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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 19 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 41 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.01% 1.01% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.42% 1.06% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 11
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
487 284 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.12% 95.95% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 138 169
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -51.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.40 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +16 20 £450 - 3
Cheltenham - 15 £478 -
Cirencester - - - -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 99 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (57.58%) Security Cleared
3 56 (56.57%) DV Cleared
4 49 (49.49%) Hibernate
5 47 (47.47%) JavaScript
6 46 (46.46%) Spring
7 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (29.29%) Maven
9 28 (28.28%) J2EE
9 28 (28.28%) SAML
10 25 (25.25%) OO
11 23 (23.23%) SQL
12 21 (21.21%) Java EE
12 21 (21.21%) Release Management
13 20 (20.20%) HTML
13 20 (20.20%) Perl
13 20 (20.20%) XML
13 20 (20.20%) Python
14 19 (19.19%) Web Services
14 19 (19.19%) Ant
14 19 (19.19%) Apache Ivy
15 18 (18.18%) Scrum
16 17 (17.17%) CSS
17 16 (16.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 16 (16.16%) UNIX
17 16 (16.16%) JBoss
17 16 (16.16%) ClearCase
17 16 (16.16%) Subversion
17 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (15.15%) Lua

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (16.16%) JBoss
2 12 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.02%) Mule
6 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.13%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (29.29%) Maven
2 19 (19.19%) Ant
2 19 (19.19%) Apache Ivy
3 16 (16.16%) Subversion
3 16 (16.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 16 (16.16%) ClearCase
4 9 (9.09%) JUnit
5 7 (7.07%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.04%) Gerrit
7 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.03%) JIRA
9 1 (1.01%) TestNG
9 1 (1.01%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.01%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.04%) Marketing
2 4 (4.04%) Electronics
2 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.49%) Hibernate
2 46 (46.46%) Spring
3 28 (28.28%) J2EE
3 28 (28.28%) SAML
4 21 (21.21%) Java EE
5 20 (20.20%) XML
5 20 (20.20%) HTML
6 19 (19.19%) Web Services
7 17 (17.17%) CSS
8 14 (14.14%) jQuery
9 12 (12.12%) JPA
9 12 (12.12%) EJB
10 11 (11.11%) Struts
10 11 (11.11%) EJB 3.0
11 10 (10.10%) Spring Security
11 10 (10.10%) JDBC
11 10 (10.10%) JSP
12 9 (9.09%) Ajax
12 9 (9.09%) Apache Camel
13 8 (8.08%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) DTV
1 4 (4.04%) Clustering
1 4 (4.04%) User Experience
2 1 (1.01%) PKI
2 1 (1.01%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) UNIX
2 11 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) OO
3 21 (21.21%) Release Management
4 18 (18.18%) Scrum
5 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.09%) BDD
6 9 (9.09%) TDD
7 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.07%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (7.07%) Workflow
8 6 (6.06%) MVC
8 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.05%) User Stories
9 5 (5.05%) OOD
9 5 (5.05%) UML
10 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.04%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (47.47%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.23%) SQL
4 20 (20.20%) Python
4 20 (20.20%) Perl
5 15 (15.15%) PHP
5 15 (15.15%) Lua
6 12 (12.12%) C++
7 9 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.08%) C
9 5 (5.05%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) XPath
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (57.58%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.57%) DV Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) Sun Certification
4 5 (5.05%) OCPJP
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) Sun
3 9 (9.09%) IBM
4 4 (4.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) Sybase