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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 11 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.64% 6.48% 6.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 18.18% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
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£331 £485 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +94.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £350 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £532 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £361
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
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
77 77 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.49% 35.65% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 30
Average daily rate £263 £416 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.93% +51.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -14.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Bournemouth 0 5 £369 -23.96% 11
Poole - 5 £400 - 4
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) UML
4 8 (34.78%) OO
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) REST
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
7 5 (21.74%) Change Control
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) Smartcard
7 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) JDBC
7 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 5 (21.74%) Subversion
8 4 (17.39%) VMware

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.35%) JCAPS
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SSH
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) PuTTY
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
1 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) JasperReports
2 4 (17.39%) Ingres
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.35%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) JDBC
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) DAO
4 4 (17.39%) CGI
4 4 (17.39%) Laravel
5 2 (8.70%) OpenMP
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
6 1 (4.35%) Java Concurrency
6 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.35%) EJB
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Smartcard
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
3 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Physics
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) VMS
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) zOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP Embedded
5 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) UML
2 8 (34.78%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Change Control
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Signal Processing
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) ERP
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Korn
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VCP4
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) NFS
1 4 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.70%) Intel
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
Dorset
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago