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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Java 88 17 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.11% 5.33% 18.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.72% 16.19% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 6 43
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£400 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £268 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
261 105 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.70% 32.92% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 52 144
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 33
Average hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £14.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +10 29 £413 - 11
Gloucester +14 20 £413 - 9
Cirencester -3 1 £350 +7.69%
Stroud - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (60.40%) Security Cleared
2 86 (57.72%) DV Cleared
3 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (37.58%) Hibernate
5 52 (34.90%) JavaScript
6 51 (34.23%) Web Services
7 47 (31.54%) J2EE
8 45 (30.20%) SQL
8 45 (30.20%) Spring
9 43 (28.86%) Python
10 42 (28.19%) Scrum
11 40 (26.85%) Maven
12 32 (21.48%) JPA
13 31 (20.81%) OO
14 29 (19.46%) UNIX
14 29 (19.46%) HTML
14 29 (19.46%) Perl
14 29 (19.46%) XML
14 29 (19.46%) TDD
14 29 (19.46%) Release Management
15 28 (18.79%) Oracle
16 25 (16.78%) Java EE
17 24 (16.11%) BDD
17 24 (16.11%) C++
18 23 (15.44%) Ant
18 23 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (15.44%) Apache Ivy
19 22 (14.77%) Bash Shell
19 22 (14.77%) Spring MVC
19 22 (14.77%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (13.42%) JBoss
2 17 (11.41%) Mule
3 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.34%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) DHCP
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) ASN.1
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.37%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.01%) MySQL
7 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) QlikView
8 1 (0.67%) SQLite
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.67%) Big Data
8 1 (0.67%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 40 (26.85%) Maven
2 23 (15.44%) Ant
2 23 (15.44%) Apache Ivy
3 21 (14.09%) JUnit
4 19 (12.75%) Subversion
4 19 (12.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (12.75%) ClearCase
5 14 (9.40%) SoapUI
6 11 (7.38%) JIRA
7 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
8 8 (5.37%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.03%) TestNG
11 4 (2.68%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (2.01%) Selenium
12 3 (2.01%) Rational Functional Tester
13 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.34%) Mockito
13 2 (1.34%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.71%) Electronics
3 10 (6.71%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.04%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (77.85%) Developer
2 101 (67.79%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.09%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (4.03%) C++/Java Developer
5 6 (4.03%) C++ Developer
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (3.36%) DBA
6 5 (3.36%) Analyst
7 4 (2.68%) Project Manager
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (2.68%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (2.68%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (2.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.01%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (2.01%) Tester
8 3 (2.01%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.01%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.34%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (37.58%) Hibernate
2 51 (34.23%) Web Services
3 47 (31.54%) J2EE
4 45 (30.20%) Spring
5 32 (21.48%) JPA
6 29 (19.46%) HTML
6 29 (19.46%) XML
7 25 (16.78%) Java EE
8 22 (14.77%) Spring MVC
8 22 (14.77%) CSS
9 19 (12.75%) Apache Camel
10 17 (11.41%) SOAP
10 17 (11.41%) JSF
11 16 (10.74%) EJB
11 16 (10.74%) REST
12 15 (10.07%) jQuery
13 14 (9.40%) JAXB
13 14 (9.40%) EJB 3.0
14 13 (8.72%) RESTful
15 10 (6.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) DTV
2 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.34%) User Experience
4 1 (0.67%) GIS
4 1 (0.67%) Replication
4 1 (0.67%) PKI
4 1 (0.67%) Open Source
4 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.46%) UNIX
2 20 (13.42%) Linux
3 6 (4.03%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.19%) Scrum
3 31 (20.81%) OO
4 29 (19.46%) TDD
4 29 (19.46%) Release Management
5 24 (16.11%) BDD
6 23 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (14.77%) MVC
8 12 (8.05%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.04%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (6.04%) Software Testing
11 9 (6.04%) Programme Management
12 8 (5.37%) OOD
13 7 (4.70%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.70%) User Stories
14 6 (4.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.90%) JavaScript
2 45 (30.20%) SQL
3 43 (28.86%) Python
4 29 (19.46%) Perl
5 24 (16.11%) C++
6 22 (14.77%) Bash Shell
7 20 (13.42%) C
8 18 (12.08%) PHP
8 18 (12.08%) Lua
9 14 (9.40%) Ruby
10 8 (5.37%) C#
11 6 (4.03%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.68%) VB
13 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 90 (60.40%) Security Cleared
2 86 (57.72%) DV Cleared
3 15 (10.07%) Sun Certification
4 9 (6.04%) OCPJP
5 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.68%) ISEB
7 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.34%) Degree
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.34%) vSphere
1 2 (1.34%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Oracle
2 15 (10.07%) Sun
3 9 (6.04%) SAP
4 2 (1.34%) IBM
4 2 (1.34%) Sybase
4 2 (1.34%) VMware
5 1 (0.67%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
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