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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 14.29% 15.07% 15.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.21% 28.95% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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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
33 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 67.35% 52.05% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 9
Average daily rate £288 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) SVG
4 4 (26.67%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
4 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (26.67%) Process Management
4 4 (26.67%) Batik
4 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (26.67%) Scala
4 4 (26.67%) CouchDB
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Akka
4 4 (26.67%) Play Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) JUnit
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) VPN

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) nginx
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) MediaWiki
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) IPv6
1 2 (13.33%) OSPF
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) IPsec
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (26.67%) CouchDB
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Junior
3 4 (26.67%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Junior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Scala Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) SVG
2 4 (26.67%) Batik
2 4 (26.67%) Akka
2 4 (26.67%) Play Framework
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) JSP
5 1 (6.67%) Servlets
5 1 (6.67%) Django
5 1 (6.67%) JMS
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Wiki
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Debian
2 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Process Management
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (13.33%) Android Development
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) Scala
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Samba
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Postfix
1 2 (13.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle