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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Java 184 155 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.26% 18.30% 20.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.59% 43.91% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 100 81
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
532 353 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 44.11% 41.68% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 240 161
Median daily rate £350 £450 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £29.20 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 173 £350 -22.22% 22
Sunderland - 7 £325 -
Gateshead - 2 - - 2
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.08%) Linux
3 86 (28.10%) JavaScript
4 80 (26.14%) Windows
5 76 (24.84%) Unix
6 69 (22.55%) TDD
7 68 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 66 (21.57%) C#
8 66 (21.57%) SQL
9 65 (21.24%) HTML
9 65 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (20.26%) C
11 59 (19.28%) CSS
12 58 (18.95%) WebLogic
12 58 (18.95%) Oracle
13 57 (18.63%) Node.js
14 54 (17.65%) XML
14 54 (17.65%) Solaris
15 53 (17.32%) AIX
15 53 (17.32%) J2EE
15 53 (17.32%) BDD
16 50 (16.34%) Scrum
17 48 (15.69%) Microsoft
17 48 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (15.36%) .NET
18 47 (15.36%) C++
18 47 (15.36%) SC Cleared
19 45 (14.71%) ITIL
19 45 (14.71%) Configuration Management
20 43 (14.05%) AngularJS

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 58 (18.95%) WebLogic
2 35 (11.44%) WebSphere
3 29 (9.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (7.84%) MQSeries
4 24 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 22 (7.19%) JBoss
6 21 (6.86%) Tuxedo
7 20 (6.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 17 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (5.56%) nginx
9 16 (5.23%) Oracle Application Server
10 15 (4.90%) Confluence
11 14 (4.58%) Apache
11 14 (4.58%) AquaLogic
12 9 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (2.61%) iPlanet
14 7 (2.29%) FileNet
14 7 (2.29%) IIS
14 7 (2.29%) OpenStack
15 5 (1.63%) Mongrel
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.58%) OpenText MBPM
2 9 (2.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.96%) GitHub
2 6 (1.96%) IaaS
3 5 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.63%) Google App Engine
3 5 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.98%) PaaS
4 3 (0.98%) SaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.65%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.65%) Linode
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.48%) SSL
2 24 (7.84%) LDAP
3 17 (5.56%) Network Security
4 13 (4.25%) Internet
4 13 (4.25%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.94%) Firewall
5 9 (2.94%) HTTP
5 9 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (2.94%) SAN
6 8 (2.61%) BIG-IP
7 7 (2.29%) FTP
8 6 (1.96%) DHCP
8 6 (1.96%) DNS
9 5 (1.63%) IPsec
10 2 (0.65%) NAS
10 2 (0.65%) SNMP
10 2 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.44%) MongoDB
2 33 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.96%) MySQL
9 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.31%) DB2
10 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.65%) Big Data
11 2 (0.65%) DataStage
11 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (13.40%) Jenkins
2 40 (13.07%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.15%) Cucumber
4 25 (8.17%) Selenium
4 25 (8.17%) Subversion
5 21 (6.86%) JIRA
5 21 (6.86%) Maven
6 14 (4.58%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.92%) GitLab
7 12 (3.92%) HP UFT
8 10 (3.27%) GCC
8 10 (3.27%) GDB
8 10 (3.27%) IntelliJ
8 10 (3.27%) NetBeans
8 10 (3.27%) Protractor
8 10 (3.27%) webpack
9 9 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.29%) JMeter
12 6 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (4.90%) Finance
2 12 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.59%) Banking
3 11 (3.59%) Retail
4 6 (1.96%) Law
5 2 (0.65%) French Language
5 2 (0.65%) Games
5 2 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (42.48%) Developer
2 74 (24.18%) Java Developer
3 21 (6.86%) Scala Developer
4 20 (6.54%) Architect
5 18 (5.88%) Analyst
5 18 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
6 15 (4.90%) Software Engineer
7 14 (4.58%) Agile Developer
7 14 (4.58%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.25%) C++ Developer
8 13 (4.25%) Support Engineer
9 12 (3.92%) Java Engineer
10 11 (3.59%) Consultant
10 11 (3.59%) Node.js Developer
11 10 (3.27%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.94%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (21.24%) HTML
2 59 (19.28%) CSS
3 57 (18.63%) Node.js
4 54 (17.65%) XML
5 53 (17.32%) J2EE
6 47 (15.36%) .NET
7 43 (14.05%) AngularJS
8 37 (12.09%) Spring
8 37 (12.09%) Web Services
9 26 (8.50%) jQuery
10 24 (7.84%) HTML5
10 24 (7.84%) JSON
11 22 (7.19%) Middleware
12 21 (6.86%) IBM Integration Bus
13 20 (6.54%) RESTful
14 18 (5.88%) SOAP
15 16 (5.23%) CSS3
16 15 (4.90%) EJB
16 15 (4.90%) REST
17 14 (4.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.94%) DataPower
3 9 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 9 (2.94%) User Experience
4 8 (2.61%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (2.29%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.96%) Clustering
6 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.31%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.31%) Replication
9 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.65%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (29.08%) Linux
2 80 (26.14%) Windows
3 76 (24.84%) Unix
4 54 (17.65%) Solaris
5 53 (17.32%) AIX
6 36 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 32 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (6.54%) OS/390
9 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.61%) HPUX
10 8 (2.61%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.29%) zOS
12 6 (1.96%) CentOS
13 4 (1.31%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.55%) TDD
3 65 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (17.32%) BDD
5 50 (16.34%) Scrum
6 45 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 45 (14.71%) ITIL
7 35 (11.44%) Open Source
8 33 (10.78%) Microservices
8 33 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 29 (9.48%) OO
10 27 (8.82%) Problem Management
10 27 (8.82%) Web Development
11 26 (8.50%) DevOps
12 24 (7.84%) Unit Testing
13 23 (7.52%) Change Management
13 23 (7.52%) Release Management
14 22 (7.19%) Data Management
14 22 (7.19%) QMS
14 22 (7.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (28.10%) JavaScript
2 66 (21.57%) C#
2 66 (21.57%) SQL
3 62 (20.26%) C
4 47 (15.36%) C++
5 41 (13.40%) Perl
5 41 (13.40%) VB
6 28 (9.15%) Python
7 23 (7.52%) Ruby
8 17 (5.56%) Scala
9 15 (4.90%) PHP
10 14 (4.58%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.61%) Groovy
12 7 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.63%) VBScript
14 4 (1.31%) Clojure
14 4 (1.31%) Korn
14 4 (1.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.36%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.63%) Degree
5 5 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.98%) MCSA
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.65%) AAT
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.44%) QA
2 20 (6.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.27%) SLA
4 8 (2.61%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.63%) WCAG
6 4 (1.31%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (2.29%) Xen
3 5 (1.63%) Docker
4 4 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.98%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) LXC
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (10.13%) Puppet
2 25 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.27%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.96%) Ansible
5 6 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (1.96%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.63%) Nagios
7 4 (1.31%) OpenView
7 4 (1.31%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.98%) Netcool
8 3 (0.98%) OpenNMS
8 3 (0.98%) SCOM
9 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.65%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.65%) OVPA
Vendors
1 58 (18.95%) Oracle
2 48 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 41 (13.40%) IBM
4 33 (10.78%) HP
5 32 (10.46%) Sun
6 27 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 26 (8.50%) Axway
8 20 (6.54%) VMware
9 13 (4.25%) Fujitsu
10 11 (3.59%) CA
10 11 (3.59%) TIBCO
11 10 (3.27%) Siebel
12 9 (2.94%) Informatica
13 8 (2.61%) BEA
13 8 (2.61%) Cisco
13 8 (2.61%) F5
13 8 (2.61%) Google
14 6 (1.96%) SaltStack
14 6 (1.96%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.31%) Rackspace
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