The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 33 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 27.73% - 11.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.77% - 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
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£375 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
65 24 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 54.62% 28.92% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 40
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £93.99 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.69% +198.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £29.18 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £158.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Exeter region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Exeter region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 44 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.33%) JIRA
6 19 (31.67%) HTML
7 15 (25.00%) CSS
7 15 (25.00%) Spring
7 15 (25.00%) HTML5
7 15 (25.00%) CSS3
8 14 (23.33%) Summit
8 14 (23.33%) ISO 14001
8 14 (23.33%) ISO 9001
9 13 (21.67%) Automated Testing
9 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
9 13 (21.67%) Degree
10 12 (20.00%) Web Services
10 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (20.00%) RESTful
11 11 (18.33%) Cucumber
11 11 (18.33%) Apache Camel
11 11 (18.33%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (16.67%) Linked Data
12 10 (16.67%) Spock
13 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
13 9 (15.00%) User Stories
13 9 (15.00%) Automation Testing
13 9 (15.00%) BDD
13 9 (15.00%) HP Quality Center

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (5.00%) JBoss
1 3 (5.00%) Apache
1 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Summit
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) JIRA
2 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.33%) Cucumber
4 10 (16.67%) Spock
5 9 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (15.00%) Maven
6 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (13.33%) Selenium
7 7 (11.67%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Grunt
General
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Tester
4 9 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 5 (8.33%) Database Developer
8 4 (6.67%) GUI Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Consultant
11 1 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.67%) Technical Consultant
11 1 (1.67%) SOA Architect
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Architect
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) HTML
2 15 (25.00%) CSS
2 15 (25.00%) Spring
2 15 (25.00%) HTML5
2 15 (25.00%) CSS3
3 12 (20.00%) RESTful
3 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (18.33%) Apache Camel
4 11 (18.33%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (10.00%) XML
6 5 (8.33%) JSON
7 4 (6.67%) Dojo
8 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.33%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.67%) OpenID
10 1 (1.67%) JPA
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.67%) .NET
10 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.67%) Linked Data
3 6 (10.00%) RIA
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
1 3 (5.00%) CentOS
1 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Automated Testing
3 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (15.00%) BDD
3 9 (15.00%) User Stories
3 9 (15.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (13.33%) OO
5 6 (10.00%) Line Management
6 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Scrum
7 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.33%) SOA
9 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.67%) Project Management
9 1 (1.67%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.67%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) Groovy
3 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.33%) Clojure
4 2 (3.33%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) Ruby
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 40 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (21.67%) Degree
4 9 (15.00%) ISEB
4 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO 9001
1 14 (23.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.00%) yum
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
3 3 (5.00%) SELinux
3 3 (5.00%) logstash
3 3 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) VMware