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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 43 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.02% 8.78% 7.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.72% 23.23% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £359 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £724
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 99 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.15% 37.79% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 141
Average daily rate £381 £365 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £11.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 22 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 22 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 -7 10 £375 -14.77% 7
Cheltenham -2 7 £438 +19.45% 10
Cirencester - 1 £288 - 3
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Java
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
2 26 (42.62%) Linux
3 22 (36.07%) DV Cleared
4 17 (27.87%) J2EE
5 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
5 16 (26.23%) Hibernate
6 15 (24.59%) UNIX
7 14 (22.95%) Web Services
7 14 (22.95%) Spring
8 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (21.31%) C++
8 13 (21.31%) Python
9 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (19.67%) Oracle
9 12 (19.67%) SAP
10 11 (18.03%) C
10 11 (18.03%) OO
10 11 (18.03%) Finance
10 11 (18.03%) Manufacturing
10 11 (18.03%) Electronics
10 11 (18.03%) Programme Management
10 11 (18.03%) DTV
10 11 (18.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (18.03%) Marketing
10 11 (18.03%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (18.03%) jQuery
11 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.39%) Ruby
11 10 (16.39%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) Mule
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Windchill
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) VoIP
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) 3G
2 1 (1.64%) RTP
2 1 (1.64%) TETRA
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) TKPROF
5 1 (1.64%) OLTP
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Maven
2 8 (13.11%) Selenium
3 5 (8.20%) NUnit
3 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 5 (8.20%) JUnit
3 5 (8.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (6.56%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (4.92%) Ant
6 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.28%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.64%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Manufacturing
2 11 (18.03%) Electronics
2 11 (18.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 24 (39.34%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (8.20%) Tester
3 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
5 3 (4.92%) Automated Tester
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Java Swing Developer
6 2 (3.28%) C Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (1.64%) Requirements Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) J2EE
2 16 (26.23%) Hibernate
3 14 (22.95%) Web Services
3 14 (22.95%) Spring
4 11 (18.03%) jQuery
5 10 (16.39%) SOAP
6 9 (14.75%) .NET
6 9 (14.75%) RESTful
7 5 (8.20%) SAML
8 4 (6.56%) XML
9 3 (4.92%) Java EE
9 3 (4.92%) JPA
9 3 (4.92%) JMS
9 3 (4.92%) XSLT
9 3 (4.92%) Swing
9 3 (4.92%) Struts
9 3 (4.92%) EJB
10 2 (3.28%) Middleware
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) DTV
2 2 (3.28%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) W3C
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 15 (24.59%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.03%) OO
3 11 (18.03%) Programme Management
3 11 (18.03%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (16.39%) Scrum
5 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
6 8 (13.11%) Kanban
7 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.48%) TDD
8 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) Release Management
8 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.20%) UML
8 5 (8.20%) ITIL
9 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) BDD
10 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.92%) SOA
10 3 (4.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
2 13 (21.31%) C++
2 13 (21.31%) Python
3 11 (18.03%) C
4 10 (16.39%) Ruby
4 10 (16.39%) Perl
5 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.48%) SQL
6 5 (8.20%) C#
7 4 (6.56%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) Lua
8 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.28%) XPath
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) sed
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.07%) DV Cleared
3 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) ISEB
5 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.64%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) WSUS
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
1 12 (19.67%) SAP
2 10 (16.39%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Sun
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
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