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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 20 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.67% 14.29% 19.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 23.81% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
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£450 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £378 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
54 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.00% 60.00% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 17
Average daily rate £425 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) Maven
2 14 (53.85%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) OO
4 12 (46.15%) Perl
5 11 (42.31%) UNIX
5 11 (42.31%) Release Management
6 10 (38.46%) Spring
6 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (38.46%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (38.46%) J2EE
6 10 (38.46%) Ant
7 9 (34.62%) ClearCase
7 9 (34.62%) Subversion
8 8 (30.77%) Lua
8 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 8 (30.77%) PHP
9 7 (26.92%) jQuery
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) SAP
11 5 (19.23%) .NET
11 5 (19.23%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
11 5 (19.23%) Sun

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Maven
2 10 (38.46%) Apache Ivy
2 10 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (38.46%) Ant
3 9 (34.62%) ClearCase
3 9 (34.62%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Java Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Senior Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Spring
1 10 (38.46%) J2EE
2 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 7 (26.92%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) Struts
8 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
8 2 (7.69%) Java EE
8 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.69%) XSL
9 1 (3.85%) XSLT
9 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) UNIX
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) OO
3 11 (42.31%) Release Management
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Kanban
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
9 1 (3.85%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL
9 1 (3.85%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) Perl
4 8 (30.77%) Lua
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) C++
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
8 2 (7.69%) VB
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
1 5 (19.23%) Sun
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
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