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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 2 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.51% 24.24% 13.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 48.00% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 17
Median daily rate £550 £455 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -4.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £43.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +15.00%

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
33 50 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.89% 50.51% 54.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 56
Median daily rate £358 £438 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £591 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £42.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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
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 January 2017, 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 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
2 23 (82.14%) DV Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) Python
5 13 (46.43%) Selenium
6 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
6 11 (39.29%) ISEB
7 10 (35.71%) Linux
7 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
8 9 (32.14%) Ant
8 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 9 (32.14%) JIRA
9 8 (28.57%) Maven
9 8 (28.57%) Ruby
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) Unix
9 8 (28.57%) SDLC
10 6 (21.43%) Release Management
10 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) XML
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle
10 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
10 6 (21.43%) HP
10 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 6 (21.43%) Big Data
10 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.86%) Cloudera

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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) Mule
2 2 (7.14%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 6 (21.43%) Big Data
3 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.57%) OrientDB
7 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) Ant
2 9 (32.14%) JIRA
3 8 (28.57%) Maven
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
5 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
5 5 (17.86%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
6 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (14.29%) JUnit
7 3 (10.71%) Hudson
8 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
8 2 (7.14%) Gradle
8 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (3.57%) EasyMock
9 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.57%) Subversion
9 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (14.29%) Electronics
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft Architect
7 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.57%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) Java EE
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) EJB
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) JMS
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) XSLT
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) JSON
4 3 (10.71%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE
5 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) WSDL
5 2 (7.14%) XSD
6 1 (3.57%) UDDI
6 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) SDLC
4 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) Release Management
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) UML
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 8 (28.57%) Ruby
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) Groovy
7 1 (3.57%) Lua
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Security Cleared
2 23 (82.14%) DV Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) ISEB
3 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) CloudHub
3 1 (3.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
2 5 (17.86%) Cloudera
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.57%) IBM