The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 3.51% 16.67% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 26.19% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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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 Bath region.

Programming Languages Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 56.14% 63.64% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 15
Average daily rate £288 £285 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 4 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Akka
4 4 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Batik
4 4 (33.33%) Process Management
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) SVG
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) CMS
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (16.67%) Sitecore

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) MediaWiki
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) IPv6
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Akka
2 4 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 4 (33.33%) Batik
2 4 (33.33%) SVG
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Debian
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (33.33%) Process Management
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Android Development
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Scala
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Postfix
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
1 1 (8.33%) Samba
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss