The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 32 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.35% 7.96% 13.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.07% 22.54% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 19
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£525 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Java
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 71 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.18% 35.32% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 55
Average daily rate £313 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.78 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £39.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Devon region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Devon region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Java
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +8 26 £370 -12.94% 1
Plymouth -7 5 £600 +60.00% 2
Barnstaple - - - - 1
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.08%) SC Cleared
4 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
5 18 (27.69%) Oracle
6 17 (26.15%) SQL
7 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) TOGAF
8 14 (21.54%) ISO 9001
8 14 (21.54%) ISO 14001
8 14 (21.54%) Summit
8 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
8 14 (21.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (21.54%) JIRA
9 12 (18.46%) DB2
9 12 (18.46%) SAP
9 12 (18.46%) UNIX
9 12 (18.46%) Windows
9 12 (18.46%) IBM
9 12 (18.46%) Sun
9 12 (18.46%) zOS
9 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.92%) HTML
10 11 (16.92%) CSS
10 11 (16.92%) HTML5
10 11 (16.92%) CSS3
10 11 (16.92%) Process Improvement
11 10 (15.38%) C#
11 10 (15.38%) Delphi
11 10 (15.38%) Linux

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 7 (10.77%) JBoss
1 7 (10.77%) Apache
1 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Summit
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) VLAN
2 2 (3.08%) FTP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) DB2
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) JIRA
2 10 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (13.85%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.62%) Grunt
5 3 (4.62%) Spock
5 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.62%) Maven
5 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Architect
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Tester
4 9 (13.85%) Automation Tester
5 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Consultant
10 1 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.54%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) CSS
1 11 (16.92%) HTML
1 11 (16.92%) HTML5
1 11 (16.92%) CSS3
2 7 (10.77%) Spring
3 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.69%) RESTful
4 5 (7.69%) Web Services
5 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (6.15%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.08%) .NET
7 2 (3.08%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) SAML
7 2 (3.08%) OpenID
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.54%) JPA
8 1 (1.54%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Open Source
3 6 (9.23%) RIA
4 4 (6.15%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.62%) Linked Data
6 2 (3.08%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) UNIX
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
1 12 (18.46%) zOS
2 10 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) CentOS
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
3 14 (21.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.92%) Process Improvement
6 10 (15.38%) User Stories
6 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 9 (13.85%) OO
8 8 (12.31%) Project Management
8 8 (12.31%) SOA
9 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.77%) Data Architecture
10 6 (9.23%) Line Management
11 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) ITIL
12 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) C#
3 10 (15.38%) Delphi
4 4 (6.15%) Clojure
5 3 (4.62%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.62%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) Ruby
5 3 (4.62%) Groovy
5 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.38%) ISEB
3 10 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) ISO 9001
1 14 (21.54%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.08%) Samba
2 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.69%) SELinux
3 4 (6.15%) logstash
3 4 (6.15%) Salt
3 4 (6.15%) ZABBIX
3 4 (6.15%) Ansible
3 4 (6.15%) yum
3 4 (6.15%) Puppet
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.46%) Sun
3 12 (18.46%) SAP
3 12 (18.46%) IBM
4 10 (15.38%) HP
5 7 (10.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat