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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 82 75 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.62% 14.20% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.02% 33.33% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 6
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£313 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £390 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
241 225 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.96% 42.61% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 156 31
Average daily rate £305 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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 +3 76 £313 +25.00% 17
Sunderland -3 4 £255 -
Tyneside 0 1 £495 +98.00%
Java
North East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.56%) Linux
3 45 (33.09%) Oracle
4 42 (30.88%) SQL
5 37 (27.21%) UNIX
6 33 (24.26%) Security Cleared
7 29 (21.32%) J2EE
8 28 (20.59%) Finance
9 25 (18.38%) Web Services
9 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database
10 23 (16.91%) Open Source
10 23 (16.91%) HTML
11 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
12 20 (14.71%) XML
12 20 (14.71%) SOAP
13 19 (13.97%) Configuration Management
13 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
14 18 (13.24%) Scala
14 18 (13.24%) SOA
15 17 (12.50%) CSS
15 17 (12.50%) WebLogic
15 17 (12.50%) COBOL
15 17 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (12.50%) VME
15 17 (12.50%) TDD
16 16 (11.76%) HTTP
16 16 (11.76%) Mentoring
17 15 (11.03%) Python
17 15 (11.03%) HP
17 15 (11.03%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 11 (8.09%) JBoss
2 11 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.35%) Apache
3 10 (7.35%) AquaLogic
3 10 (7.35%) Node.js
4 7 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.41%) Tuxedo
6 5 (3.68%) IIS
6 5 (3.68%) Jetty
6 5 (3.68%) nginx
7 4 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (2.21%) SAS
9 2 (1.47%) FileNet
9 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.74%) Mule
10 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Windchill
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Teamcenter
2 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.68%) Google App Engine
3 5 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) HTTP
2 9 (6.62%) LDAP
3 8 (5.88%) SSL
4 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.68%) DNS
5 5 (3.68%) DHCP
5 5 (3.68%) FTP
5 5 (3.68%) IPsec
6 4 (2.94%) SAN
7 2 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.29%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.15%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) Redis
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Subversion
2 9 (6.62%) Eclipse
2 9 (6.62%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.15%) Ant
4 6 (4.41%) Selenium
4 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.68%) JUnit
5 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.21%) WATIR
7 3 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.21%) Sahi
8 2 (1.47%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.47%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.74%) Hudson
9 1 (0.74%) JIRA
9 1 (0.74%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.74%) JBehave
9 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.41%) Marketing
3 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.21%) Electronics
4 3 (2.21%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (41.18%) Developer
2 36 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.71%) Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) COBOL Analyst
5 8 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.15%) Architect
6 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.41%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.68%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.94%) DBA
9 4 (2.94%) Programmer
9 4 (2.94%) Consultant
9 4 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (2.94%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.21%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.21%) Informatica Consultant
10 3 (2.21%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.32%) J2EE
2 25 (18.38%) Web Services
3 23 (16.91%) HTML
4 20 (14.71%) SOAP
4 20 (14.71%) XML
5 17 (12.50%) CSS
6 15 (11.03%) Spring
7 13 (9.56%) Java EE
8 12 (8.82%) Middleware
9 11 (8.09%) JPA
10 10 (7.35%) JSF
10 10 (7.35%) .NET
11 9 (6.62%) JMS
11 9 (6.62%) Django
11 9 (6.62%) Mustache
11 9 (6.62%) Sass
12 8 (5.88%) jQuery
13 7 (5.15%) RESTful
13 7 (5.15%) JNDI
13 7 (5.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) Open Source
2 7 (5.15%) Clustering
3 5 (3.68%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.68%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.21%) DTV
6 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) DataPower
6 2 (1.47%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.56%) Linux
2 37 (27.21%) UNIX
3 17 (12.50%) VME
4 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.15%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.94%) Windows
6 4 (2.94%) HPUX
7 2 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.97%) Configuration Management
3 18 (13.24%) SOA
4 17 (12.50%) TDD
4 17 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.29%) DevOps
6 14 (10.29%) Migration
6 14 (10.29%) Scrum
7 13 (9.56%) ITIL
7 13 (9.56%) Integration Testing
8 11 (8.09%) Problem Management
9 10 (7.35%) Automated Testing
10 9 (6.62%) BDD
10 9 (6.62%) MVC
11 8 (5.88%) Web Design
11 8 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.88%) SQL
2 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.24%) Scala
4 17 (12.50%) COBOL
5 15 (11.03%) Ruby
5 15 (11.03%) Python
6 13 (9.56%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (4.41%) C++
10 5 (3.68%) C
11 4 (2.94%) Perl
12 3 (2.21%) VBA
13 2 (1.47%) C#
14 1 (0.74%) PHP
14 1 (0.74%) VB
14 1 (0.74%) Groovy
14 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.94%) OCAJ
3 4 (2.94%) OCP
3 4 (2.94%) OCA
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 7 (5.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Xen
1 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) OpenView
1 6 (4.41%) Puppet
1 6 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (33.09%) Oracle
2 15 (11.03%) HP
3 14 (10.29%) Red Hat
4 13 (9.56%) Informatica
5 11 (8.09%) Micro Focus
5 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.35%) Google
7 5 (3.68%) VMware
8 4 (2.94%) Siemens
8 4 (2.94%) SAP
8 4 (2.94%) Tableau
9 3 (2.21%) Splunk
10 2 (1.47%) Siebel
10 2 (1.47%) IBM
10 2 (1.47%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.47%) Sun
10 2 (1.47%) Axway
10 2 (1.47%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.74%) PTC
11 1 (0.74%) Borland
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