The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bath region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 17.31% 9.26% 13.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.47% 21.74% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
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 £35.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 65.38% 42.59% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 13
Average daily rate £300 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £178 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £297 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 22 July 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) SVG
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 4 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (25.00%) Process Management
5 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (25.00%) Batik
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (25.00%) Scala
5 4 (25.00%) CouchDB
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Akka
5 4 (25.00%) Play Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) XHTML
7 2 (12.50%) LDAP
7 2 (12.50%) Apache
7 2 (12.50%) IPv6

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
1 2 (12.50%) MediaWiki
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) IPv6
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) OSPF
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
1 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) IPsec
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Hudson
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Junior
3 4 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Development Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) SVG
2 4 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) Batik
2 4 (25.00%) Akka
2 4 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (12.50%) XHTML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Django
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) EJB
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Wiki
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Process Management
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) Scala
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Samba
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Postfix
1 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle