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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 13.89% 7.06% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 12.77% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +27.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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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
27 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 37.50% 55.29% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 11
Average daily rate £316 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) UNIX
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) Android Development
5 3 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) Ant
6 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) Struts
6 2 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) JBoss
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) JSF
6 2 (16.67%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) JSP
1 2 (16.67%) Struts
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) JSF
1 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) SAP