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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 60 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.27% 8.82% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.18% 23.30% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 4
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£423 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £329 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £580 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
122 103 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 41.22% 37.87% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 60 39
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £22.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £175.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +7 33 £400 -5.88% 15
Plymouth - 20 £450 - 2
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) Spring
3 32 (33.33%) HTML
4 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 28 (29.17%) CSS
5 28 (29.17%) Maven
6 27 (28.13%) JUnit
7 24 (25.00%) Java EE
7 24 (25.00%) REST
8 23 (23.96%) Linux
9 22 (22.92%) IBM
9 22 (22.92%) Open Source
10 21 (21.88%) XML
11 19 (19.79%) JSON
11 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
12 18 (18.75%) Web Services
12 18 (18.75%) DevOps
13 17 (17.71%) JBoss
13 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
14 16 (16.67%) Migration
14 16 (16.67%) Hibernate
14 16 (16.67%) HTML5
14 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 16 (16.67%) CSS3
14 16 (16.67%) MongoDB
15 15 (15.63%) NoSQL
15 15 (15.63%) JAX-RS
15 15 (15.63%) AngularJS
15 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
16 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (17.71%) JBoss
2 14 (14.58%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (9.38%) WebLogic
5 8 (8.33%) Liferay
6 7 (7.29%) Apache
7 2 (2.08%) LiveLink
7 2 (2.08%) Jetty
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 7 (7.29%) Internet
2 7 (7.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 15 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.21%) DB2
5 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Maven
2 27 (28.13%) JUnit
3 15 (15.63%) Git (software)
4 13 (13.54%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.33%) Subversion
6 6 (6.25%) JIRA
7 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.17%) Spock
8 2 (2.08%) Liquibase
8 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (71.88%) Developer
2 40 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Designer
3 13 (13.54%) Solutions Designer
4 12 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Designer
7 6 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) GUI Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Database Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.04%) Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.04%) Android Developer
11 1 (1.04%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (1.04%) Ruby Developer
11 1 (1.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.46%) Spring
2 32 (33.33%) HTML
3 28 (29.17%) CSS
4 24 (25.00%) Java EE
4 24 (25.00%) REST
5 21 (21.88%) XML
6 19 (19.79%) JSON
7 18 (18.75%) Web Services
8 16 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 16 (16.67%) HTML5
8 16 (16.67%) CSS3
9 15 (15.63%) JAX-RS
9 15 (15.63%) AngularJS
10 14 (14.58%) JSR 168
11 11 (11.46%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (10.42%) Middleware
12 10 (10.42%) RESTful
12 10 (10.42%) Struts
13 9 (9.38%) JAXB
13 9 (9.38%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.17%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) Open Source
3 18 (18.75%) DevOps
4 16 (16.67%) Migration
5 14 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (10.42%) TDD
6 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.38%) Web Development
8 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.29%) BDD
9 5 (5.21%) Microservices
9 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.21%) SOA
10 4 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.17%) Automation Testing
11 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.08%) SDLC
11 2 (2.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) Ruby
3 9 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.29%) XPath
4 7 (7.29%) XQuery
5 4 (4.17%) Groovy
6 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.08%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) Perl
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.21%) ISO 14001
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) VirtualBox
1 10 (10.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
1 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.42%) Ansible
2 10 (10.42%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) IBM
2 17 (17.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
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