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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 24 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.96% 6.88% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.30% 13.58% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
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£425 £414 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +32.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 81 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 38.43% 50.63% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 27
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +62.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £44.70 £19.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +1 19 £425 +2.40% 3
Plymouth - - - - 2
Barnstaple - - - - 1
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) Middleware
3 12 (28.57%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) .NET
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.05%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
8 7 (16.67%) SOA
8 7 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 7 (16.67%) PMI
8 7 (16.67%) PMP
8 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
8 7 (16.67%) MS Project
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.67%) ISO 14001
8 7 (16.67%) Summit
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (14.29%) HTML5
9 6 (14.29%) REST
9 6 (14.29%) CSS3

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.14%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (16.67%) Summit
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Force.com
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.52%) JDeveloper
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Technical Leader
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Flex Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) SOA Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Middleware
2 11 (26.19%) .NET
3 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (14.29%) HTML5
5 6 (14.29%) REST
5 6 (14.29%) CSS3
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (11.90%) Apache Flex
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) J2EE
7 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) XML
7 4 (9.52%) XSLT
8 1 (2.38%) Spring
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.38%) Mason
8 1 (2.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) PMI
2 3 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) CentOS
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
1 8 (19.05%) Project Management
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.67%) SOA
3 6 (14.29%) BPEL
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) UML
5 4 (9.52%) OWASP
5 4 (9.52%) BPMN
6 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
6 3 (7.14%) Kanban
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.76%) ERP
7 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) Clojure
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) PMP
2 7 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 7 (16.67%) ISO 14001
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Samba
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.76%) Sendmail
1 2 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) logstash
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) YUM
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Intalio
4 2 (4.76%) Siebel
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com