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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Java 109 18 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.66% 4.80% 16.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.65% 11.32% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 8 34
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
282 159 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.63% 42.40% 59.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 86 111
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 43 £425 - 8
Gloucester +11 12 £413 -2.94% 7
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 101 (58.38%) Security Cleared
2 96 (55.49%) DV Cleared
3 84 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (35.84%) Web Services
5 55 (31.79%) Hibernate
6 54 (31.21%) J2EE
7 50 (28.90%) Python
8 48 (27.75%) Scrum
9 47 (27.17%) Oracle
10 45 (26.01%) SQL
11 43 (24.86%) JavaScript
12 38 (21.97%) Spring
13 37 (21.39%) JPA
14 35 (20.23%) XML
15 34 (19.65%) UNIX
16 32 (18.50%) Maven
17 30 (17.34%) TDD
17 30 (17.34%) HTML
18 26 (15.03%) C
19 25 (14.45%) Perl
19 25 (14.45%) BDD
20 24 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (13.87%) OO
20 24 (13.87%) MVC
21 23 (13.29%) JUnit
21 23 (13.29%) Spring MVC
22 22 (12.72%) Java EE
22 22 (12.72%) Release Management
23 21 (12.14%) Bash Shell
23 21 (12.14%) Ruby

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (12.14%) JBoss
2 19 (10.98%) Mule
3 11 (6.36%) Mule ESB
4 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.73%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.58%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Network Security
1 2 (1.16%) DHCP
1 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) SDH
2 1 (0.58%) ASN.1
2 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.14%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.20%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.62%) MySQL
5 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.58%) QlikView
8 1 (0.58%) SQLite
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (18.50%) Maven
2 23 (13.29%) JUnit
3 21 (12.14%) Subversion
4 17 (9.83%) Ant
4 17 (9.83%) Apache Ivy
5 15 (8.67%) JIRA
5 15 (8.67%) ClearCase
5 15 (8.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (8.67%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.36%) Eclipse
7 9 (5.20%) Git (software)
7 9 (5.20%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (4.05%) LoadRunner
9 6 (3.47%) Rational Functional Tester
9 6 (3.47%) TestNG
10 3 (1.73%) Mockito
10 3 (1.73%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.73%) Eclipse RCP
11 2 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 21 (12.14%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.62%) Electronics
4 7 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.05%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 125 (72.25%) Developer
2 107 (61.85%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.29%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (4.05%) DBA
6 6 (3.47%) Architect
6 6 (3.47%) Analyst
6 6 (3.47%) Test Analyst
7 5 (2.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (2.89%) Python Developer
7 5 (2.89%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (2.89%) C++ Developer
8 4 (2.31%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (2.31%) Lead Test Analyst
8 4 (2.31%) Designer
8 4 (2.31%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (2.31%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (2.31%) Project Manager
9 3 (1.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (35.84%) Web Services
2 55 (31.79%) Hibernate
3 54 (31.21%) J2EE
4 38 (21.97%) Spring
5 37 (21.39%) JPA
6 35 (20.23%) XML
7 30 (17.34%) HTML
8 23 (13.29%) Spring MVC
9 22 (12.72%) Java EE
10 21 (12.14%) CSS
10 21 (12.14%) SOAP
11 19 (10.98%) JSF
11 19 (10.98%) REST
12 18 (10.40%) EJB
13 16 (9.25%) RESTful
14 15 (8.67%) EJB 3.0
14 15 (8.67%) JAXB
14 15 (8.67%) Apache Camel
15 11 (6.36%) jQuery
16 7 (4.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.05%) DTV
3 3 (1.73%) User Experience
4 2 (1.16%) GIS
5 1 (0.58%) Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.65%) UNIX
2 21 (12.14%) Linux
3 6 (3.47%) Windows
4 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.75%) Scrum
3 30 (17.34%) TDD
4 25 (14.45%) BDD
5 24 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (13.87%) OO
5 24 (13.87%) MVC
6 22 (12.72%) Release Management
7 16 (9.25%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.94%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.36%) OOD
10 10 (5.78%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.20%) Software Testing
11 9 (5.20%) DevOps
12 8 (4.62%) Programme Management
12 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.62%) ITIL
13 7 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (4.05%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.90%) Python
2 45 (26.01%) SQL
3 43 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.03%) C
5 25 (14.45%) Perl
6 21 (12.14%) Bash Shell
6 21 (12.14%) Ruby
7 20 (11.56%) C++
8 15 (8.67%) Lua
8 15 (8.67%) PHP
9 7 (4.05%) C#
10 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.73%) VB
13 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.58%) VC++
14 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 101 (58.38%) Security Cleared
2 96 (55.49%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.36%) Sun Certification
4 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.20%) OCPJP
5 5 (2.89%) ISEB
6 4 (2.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.16%) Degree
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PMP
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) vSphere
1 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) Puppet
2 3 (1.73%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (27.17%) Oracle
2 11 (6.36%) Sun
3 7 (4.05%) SAP
4 3 (1.73%) Sybase
5 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.16%) IBM
5 2 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.58%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Axiom Software Solutions Ltd
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