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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 33 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 15.42% 8.72% 6.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.74% 21.79% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
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£398 £413 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
81 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 37.85% 40.00% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 42
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.48 £13.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.82% -67.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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
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 22 May 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 +5 31 £399 -3.33% 6
Plymouth +3 1 - - 1
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
3 32 (45.07%) JavaScript
4 31 (43.66%) SC Cleared
5 30 (42.25%) HTML
6 26 (36.62%) CSS
7 24 (33.80%) Spring
8 18 (25.35%) Maven
8 18 (25.35%) XML
9 17 (23.94%) Web Services
10 16 (22.54%) JIRA
10 16 (22.54%) HTML5
10 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
10 16 (22.54%) CSS3
11 15 (21.13%) MongoDB
11 15 (21.13%) SQL
11 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
12 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
13 13 (18.31%) JUnit
14 12 (16.90%) RESTful
14 12 (16.90%) REST
14 12 (16.90%) JSON
15 11 (15.49%) ISO 9001
15 11 (15.49%) Summit
15 11 (15.49%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (15.49%) ISO 14001
15 11 (15.49%) Apache Camel
16 10 (14.08%) Spock
16 10 (14.08%) Spring Boot
16 10 (14.08%) Cucumber

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.45%) Liferay
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.82%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.41%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Summit
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
2 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
2 15 (21.13%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Maven
2 16 (22.54%) JIRA
3 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
4 13 (18.31%) JUnit
5 10 (14.08%) Spock
5 10 (14.08%) Cucumber
6 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.86%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.41%) Subversion
9 1 (1.41%) Liquibase
General
1 3 (4.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (83.10%) Developer
2 27 (38.03%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Database Developer
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.63%) GUI Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Tester
7 2 (2.82%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.82%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (1.41%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.41%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.25%) HTML
2 26 (36.62%) CSS
3 24 (33.80%) Spring
4 18 (25.35%) XML
5 17 (23.94%) Web Services
6 16 (22.54%) HTML5
6 16 (22.54%) CSS3
7 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
8 12 (16.90%) RESTful
8 12 (16.90%) REST
8 12 (16.90%) JSON
9 11 (15.49%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (15.49%) Apache Camel
10 10 (14.08%) Spring Boot
11 9 (12.68%) Dojo
12 8 (11.27%) JAX-RS
13 7 (9.86%) SOAP
14 6 (8.45%) XSLT
15 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
16 4 (5.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Linked Data
2 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) RIA
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) CentOS
2 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.68%) BDD
2 9 (12.68%) Automation Testing
3 8 (11.27%) Web Development
4 7 (9.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.45%) Migration
5 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.23%) Scrum
6 3 (4.23%) DevOps
7 2 (2.82%) Android Development
7 2 (2.82%) User Stories
7 2 (2.82%) Line Management
7 2 (2.82%) OO
7 2 (2.82%) TDD
7 2 (2.82%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Refactoring
7 2 (2.82%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.41%) MVVM
8 1 (1.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.13%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) Groovy
3 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.45%) XQuery
4 6 (8.45%) XPath
5 5 (7.04%) Ruby
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
6 4 (5.63%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.66%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) ISO 9001
1 11 (15.49%) ISO 14001
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) Salt
3 3 (4.23%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.23%) yum
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.23%) logstash
3 3 (4.23%) Ansible
3 3 (4.23%) SELinux
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) VMware
3 2 (2.82%) HP
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