The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 24 16 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.37% 7.34% 27.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.17% 17.02% 58.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 42
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£438 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +30.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 94 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.49% 43.12% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 65 71
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.24% +9.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (29.73%) Maven
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) Python
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Spring
4 10 (27.03%) Subversion
5 9 (24.32%) SOA
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
6 8 (21.62%) webMethods
6 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
6 8 (21.62%) Gerrit
7 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
7 7 (18.92%) XML
7 7 (18.92%) UNIX
7 7 (18.92%) OO
7 7 (18.92%) JUnit
7 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
8 6 (16.22%) Windows
8 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Telecoms

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.81%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
1 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) DB2
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (29.73%) Maven
3 10 (27.03%) Subversion
4 8 (21.62%) Gerrit
5 7 (18.92%) JUnit
5 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
6 5 (13.51%) Ant
6 5 (13.51%) Selenium
7 3 (8.11%) JIRA
7 3 (8.11%) ClearCase
7 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (5.41%) NetBeans
8 2 (5.41%) Checkstyle
8 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.41%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (2.70%) CppUnit
9 1 (2.70%) NUnit
9 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) webMethods Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Functional Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
1 10 (27.03%) Spring
2 9 (24.32%) CSS
3 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
4 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
4 7 (18.92%) XML
5 6 (16.22%) .NET
6 5 (13.51%) SOAP
6 5 (13.51%) Middleware
6 5 (13.51%) GWT
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) Ajax
7 4 (10.81%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) J2EE
8 3 (8.11%) JAXB
8 3 (8.11%) Java EE
8 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
9 2 (5.41%) SailPoint
9 2 (5.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) SecurID
2 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) SOA
3 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Line Management
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
5 4 (10.81%) C
5 4 (10.81%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (5.41%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
1 8 (21.62%) webMethods
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.70%) Software AG
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco