The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 4 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 3.74% 19.05% 16.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 41.03% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Average daily rate
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£395 £488 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.97% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £438 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -2.77%
Java
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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 Bournemouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 41.12% 46.43% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 26
Average daily rate £406 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.85% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Bournemouth region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bournemouth region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) Struts
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
8 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PowerBuilder Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Struts
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) iBATIS
4 1 (7.69%) J2SE
4 1 (7.69%) JMS
4 1 (7.69%) JavaBeans
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) EJB
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards