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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 10 21 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 52 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.97% 6.00% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 6.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 1
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£425 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
440 239 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 92.83% 95.60% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 122 199
Average daily rate £375 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 49
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +4 13 £450 +20.00% 6
Cirencester -1 6 £381 +29.78%
Gloucester - 2 £450 -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (64.06%) Hibernate
3 37 (57.81%) Spring
4 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
5 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (40.63%) SAML
7 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
7 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 22 (34.38%) J2EE
9 18 (28.13%) Maven
10 17 (26.56%) OO
11 15 (23.44%) Web Services
11 15 (23.44%) XML
11 15 (23.44%) SQL
11 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
12 14 (21.88%) UNIX
12 14 (21.88%) jQuery
13 12 (18.75%) JBoss
13 12 (18.75%) Python
14 11 (17.19%) Linux
14 11 (17.19%) Struts
14 11 (17.19%) RDBMS
14 11 (17.19%) Scrum
14 11 (17.19%) Finance
14 11 (17.19%) Perl
14 11 (17.19%) Oracle
14 11 (17.19%) Release Management
15 10 (15.63%) Subversion
15 10 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (15.63%) EJB

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.19%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.25%) Big Data
4 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Maven
2 10 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (15.63%) ClearCase
2 10 (15.63%) Subversion
3 9 (14.06%) Apache Ivy
3 9 (14.06%) Ant
4 6 (9.38%) JUnit
5 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.25%) Gerrit
7 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.13%) JIRA
9 1 (1.56%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
2 8 (12.50%) Electronics
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) Hibernate
2 37 (57.81%) Spring
3 26 (40.63%) SAML
4 22 (34.38%) J2EE
5 15 (23.44%) Web Services
5 15 (23.44%) XML
6 14 (21.88%) jQuery
7 11 (17.19%) Struts
8 10 (15.63%) EJB
9 9 (14.06%) CSS
9 9 (14.06%) HTML
9 9 (14.06%) JPA
9 9 (14.06%) EJB 3.0
10 8 (12.50%) RESTful
10 8 (12.50%) Spring Security
10 8 (12.50%) JDBC
10 8 (12.50%) JSP
10 8 (12.50%) SOAP
11 7 (10.94%) Ajax
12 6 (9.38%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) DTV
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) UNIX
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) OO
3 11 (17.19%) Scrum
3 11 (17.19%) Release Management
4 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.94%) TDD
7 6 (9.38%) Kanban
8 5 (7.81%) Workflow
8 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.81%) UML
9 4 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (3.13%) User Stories
10 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 12 (18.75%) Python
5 11 (17.19%) Perl
6 9 (14.06%) PHP
6 9 (14.06%) Lua
7 7 (10.94%) C++
8 5 (7.81%) C
9 1 (1.56%) XPath
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) JBoss
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) SAP
4 7 (10.94%) IBM
5 5 (7.81%) Sun
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Sybase
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