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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 18 42 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.35% 28.57% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 44.21% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 3
Average daily rate £525 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
44 95 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.31% 64.63% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 67 28
Average daily rate £325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £476 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 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 28 April 2016, 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 31 (75.61%) DV Cleared
1 31 (75.61%) Security Cleared
2 24 (58.54%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Python
4 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
5 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) Oracle
8 9 (21.95%) C++
9 8 (19.51%) Unix
10 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (14.63%) C
10 6 (14.63%) Perl
11 5 (12.20%) .NET
11 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
11 5 (12.20%) VHDL
11 5 (12.20%) ISEB
11 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
11 5 (12.20%) Ruby
11 5 (12.20%) Ergonomics
11 5 (12.20%) QA
11 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
11 5 (12.20%) OpenCL
12 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
12 4 (9.76%) Test Management
12 4 (9.76%) TDD
12 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (9.76%) SQL
13 3 (7.32%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) AMQP
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) OrientDB
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.88%) RSpec
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) C++ Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Application Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Application Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) OpenCL
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) EJB
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) JMS
3 1 (2.44%) JSF
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
3 1 (2.44%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Ergonomics
1 5 (12.20%) VHDL
1 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
3 4 (9.76%) TDD
3 4 (9.76%) Test Management
4 3 (7.32%) BDD
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) OO
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Python
2 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
3 9 (21.95%) C++
4 6 (14.63%) C
4 6 (14.63%) Perl
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) C#
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) Lua
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) DV Cleared
1 31 (75.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.20%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCPD
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PMP
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) RHCE
5 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.88%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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