The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South West / Devon
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 68 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 24.37% 23.40% 11.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.13% 41.89% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 8
Median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £433 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +16.07%

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
133 148 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 47.67% 55.85% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 111 36
Median daily rate £376 £375 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +4 50 £445 +7.22% 10
Plymouth +7 15 £549 +46.40%
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Java.

1 47 (49.47%) JavaScript
2 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (42.11%) Spring
4 37 (38.95%) Security Cleared
5 34 (35.79%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (33.68%) Open Source
7 31 (32.63%) XML
8 30 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 29 (30.53%) Docker
9 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
9 29 (30.53%) Git (software)
9 29 (30.53%) HTML
10 28 (29.47%) SQL
10 28 (29.47%) Grails
11 25 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (25.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (24.21%) Migration
14 21 (22.11%) Customer Requirements
15 19 (20.00%) Hibernate
16 18 (18.95%) Groovy
17 16 (16.84%) Gradle
17 16 (16.84%) Linux
18 15 (15.79%) .NET
18 15 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 15 (15.79%) REST
19 14 (14.74%) Continuous Delivery
20 13 (13.68%) CSS
20 13 (13.68%) HTTP
20 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
20 13 (13.68%) JSON

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.53%) JBoss
1 10 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.42%) Apache
4 7 (7.37%) IIS
5 6 (6.32%) Jetty
5 6 (6.32%) Mongrel
5 6 (6.32%) nginx
6 3 (3.16%) CMS
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.05%) Confluence
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.26%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.26%) SaaS
3 4 (4.21%) IaaS
3 4 (4.21%) PaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.05%) GitHub
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) HTTP
2 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.32%) SSL
4 5 (5.26%) DHCP
4 5 (5.26%) DNS
4 5 (5.26%) FTP
4 5 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.79%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.37%) Neo4j
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.05%) GIS
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 29 (30.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.84%) Gradle
4 15 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (9.47%) Selenium
5 9 (9.47%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.32%) Travis CI
7 5 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.16%) Maven
8 3 (3.16%) Subversion
9 2 (2.11%) JIRA
9 2 (2.11%) JUnit
9 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.05%) Ant
10 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.05%) Calabash
10 1 (1.05%) JMeter
10 1 (1.05%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.05%) TestRail
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Advertising
2 2 (2.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 65 (68.42%) Developer
2 50 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.32%) Analyst
4 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
5 4 (4.21%) Agile Developer
5 4 (4.21%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (4.21%) AWS Developer
5 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Consultant
6 3 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (3.16%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.16%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (3.16%) Test Specialist
7 2 (2.11%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.11%) Spring
2 31 (32.63%) XML
3 29 (30.53%) HTML
4 28 (29.47%) Grails
5 25 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 15 (15.79%) .NET
7 15 (15.79%) REST
8 13 (13.68%) CSS
8 13 (13.68%) JSON
9 12 (12.63%) J2EE
10 9 (9.47%) JPA
11 7 (7.37%) CSS3
11 7 (7.37%) Dropwizard
11 7 (7.37%) JAX-RS
11 7 (7.37%) RESTful
11 7 (7.37%) Servlets
12 6 (6.32%) HTML5
12 6 (6.32%) Web Services
13 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) NHS
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Mac OS X
2 7 (7.37%) Unix
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Windows
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.68%) Open Source
3 23 (24.21%) Migration
4 21 (22.11%) Customer Requirements
5 14 (14.74%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.47%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.42%) Coaching
9 8 (8.42%) DevOps
10 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.32%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.26%) TDD
12 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (49.47%) JavaScript
2 28 (29.47%) SQL
3 18 (18.95%) Groovy
4 7 (7.37%) Python
5 3 (3.16%) C
5 3 (3.16%) C#
6 2 (2.11%) PHP
6 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.11%) Ruby
7 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (38.95%) Security Cleared
2 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
3 24 (25.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.21%) BC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) ISEB
4 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (3.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (30.53%) Docker
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) IBM
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) VMware
3 5 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) Black Duck
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