The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 48 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 111 91 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.47% 2.97% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.19% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 35
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£400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.13 £36.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.34% -33.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Gloucestershire +12 49 £463 +54.16% 5
Devon +22 26 £375 -5.66% 10
Bristol -11 10 £403 +7.33% 18
Somerset +1 9 £325 +8.33%
Wiltshire -20 5 £400 +39.73% 8
Dorset 0 2 £225 -10.00% 5
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 221 (99.55%) Java
2 99 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (41.44%) Spring
4 87 (39.19%) Security Cleared
5 81 (36.49%) Hibernate
6 76 (34.23%) DV Cleared
7 71 (31.98%) J2EE
7 71 (31.98%) Web Services
8 60 (27.03%) SQL
9 54 (24.32%) Maven
10 52 (23.42%) JUnit
10 52 (23.42%) JavaScript
11 44 (19.82%) XML
12 42 (18.92%) HTML
12 42 (18.92%) Scrum
13 39 (17.57%) Python
14 36 (16.22%) CSS
15 35 (15.77%) Oracle
15 35 (15.77%) JPA
15 35 (15.77%) REST
16 33 (14.86%) OO
16 33 (14.86%) TDD
17 31 (13.96%) Subversion
18 30 (13.51%) JBoss
19 26 (11.71%) UNIX
20 25 (11.26%) C
21 24 (10.81%) Linux
21 24 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (10.36%) Spring MVC
22 23 (10.36%) MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (13.51%) JBoss
2 21 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.11%) Mule
4 14 (6.31%) Liferay
5 10 (4.50%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.50%) Mule ESB
6 9 (4.05%) Apache
7 4 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.80%) Drupal
8 3 (1.35%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.90%) Jetty
10 1 (0.45%) Node.js
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 12 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) HTTPS
2 6 (2.70%) Internet
3 5 (2.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.21%) MongoDB
2 15 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.50%) MySQL
4 9 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.80%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.35%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 54 (24.32%) Maven
2 52 (23.42%) JUnit
3 31 (13.96%) Subversion
4 23 (10.36%) Eclipse
5 18 (8.11%) Ant
6 16 (7.21%) ClearCase
6 16 (7.21%) Apache Ivy
7 15 (6.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (6.31%) JIRA
9 12 (5.41%) Git (software)
9 12 (5.41%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.60%) Jenkins
11 7 (3.15%) Mockito
12 4 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.80%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.35%) EasyMock
13 3 (1.35%) Hudson
13 3 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
14 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.90%) Liquibase
General
1 22 (9.91%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 12 (5.41%) Electronics
2 12 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.41%) Marketing
3 5 (2.25%) Military
4 4 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (41.44%) Spring
2 81 (36.49%) Hibernate
3 71 (31.98%) J2EE
3 71 (31.98%) Web Services
4 44 (19.82%) XML
5 42 (18.92%) HTML
6 36 (16.22%) CSS
7 35 (15.77%) JPA
7 35 (15.77%) REST
8 23 (10.36%) Spring MVC
9 22 (9.91%) JSON
10 21 (9.46%) JAXB
11 20 (9.01%) JSP
12 19 (8.56%) JSF
13 18 (8.11%) jQuery
14 17 (7.66%) SOAP
14 17 (7.66%) JAX-RS
15 16 (7.21%) Apache Camel
15 16 (7.21%) EJB
16 13 (5.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) DTV
2 4 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.35%) GIS
3 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.90%) User Experience
5 1 (0.45%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.71%) UNIX
2 24 (10.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.92%) Scrum
3 33 (14.86%) OO
3 33 (14.86%) TDD
4 24 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (10.36%) MVC
6 16 (7.21%) Web Development
6 16 (7.21%) Release Management
7 14 (6.31%) Software Engineering
7 14 (6.31%) BDD
8 13 (5.86%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.41%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (5.41%) Integration Testing
10 11 (4.95%) SDLC
11 10 (4.50%) Time Management
11 10 (4.50%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.50%) Migration
11 10 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (99.55%) Java
2 60 (27.03%) SQL
3 52 (23.42%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.57%) Python
5 25 (11.26%) C
6 22 (9.91%) Perl
7 18 (8.11%) PHP
8 16 (7.21%) Lua
9 12 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.95%) C++
11 10 (4.50%) Ruby
12 5 (2.25%) XPath
12 5 (2.25%) C#
12 5 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.80%) XQuery
14 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 76 (34.23%) DV Cleared
3 16 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.86%) Sun Certification
5 7 (3.15%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.80%) Degree
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) Puppet
2 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (15.77%) Oracle
2 13 (5.86%) Sun
3 12 (5.41%) SAP
4 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.35%) Sybase
6 2 (0.90%) Luciad
6 2 (0.90%) hybris
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) OpenText
7 1 (0.45%) VMware
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