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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 27 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.88% 7.91% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.72% 22.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £138 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
94 75 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 30.92% 34.88% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 51
Average daily rate £313 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £14.46 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
(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 +11 25 £450 +5.88% 3
Plymouth - - - - 2
Barnstaple - - - - 2
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (55.22%) Security Cleared
2 32 (47.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (32.84%) Oracle
4 20 (29.85%) SQL
4 20 (29.85%) JIRA
5 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
6 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
6 15 (22.39%) TOGAF
7 14 (20.90%) Summit
7 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (20.90%) ISO 9001
7 14 (20.90%) ISO 14001
8 13 (19.40%) Automated Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (17.91%) zOS
9 12 (17.91%) IBM
9 12 (17.91%) Sun
9 12 (17.91%) DB2
9 12 (17.91%) SAP
9 12 (17.91%) UNIX
9 12 (17.91%) Windows
10 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
10 11 (16.42%) Degree
10 11 (16.42%) Process Improvement
11 10 (14.93%) User Stories
11 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
11 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
11 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (14.93%) QuickTest Pro

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (5.97%) JBoss
1 4 (5.97%) Apache
1 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Summit
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) DB2
2 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) JIRA
2 10 (14.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (13.43%) Selenium
4 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.96%) Spock
6 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.46%) IntelliJ
7 5 (7.46%) Maven
8 1 (1.49%) Grunt
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) Architect
3 14 (20.90%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Tester
6 9 (13.43%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Leader
7 6 (8.96%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) HTML
1 9 (13.43%) CSS
1 9 (13.43%) HTML5
1 9 (13.43%) Spring
1 9 (13.43%) CSS3
2 8 (11.94%) RESTful
2 8 (11.94%) Web Services
3 7 (10.45%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (10.45%) Apache Camel
4 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.46%) XML
6 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
7 2 (2.99%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.99%) OpenID
7 2 (2.99%) .NET
7 2 (2.99%) SAML
8 1 (1.49%) Middleware
8 1 (1.49%) J2EE
8 1 (1.49%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.45%) Open Source
3 6 (8.96%) Linked Data
3 6 (8.96%) RIA
4 4 (5.97%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) zOS
1 12 (17.91%) UNIX
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) CentOS
3 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) TOGAF
3 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (19.40%) Automated Testing
5 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.42%) Process Improvement
7 10 (14.93%) User Stories
7 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
8 9 (13.43%) OO
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.45%) SOA
10 7 (10.45%) Data Architecture
11 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Line Management
12 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.46%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (7.46%) BDD
13 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) Delphi
4 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.46%) Groovy
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 2 (2.99%) Clojure
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) Security Cleared
2 32 (47.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) Degree
4 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
4 10 (14.93%) ISEB
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) ISO 9001
1 14 (20.90%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.97%) SELinux
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.48%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.48%) logstash
3 3 (4.48%) Salt
3 3 (4.48%) Ansible
3 3 (4.48%) yum
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.91%) IBM
3 12 (17.91%) Sun
3 12 (17.91%) SAP
4 10 (14.93%) HP
5 4 (5.97%) VMware
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago