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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 5 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 83 108 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.66% 22.78% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.40% 39.42% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 8
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £354 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
228 274 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.51% 57.81% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 178 90
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £44.10 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 0 18 £525 +21.73% 13
Gloucester 0 11 £468 +13.33% 12
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 123 (71.51%) Security Cleared
2 120 (69.77%) DV Cleared
3 90 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (30.81%) Oracle
5 50 (29.07%) Linux
6 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
7 42 (24.42%) C
8 38 (22.09%) Python
8 38 (22.09%) Bash Shell
9 37 (21.51%) SQL
10 33 (19.19%) Scrum
10 33 (19.19%) Spring
11 31 (18.02%) Unix
12 29 (16.86%) J2EE
13 27 (15.70%) Relational Database
14 26 (15.12%) WebSphere
15 25 (14.53%) Perl
16 24 (13.95%) Eclipse
16 24 (13.95%) Hibernate
17 23 (13.37%) JBoss
17 23 (13.37%) ISTQB
17 23 (13.37%) Jenkins
18 22 (12.79%) DevOps
19 21 (12.21%) Oracle Database
19 21 (12.21%) Maven
19 21 (12.21%) Ruby
19 21 (12.21%) C++
19 21 (12.21%) Web Services
20 20 (11.63%) XML
20 20 (11.63%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 26 (15.12%) WebSphere
2 23 (13.37%) JBoss
3 17 (9.88%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.98%) Apache
4 12 (6.98%) Confluence
5 10 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.23%) GlassFish
6 9 (5.23%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (4.07%) Mule
7 7 (4.07%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.74%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) AMQP
1 1 (0.58%) DHCP
1 1 (0.58%) DNS
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
1 1 (0.58%) LDAP
1 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.70%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.21%) Oracle Database
3 19 (11.05%) Hadoop
4 17 (9.88%) Big Data
5 16 (9.30%) MySQL
6 10 (5.81%) OrientDB
7 9 (5.23%) Neo4j
7 9 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.65%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.74%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.58%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Eclipse
2 23 (13.37%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.21%) Maven
4 16 (9.30%) JIRA
5 13 (7.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (6.40%) Bitbucket
6 11 (6.40%) Git (software)
7 9 (5.23%) Eclipse RCP
7 9 (5.23%) Selenium
8 8 (4.65%) ClearCase
8 8 (4.65%) JUnit
8 8 (4.65%) Subversion
8 8 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (4.07%) Ant
9 7 (4.07%) Apache Ivy
9 7 (4.07%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.07%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.49%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.49%) Protractor
11 4 (2.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 20 (11.63%) Finance
2 13 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.40%) Electronics
3 11 (6.40%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.40%) Marketing
4 5 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (65.70%) Developer
2 95 (55.23%) Java Developer
3 32 (18.60%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 12 (6.98%) Test Manager
5 10 (5.81%) Analyst
5 10 (5.81%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Tester
6 9 (5.23%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.23%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Big Data Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Data Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
9 6 (3.49%) Integration Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) Spring
2 29 (16.86%) J2EE
3 24 (13.95%) Hibernate
4 21 (12.21%) Web Services
5 20 (11.63%) XML
6 19 (11.05%) Java EE
7 17 (9.88%) Apache Camel
7 17 (9.88%) EJB
7 17 (9.88%) JSF
8 15 (8.72%) CSS
8 15 (8.72%) HTML
8 15 (8.72%) JPA
9 10 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.23%) Ajax
10 9 (5.23%) JSP
10 9 (5.23%) RichFaces
10 9 (5.23%) Struts
10 9 (5.23%) Swing
10 9 (5.23%) SWT
11 7 (4.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Wiki
2 7 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (2.91%) Ergonomics
3 5 (2.91%) VHDL
3 5 (2.91%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.07%) Linux
2 31 (18.02%) Unix
3 10 (5.81%) Windows
4 8 (4.65%) AIX
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.19%) Scrum
3 22 (12.79%) DevOps
4 20 (11.63%) OO
5 17 (9.88%) Software Engineering
5 17 (9.88%) TDD
6 15 (8.72%) ITIL
6 15 (8.72%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (8.72%) UML
7 12 (6.98%) BDD
7 12 (6.98%) Programme Management
8 11 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.40%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (6.40%) OOD
8 11 (6.40%) Open Source
8 11 (6.40%) Release Management
9 10 (5.81%) Integration Testing
9 10 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.23%) Software Testing
10 9 (5.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
2 42 (24.42%) C
3 38 (22.09%) Bash Shell
3 38 (22.09%) Python
4 37 (21.51%) SQL
5 25 (14.53%) Perl
6 21 (12.21%) C++
6 21 (12.21%) Ruby
7 12 (6.98%) Scala
8 11 (6.40%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.81%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.65%) Lua
10 8 (4.65%) PHP
11 6 (3.49%) C#
12 5 (2.91%) VB
13 4 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 123 (71.51%) Security Cleared
2 120 (69.77%) DV Cleared
3 23 (13.37%) ISTQB
4 14 (8.14%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.40%) ISEB
6 5 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.91%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.16%) Degree
9 1 (0.58%) MCPD
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.58%) PMP
9 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) CloudHub
1 3 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (30.81%) Oracle
2 15 (8.72%) IBM
3 11 (6.40%) SAP
4 9 (5.23%) Sybase
5 5 (2.91%) HP
5 5 (2.91%) Sun
6 3 (1.74%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.16%) OpenText
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) VMware
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Excellent daily rates
Posted: 3 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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