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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.21% 6.90% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.39% 17.14% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
79 70 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.92% 40.23% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £20.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Bournemouth 0 6 £700 +55.55% 3
Poole - 2 £375 -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (47.06%) OO
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) UNIX
4 11 (32.35%) C++
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Validation
5 10 (29.41%) Multithreading
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Spring
6 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 7 (20.59%) CSS
8 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) MATLAB
8 7 (20.59%) Signal Processing
8 7 (20.59%) Algorithms
9 6 (17.65%) JDBC
9 6 (17.65%) UML
9 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
9 6 (17.65%) Intel
9 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
9 6 (17.65%) OpenMP
9 6 (17.65%) Parallel Programming

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
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 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) Ingres
2 5 (14.71%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) PHPUnit
1 5 (14.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) C++ Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Applications Support
4 6 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Digital Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Environment Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Spring
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 6 (17.65%) OpenMP
3 6 (17.65%) JDBC
4 5 (14.71%) J2EE
4 5 (14.71%) DAO
4 5 (14.71%) CGI
4 5 (14.71%) Laravel
5 3 (8.82%) .NET
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) Struts
7 1 (2.94%) Java Concurrency
7 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.94%) iBATIS
7 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) 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%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) VMS
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) zOS
5 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) OO
2 10 (29.41%) Validation
2 10 (29.41%) Multithreading
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Signal Processing
5 6 (17.65%) Parallel Programming
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.71%) Change Control
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) C++
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) MATLAB
4 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
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%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) QA
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 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
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