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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 12 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.53% 9.89% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% 27.69% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£481 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £450 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £529 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
80 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.87% 35.71% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 24
Average daily rate £263 £415 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.74% +50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 14
Average hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £32.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -5 7 £700 +51.35% 11
Poole - 2 - - 5
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (48.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) UML
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Validation
5 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) JDBC
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (24.00%) Change Control
6 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.00%) PuTTY
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (20.00%) Laravel
7 5 (20.00%) Puppet
7 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
7 5 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (20.00%) PHPUnit
7 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.00%) JCAPS
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 5 (20.00%) SSH
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) JasperReports
2 5 (20.00%) Ingres
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) JDBC
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) Laravel
4 5 (20.00%) DAO
4 5 (20.00%) CGI
5 4 (16.00%) OpenMP
5 4 (16.00%) REST
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (4.00%) Java Concurrency
7 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
7 1 (4.00%) iBATIS
7 1 (4.00%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (4.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
1 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Physics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.00%) VMS
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP Embedded
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) zOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) OO
2 9 (36.00%) UML
2 9 (36.00%) Validation
3 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (24.00%) Change Control
4 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Parallel Programming
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) Korn
4 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 5 (20.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Intel
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £28 - £36 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Posted: 18 days ago