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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 18 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 43 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.79% 9.37% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.31% 10.02% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 5
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£444 £404 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
462 429 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.48% 93.46% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 213 101
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 27
Average hourly rate £15.75 £33.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.98% +76.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.77 £57.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 8 £425 -5.55% 3
Cheltenham -7 3 £399 -8.80% 2
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 96 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 75 (78.13%) DV Cleared
4 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (35.42%) Python
6 32 (33.33%) J2EE
7 25 (26.04%) Oracle
7 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
7 25 (26.04%) Perl
8 24 (25.00%) UNIX
9 23 (23.96%) Web Services
9 23 (23.96%) C
9 23 (23.96%) Subversion
10 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (22.92%) Hibernate
11 20 (20.83%) OO
11 20 (20.83%) Maven
12 18 (18.75%) Lua
12 18 (18.75%) Release Management
12 18 (18.75%) ClearCase
12 18 (18.75%) PHP
12 18 (18.75%) Ant
12 18 (18.75%) Scrum
12 18 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
13 17 (17.71%) SQL
13 17 (17.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 15 (15.63%) XML
15 14 (14.58%) Sun
15 14 (14.58%) Sun Certification
16 13 (13.54%) Spring

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (13.54%) JBoss
2 4 (4.17%) Mule
3 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.13%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.13%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.04%) Node.js
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) MySQL
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) Big Data
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Subversion
2 20 (20.83%) Maven
3 18 (18.75%) Ant
3 18 (18.75%) ClearCase
3 18 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (17.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 9 (9.38%) JUnit
6 7 (7.29%) JIRA
7 6 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.13%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (3.13%) Mockito
10 3 (3.13%) Hudson
11 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (1.04%) Selenium
12 1 (1.04%) JMeter
12 1 (1.04%) JBehave
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.13%) Electronics
2 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Military
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.33%) J2EE
2 23 (23.96%) Web Services
3 22 (22.92%) Hibernate
4 15 (15.63%) XML
5 13 (13.54%) Spring
5 13 (13.54%) JPA
6 9 (9.38%) JSF
6 9 (9.38%) EJB
7 7 (7.29%) HTML
7 7 (7.29%) Spring MVC
8 6 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
8 6 (6.25%) OC4J
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (6.25%) JAXB
8 6 (6.25%) Middleware
8 6 (6.25%) Java EE
9 5 (5.21%) JSON
10 4 (4.17%) JDBC
10 4 (4.17%) SOAP
10 4 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.13%) DTV
2 2 (2.08%) User Experience
2 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) GIS
3 1 (1.04%) PKI
3 1 (1.04%) Ergonomics
3 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (20.83%) OO
4 18 (18.75%) Scrum
4 18 (18.75%) Release Management
5 10 (10.42%) TDD
6 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.33%) DevOps
8 7 (7.29%) JVM Tuning
8 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.29%) MVC
9 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.21%) User Stories
10 5 (5.21%) BDD
10 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.17%) Project Management
11 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.17%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (35.42%) Python
3 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.04%) Perl
4 23 (23.96%) C
5 18 (18.75%) PHP
5 18 (18.75%) Lua
6 17 (17.71%) SQL
7 9 (9.38%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.33%) Ruby
8 8 (8.33%) C++
9 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.21%) C#
11 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 75 (78.13%) DV Cleared
3 14 (14.58%) Sun Certification
4 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) OCPJP
6 4 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Puppet
1 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) Sun
3 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.13%) Sybase
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) OpenText
5 1 (1.04%) VMware