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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 23 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.54% 1.79% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.71% 7.69% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 5
Average daily rate
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£478 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
Java
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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
83 13 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 56.08% 23.21% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 7 18
Average daily rate £478 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
2 32 (61.54%) DV Cleared
2 32 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 28 (53.85%) Maven
4 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (50.00%) Python
5 25 (48.08%) OO
6 24 (46.15%) Perl
7 23 (44.23%) Release Management
8 22 (42.31%) Ant
8 22 (42.31%) Apache Ivy
9 21 (40.38%) J2EE
10 19 (36.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 19 (36.54%) UNIX
10 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (34.62%) Subversion
11 18 (34.62%) Spring
11 18 (34.62%) ClearCase
12 17 (32.69%) PHP
12 17 (32.69%) Lua
13 15 (28.85%) Scrum
14 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
14 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
15 13 (25.00%) SQL
16 12 (23.08%) Sun Certification
16 12 (23.08%) Sun
17 10 (19.23%) C++
17 10 (19.23%) HTML
17 10 (19.23%) Web Services
17 10 (19.23%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Maven
2 22 (42.31%) Ant
2 22 (42.31%) Apache Ivy
3 19 (36.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 18 (34.62%) Subversion
4 18 (34.62%) ClearCase
5 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (3.85%) JUnit
7 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.92%) ERwin
8 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 38 (73.08%) Java Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Senior Developer
4 15 (28.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Team Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Database Designer
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) J2EE
2 18 (34.62%) Spring
3 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
4 10 (19.23%) HTML
4 10 (19.23%) Web Services
5 8 (15.38%) jQuery
5 8 (15.38%) CSS
6 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
6 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.62%) .NET
7 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.69%) XML
9 3 (5.77%) Apache Flex
10 2 (3.85%) WCF
10 2 (3.85%) JPA
10 2 (3.85%) JSF
10 2 (3.85%) DHTML
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.85%) XSD
10 2 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) DTV
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) UNIX
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) OO
3 23 (44.23%) Release Management
4 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (28.85%) Scrum
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.54%) BDD
7 6 (11.54%) OOD
7 6 (11.54%) MVC
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) User Stories
8 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.85%) Test Management
11 2 (3.85%) Functional Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.00%) Python
3 24 (46.15%) Perl
4 17 (32.69%) PHP
4 17 (32.69%) Lua
5 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
6 13 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (19.23%) C++
8 9 (17.31%) Ruby
9 5 (9.62%) C#
10 3 (5.77%) VB
10 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (61.54%) DV Cleared
1 32 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) Sun Certification
3 7 (13.46%) OCPJP
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Sun
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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