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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 35 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.07% 5.88% 11.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 20.59% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £123 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
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
105 68 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 36.21% 28.57% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 59
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £10.99 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 - 30 £363 - 4
Plymouth -11 1 - - 3
Barnstaple - - - - 6
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 46 (58.97%) Security Cleared
2 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.28%) SC Cleared
4 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
5 22 (28.21%) JIRA
6 21 (26.92%) HTML
7 19 (24.36%) SQL
8 17 (21.79%) Oracle
8 17 (21.79%) CSS
8 17 (21.79%) HTML5
8 17 (21.79%) CSS3
9 15 (19.23%) ISO 9001
9 15 (19.23%) ISO 14001
9 15 (19.23%) Summit
9 15 (19.23%) Spring
10 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
10 14 (17.95%) Degree
10 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
11 13 (16.67%) Web Services
11 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (15.38%) RESTful
12 12 (15.38%) SAP
12 12 (15.38%) IBM
12 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 12 (15.38%) Sun
12 12 (15.38%) DB2
12 12 (15.38%) UNIX
12 12 (15.38%) Windows
12 12 (15.38%) zOS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (5.13%) JBoss
1 4 (5.13%) Apache
1 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Summit
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) DB2
2 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) JIRA
2 11 (14.10%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.82%) Spock
3 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (11.54%) Maven
4 9 (11.54%) Selenium
5 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.97%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.56%) JUnit
8 1 (1.28%) Subversion
8 1 (1.28%) Grunt
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) Architect
2 14 (17.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Tester
4 9 (11.54%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.13%) GUI Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Database Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.56%) Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Architect
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) HTML
2 17 (21.79%) CSS
2 17 (21.79%) HTML5
2 17 (21.79%) CSS3
3 15 (19.23%) Spring
4 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
5 13 (16.67%) Web Services
6 12 (15.38%) RESTful
7 11 (14.10%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (14.10%) Apache Camel
8 5 (6.41%) XML
9 4 (5.13%) Dojo
10 3 (3.85%) JSON
10 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.56%) JAX-RS
12 1 (1.28%) OpenID
12 1 (1.28%) JPA
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (1.28%) .NET
12 1 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.82%) Linked Data
3 7 (8.97%) Open Source
4 6 (7.69%) RIA
5 4 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) UNIX
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
1 12 (15.38%) zOS
2 5 (6.41%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) CentOS
3 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (14.10%) TOGAF
4 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.10%) Process Improvement
5 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.82%) User Stories
5 10 (12.82%) Automation Testing
6 9 (11.54%) OO
6 9 (11.54%) BDD
7 7 (8.97%) Data Architecture
8 6 (7.69%) Line Management
9 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Project Management
10 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.85%) Information Assurance
11 3 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) C#
3 10 (12.82%) Delphi
4 9 (11.54%) Groovy
5 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) Clojure
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) Security Cleared
2 40 (51.28%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.95%) Degree
4 10 (12.82%) ISEB
4 10 (12.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.56%) VCP4
6 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) ISO 9001
1 15 (19.23%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.13%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) SELinux
2 4 (5.13%) Salt
3 3 (3.85%) Ansible
3 3 (3.85%) logstash
3 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.85%) yum
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) SAP
2 12 (15.38%) IBM
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Sun
3 10 (12.82%) HP
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
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