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 24 (9.52%) DevOps
11 23 (9.13%) Test Automation
12 22 (8.73%) Automated Testing
13 20 (7.94%) SOA
13 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
14 19 (7.54%) Kanban
15 18 (7.14%) Service Management
16 16 (6.35%) Web Development
16 16 (6.35%) Microservices
17 15 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.78%) SQL
2 65 (25.79%) Python
3 64 (25.40%) Ruby
4 54 (21.43%) Scala
5 37 (14.68%) JavaScript
6 28 (11.11%) Perl
7 27 (10.71%) C++
8 25 (9.92%) Shell Script
9 24 (9.52%) C#
10 17 (6.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 16 (6.35%) C
12 13 (5.16%) Bash Shell
13 11 (4.37%) VB
14 10 (3.97%) PL/SQL
15 9 (3.57%) Groovy
16 6 (2.38%) COBOL
17 3 (1.19%) PHP
18 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
19 1 (0.40%) XPath
19 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.57%) Degree
4 8 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (2.78%) OCP
5 7 (2.78%) OCA
5 7 (2.78%) OCAJ
6 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.32%) QA
2 16 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.35%) Xen
3 8 (3.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.79%) vSphere
4 2 (0.79%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) Varnish
5 1 (0.40%) qmail
5 1 (0.40%) Postfix
5 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (14.68%) Puppet
2 36 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.17%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.78%) OpenView
5 6 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.59%) Ansible
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.79%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.40%) Salt
9 1 (0.40%) systemd
Vendors
1 70 (27.78%) Oracle
2 28 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 24 (9.52%) Google
4 23 (9.13%) Informatica
5 21 (8.33%) IBM
6 20 (7.94%) HP
7 18 (7.14%) VMware
8 10 (3.97%) Sun
8 10 (3.97%) Axway
9 8 (3.17%) CA
10 7 (2.78%) SAP
11 6 (2.38%) Siemens
12 5 (1.98%) Siebel
12 5 (1.98%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.98%) Tableau
12 5 (1.98%) Metastorm
13 3 (1.19%) SaltStack
14 2 (0.79%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.79%) Progress
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Intapeople
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle
Templeton and Partners - UK Only Account
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle
Incite Insight
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Arrows Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago