The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 11.76% 2.27% 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 20.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Coast region.

Programming Languages Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 58.82% 11.36% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South Coast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the South Coast region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South Coast region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) CMS
2 6 (85.71%) Content Management
2 6 (85.71%) Document Management
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Documentum
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 1 (14.29%) System Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Kanban
7 1 (14.29%) TestNG
7 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (14.29%) SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 6 (85.71%) CMS
2 4 (57.14%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Content Management
2 6 (85.71%) Document Management
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle