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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 15 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.82% 10.13% 7.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.19% 16.08% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
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£305 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £36.25 £26.31 £44.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.76% -40.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £29.50 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
62 143 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.18% 63.00% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 95 87
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.31 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £59.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) XML
4 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 9 (26.47%) Spring
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) Google
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
7 7 (20.59%) UNIX
7 7 (20.59%) SOA
7 7 (20.59%) GWT
8 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (17.65%) Middleware
8 6 (17.65%) OO
8 6 (17.65%) Apache
8 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) Subversion
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.76%) Automotive
10 4 (11.76%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (5.88%) WordPress
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) ArcGIS
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
1 4 (11.76%) ATM
1 4 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) SSH
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) DVB
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Mockito
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (5.88%) TestNG
3 2 (5.88%) DbUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 11 (32.35%) XML
3 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
4 9 (26.47%) Spring
5 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) GWT
6 6 (17.65%) Middleware
6 6 (17.65%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) JSON
7 4 (11.76%) Ajax
7 4 (11.76%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) Swing
8 3 (8.82%) SOAP
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 3 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
9 2 (5.88%) Guice
9 2 (5.88%) Apache Axis
9 2 (5.88%) Symfony
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) IPTV
2 2 (5.88%) DTV
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Debian
5 3 (8.82%) Android
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.59%) SOA
4 6 (17.65%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.82%) Android Development
7 3 (8.82%) OO PHP
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) C
3 3 (8.82%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) Korn
3 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.82%) PHP5
4 2 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Google
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) webMethods
4 3 (8.82%) Zend
5 2 (5.88%) Atomikos
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) ESRI
5 2 (5.88%) Software AG
5 2 (5.88%) Nokia
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco