The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 30 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.20% 6.82% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 7.14% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£303 £450 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £315 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £490 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
242 168 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 96.41% 95.45% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 101 159
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Dorset region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Dorset region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 15 September 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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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
Bournemouth -1 3 £303 -36.31% 5
Poole - - - - 1
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase