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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 28 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 20.14% 5.00% 18.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.64% 11.43% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 16
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £373 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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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
44 35 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 31.65% 43.75% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 36
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 27 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.89%) ISO 9001
5 13 (28.89%) ISO 14001
5 13 (28.89%) Summit
5 13 (28.89%) JIRA
6 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 9 (20.00%) HP
7 9 (20.00%) ISEB
7 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (20.00%) Degree
7 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (20.00%) HTML5
7 9 (20.00%) CSS3
7 9 (20.00%) User Stories
8 8 (17.78%) Selenium
8 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.33%) SOA
9 6 (13.33%) Internet
9 6 (13.33%) Spring
9 6 (13.33%) RIA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (11.11%) JBoss
1 5 (11.11%) Apache
1 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Summit
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) FTP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) JIRA
2 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (17.78%) Selenium
4 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) Spock
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.67%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) Grunt
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Tester
3 9 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Security Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Flex Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
1 9 (20.00%) CSS
1 9 (20.00%) HTML5
1 9 (20.00%) CSS3
2 6 (13.33%) Spring
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) RESTful
3 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.44%) .NET
5 2 (4.44%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) SAML
5 2 (4.44%) OpenID
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) RIA
3 3 (6.67%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) CentOS
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
3 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (20.00%) User Stories
4 8 (17.78%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 6 (13.33%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) BDD
8 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Migration
9 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Clojure
3 3 (6.67%) Groovy
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
4 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.00%) ISEB
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) ISO 9001
1 13 (28.89%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Samba
1 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.44%) Sendmail
1 2 (4.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) SELinux
2 3 (6.67%) logstash
2 3 (6.67%) Salt
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (6.67%) yum
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat