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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 41 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.89% 4.30% 5.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.16% 9.52% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +32.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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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
95 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 64.63% 45.16% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 21 19
Average daily rate £438 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 29 (45.31%) DV Cleared
3 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
4 26 (40.63%) Python
5 25 (39.06%) Perl
5 25 (39.06%) Scrum
6 24 (37.50%) J2EE
6 24 (37.50%) UNIX
7 23 (35.94%) OO
7 23 (35.94%) Maven
8 22 (34.38%) Subversion
9 19 (29.69%) Ant
9 19 (29.69%) Release Management
9 19 (29.69%) Apache Ivy
10 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
11 17 (26.56%) ClearCase
11 17 (26.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 17 (26.56%) PHP
11 17 (26.56%) Lua
12 16 (25.00%) Ruby
13 13 (20.31%) Web Services
14 12 (18.75%) C++
14 12 (18.75%) SQL
14 12 (18.75%) Spring
15 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
15 11 (17.19%) Oracle
15 11 (17.19%) Sun
15 11 (17.19%) Sun Certification

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.25%) Mule
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Maven
2 22 (34.38%) Subversion
3 19 (29.69%) Apache Ivy
3 19 (29.69%) Ant
4 17 (26.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (26.56%) ClearCase
5 7 (10.94%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.38%) LoadRunner
6 6 (9.38%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (4.69%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.56%) MSTest
9 1 (1.56%) ERwin
9 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Developer
2 42 (65.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Senior Developer
4 16 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) DBA
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.13%) C++ Team Leader
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (1.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) J2EE
2 13 (20.31%) Web Services
3 12 (18.75%) Spring
4 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
5 9 (14.06%) HTML
6 7 (10.94%) CSS
7 6 (9.38%) jQuery
7 6 (9.38%) Apache Camel
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (7.81%) OC4J
8 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
8 5 (7.81%) .NET
8 5 (7.81%) XML
9 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.69%) JDBC
10 3 (4.69%) XSLT
10 3 (4.69%) Apache Flex
10 3 (4.69%) WCF
10 3 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) DTV
2 1 (1.56%) GIS
2 1 (1.56%) Replication
2 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Scrum
3 23 (35.94%) OO
4 19 (29.69%) Release Management
5 18 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.63%) TDD
7 9 (14.06%) OOD
8 8 (12.50%) User Stories
8 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.38%) Functional Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (9.38%) JVM Tuning
9 6 (9.38%) MVC
9 6 (9.38%) Test Management
9 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.81%) BDD
11 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
2 26 (40.63%) Python
3 25 (39.06%) Perl
4 18 (28.13%) Bash Shell
5 17 (26.56%) Lua
5 17 (26.56%) PHP
6 16 (25.00%) Ruby
7 12 (18.75%) C++
7 12 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (9.38%) C#
9 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.13%) VB
10 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (45.31%) DV Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) Sun Certification
4 10 (15.63%) OCPJP
5 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
1 11 (17.19%) Sun
2 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
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