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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 106 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.46% 9.52% 10.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.69% 32.73% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 8 20
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£350 £338 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +46.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £390 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
232 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.96% 29.10% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 31 52
Average daily rate £368 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.38 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +7 105 £350 +3.70% 36
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - - 1
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.25%) Scala
3 47 (29.01%) HTML
4 45 (27.78%) UNIX
4 45 (27.78%) Ruby
5 43 (26.54%) CSS
5 43 (26.54%) C#
5 43 (26.54%) Oracle
6 40 (24.69%) Linux
7 39 (24.07%) Python
8 35 (21.60%) Spring
9 30 (18.52%) HTML5
10 29 (17.90%) JUnit
11 27 (16.67%) SQL
11 27 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 26 (16.05%) Ajax
12 26 (16.05%) WebLogic
13 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
13 25 (15.43%) CSS3
14 23 (14.20%) REST
14 23 (14.20%) JBoss
14 23 (14.20%) RESTful
15 21 (12.96%) JSON
15 21 (12.96%) Scrum
15 21 (12.96%) TDD
15 21 (12.96%) Oracle Database
16 20 (12.35%) Jenkins
16 20 (12.35%) JMS
17 19 (11.73%) Web Services
17 19 (11.73%) Configuration Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (16.05%) WebLogic
2 10 (6.17%) SAS
3 9 (5.56%) Apache
4 8 (4.94%) AquaLogic
5 6 (3.70%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.09%) Oracle 10gAS
7 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.85%) FileNet
8 3 (1.85%) Documentum
9 2 (1.23%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.23%) Mule
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.62%) IIS
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) Intranet
2 9 (5.56%) Internet
2 9 (5.56%) HTTP
3 6 (3.70%) LDAP
4 3 (1.85%) SSL
5 2 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 15 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.70%) DB2
5 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.23%) MySQL
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (17.90%) JUnit
2 20 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.11%) Subversion
3 18 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 16 (9.88%) Selenium
5 11 (6.79%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.79%) WebDriver
6 10 (6.17%) RSpec
6 10 (6.17%) PVCS
7 8 (4.94%) Maven
8 5 (3.09%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.09%) Hudson
9 3 (1.85%) Ant
10 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 18 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.32%) Marketing
3 7 (4.32%) Games
4 6 (3.70%) Electronics
4 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 90 (55.56%) Developer
2 36 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.49%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 11 (6.79%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Scala Developer
6 9 (5.56%) Analyst
7 8 (4.94%) DBA
8 7 (4.32%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (3.70%) Consultant
10 5 (3.09%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (2.47%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Project Manager
12 3 (1.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.01%) HTML
2 43 (26.54%) CSS
3 35 (21.60%) Spring
4 30 (18.52%) HTML5
5 26 (16.05%) Ajax
6 25 (15.43%) CSS3
7 23 (14.20%) REST
7 23 (14.20%) RESTful
8 21 (12.96%) JSON
9 20 (12.35%) JMS
10 19 (11.73%) Web Services
11 18 (11.11%) J2EE
12 15 (9.26%) Play Framework
13 14 (8.64%) jQuery
14 13 (8.02%) Middleware
15 12 (7.41%) Apache CXF
16 11 (6.79%) Java EE
17 9 (5.56%) Spring MVC
17 9 (5.56%) JSF
18 7 (4.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Visualisation
1 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Open Source
3 6 (3.70%) DTV
4 5 (3.09%) GIS
5 4 (2.47%) Statistics
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) PMI
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (27.78%) UNIX
2 40 (24.69%) Linux
3 17 (10.49%) Windows
4 14 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.41%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.85%) AIX
7 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.23%) Android
7 2 (1.23%) HPUX
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 21 (12.96%) Scrum
3 21 (12.96%) TDD
4 19 (11.73%) Configuration Management
5 18 (11.11%) SOA
5 18 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (9.26%) Web Development
7 13 (8.02%) Test Automation
7 13 (8.02%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.41%) Web Design
8 12 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.79%) MVC
10 10 (6.17%) Web Testing
10 10 (6.17%) Test Scripting
10 10 (6.17%) Automation Testing
10 10 (6.17%) Line Management
11 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.25%) Scala
2 45 (27.78%) Ruby
3 43 (26.54%) C#
4 39 (24.07%) Python
5 27 (16.67%) SQL
6 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.02%) C++
8 10 (6.17%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.85%) Perl
10 3 (1.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.62%) Pascal
11 1 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 16 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) ISEB
3 3 (1.85%) Degree
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) PMP
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.62%) APMP
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 8 (4.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (6.17%) OpenView
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.09%) Puppet
2 5 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.85%) Nagios
3 3 (1.85%) Ganglia
3 3 (1.85%) collectd
4 2 (1.23%) OVSD
5 1 (0.62%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 43 (26.54%) Oracle
2 23 (14.20%) JBoss
3 17 (10.49%) HP
4 14 (8.64%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.32%) Informatica
6 6 (3.70%) SAP
6 6 (3.70%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.85%) Sun
7 3 (1.85%) IBM
7 3 (1.85%) Siebel
8 2 (1.23%) WSO2
8 2 (1.23%) hybris
8 2 (1.23%) Axway
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.23%) Adobe
9 1 (0.62%) Lotus
9 1 (0.62%) Splunk
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