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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 23 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.33% 9.27% 20.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.94% 21.59% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 23
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
72 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 35.47% 42.93% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 60
Average daily rate £336 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +51.35%
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Spring
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
4 11 (26.19%) Maven
5 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
5 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 9 (21.43%) SOA
6 9 (21.43%) Python
6 9 (21.43%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) Subversion
6 9 (21.43%) Selenium
6 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 9 (21.43%) Gherkin
7 8 (19.05%) Gerrit
7 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 8 (19.05%) XML
7 8 (19.05%) Oracle
7 8 (19.05%) webMethods
8 7 (16.67%) OO
8 7 (16.67%) JUnit
8 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 7 (16.67%) Cucumber

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) LDAP
1 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
1 2 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.19%) Maven
2 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 9 (21.43%) Selenium
3 9 (21.43%) Subversion
4 8 (19.05%) Gerrit
5 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (16.67%) JUnit
6 6 (14.29%) Ant
6 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (4.76%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.38%) GoogleTest
8 1 (2.38%) Checkstyle
8 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.38%) CppUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) webMethods Developer
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Spring
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) Web Services
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) Gherkin
4 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 8 (19.05%) XML
6 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 6 (14.29%) SOAP
8 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) GWT
8 5 (11.90%) jQuery
9 4 (9.52%) Ajax
9 4 (9.52%) HTML5
9 4 (9.52%) J2EE
9 4 (9.52%) JSP
9 4 (9.52%) JAXB
10 3 (7.14%) Struts
10 3 (7.14%) Java EE
10 3 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) SecurID
2 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 9 (21.43%) SOA
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) SDLC
5 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.14%) System Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby
4 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.52%) C
4 4 (9.52%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ISEB
1 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) HL7
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.76%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
1 8 (19.05%) webMethods
2 4 (9.52%) Google
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) hybris
3 2 (4.76%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.38%) Software AG
4 1 (2.38%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.38%) Endeca