The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheltenham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 8 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.56% 8.54% 15.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.78% 21.88% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
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£438 £366 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.45% -22.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £379 £711
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.89% 39.02% 54.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 38
Average daily rate £405 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Maven
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Electronics
5 3 (23.08%) DTV
5 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
5 3 (23.08%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Ant
5 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Struts
6 1 (7.69%) XHTML
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) XSL
6 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) CAD
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) PLM
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Lua
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
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