The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 19 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.57% 8.84% 15.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.89% 20.25% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Average daily rate £419 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 33.07% 43.65% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 42
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £94.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £32.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +6 12 £413 +3.12% 2
Plymouth - 7 £274 - 1
Torquay - - - -
Barnstaple - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) Web Services
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Time Management
4 10 (30.30%) SOAP
4 10 (30.30%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) Middleware
5 8 (24.24%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (24.24%) RESTful
6 7 (21.21%) REST
6 7 (21.21%) Alfresco
6 7 (21.21%) Intalio
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) MS Project
6 7 (21.21%) PMI
6 7 (21.21%) PMP
6 7 (21.21%) PMI Certification
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) JSON
7 6 (18.18%) QA
7 6 (18.18%) Dojo
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Document Management
8 5 (15.15%) Ruby
8 5 (15.15%) Ajax

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (21.21%) Alfresco
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Talend Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Development Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) SOAP
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
3 8 (24.24%) Middleware
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (24.24%) RESTful
4 7 (21.21%) REST
5 6 (18.18%) JSON
5 6 (18.18%) Dojo
6 5 (15.15%) Ajax
6 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.12%) Java EE
8 3 (9.09%) jQuery
8 3 (9.09%) Spring
8 3 (9.09%) Struts
8 3 (9.09%) HTML
8 3 (9.09%) CSS
8 3 (9.09%) JSP
9 2 (6.06%) DHTML
9 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) PMI
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Time Management
2 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Document Management
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) BPEL
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.12%) BPMN
7 3 (9.09%) Android Development
7 3 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Kanban
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Delphi
3 2 (6.06%) XQuery
3 2 (6.06%) PL/1
3 2 (6.06%) XPath
4 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) PMP
1 7 (21.21%) PMI Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Intalio
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Talend
4 3 (9.09%) hybris