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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 9 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.39% 2.67% 9.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.68% 9.80% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 16
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£313 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £355 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
71 51 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.63% 27.27% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 54
Average daily rate £303 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 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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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 - 6 £300 - 2
Bournemouth 0 2 £413 +3.12% 11
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) UML
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) Subversion
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) C++
4 8 (42.11%) C
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) REST
6 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) Smartcard
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Maven
8 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (21.05%) JDBC
8 4 (21.05%) OO
9 3 (15.79%) JSP
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
10 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.53%) Resource Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) JCAPS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.26%) JBehave
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) WiX
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) JDBC
6 3 (15.79%) JSP
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) Struts
8 1 (5.26%) Swing
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) EJB
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.26%) JMS
8 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
8 1 (5.26%) Java Concurrency
8 1 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (5.26%) Spring
8 1 (5.26%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Windows CE
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) UML
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) C
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PhD
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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