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 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 8 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.96% 10.67% 15.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.51% 22.22% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Average daily rate
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£398 £370 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £355 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £380 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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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
39 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.91% 48.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 32
Average daily rate £405 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Maven
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (35.71%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) ClearCase
6 4 (28.57%) SAP
6 4 (28.57%) Ant
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Release Management
6 4 (28.57%) Lua
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Struts
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSL
5 1 (7.14%) XHTML
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Lua
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
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