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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 43 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.05% 4.35% 15.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.33% 8.77% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 10
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£425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.54% 49.57% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
3 26 (42.62%) DV Cleared
4 25 (40.98%) Python
5 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
6 23 (37.70%) Scrum
7 21 (34.43%) Perl
7 21 (34.43%) J2EE
7 21 (34.43%) UNIX
7 21 (34.43%) OO
8 20 (32.79%) Subversion
8 20 (32.79%) Maven
9 17 (27.87%) Ant
9 17 (27.87%) Apache Ivy
9 17 (27.87%) Release Management
10 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (24.59%) Lua
11 15 (24.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 15 (24.59%) PHP
11 15 (24.59%) ClearCase
12 14 (22.95%) Bash Shell
13 13 (21.31%) Web Services
13 13 (21.31%) Ruby
14 11 (18.03%) Oracle
14 11 (18.03%) SQL
15 10 (16.39%) C++
15 10 (16.39%) Sun
15 10 (16.39%) Sun Certification
16 9 (14.75%) OOD
16 9 (14.75%) OCPJP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (6.56%) Mule ESB
1 4 (6.56%) Mule
2 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Subversion
1 20 (32.79%) Maven
2 17 (27.87%) Ant
2 17 (27.87%) Apache Ivy
3 15 (24.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (24.59%) ClearCase
4 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.20%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.64%) MSTest
8 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.64%) ERwin
8 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 38 (62.30%) Java Developer
3 18 (29.51%) Senior Developer
4 16 (26.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (3.28%) DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Designer
8 1 (1.64%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.64%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) J2EE
2 13 (21.31%) Web Services
3 9 (14.75%) Spring
3 9 (14.75%) Hibernate
4 8 (13.11%) HTML
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 5 (8.20%) OC4J
6 5 (8.20%) Apache Camel
6 5 (8.20%) .NET
6 5 (8.20%) XML
6 5 (8.20%) CSS
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) Spring MVC
7 4 (6.56%) jQuery
8 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
8 3 (4.92%) Django
8 3 (4.92%) JPA
8 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (4.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.64%) DTV
1 1 (1.64%) Replication
1 1 (1.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) UNIX
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) Scrum
3 21 (34.43%) OO
4 17 (27.87%) Release Management
5 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.75%) OOD
7 8 (13.11%) TDD
8 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.84%) JVM Tuning
8 6 (9.84%) User Stories
8 6 (9.84%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.20%) Test Management
9 5 (8.20%) Functional Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.20%) MVC
10 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.56%) BDD
11 3 (4.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Python
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 21 (34.43%) Perl
4 15 (24.59%) Lua
4 15 (24.59%) PHP
5 14 (22.95%) Bash Shell
6 13 (21.31%) Ruby
7 11 (18.03%) SQL
8 10 (16.39%) C++
9 6 (9.84%) C#
10 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.28%) VB
11 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.64%) C
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
2 26 (42.62%) DV Cleared
3 10 (16.39%) Sun Certification
4 9 (14.75%) OCPJP
5 3 (4.92%) ISEB
5 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Sun
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.64%) SAP