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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 29 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.89% 8.33% 18.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.73% 13.79% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
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£450 £288 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -25.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £258 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £318 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
55 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.11% 60.42% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 12
Average daily rate £450 £294 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (58.33%) DV Cleared
2 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 20 (55.56%) Python
4 18 (50.00%) Perl
4 18 (50.00%) Maven
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (47.22%) OO
6 16 (44.44%) Release Management
7 15 (41.67%) Ant
7 15 (41.67%) Apache Ivy
8 13 (36.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (36.11%) UNIX
8 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (33.33%) Subversion
9 12 (33.33%) Spring
9 12 (33.33%) ClearCase
10 11 (30.56%) J2EE
10 11 (30.56%) PHP
10 11 (30.56%) Lua
11 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
11 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 8 (22.22%) Sun
11 8 (22.22%) Sun Certification
12 7 (19.44%) C++
12 7 (19.44%) HTML
12 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
12 7 (19.44%) jQuery
13 6 (16.67%) SQL
13 6 (16.67%) Linux

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
1 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Maven
2 15 (41.67%) Ant
2 15 (41.67%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (36.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (33.33%) Subversion
4 12 (33.33%) ClearCase
5 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.56%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Electronics
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 25 (69.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Spring
2 11 (30.56%) J2EE
3 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 7 (19.44%) jQuery
5 6 (16.67%) CSS
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 4 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) Struts
8 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.56%) SOAP
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.56%) XSL
10 1 (2.78%) XSLT
10 1 (2.78%) XSD
10 1 (2.78%) JSP
10 1 (2.78%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (47.22%) OO
2 16 (44.44%) Release Management
3 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.56%) System Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.56%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (55.56%) Python
3 18 (50.00%) Perl
4 11 (30.56%) PHP
4 11 (30.56%) Lua
5 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 7 (19.44%) C++
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) Ruby
9 3 (8.33%) C#
10 2 (5.56%) VB
10 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) DV Cleared
1 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.56%) OCPJP
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Sun
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
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Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago