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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 38 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.88% 16.67% 7.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.18% 42.35% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
88 85 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 48.35% 39.35% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 29
Average daily rate £415 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +169.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £34.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.05 £36.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -3 14 £406 +1.88% 7
Plymouth +8 4 £400 -
Torquay - 2 £338 -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (47.87%) HTML
3 39 (41.49%) RESTful
4 37 (39.36%) Security Cleared
4 37 (39.36%) Web Services
5 35 (37.23%) BDD
6 34 (36.17%) SC Cleared
7 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
7 29 (30.85%) Cucumber
8 28 (29.79%) Scrum
9 24 (25.53%) SQL
10 23 (24.47%) JIRA
11 22 (23.40%) Python
11 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
12 21 (22.34%) CSS
13 19 (20.21%) Groovy
13 19 (20.21%) Relational Database
14 18 (19.15%) Degree
15 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
15 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
15 17 (18.09%) Ruby
15 17 (18.09%) Unix
16 16 (17.02%) Subversion
16 16 (17.02%) QA
17 15 (15.96%) OO
18 14 (14.89%) C
18 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
18 14 (14.89%) Maven
19 13 (13.83%) C#
19 13 (13.83%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (11.70%) SAS
2 10 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.64%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) Jetty
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
1 2 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.64%) RDBMS
3 9 (9.57%) DB2
3 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.57%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (30.85%) Cucumber
2 23 (24.47%) JIRA
3 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
4 16 (17.02%) Subversion
5 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
5 14 (14.89%) Maven
6 13 (13.83%) IntelliJ
7 8 (8.51%) Spock
8 7 (7.45%) ClearCase
8 7 (7.45%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (74.47%) Developer
2 44 (46.81%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Test Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Tester
5 10 (10.64%) Software Tester
6 9 (9.57%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Java Web Developer
8 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Automation Tester
10 5 (5.32%) Developer in Test
10 5 (5.32%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.26%) QA Test Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.26%) Software QA Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) HTML
2 39 (41.49%) RESTful
3 37 (39.36%) Web Services
4 21 (22.34%) CSS
5 13 (13.83%) XML
6 11 (11.70%) REST
6 11 (11.70%) SOAP
7 10 (10.64%) EJB
7 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
7 10 (10.64%) Struts
8 9 (9.57%) JAX-RS
9 8 (8.51%) XSL
10 6 (6.38%) Spring
11 4 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (4.26%) Apache Camel
11 4 (4.26%) HTML5
12 3 (3.19%) JSON
12 3 (3.19%) Swagger
13 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.13%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.51%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
3 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.06%) Blog
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Unix
2 11 (11.70%) Linux
3 10 (10.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.23%) BDD
3 28 (29.79%) Scrum
4 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
5 15 (15.96%) OO
6 12 (12.77%) Functional Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.70%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.64%) Automation Testing
8 10 (10.64%) DevOps
8 10 (10.64%) SDLC
8 10 (10.64%) Web Development
9 9 (9.57%) OOP
9 9 (9.57%) Regression Testing
9 9 (9.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (9.57%) Web Design
10 8 (8.51%) Build Automation
10 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.51%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.53%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) Python
4 19 (20.21%) Groovy
5 17 (18.09%) Ruby
6 14 (14.89%) C
7 13 (13.83%) C#
7 13 (13.83%) C++
8 11 (11.70%) Delphi
8 11 (11.70%) MATLAB
8 11 (11.70%) R
9 9 (9.57%) Objective-C
9 9 (9.57%) PL/1
10 8 (8.51%) Perl
11 4 (4.26%) PHP
12 2 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) Security Cleared
2 34 (36.17%) SC Cleared
3 18 (19.15%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.13%) PhD
5 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) QA
2 9 (9.57%) ISO 14001
2 9 (9.57%) ISO 9001
3 8 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) IBM
2 8 (8.51%) Apple
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe
Exeter, Devon
X4 Group
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