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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 96 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.07% 6.54% 17.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.25% 13.48% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 13 34
Average daily rate
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£458 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £378 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
251 178 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.70% 48.50% 54.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 102 94
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £30.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 37 £458 +7.76% 2
Gloucester +14 11 £475 +18.75% 8
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 105 (58.01%) Security Cleared
2 94 (51.93%) DV Cleared
3 92 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (37.02%) Web Services
5 61 (33.70%) J2EE
6 56 (30.94%) Hibernate
7 55 (30.39%) Python
8 47 (25.97%) Oracle
8 47 (25.97%) Scrum
9 46 (25.41%) JavaScript
10 45 (24.86%) SQL
11 37 (20.44%) Spring
11 37 (20.44%) JPA
12 35 (19.34%) XML
13 34 (18.78%) HTML
13 34 (18.78%) Maven
14 33 (18.23%) UNIX
15 29 (16.02%) TDD
16 28 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (14.92%) C
18 26 (14.36%) BDD
19 25 (13.81%) OO
19 25 (13.81%) Finance
20 24 (13.26%) MVC
20 24 (13.26%) JUnit
20 24 (13.26%) Ruby
21 23 (12.71%) Spring MVC
21 23 (12.71%) Subversion
21 23 (12.71%) SOAP
21 23 (12.71%) Linux

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (12.15%) JBoss
2 19 (10.50%) Mule
3 11 (6.08%) Mule ESB
4 5 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.66%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) Liferay
6 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.55%) SDH
2 1 (0.55%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.63%) MySQL
2 12 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (6.63%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) SQLite
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) QlikView
6 1 (0.55%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 34 (18.78%) Maven
2 24 (13.26%) JUnit
3 23 (12.71%) Subversion
4 18 (9.94%) Apache Ivy
4 18 (9.94%) Ant
5 17 (9.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 17 (9.39%) ClearCase
6 15 (8.29%) JIRA
6 15 (8.29%) SoapUI
7 11 (6.08%) Git (software)
8 10 (5.52%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.97%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (3.31%) TestNG
11 5 (2.76%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.76%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.21%) Mockito
12 4 (2.21%) Rational Functional Tester
13 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (13.81%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.97%) Electronics
4 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (72.93%) Developer
2 111 (61.33%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.26%) Senior Developer
4 22 (12.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (3.87%) Python Developer
5 7 (3.87%) Architect
6 6 (3.31%) Designer
7 5 (2.76%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (2.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (2.76%) C++ Developer
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (2.21%) DBA
8 4 (2.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.21%) Analyst
8 4 (2.21%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.21%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (2.21%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (1.66%) Interaction Designer
9 3 (1.66%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (1.66%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (37.02%) Web Services
2 61 (33.70%) J2EE
3 56 (30.94%) Hibernate
4 37 (20.44%) Spring
4 37 (20.44%) JPA
5 35 (19.34%) XML
6 34 (18.78%) HTML
7 23 (12.71%) Spring MVC
7 23 (12.71%) SOAP
8 22 (12.15%) CSS
9 21 (11.60%) REST
10 20 (11.05%) JSF
11 19 (10.50%) RESTful
12 18 (9.94%) EJB
12 18 (9.94%) Java EE
13 15 (8.29%) JAXB
13 15 (8.29%) EJB 3.0
14 13 (7.18%) Apache Camel
15 11 (6.08%) jQuery
16 8 (4.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.42%) DTV
2 6 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.76%) User Experience
4 2 (1.10%) GIS
5 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.55%) Replication
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.23%) UNIX
2 23 (12.71%) Linux
3 4 (2.21%) Windows
3 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.66%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.97%) Scrum
3 29 (16.02%) TDD
4 28 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (14.36%) BDD
6 25 (13.81%) OO
7 24 (13.26%) MVC
8 21 (11.60%) Release Management
9 19 (10.50%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.18%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.63%) DevOps
13 11 (6.08%) OOD
14 10 (5.52%) Programme Management
15 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.97%) ITIL
16 8 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
16 8 (4.42%) Integration Testing
17 7 (3.87%) Test Scripting
17 7 (3.87%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.39%) Python
2 46 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 45 (24.86%) SQL
4 27 (14.92%) C
5 24 (13.26%) Ruby
6 22 (12.15%) Perl
7 18 (9.94%) C++
7 18 (9.94%) Bash Shell
8 17 (9.39%) Lua
8 17 (9.39%) PHP
9 10 (5.52%) C#
10 9 (4.97%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.66%) VB
13 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.55%) Scala
14 1 (0.55%) VC++
14 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 105 (58.01%) Security Cleared
2 94 (51.93%) DV Cleared
3 15 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.18%) Sun Certification
5 10 (5.52%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.66%) ISEB
7 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.10%) PMP
7 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.10%) Degree
7 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.87%) Puppet
2 5 (2.76%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (25.97%) Oracle
2 13 (7.18%) Sun
3 8 (4.42%) SAP
4 3 (1.66%) Sybase
4 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.10%) OpenText
5 2 (1.10%) webMethods
6 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.55%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.55%) HP
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