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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.26% 9.01% 12.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.73% 24.39% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate
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£399 £406 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +10.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £468 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
55 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.35% 36.94% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 22
Average daily rate £386 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 August 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 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
3 23 (54.76%) DV Cleared
3 23 (54.76%) Python
4 22 (52.38%) UNIX
5 19 (45.24%) Perl
6 17 (40.48%) Subversion
7 16 (38.10%) Scrum
8 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 13 (30.95%) Ant
9 13 (30.95%) OO
9 13 (30.95%) Maven
9 13 (30.95%) Release Management
9 13 (30.95%) Apache Ivy
10 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
10 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (28.57%) Lua
10 12 (28.57%) Ruby
10 12 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (28.57%) PHP
10 12 (28.57%) ClearCase
11 10 (23.81%) Sun
11 10 (23.81%) Sun Certification
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle
13 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
14 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
14 7 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
14 7 (16.67%) Test Management
14 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
14 7 (16.67%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Subversion
2 13 (30.95%) Maven
2 13 (30.95%) Apache Ivy
2 13 (30.95%) Ant
3 12 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (28.57%) ClearCase
4 7 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 7 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (4.76%) webMethods Developer
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Java Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) J2EE
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) OC4J
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (9.52%) Django
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) JDBC
4 3 (7.14%) Middleware
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (4.76%) Swing
5 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) DHTML
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) XSD
6 1 (2.38%) XSL
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) UNIX
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) OO
3 13 (30.95%) Release Management
4 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) Test Management
5 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) User Stories
7 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.14%) OOD
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.76%) TDD
10 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Python
2 19 (45.24%) Perl
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (28.57%) PHP
4 12 (28.57%) Ruby
4 12 (28.57%) Lua
4 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 7 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 23 (54.76%) DV Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) Sun Certification
4 6 (14.29%) OCPJP
5 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
5 5 (11.90%) ISEB
6 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.76%) PMP
7 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Sun
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) webMethods
4 1 (2.38%) HP
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