The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 13 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.68% 9.19% 9.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.57% 18.89% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 12
Average daily rate £450 £325 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £685 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.31% 48.65% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 37
Average daily rate £418 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -9 10 £450 +18.42% 3
Poole - - - - 1
Shaftesbury - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Spring
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) SOA
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 8 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (29.17%) MVC
6 7 (29.17%) Spring Web Flow
6 7 (29.17%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) UML
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) HTML5
8 5 (20.83%) CSS3
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.67%) Maven
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (16.67%) Spring Integration
9 4 (16.67%) C++
9 4 (16.67%) SOAP
9 4 (16.67%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Spring
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) Spring Web Flow
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 7 (29.17%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) CSS3
6 4 (16.67%) Spring Integration
6 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (12.50%) XSD
8 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
8 2 (8.33%) J2EE
8 2 (8.33%) JMS
9 1 (4.17%) SAML
9 1 (4.17%) Middleware
9 1 (4.17%) JSP
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) zOS
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 9 (37.50%) SOA
3 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) UML
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) B2B
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.33%) SysML
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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