The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 22 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.33% 4.07% 17.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.99% 10.20% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 17
Median daily rate £413 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £385 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £459 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
71 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 59.17% 39.84% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 29
Median daily rate £380 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Java.

1 41 (85.42%) Security Cleared
2 33 (68.75%) DV Cleared
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (43.75%) Python
5 18 (37.50%) Unix
6 16 (33.33%) Linux
7 15 (31.25%) ISTQB
8 11 (22.92%) Selenium
9 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
9 10 (20.83%) Ruby
9 10 (20.83%) C++
9 10 (20.83%) ISEB
10 9 (18.75%) J2EE
10 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) SDLC
11 8 (16.67%) Web Services
12 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.58%) Middleware
12 7 (14.58%) JIRA
12 7 (14.58%) Maven
12 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
13 6 (12.50%) REST
13 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
13 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 6 (12.50%) Release Management
13 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
13 6 (12.50%) Perl
13 6 (12.50%) SOAP
14 5 (10.42%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Mule
3 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) OrientDB
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 7 (14.58%) Maven
3 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 5 (10.42%) Ant
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.08%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
7 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (4.17%) Electronics
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Tester
9 1 (2.08%) Application Development Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Application Development Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Data Scientist
9 1 (2.08%) Middleware Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) J2EE
2 8 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (14.58%) Middleware
4 6 (12.50%) REST
4 6 (12.50%) SOAP
5 4 (8.33%) Java EE
5 4 (8.33%) Spring
6 3 (6.25%) EJB
6 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) HTML5
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.08%) CSS3
8 1 (2.08%) Kafka
8 1 (2.08%) OpenCL
8 1 (2.08%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.17%) Ergonomics
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) VHDL
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Unix
2 16 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) SDLC
3 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (12.50%) Release Management
3 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (10.42%) OO
4 5 (10.42%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) BDD
5 4 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 3 (6.25%) Open Source
6 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Python
2 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 10 (20.83%) C++
2 10 (20.83%) Ruby
3 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) C
6 2 (4.17%) Lua
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
6 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) XPath
7 1 (2.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) Security Cleared
2 33 (68.75%) DV Cleared
3 15 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 10 (20.83%) ISEB
5 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) CEH
6 4 (8.33%) Sun Certification
7 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.08%) PMP
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
1 5 (10.42%) webMethods
2 4 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) VMware