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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 52 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.20% 10.37% 9.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 35.79% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 11
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£450 £549 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.99% +32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £374 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
117 95 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 36.45% 28.96% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 55 44
Average daily rate £360 £440 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +24.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £28.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £30.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £175.00 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Plymouth +10 26 £475 -20.83%
Exeter +7 20 £403 -11.78% 8
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) Linux
3 31 (32.98%) HTML
4 30 (31.91%) IBM
4 30 (31.91%) REST
5 29 (30.85%) Spring
6 25 (26.60%) JUnit
7 24 (25.53%) Maven
7 24 (25.53%) Java EE
8 23 (24.47%) CSS
9 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
9 22 (23.40%) SQL
9 22 (23.40%) Hibernate
9 22 (23.40%) WebSphere
9 22 (23.40%) Open Source
10 21 (22.34%) JAX-RS
11 19 (20.21%) Relational Database
11 19 (20.21%) MongoDB
11 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (20.21%) XML
12 18 (19.15%) Struts
12 18 (19.15%) JSON
13 17 (18.09%) SOAP
13 17 (18.09%) JBoss
13 17 (18.09%) Red Hat
14 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
14 16 (17.02%) Migration
14 16 (17.02%) DevOps
15 15 (15.96%) Web Services
16 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (23.40%) WebSphere
2 17 (18.09%) JBoss
3 10 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (9.57%) WebLogic
5 8 (8.51%) WebSphere Portal
5 8 (8.51%) Liferay
6 7 (7.45%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) Jetty
7 2 (2.13%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.13%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) HTTP
2 12 (12.77%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) MongoDB
1 19 (20.21%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.70%) DB2
4 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.38%) Neo4j
6 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) JUnit
2 24 (25.53%) Maven
3 14 (14.89%) Subversion
4 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (3.19%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) Liquibase
9 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (3.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (72.34%) Developer
2 47 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Solutions Designer
3 13 (13.83%) Designer
4 10 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Designer
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.32%) ETL Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Database Developer
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (1.06%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.06%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (1.06%) webMethods Developer
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) HTML
2 30 (31.91%) REST
3 29 (30.85%) Spring
4 24 (25.53%) Java EE
5 23 (24.47%) CSS
6 22 (23.40%) Hibernate
7 21 (22.34%) JAX-RS
8 19 (20.21%) XML
9 18 (19.15%) Struts
9 18 (19.15%) JSON
10 17 (18.09%) SOAP
11 15 (15.96%) Web Services
12 14 (14.89%) JSR 168
13 11 (11.70%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (10.64%) HTML5
14 10 (10.64%) CSS3
14 10 (10.64%) Middleware
15 9 (9.57%) JAXB
16 8 (8.51%) EJB
16 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.32%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) UNIX
3 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) Open Source
3 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.02%) DevOps
4 16 (17.02%) Migration
4 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
5 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (11.70%) Web Development
7 10 (10.64%) TDD
7 10 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.51%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.45%) SDLC
10 6 (6.38%) SOA
10 6 (6.38%) ETL
10 6 (6.38%) Web Design
10 6 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.32%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.32%) Microservices
12 4 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
1 22 (23.40%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) Ruby
3 7 (7.45%) XPath
3 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.45%) XQuery
4 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) ISO 14001
2 5 (5.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) VirtualBox
1 10 (10.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Puppet
1 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.64%) Ansible
2 10 (10.64%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) IBM
2 17 (18.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 5 (5.32%) Talend
5 1 (1.06%) webMethods