The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 18 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.20% 13.10% 11.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.00% 32.35% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £448 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
100 68 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 40.00% 40.48% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 45
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £29.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.53% -8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £20.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £39.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Java
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 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Poole - 5 £375 -
Bournemouth -5 4 £395 -21.00% 7
Weymouth - - - - 1
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 15 (44.12%) UNIX
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
1 15 (44.12%) OO
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (29.41%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) Validation
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) Multithreading
5 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) Migration
6 8 (23.53%) Spring
7 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) UML
8 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) Intel
8 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 6 (17.65%) MATLAB
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.65%) OpenMP
8 6 (17.65%) Algorithms
8 6 (17.65%) Parallel Programming
8 6 (17.65%) DO-178B
8 6 (17.65%) Signal Processing
9 5 (14.71%) Laravel
9 5 (14.71%) Puppet

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) HTTPS
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) SSH
2 5 (14.71%) PuTTY
3 4 (11.76%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Ingres
1 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.71%) JasperReports
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) PHPUnit
1 5 (14.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.94%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) C++ Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Applications Support
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Spring
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 6 (17.65%) OpenMP
3 5 (14.71%) DAO
3 5 (14.71%) CGI
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) JDBC
3 5 (14.71%) Laravel
4 4 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 2 (5.88%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) Struts
6 1 (2.94%) iBATIS
6 1 (2.94%) J2SE
6 1 (2.94%) JMS
6 1 (2.94%) JavaBeans
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
3 5 (14.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Equities
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) UNIX
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) VMS
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) OO
2 10 (29.41%) Validation
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Multithreading
3 9 (26.47%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) UML
4 6 (17.65%) Parallel Programming
4 6 (17.65%) Signal Processing
5 5 (14.71%) Change Control
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) C++
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 6 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 5 (14.71%) Korn
5 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 5 (14.71%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.88%) C#
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) NFS
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Intel
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards