The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 8 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing Java 92 72 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.04% 13.93% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.44% 27.69% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 4
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
Java
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 260 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.37% 50.29% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 179 42
Average daily rate £420 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £30.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +36.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £36.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.14 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Java
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 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 24 £460 -3.76% 25
Gloucester -2 9 £420 -1.17% 13
Cirencester 0 1 £425 +21.42%
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 137 (80.59%) Security Cleared
2 131 (77.06%) DV Cleared
3 100 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (41.76%) JavaScript
5 57 (33.53%) Oracle
6 50 (29.41%) Linux
7 46 (27.06%) SQL
8 45 (26.47%) C
9 38 (22.35%) Web Services
10 37 (21.76%) J2EE
10 37 (21.76%) Python
11 35 (20.59%) Unix
12 33 (19.41%) HTML
12 33 (19.41%) Scrum
12 33 (19.41%) Bash Shell
13 31 (18.24%) C++
14 30 (17.65%) Perl
15 29 (17.06%) WebSphere
16 28 (16.47%) JBoss
17 27 (15.88%) Hibernate
18 25 (14.71%) Jenkins
19 24 (14.12%) XML
20 23 (13.53%) UML
20 23 (13.53%) JSF
20 23 (13.53%) Java EE
21 22 (12.94%) Maven
21 22 (12.94%) Eclipse
21 22 (12.94%) CSS
21 22 (12.94%) TDD
22 21 (12.35%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (17.06%) WebSphere
2 28 (16.47%) JBoss
3 18 (10.59%) WebLogic
4 15 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (8.24%) Apache
6 11 (6.47%) Tomcat
6 11 (6.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (5.29%) Confluence
8 7 (4.12%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.59%) CMS
9 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (5.29%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) LDAP
2 1 (0.59%) AMQP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) Oracle Database
1 21 (12.35%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.41%) Big Data
3 14 (8.24%) MySQL
4 12 (7.06%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (5.88%) OrientDB
5 10 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.71%) Apache Accumulo
6 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 22 (12.94%) Eclipse
2 22 (12.94%) Maven
3 20 (11.76%) Selenium
4 17 (10.00%) JUnit
5 15 (8.82%) Ant
6 12 (7.06%) Git (software)
7 11 (6.47%) JIRA
8 9 (5.29%) ClearCase
8 9 (5.29%) LoadRunner
9 8 (4.71%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (4.71%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (4.12%) Eclipse RCP
10 7 (4.12%) Subversion
10 7 (4.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (3.53%) IntelliJ
11 6 (3.53%) Protractor
12 5 (2.94%) HP UFT
12 5 (2.94%) RSpec
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.94%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Electronics
4 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (66.47%) Developer
2 93 (54.71%) Java Developer
3 44 (25.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 13 (7.65%) Test Manager
5 12 (7.06%) Tester
6 10 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.29%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.71%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Support Technician
9 7 (4.12%) Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Applications Support Technician
10 6 (3.53%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Linux Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Software Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Software Test Manager
11 5 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.35%) Web Services
2 37 (21.76%) J2EE
3 33 (19.41%) HTML
4 27 (15.88%) Hibernate
5 24 (14.12%) XML
6 23 (13.53%) Java EE
6 23 (13.53%) JSF
7 22 (12.94%) CSS
8 21 (12.35%) Spring
9 12 (7.06%) .NET
10 11 (6.47%) Ajax
10 11 (6.47%) Apache Camel
10 11 (6.47%) JSP
10 11 (6.47%) Struts
11 10 (5.88%) JMS
11 10 (5.88%) jQuery
11 10 (5.88%) SOAP
12 9 (5.29%) EJB
12 9 (5.29%) RichFaces
12 9 (5.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.29%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.53%) VHDL
3 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Wiki
5 3 (1.76%) Ergonomics
5 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.76%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.41%) Linux
2 35 (20.59%) Unix
3 11 (6.47%) AIX
4 8 (4.71%) Windows
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.41%) Scrum
3 23 (13.53%) UML
4 22 (12.94%) TDD
5 19 (11.18%) OO
6 17 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.82%) Open Source
8 15 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.65%) ITIL
9 13 (7.65%) System Testing
10 12 (7.06%) DevOps
10 12 (7.06%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.47%) BDD
11 11 (6.47%) Release Management
12 9 (5.29%) SOA
13 8 (4.71%) High Availability
13 8 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.12%) Software Testing
14 7 (4.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (41.76%) JavaScript
2 46 (27.06%) SQL
3 45 (26.47%) C
4 37 (21.76%) Python
5 33 (19.41%) Bash Shell
6 31 (18.24%) C++
7 30 (17.65%) Perl
8 20 (11.76%) Ruby
9 19 (11.18%) Shell Script
10 17 (10.00%) C#
11 14 (8.24%) PL/SQL
12 11 (6.47%) Scala
13 9 (5.29%) Lua
13 9 (5.29%) PHP
14 7 (4.12%) VB
15 3 (1.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 137 (80.59%) Security Cleared
2 131 (77.06%) DV Cleared
3 16 (9.41%) ISTQB
3 16 (9.41%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.06%) ISEB
5 7 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.12%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.76%) Degree
6 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.59%) MCPD
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.35%) Puppet
3 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.59%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 57 (33.53%) Oracle
2 16 (9.41%) IBM
3 7 (4.12%) Sun
3 7 (4.12%) Sybase
4 6 (3.53%) HP
5 4 (2.35%) OpenText
5 4 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.59%) Percona
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.59%) SaltStack
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