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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 59 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 21.38% 10.13% 7.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.20% 30.19% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 10
Average daily rate £400 £400 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
163 106 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 59.06% 33.54% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 37 34
Average daily rate £375 £313 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 28 £415 +3.75% 8
Plymouth - 17 £375 -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.05%) HTML
3 32 (35.16%) Security Cleared
4 30 (32.97%) SQL
4 30 (32.97%) Linux
5 29 (31.87%) SC Cleared
6 28 (30.77%) Web Services
7 27 (29.67%) Jenkins
7 27 (29.67%) Relational Database
8 25 (27.47%) Unix
8 25 (27.47%) Subversion
9 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
9 24 (26.37%) RESTful
10 23 (25.27%) BDD
10 23 (25.27%) Configuration Management
11 21 (23.08%) WebSphere
11 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 20 (21.98%) Cucumber
12 20 (21.98%) HTTP
13 19 (20.88%) SOAP
14 18 (19.78%) Struts
14 18 (19.78%) EJB
14 18 (19.78%) IBM
14 18 (19.78%) JIRA
15 17 (18.68%) WebSphere Portal
16 16 (17.58%) REST
16 16 (17.58%) Mac OS X
17 15 (16.48%) Python
17 15 (16.48%) DB2
17 15 (16.48%) Web Design

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 17 (18.68%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (6.59%) nginx
4 5 (5.49%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.40%) Jetty
5 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.30%) Apache
6 3 (3.30%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.20%) IIS
7 2 (2.20%) SAS
8 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.20%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) HTTP
2 8 (8.79%) SSL
2 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.49%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) FTP
4 2 (2.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) Relational Database
2 15 (16.48%) DB2
2 15 (16.48%) MongoDB
2 15 (16.48%) Neo4j
3 7 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.40%) Redis
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.10%) CorVu
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (29.67%) Jenkins
2 25 (27.47%) Subversion
3 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 20 (21.98%) Cucumber
5 18 (19.78%) JIRA
6 13 (14.29%) IntelliJ
6 13 (14.29%) Maven
7 8 (8.79%) Spock
8 5 (5.49%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (4.40%) ClearCase
9 4 (4.40%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (1.10%) Billing
1 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (72.53%) Developer
2 46 (50.55%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.49%) ETL Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Software Tester
6 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Tester
7 3 (3.30%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Database Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Developer in Test
7 3 (3.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.05%) HTML
2 28 (30.77%) Web Services
3 24 (26.37%) RESTful
4 19 (20.88%) SOAP
5 18 (19.78%) EJB
5 18 (19.78%) Struts
6 16 (17.58%) REST
7 15 (16.48%) Hibernate
7 15 (16.48%) JAX-RS
8 14 (15.38%) CSS
9 11 (12.09%) XML
10 5 (5.49%) JSON
11 4 (4.40%) .NET
11 4 (4.40%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (4.40%) Apache Camel
11 4 (4.40%) HTML5
11 4 (4.40%) Middleware
11 4 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (4.40%) XSL
12 3 (3.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.49%) Linked Data
2 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.30%) Statistics
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.97%) Linux
2 25 (27.47%) Unix
3 16 (17.58%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.40%) CentOS
5 4 (4.40%) Fedora
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) BDD
2 23 (25.27%) Configuration Management
3 15 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (16.48%) Web Design
4 13 (14.29%) Scrum
5 11 (12.09%) DevOps
5 11 (12.09%) SDLC
5 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.89%) Automated Testing
6 9 (9.89%) Automation Testing
6 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.79%) Open Source
7 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Functional Testing
8 6 (6.59%) OO
9 5 (5.49%) Build Automation
9 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.49%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) SQL
2 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.48%) Python
4 13 (14.29%) Ruby
5 12 (13.19%) Groovy
6 7 (7.69%) C
7 5 (5.49%) Delphi
8 4 (4.40%) Perl
8 4 (4.40%) PL/1
9 3 (3.30%) C#
9 3 (3.30%) C++
9 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) R
10 2 (2.20%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (35.16%) Security Cleared
2 29 (31.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) ISO 14001
1 10 (10.99%) ISO 9001
2 8 (8.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.49%) KVM
2 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) Ansible
2 5 (5.49%) Ganglia
2 5 (5.49%) Graphite
2 5 (5.49%) Kibana
2 5 (5.49%) Nagios
2 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.49%) Riemann
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) IBM
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) VMware
4 5 (5.49%) Talend
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) Google
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe
7 1 (1.10%) webMethods