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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 100 65 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.31% 16.33% 5.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.05% 35.52% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 7
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
222 183 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.76% 45.98% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 124 24
Average daily rate £398 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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 +1 95 £420 +20.00% 15
Sunderland -3 1 £265 -
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 91 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.00%) Linux
3 64 (32.00%) SQL
4 59 (29.50%) Open Source
5 54 (27.00%) Oracle
5 54 (27.00%) TDD
5 54 (27.00%) RESTful
6 52 (26.00%) Web Services
7 46 (23.00%) HTML
8 44 (22.00%) Ruby
8 44 (22.00%) Scala
9 43 (21.50%) Selenium
9 43 (21.50%) NoSQL
10 42 (21.00%) MongoDB
11 41 (20.50%) JSON
11 41 (20.50%) Python
12 39 (19.50%) Spring
12 39 (19.50%) J2EE
13 36 (18.00%) Jenkins
13 36 (18.00%) Security Cleared
14 32 (16.00%) Puppet
14 32 (16.00%) WebLogic
14 32 (16.00%) UNIX
14 32 (16.00%) Finance
15 31 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
16 30 (15.00%) QA
17 28 (14.00%) XML
18 26 (13.00%) Informatica
18 26 (13.00%) Scrum
18 26 (13.00%) Test Automation

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 32 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 22 (11.00%) Confluence
3 16 (8.00%) JBoss
4 14 (7.00%) Apache
5 11 (5.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.50%) AquaLogic
5 11 (5.50%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.00%) nginx
7 5 (2.50%) Jetty
7 5 (2.50%) FileNet
7 5 (2.50%) IIS
7 5 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.00%) SAS
10 2 (1.00%) Node.js
11 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.50%) CMS
11 1 (0.50%) Zope
Applications
1 6 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) Windchill
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.50%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.50%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.50%) LDAP
2 11 (5.50%) SSL
3 9 (4.50%) HTTP
3 9 (4.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.00%) DNS
5 5 (2.50%) DHCP
5 5 (2.50%) FTP
5 5 (2.50%) IPsec
5 5 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.50%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
7 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.50%) NoSQL
2 42 (21.00%) MongoDB
3 25 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 24 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 19 (9.50%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.50%) MySQL
8 5 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.00%) Big Data
11 2 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (21.50%) Selenium
2 36 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 25 (12.50%) JIRA
4 23 (11.50%) Cucumber
5 19 (9.50%) Ant
6 11 (5.50%) JUnit
6 11 (5.50%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.00%) Subversion
8 8 (4.00%) HP UFT
8 8 (4.00%) RSpec
9 5 (2.50%) WATIR
9 5 (2.50%) Sahi
10 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.00%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.50%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.50%) JMeter
12 2 (1.00%) StarTeam
12 2 (1.00%) Facilita Forecast
12 2 (1.00%) LoadUI
General
1 32 (16.00%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.50%) Electronics
4 5 (2.50%) Marketing
5 4 (2.00%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (28.50%) Developer
2 46 (23.00%) Architect
3 40 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 30 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 22 (11.00%) Digital Architect
6 19 (9.50%) Analyst
7 16 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (7.00%) Senior Architect
9 13 (6.50%) Digital Technical Architect
10 12 (6.00%) Senior Technical Architect
11 10 (5.00%) Administrator
12 8 (4.00%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.00%) QA Analyst
12 8 (4.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.50%) Senior Digital Architect
13 7 (3.50%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.50%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.50%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.50%) Project Manager
14 6 (3.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.00%) RESTful
2 52 (26.00%) Web Services
3 46 (23.00%) HTML
4 41 (20.50%) JSON
5 39 (19.50%) Spring
5 39 (19.50%) J2EE
6 28 (14.00%) XML
7 25 (12.50%) Django
7 25 (12.50%) HTML5
8 23 (11.50%) SOAP
9 18 (9.00%) Play Framework
10 17 (8.50%) CSS
10 17 (8.50%) JMS
11 15 (7.50%) Middleware
12 14 (7.00%) .NET
13 12 (6.00%) JDBC
13 12 (6.00%) JNDI
14 11 (5.50%) Java EE
15 10 (5.00%) Hibernate
16 9 (4.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) User Experience
2 12 (6.00%) Clustering
3 9 (4.50%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.00%) Social Media
5 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.50%) DataPower
7 5 (2.50%) DTV
8 4 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.00%) HP Superdome
10 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (39.00%) Linux
2 32 (16.00%) UNIX
3 24 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.00%) AIX
5 13 (6.50%) Windows
6 8 (4.00%) VME
7 4 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.00%) zOS
7 4 (2.00%) Solaris
8 3 (1.50%) HPUX
9 1 (0.50%) Android
9 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.50%) Open Source
3 54 (27.00%) TDD
4 26 (13.00%) Scrum
4 26 (13.00%) Test Automation
5 25 (12.50%) ITIL
5 25 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 24 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.50%) Automated Testing
8 22 (11.00%) SOA
8 22 (11.00%) Configuration Management
9 21 (10.50%) BDD
10 20 (10.00%) Service Management
11 18 (9.00%) Test Scripting
11 18 (9.00%) Kanban
12 17 (8.50%) Mentoring
13 15 (7.50%) Business Analysis
14 13 (6.50%) DevOps
14 13 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (6.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.00%) SQL
2 44 (22.00%) Ruby
2 44 (22.00%) Scala
3 41 (20.50%) Python
4 24 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 21 (10.50%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 13 (6.50%) Perl
7 13 (6.50%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.50%) C#
8 11 (5.50%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.00%) C++
9 10 (5.00%) C
10 8 (4.00%) COBOL
11 7 (3.50%) VB
12 3 (1.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) VBA
13 1 (0.50%) Clojure
13 1 (0.50%) XPath
13 1 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 36 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.50%) Degree
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.00%) OCP
5 4 (2.00%) OCA
5 4 (2.00%) OCAJ
6 3 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.00%) QA
2 18 (9.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Xen
1 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.00%) Docker
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.50%) qmail
4 1 (0.50%) Postfix
4 1 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (16.00%) Puppet
2 31 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.00%) OpenView
4 5 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.00%) Ansible
8 1 (0.50%) Salt
8 1 (0.50%) systemd
8 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 54 (27.00%) Oracle
2 26 (13.00%) Informatica
3 25 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.00%) HP
5 12 (6.00%) IBM
5 12 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.00%) Google
7 8 (4.00%) SAP
8 6 (3.00%) Siemens
9 5 (2.50%) Axway
9 5 (2.50%) VMware
9 5 (2.50%) Siebel
9 5 (2.50%) Sun
9 5 (2.50%) Tableau
10 4 (2.00%) CA
11 2 (1.00%) Citrix
11 2 (1.00%) Progress
11 2 (1.00%) Sybase
11 2 (1.00%) Micro Focus
12 1 (0.50%) BT
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