The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 11 32 10
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 51 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.72% 3.27% 11.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 3.49% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 26
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£471 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
Java Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
408 344 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.79% 93.73% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 194 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cheltenham +2 19 £466 +9.70%
Gloucester +8 2 £475 +18.75%
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (62.16%) Security Cleared
3 67 (60.36%) DV Cleared
4 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (52.25%) J2EE
6 49 (44.14%) Web Services
6 49 (44.14%) Hibernate
7 36 (32.43%) Scrum
8 34 (30.63%) Python
8 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
9 32 (28.83%) SQL
10 31 (27.93%) JPA
10 31 (27.93%) Spring
11 28 (25.23%) Oracle
11 28 (25.23%) XML
12 26 (23.42%) Maven
13 23 (20.72%) Subversion
14 22 (19.82%) OO
14 22 (19.82%) JBoss
14 22 (19.82%) TDD
15 20 (18.02%) UNIX
15 20 (18.02%) JSF
15 20 (18.02%) BDD
16 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (16.22%) EJB
16 18 (16.22%) JUnit
17 17 (15.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 17 (15.32%) C
17 17 (15.32%) Perl
17 17 (15.32%) PHP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (19.82%) JBoss
2 13 (11.71%) Mule
3 9 (8.11%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.41%) MySQL
3 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Maven
2 23 (20.72%) Subversion
3 18 (16.22%) JUnit
4 17 (15.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (15.32%) Ant
4 17 (15.32%) ClearCase
4 17 (15.32%) Apache Ivy
5 15 (13.51%) JIRA
5 15 (13.51%) SoapUI
6 9 (8.11%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.60%) Mockito
8 3 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.80%) TestNG
9 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.90%) JMeter
10 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.90%) JBehave
10 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.50%) Electronics
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.50%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (52.25%) J2EE
2 49 (44.14%) Web Services
2 49 (44.14%) Hibernate
3 31 (27.93%) JPA
3 31 (27.93%) Spring
4 28 (25.23%) XML
5 20 (18.02%) JSF
6 18 (16.22%) EJB
7 17 (15.32%) Spring MVC
8 15 (13.51%) Java EE
8 15 (13.51%) EJB 3.0
8 15 (13.51%) JAXB
9 14 (12.61%) HTML
10 13 (11.71%) SOAP
10 13 (11.71%) Apache Camel
11 11 (9.91%) REST
11 11 (9.91%) RESTful
12 10 (9.01%) jQuery
13 8 (7.21%) CSS
14 7 (6.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) DTV
2 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) UNIX
2 9 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.43%) Scrum
3 22 (19.82%) OO
3 22 (19.82%) TDD
4 20 (18.02%) BDD
5 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (15.32%) MVC
6 17 (15.32%) Release Management
7 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.21%) OOD
10 7 (6.31%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.31%) User Stories
10 7 (6.31%) JVM Tuning
11 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.50%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (30.63%) Python
2 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.83%) SQL
4 17 (15.32%) C
4 17 (15.32%) Perl
4 17 (15.32%) PHP
4 17 (15.32%) Lua
5 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.11%) Ruby
6 4 (3.60%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (62.16%) Security Cleared
2 67 (60.36%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.81%) Sun Certification
4 9 (8.11%) OCPJP
5 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Oracle
2 12 (10.81%) Sun
3 5 (4.50%) SAP
4 3 (2.70%) Sybase
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