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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.94% 6.56% 8.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.49% 17.78% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
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£425 £438 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +19.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £480 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
69 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.92% 36.89% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 19
Average daily rate £399 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 31 July 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 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
3 24 (46.15%) Python
4 23 (44.23%) DV Cleared
5 22 (42.31%) UNIX
6 19 (36.54%) Perl
6 19 (36.54%) Scrum
7 18 (34.62%) Subversion
8 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
9 16 (30.77%) OO
10 15 (28.85%) J2EE
11 14 (26.92%) Ant
11 14 (26.92%) Maven
11 14 (26.92%) Release Management
11 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (26.92%) Apache Ivy
12 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 13 (25.00%) Lua
12 13 (25.00%) Ruby
12 13 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (25.00%) PHP
12 13 (25.00%) ClearCase
13 11 (21.15%) Sun
13 11 (21.15%) Sun Certification
14 10 (19.23%) Oracle
15 9 (17.31%) Web Services
16 8 (15.38%) C++
16 8 (15.38%) OCPJP
16 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
17 7 (13.46%) User Stories

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.69%) Mule
1 4 (7.69%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Subversion
2 14 (26.92%) Maven
2 14 (26.92%) Ant
2 14 (26.92%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 6 (11.54%) Rational Functional Tester
4 6 (11.54%) LoadRunner
5 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) MSTest
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Senior Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
8 2 (3.85%) DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.92%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Database Developer
9 1 (1.92%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) J2EE
2 9 (17.31%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 5 (9.62%) OC4J
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 4 (7.69%) SOAP
4 4 (7.69%) Django
4 4 (7.69%) XML
4 4 (7.69%) Middleware
5 3 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.77%) JDBC
5 3 (5.77%) .NET
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.77%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.77%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) Java EE
6 2 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) GIS
1 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) UNIX
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
3 16 (30.77%) OO
4 14 (26.92%) Release Management
4 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.46%) User Stories
5 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.54%) JVM Tuning
6 6 (11.54%) Functional Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Test Management
6 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.69%) OOD
9 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Python
2 19 (36.54%) Perl
3 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.00%) PHP
4 13 (25.00%) Ruby
4 13 (25.00%) Lua
4 13 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.38%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) SQL
7 3 (5.77%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) DV Cleared
3 11 (21.15%) Sun Certification
4 8 (15.38%) OCPJP
5 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.69%) ISEB
6 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) PMP
7 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Sun
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) webMethods
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO