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 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
Rank 12 24 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 64 16 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.88% 5.35% 20.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.45% 19.05% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 8 44
Average daily rate
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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 £263 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £473 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.93 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -0.20%
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
242 84 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.69% 28.09% 64.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 45 133
Average daily rate £448 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.35% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 36
Average hourly rate £41.00 £15.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.85% -59.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 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 +16 24 £438 +66.66% 5
Cheltenham -2 18 £478 +8.63% 11
Cirencester -3 1 £350 +7.69%
Stroud - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 87 (61.70%) Security Cleared
2 84 (59.57%) DV Cleared
3 57 (40.43%) Hibernate
4 53 (37.59%) JavaScript
4 53 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (34.75%) Spring
6 38 (26.95%) SQL
7 36 (25.53%) Maven
8 35 (24.82%) J2EE
8 35 (24.82%) Scrum
9 34 (24.11%) Web Services
10 32 (22.70%) Python
11 31 (21.99%) XML
12 29 (20.57%) HTML
13 28 (19.86%) Perl
13 28 (19.86%) OO
13 28 (19.86%) Release Management
14 27 (19.15%) UNIX
15 25 (17.73%) Oracle
16 24 (17.02%) C++
16 24 (17.02%) Java EE
17 23 (16.31%) CSS
18 22 (15.60%) Ant
18 22 (15.60%) SAML
18 22 (15.60%) Apache Ivy
19 20 (14.18%) C
19 20 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (14.18%) JPA
19 20 (14.18%) Bash Shell
20 19 (13.48%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 18 (12.77%) JBoss
2 12 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.80%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.96%) Mule
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) SSL
1 2 (1.42%) DHCP
1 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Network Security
2 1 (0.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.80%) RDBMS
2 11 (7.80%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.71%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.71%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (25.53%) Maven
2 22 (15.60%) Ant
2 22 (15.60%) Apache Ivy
3 19 (13.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 18 (12.77%) ClearCase
4 18 (12.77%) Subversion
5 17 (12.06%) JUnit
6 11 (7.80%) SoapUI
7 9 (6.38%) Git (software)
8 8 (5.67%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.96%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.55%) JIRA
10 5 (3.55%) TestNG
11 4 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (2.84%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.84%) Gerrit
12 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.13%) Selenium
12 3 (2.13%) Rational Functional Tester
13 2 (1.42%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (7.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.55%) Electronics
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 114 (80.85%) Developer
2 103 (73.05%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.06%) Senior Developer
4 15 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (6.38%) C++ Developer
5 9 (6.38%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (4.26%) Analyst
7 5 (3.55%) DBA
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (3.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (2.13%) Tester
9 3 (2.13%) Consultant
9 3 (2.13%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.13%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.13%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.13%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.13%) Java Consultant
9 3 (2.13%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (40.43%) Hibernate
2 49 (34.75%) Spring
3 35 (24.82%) J2EE
4 34 (24.11%) Web Services
5 31 (21.99%) XML
6 29 (20.57%) HTML
7 24 (17.02%) Java EE
8 23 (16.31%) CSS
9 22 (15.60%) SAML
10 20 (14.18%) JPA
11 14 (9.93%) EJB
12 13 (9.22%) SOAP
12 13 (9.22%) JSF
12 13 (9.22%) Spring MVC
12 13 (9.22%) jQuery
12 13 (9.22%) EJB 3.0
13 11 (7.80%) JAXB
13 11 (7.80%) REST
13 11 (7.80%) Apache Camel
14 10 (7.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.55%) DTV
2 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.13%) User Experience
4 2 (1.42%) Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) PKI
5 1 (0.71%) Open Source
5 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.15%) UNIX
2 16 (11.35%) Linux
3 6 (4.26%) Windows
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.82%) Scrum
3 28 (19.86%) OO
3 28 (19.86%) Release Management
4 20 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (13.48%) TDD
6 16 (11.35%) BDD
7 15 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 13 (9.22%) MVC
9 12 (8.51%) Software Testing
10 10 (7.09%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.38%) Workflow
11 9 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (4.96%) OOD
12 7 (4.96%) User Stories
13 6 (4.26%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.26%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.26%) UML
14 5 (3.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.59%) JavaScript
2 38 (26.95%) SQL
3 32 (22.70%) Python
4 28 (19.86%) Perl
5 24 (17.02%) C++
6 20 (14.18%) C
6 20 (14.18%) Bash Shell
7 17 (12.06%) Lua
7 17 (12.06%) PHP
8 13 (9.22%) Ruby
9 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.26%) C#
10 4 (2.84%) VB
11 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 87 (61.70%) Security Cleared
2 84 (59.57%) DV Cleared
3 13 (9.22%) Sun Certification
4 7 (4.96%) OCPJP
5 4 (2.84%) ISEB
6 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.42%) vSphere
2 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Oracle
2 13 (9.22%) Sun
3 10 (7.09%) IBM
4 5 (3.55%) SAP
5 2 (1.42%) VMware
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Software AG
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
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