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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 7 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.63% 6.39% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.86% 16.67% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £475 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -6.25%
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
59 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.57% 38.36% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 29
Average daily rate £375 £275 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £32.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth -2 4 - - 4
Weymouth - 1 - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
2 5 (35.71%) Signal Processing
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) Magnolia
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) Kafka
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Guidewire

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Magnolia
2 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Big Data Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) JavaFX
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
2 5 (35.71%) Signal Processing
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISSAP
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Brightcove
2 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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