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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 12 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.84% 10.61% 8.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 24.76% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £455 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
78 105 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.45% 42.86% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 62 32
Average daily rate £335 £393 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 5
Average hourly rate £41.24 £28.36 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.41% +76.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.88 £13.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 6 £525 +41.89% 5
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) UML
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) Subversion
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) C
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) JDBC
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 3 (15.00%) Swing
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) JSP
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (10.00%) JUnit
8 2 (10.00%) Struts
8 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) JBehave
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) WiX
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (25.00%) JDBC
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (15.00%) JSP
5 3 (15.00%) Swing
6 2 (10.00%) Struts
7 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) JNI
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) UML
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) EAM
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.00%) VMware