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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 7 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing Java 59 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 22.10% 15.90% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.75% 29.81% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 3
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£425 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £340 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £560 £396
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 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.93%
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
114 104 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 42.70% 53.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 44
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £94.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.25% +189.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £175.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 3 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 3 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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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 36 £400 -5.88% 12
Plymouth +10 17 £438 -2.77% 1
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) Spring
3 32 (34.04%) HTML
4 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 28 (29.79%) CSS
6 26 (27.66%) Maven
7 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
7 24 (25.53%) JUnit
8 20 (21.28%) Linux
8 20 (21.28%) REST
8 20 (21.28%) Java EE
8 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
9 19 (20.21%) Open Source
9 19 (20.21%) Web Services
9 19 (20.21%) XML
9 19 (20.21%) IBM
10 16 (17.02%) Migration
10 16 (17.02%) HTML5
10 16 (17.02%) CSS3
10 16 (17.02%) NoSQL
10 16 (17.02%) JSON
11 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
11 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
11 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
11 15 (15.96%) Red Hat
11 15 (15.96%) JBoss
11 15 (15.96%) DevOps
12 13 (13.83%) RESTful
12 13 (13.83%) JAX-RS
12 13 (13.83%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 15 (15.96%) JBoss
2 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 9 (9.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (8.51%) Liferay
6 5 (5.32%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.06%) Jetty
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Summit
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) HTTPS
2 7 (7.45%) Internet
2 7 (7.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 15 (15.96%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.32%) DB2
5 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Maven
2 24 (25.53%) JUnit
3 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.64%) JIRA
6 7 (7.45%) Spock
6 7 (7.45%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.38%) Subversion
8 4 (4.26%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.06%) Liquibase
General
1 4 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (74.47%) Developer
2 40 (42.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Designer
3 12 (12.77%) Solutions Designer
4 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Senior Designer
7 6 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Database Developer
9 4 (4.26%) GUI Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.06%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.06%) SOA Architect
11 1 (1.06%) Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) Spring
2 32 (34.04%) HTML
3 28 (29.79%) CSS
4 20 (21.28%) Java EE
4 20 (21.28%) REST
5 19 (20.21%) Web Services
5 19 (20.21%) XML
6 16 (17.02%) CSS3
6 16 (17.02%) JSON
6 16 (17.02%) HTML5
7 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
8 13 (13.83%) JAX-RS
8 13 (13.83%) RESTful
8 13 (13.83%) JSR 168
9 12 (12.77%) Hibernate
10 11 (11.70%) Middleware
11 10 (10.64%) Struts
11 10 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (9.57%) Dojo
13 8 (8.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Linked Data
2 5 (5.32%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) Open Source
3 16 (17.02%) Migration
4 15 (15.96%) DevOps
5 13 (13.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.57%) Web Development
8 7 (7.45%) TDD
8 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.45%) BDD
8 7 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (6.38%) Automation Testing
9 6 (6.38%) SOA
10 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Microservices
11 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.13%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.13%) Scrum
12 2 (2.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 12 (12.77%) SQL
3 8 (8.51%) Ruby
4 7 (7.45%) XPath
4 7 (7.45%) XQuery
4 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.38%) Groovy
6 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Python
7 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.38%) ISO 14001
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) VirtualBox
1 7 (7.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Puppet
1 9 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.45%) Ansible
2 7 (7.45%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) IBM
2 15 (15.96%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle
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