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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 21 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 1 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 1.01% 19.75% 8.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 42.11% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Average daily rate - £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Java
Somerset

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
47 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 47.47% 46.91% 52.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 34
Average daily rate £338 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL