The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 38 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.57% 10.55% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.63% 27.00% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -44.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £727
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.47%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
204 100 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.39% 39.06% 53.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 64 161
Average daily rate £375 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 15
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £12.40 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Java
South West

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 9 July 2014.

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 9 July 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 -9 9 £375 -14.77% 7
Cheltenham -4 6 £450 +20.80% 8
Cirencester - 1 £288 - 5
Lydney - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.86%) Linux
3 20 (35.09%) DV Cleared
4 17 (29.82%) J2EE
5 16 (28.07%) Hibernate
6 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
6 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
6 14 (24.56%) Web Services
7 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.81%) Spring
8 12 (21.05%) UNIX
8 12 (21.05%) C++
8 12 (21.05%) Python
9 11 (19.30%) C
9 11 (19.30%) SAP
9 11 (19.30%) RESTful
10 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
10 10 (17.54%) Marketing
10 10 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (17.54%) Oracle
10 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (17.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (17.54%) Scrum
10 10 (17.54%) Programme Management
10 10 (17.54%) Finance
10 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
10 10 (17.54%) Electronics
10 10 (17.54%) DTV
11 9 (15.79%) OO
11 9 (15.79%) JBoss

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) Mule
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Windchill
2 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) LDAP
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) VoIP
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
1 1 (1.75%) TETRA
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) 3G
1 1 (1.75%) RTP
1 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.77%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Maven
2 7 (12.28%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) NUnit
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) JUnit
4 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (7.02%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.26%) Ant
5 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (24.56%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.54%) Marketing
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
2 10 (17.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Tester
3 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Automated Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Java Swing Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) C Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Service Manager
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.75%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) J2EE
2 16 (28.07%) Hibernate
3 14 (24.56%) Web Services
4 13 (22.81%) Spring
5 11 (19.30%) RESTful
6 9 (15.79%) jQuery
7 8 (14.04%) .NET
7 8 (14.04%) SOAP
8 4 (7.02%) SAML
9 3 (5.26%) Swing
9 3 (5.26%) Struts
9 3 (5.26%) Java EE
10 2 (3.51%) Drools
10 2 (3.51%) REST
10 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.51%) XML
11 1 (1.75%) XHTML
11 1 (1.75%) XSL
11 1 (1.75%) XSLT
11 1 (1.75%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) DTV
2 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) UNIX
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
4 5 (8.77%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.54%) Scrum
2 10 (17.54%) Programme Management
3 9 (15.79%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) Kanban
5 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
5 7 (12.28%) TDD
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.77%) Release Management
7 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) SOA
8 3 (5.26%) UML
8 3 (5.26%) Service Management
8 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) C++
2 12 (21.05%) Python
3 11 (19.30%) C
4 9 (15.79%) Perl
5 8 (14.04%) Ruby
6 5 (8.77%) SQL
7 4 (7.02%) Lua
7 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
7 4 (7.02%) C#
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.75%) AWK
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
9 1 (1.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.09%) DV Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) ISEB
5 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) SAP
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 9 (15.79%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Sun
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
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