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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 110 21 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.01% 6.09% 18.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.57% 17.07% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 10 36
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £494 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +22.79%
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
278 123 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.16% 35.65% 62.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 67 131
Average daily rate £425 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £310
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 16 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.10 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £42.50
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +11 42 £425 - 5
Gloucester +13 14 £406 -9.72% 5
Cirencester - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 94 (54.97%) Security Cleared
2 90 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 73 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (33.92%) Web Services
5 56 (32.75%) Hibernate
6 52 (30.41%) J2EE
7 49 (28.65%) JavaScript
7 49 (28.65%) Scrum
8 48 (28.07%) Python
9 43 (25.15%) SQL
10 42 (24.56%) Spring
11 38 (22.22%) Oracle
12 36 (21.05%) JPA
13 35 (20.47%) Maven
14 34 (19.88%) XML
14 34 (19.88%) UNIX
15 32 (18.71%) HTML
15 32 (18.71%) TDD
16 29 (16.96%) Perl
17 27 (15.79%) OO
18 26 (15.20%) Bash Shell
18 26 (15.20%) BDD
19 25 (14.62%) MVC
20 24 (14.04%) C++
20 24 (14.04%) CSS
20 24 (14.04%) Ruby
20 24 (14.04%) Java EE
20 24 (14.04%) Spring MVC
20 24 (14.04%) Release Management
21 23 (13.45%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (11.70%) JBoss
2 19 (11.11%) Mule
3 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.75%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) Liferay
6 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 8 (4.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) DHCP
1 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.17%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) ASN.1
2 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.58%) AMQP
2 1 (0.58%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.75%) MySQL
7 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.58%) QlikView
8 1 (0.58%) SQLite
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (20.47%) Maven
2 23 (13.45%) Subversion
2 23 (13.45%) JUnit
3 19 (11.11%) Ant
3 19 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (9.94%) ClearCase
4 17 (9.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 14 (8.19%) SoapUI
6 13 (7.60%) JIRA
7 12 (7.02%) Eclipse
8 10 (5.85%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.68%) LoadRunner
10 7 (4.09%) Rational Functional Tester
11 6 (3.51%) TestNG
12 5 (2.92%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (1.75%) Selenium
14 3 (1.75%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
15 2 (1.17%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.26%) Electronics
4 8 (4.68%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (74.85%) Developer
2 111 (64.91%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.45%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (5.26%) Analyst
6 7 (4.09%) Test Analyst
6 7 (4.09%) DBA
6 7 (4.09%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (3.51%) C++ Developer
8 5 (2.92%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (2.92%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (2.92%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Designer
9 4 (2.34%) Integration Specialist
9 4 (2.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.34%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.34%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (2.34%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (1.75%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.92%) Web Services
2 56 (32.75%) Hibernate
3 52 (30.41%) J2EE
4 42 (24.56%) Spring
5 36 (21.05%) JPA
6 34 (19.88%) XML
7 32 (18.71%) HTML
8 24 (14.04%) CSS
8 24 (14.04%) Java EE
8 24 (14.04%) Spring MVC
9 21 (12.28%) SOAP
10 19 (11.11%) REST
11 17 (9.94%) EJB
11 17 (9.94%) JSF
11 17 (9.94%) Apache Camel
12 16 (9.36%) RESTful
13 14 (8.19%) JAXB
13 14 (8.19%) EJB 3.0
14 13 (7.60%) jQuery
15 8 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) DTV
2 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.34%) User Experience
4 2 (1.17%) GIS
5 1 (0.58%) Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.88%) UNIX
2 18 (10.53%) Linux
3 7 (4.09%) Windows
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.65%) Scrum
3 32 (18.71%) TDD
4 27 (15.79%) OO
5 26 (15.20%) BDD
6 25 (14.62%) MVC
7 24 (14.04%) Release Management
8 22 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 12 (7.02%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.43%) Software Testing
12 11 (6.43%) OOD
13 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (4.68%) User Stories
14 8 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (4.68%) Test Scripting
14 8 (4.68%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (4.68%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.65%) JavaScript
2 48 (28.07%) Python
3 43 (25.15%) SQL
4 29 (16.96%) Perl
5 26 (15.20%) Bash Shell
6 24 (14.04%) C++
6 24 (14.04%) Ruby
7 22 (12.87%) C
8 17 (9.94%) PHP
8 17 (9.94%) Lua
9 7 (4.09%) C#
10 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.75%) VB
13 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 94 (54.97%) Security Cleared
2 90 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.02%) Sun Certification
4 10 (5.85%) OCPJP
5 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.51%) ISEB
7 5 (2.92%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.17%) Degree
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Shibboleth
1 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.17%) vSphere
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Puppet
2 3 (1.75%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (22.22%) Oracle
2 12 (7.02%) Sun
3 8 (4.68%) SAP
4 3 (1.75%) Sybase
5 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.17%) IBM
5 2 (1.17%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
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