The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.53% 5.00% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 20.69% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% -19.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 24.05% 24.17% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 17
Average daily rate £350 £293 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -26.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +153.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Uxbridge region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Uxbridge region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) Bower
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) LESS
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Zend