The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Java 24 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 24.49% 15.54% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.98% 28.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 0
Average daily rate £460 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
Java
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 81 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 50.00% 54.73% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 8
Average daily rate £400 £478 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +54.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 25 (89.29%) DV Cleared
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Python
5 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle
7 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 7 (25.00%) Unix
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
12 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
12 5 (17.86%) AIX
12 5 (17.86%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
13 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (14.29%) ISEB
13 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
14 3 (10.71%) Windows
14 3 (10.71%) ITIL
14 3 (10.71%) C#
14 3 (10.71%) C++
14 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
14 3 (10.71%) Perl
14 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (10.71%) Scrum
14 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
14 3 (10.71%) Ruby
14 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
14 3 (10.71%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) OrientDB
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (7.14%) RSpec
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) EasyMock
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
2 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Technician
3 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) EJB
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) JMS
2 1 (3.57%) JSF
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Ergonomics
1 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Test Management
4 2 (7.14%) BDD
4 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Lua
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 25 (89.29%) DV Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MCPD
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
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