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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 7.79% 16.28% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 30.43% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate £381 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 53.25% 53.49% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 23
Average daily rate £325 £231 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £346 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
Somerset

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Bath region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Hudson
5 1 (12.50%) MediaWiki
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) IPv6
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) OOD
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ada
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Postfix
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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