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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 71 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.85% 12.60% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 28.57% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 8
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£425 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £378 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
213 112 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.56% 44.09% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 64 84
Average daily rate £405 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.85 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Cheltenham +1 20 £450 +24.13% 10
Cirencester 0 6 £381 +29.78%
Gloucester - 5 £450 - 3
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tetbury - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (49.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (41.90%) DV Cleared
3 42 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (35.24%) Spring
6 34 (32.38%) JavaScript
7 26 (24.76%) Linux
7 26 (24.76%) SAML
8 24 (22.86%) SQL
9 23 (21.90%) OO
10 22 (20.95%) Python
11 21 (20.00%) J2EE
11 21 (20.00%) C++
11 21 (20.00%) Oracle
11 21 (20.00%) Web Services
11 21 (20.00%) XML
12 19 (18.10%) C
13 18 (17.14%) Maven
14 17 (16.19%) JBoss
15 16 (15.24%) Perl
16 15 (14.29%) UNIX
16 15 (14.29%) Scrum
16 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 14 (13.33%) Software Testing
17 14 (13.33%) Release Management
18 13 (12.38%) jQuery
18 13 (12.38%) Software Engineering
18 13 (12.38%) Finance
18 13 (12.38%) HTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
1 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.86%) Mule
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.95%) Drupal
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.95%) LDAP
3 1 (0.95%) VoIP
3 1 (0.95%) TETRA
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.48%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.81%) Big Data
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.86%) MySQL
6 3 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) OLTP
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.95%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Maven
2 12 (11.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (11.43%) Subversion
3 10 (9.52%) ClearCase
3 10 (9.52%) Ant
3 10 (9.52%) JUnit
3 10 (9.52%) Apache Ivy
4 9 (8.57%) Selenium
5 6 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.76%) NUnit
6 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.81%) Gerrit
8 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.90%) JIRA
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.90%) Metasploit
9 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.38%) Finance
3 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.52%) Electronics
3 10 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (73.33%) Developer
2 64 (60.95%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Tester
5 6 (5.71%) C++ Developer
5 6 (5.71%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Test Leader
8 3 (2.86%) Automated Tester
8 3 (2.86%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Analyst
9 2 (1.90%) Software Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Architect
9 2 (1.90%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (0.95%) XML Developer
10 1 (0.95%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 37 (35.24%) Spring
3 26 (24.76%) SAML
4 21 (20.00%) J2EE
4 21 (20.00%) Web Services
4 21 (20.00%) XML
5 13 (12.38%) jQuery
5 13 (12.38%) HTML
6 11 (10.48%) CSS
6 11 (10.48%) Struts
7 10 (9.52%) SOAP
7 10 (9.52%) EJB
7 10 (9.52%) .NET
7 10 (9.52%) JPA
8 9 (8.57%) EJB 3.0
9 8 (7.62%) JDBC
9 8 (7.62%) JSP
9 8 (7.62%) Spring Security
10 7 (6.67%) Ajax
10 7 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) DTV
2 4 (3.81%) User Experience
2 4 (3.81%) Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.95%) Open Source
4 1 (0.95%) iSeries
4 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.95%) Wiki
4 1 (0.95%) PKI
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) W3C
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Linux
2 15 (14.29%) UNIX
3 6 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (1.90%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) OO
3 15 (14.29%) Scrum
4 14 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 14 (13.33%) Release Management
5 13 (12.38%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.57%) UML
9 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.71%) TDD
10 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.76%) ITIL
11 5 (4.76%) Workflow
12 4 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) JavaScript
2 24 (22.86%) SQL
3 22 (20.95%) Python
4 21 (20.00%) C++
5 19 (18.10%) C
6 16 (15.24%) Perl
7 12 (11.43%) Ruby
8 9 (8.57%) Lua
8 9 (8.57%) PHP
9 8 (7.62%) C#
9 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.90%) VB
10 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.90%) XPath
11 1 (0.95%) Scala
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (49.52%) Security Cleared
2 44 (41.90%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.67%) ISEB
5 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) JBoss
3 11 (10.48%) SAP
4 8 (7.62%) IBM
5 5 (4.76%) Sun
6 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.95%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.95%) Sybase
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) Software AG
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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