The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 11.11% 12.50% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 33.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Java
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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 Andover region.

Programming Languages Category
Andover
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Andover 38.89% 37.50% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Andover

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Andover 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (62.50%) VBScript
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Coaching
6 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) Shibboleth
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) GlassFish

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Andover 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VBScript
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft