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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 17 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.85% 2.34% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.24% 2.48% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 3 18
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£438 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £385 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
476 282 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.77% 94.31% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 139 202
Average daily rate £400 £360 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £221 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 53
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -58.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 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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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
Gloucester +14 17 £450 - 1
Cheltenham - 13 £478 - 2
Cirencester - - - -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (63.11%) Security Cleared
3 64 (62.14%) DV Cleared
4 53 (51.46%) Hibernate
5 49 (47.57%) JavaScript
6 45 (43.69%) Spring
7 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (33.98%) J2EE
9 31 (30.10%) Maven
10 29 (28.16%) SQL
11 27 (26.21%) Web Services
11 27 (26.21%) XML
12 25 (24.27%) Scrum
13 24 (23.30%) Java EE
13 24 (23.30%) OO
13 24 (23.30%) Python
14 23 (22.33%) HTML
15 22 (21.36%) Perl
15 22 (21.36%) SAML
15 22 (21.36%) Release Management
16 21 (20.39%) Ant
16 21 (20.39%) Apache Ivy
17 19 (18.45%) CSS
18 18 (17.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 18 (17.48%) JBoss
18 18 (17.48%) UNIX
18 18 (17.48%) ClearCase
18 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (17.48%) Subversion
19 17 (16.50%) Lua

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (17.48%) JBoss
2 12 (11.65%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.71%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.88%) Mule
6 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (30.10%) Maven
2 21 (20.39%) Ant
2 21 (20.39%) Apache Ivy
3 18 (17.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 18 (17.48%) ClearCase
3 18 (17.48%) Subversion
4 14 (13.59%) JUnit
5 11 (10.68%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.83%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.85%) JIRA
7 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.94%) TestNG
9 2 (1.94%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.97%) Mockito
10 1 (0.97%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Marketing
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.88%) Electronics
2 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (51.46%) Hibernate
2 45 (43.69%) Spring
3 35 (33.98%) J2EE
4 27 (26.21%) Web Services
4 27 (26.21%) XML
5 24 (23.30%) Java EE
6 23 (22.33%) HTML
7 22 (21.36%) SAML
8 19 (18.45%) CSS
9 17 (16.50%) JPA
10 14 (13.59%) EJB
11 13 (12.62%) JSF
11 13 (12.62%) EJB 3.0
11 13 (12.62%) jQuery
12 11 (10.68%) JAXB
13 10 (9.71%) Apache Camel
13 10 (9.71%) Spring MVC
13 10 (9.71%) Struts
13 10 (9.71%) JSP
14 9 (8.74%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) DTV
2 2 (1.94%) Clustering
2 2 (1.94%) User Experience
3 1 (0.97%) iSeries
3 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) UNIX
2 10 (9.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.27%) Scrum
3 24 (23.30%) OO
4 22 (21.36%) Release Management
5 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.62%) TDD
6 13 (12.62%) BDD
7 10 (9.71%) MVC
8 9 (8.74%) Workflow
8 9 (8.74%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.80%) User Stories
10 6 (5.83%) OOD
11 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.85%) Test Scripting
12 4 (3.88%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.88%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (47.57%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.16%) SQL
4 24 (23.30%) Python
5 22 (21.36%) Perl
6 17 (16.50%) Lua
6 17 (16.50%) PHP
7 13 (12.62%) C++
8 11 (10.68%) C
8 11 (10.68%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (63.11%) Security Cleared
2 64 (62.14%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.62%) Sun Certification
4 7 (6.80%) OCPJP
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Oracle
2 13 (12.62%) Sun
3 9 (8.74%) IBM
4 4 (3.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) Sybase
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
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