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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 12 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 98 157 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.88% 23.12% 13.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.45% 54.90% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 97 51
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
302 286 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.61% 42.12% 34.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 174 120
Median daily rate £350 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Median hourly rate £53.50 £20.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.19% -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.38 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.75 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 95 £350 -12.50% 22
Sunderland -5 3 £325 +30.00%
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Java.

1 158 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.50%) Linux
3 79 (28.42%) TDD
4 76 (27.34%) SQL
5 71 (25.54%) Windows
6 68 (24.46%) C#
7 67 (24.10%) JavaScript
7 67 (24.10%) XML
8 60 (21.58%) Unix
9 59 (21.22%) Open Source
10 58 (20.86%) Scrum
10 58 (20.86%) C
11 57 (20.50%) Selenium
12 56 (20.14%) BDD
13 55 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
14 54 (19.42%) .NET
14 54 (19.42%) Ruby
15 51 (18.35%) Test Automation
16 49 (17.63%) HTML
17 47 (16.91%) Web Services
18 46 (16.55%) QA
19 45 (16.19%) Security Cleared
19 45 (16.19%) Cucumber
19 45 (16.19%) Jenkins
20 44 (15.83%) DevOps
20 44 (15.83%) Oracle
21 42 (15.11%) Configuration Management
22 41 (14.75%) Node.js
22 41 (14.75%) Scala
23 40 (14.39%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.95%) WebLogic
2 34 (12.23%) Confluence
3 25 (8.99%) Tomcat
4 23 (8.27%) WebSphere
5 20 (7.19%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (5.76%) JBoss
7 16 (5.76%) nginx
8 14 (5.04%) Tuxedo
9 11 (3.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (3.60%) Apache
10 10 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (3.24%) MQSeries
11 9 (3.24%) Oracle Application Server
12 8 (2.88%) FileNet
13 7 (2.52%) IIS
14 6 (2.16%) AquaLogic
14 6 (2.16%) Jetty
14 6 (2.16%) Mongrel
15 4 (1.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (2.16%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.72%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.32%) IaaS
1 12 (4.32%) PaaS
1 12 (4.32%) SaaS
2 11 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.60%) GitHub
4 6 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.16%) Google App Engine
4 6 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.80%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.72%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.72%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.72%) Linode
7 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.99%) SSL
2 16 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.40%) LDAP
4 12 (4.32%) Internet
5 11 (3.96%) HTTP
6 8 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.88%) Network Security
7 7 (2.52%) DHCP
7 7 (2.52%) DNS
8 6 (2.16%) FTP
8 6 (2.16%) IPsec
9 2 (0.72%) SNMP
10 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.95%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.68%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.88%) MySQL
8 8 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.44%) DB2
10 3 (1.08%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.72%) DataStage
11 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.72%) HBase
11 2 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 57 (20.50%) Selenium
2 45 (16.19%) Cucumber
2 45 (16.19%) Jenkins
3 36 (12.95%) JIRA
4 35 (12.59%) Git (software)
5 21 (7.55%) HP UFT
6 19 (6.83%) Sahi
6 19 (6.83%) WATIR
7 16 (5.76%) WebDriver
8 12 (4.32%) Subversion
9 11 (3.96%) JUnit
10 10 (3.60%) GCC
10 10 (3.60%) GDB
10 10 (3.60%) GitLab
11 9 (3.24%) Eclipse
11 9 (3.24%) NetBeans
11 9 (3.24%) Protractor
11 9 (3.24%) RSpec
12 8 (2.88%) IntelliJ
12 8 (2.88%) webpack
General
1 17 (6.12%) Finance
2 8 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.52%) Retail
4 5 (1.80%) Games
5 4 (1.44%) Banking
6 2 (0.72%) French Language
6 2 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (39.57%) Developer
2 60 (21.58%) Java Developer
3 22 (7.91%) Tester
4 19 (6.83%) Scala Developer
4 19 (6.83%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.47%) Analyst
5 18 (6.47%) Architect
6 16 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.40%) Automation Tester
8 14 (5.04%) Java Scala Developer
9 13 (4.68%) C++ Developer
9 13 (4.68%) QA Engineer
10 12 (4.32%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.32%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.96%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Agile Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Development Analyst
12 10 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 10 (3.60%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.10%) XML
2 54 (19.42%) .NET
3 49 (17.63%) HTML
4 47 (16.91%) Web Services
5 41 (14.75%) Node.js
6 39 (14.03%) CSS
7 33 (11.87%) J2EE
8 30 (10.79%) Spring
9 26 (9.35%) AngularJS
10 25 (8.99%) RESTful
11 20 (7.19%) JSON
12 19 (6.83%) jQuery
13 18 (6.47%) Gherkin
14 17 (6.12%) REST
15 16 (5.76%) SOAP
16 15 (5.40%) Struts
17 14 (5.04%) Middleware
18 13 (4.68%) Software Packaging
19 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET
20 11 (3.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.40%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (2.88%) DataPower
6 6 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) NHS
8 3 (1.08%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Clustering
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 2 (0.72%) PMI
9 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) IVR
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.50%) Linux
2 71 (25.54%) Windows
3 60 (21.58%) Unix
4 39 (14.03%) AIX
5 30 (10.79%) Solaris
5 30 (10.79%) Windows Server
6 24 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.04%) zOS
8 9 (3.24%) OS/390
9 8 (2.88%) MVS
9 8 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.16%) CentOS
10 6 (2.16%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.80%) HPUX
11 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.80%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.72%) VME
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.42%) TDD
3 59 (21.22%) Open Source
4 58 (20.86%) Scrum
5 56 (20.14%) BDD
6 55 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (18.35%) Test Automation
8 44 (15.83%) DevOps
9 42 (15.11%) Configuration Management
10 38 (13.67%) Microservices
11 36 (12.95%) Software Engineering
12 33 (11.87%) ITIL
13 32 (11.51%) Data Management
14 30 (10.79%) Automated Testing
15 29 (10.43%) Unit Testing
16 28 (10.07%) Change Management
17 26 (9.35%) Problem Management
18 22 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (7.91%) Kanban
19 21 (7.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.34%) SQL
2 68 (24.46%) C#
3 67 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 58 (20.86%) C
5 54 (19.42%) Ruby
6 41 (14.75%) Scala
7 38 (13.67%) Perl
8 35 (12.59%) VB
9 31 (11.15%) Python
10 30 (10.79%) C++
11 17 (6.12%) Shell Script
12 12 (4.32%) Groovy
13 5 (1.80%) PHP
13 5 (1.80%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.08%) Jython
15 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 45 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 25 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.44%) Degree
6 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.08%) MCSA
6 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.55%) QA
2 17 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (2.88%) WCAG
4 4 (1.44%) WAI
5 2 (0.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (4.32%) Docker
2 11 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (2.88%) Xen
5 4 (1.44%) LXC
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.08%) vSphere
7 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 38 (13.67%) Puppet
2 26 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.24%) Ansible
4 8 (2.88%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.52%) Control-M
5 7 (2.52%) Terraform
6 6 (2.16%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.80%) Nagios
8 3 (1.08%) OpenNMS
8 3 (1.08%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.36%) OVPA
Vendors
1 44 (15.83%) Oracle
2 37 (13.31%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.51%) IBM
4 19 (6.83%) Sun
5 18 (6.47%) HP
6 16 (5.76%) CA
6 16 (5.76%) Red Hat
7 15 (5.40%) Atlassian
8 14 (5.04%) Axway
9 11 (3.96%) VMware
10 9 (3.24%) Google
10 9 (3.24%) Siebel
11 8 (2.88%) Informatica
12 7 (2.52%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.44%) Fujitsu
13 4 (1.44%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
15 2 (0.72%) Cloudera
15 2 (0.72%) Pega
15 2 (0.72%) SaltStack
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