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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 48 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 108 78 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.50% 2.72% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 2.93% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 60 38
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£400 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -33.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
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
2898 2666 1946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.92% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1848 1751 1167
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
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 195 162 129
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 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 7 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 7 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 +20 41 £475 +18.75% 5
Devon +18 27 £388 +3.67% 6
Bristol -10 13 £375 - 17
Somerset +16 12 £331 +10.41% 5
Wiltshire -11 5 £375 +31.57% 9
Dorset 0 2 £263 -30.00% 2
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (44.55%) Spring
3 96 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (37.73%) Hibernate
4 83 (37.73%) Security Cleared
5 78 (35.45%) Web Services
6 76 (34.55%) J2EE
7 70 (31.82%) DV Cleared
8 60 (27.27%) SQL
9 55 (25.00%) Maven
10 54 (24.55%) JUnit
11 52 (23.64%) JavaScript
12 50 (22.73%) XML
13 43 (19.55%) Scrum
14 40 (18.18%) JPA
15 38 (17.27%) TDD
15 38 (17.27%) HTML
16 37 (16.82%) Python
17 34 (15.45%) CSS
17 34 (15.45%) REST
18 33 (15.00%) Oracle
19 32 (14.55%) OO
20 31 (14.09%) Subversion
21 27 (12.27%) JBoss
22 26 (11.82%) MVC
22 26 (11.82%) Spring MVC
23 25 (11.36%) Finance
24 23 (10.45%) JSF
24 23 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
25 22 (10.00%) Apache Camel

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 27 (12.27%) JBoss
2 19 (8.64%) Mule
3 16 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.82%) Liferay
5 12 (5.45%) Mule ESB
6 9 (4.09%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.18%) Apache
8 4 (1.82%) Drupal
9 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.45%) Jetty
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.45%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.45%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 13 (5.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 6 (2.73%) Internet
3 5 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) MongoDB
2 14 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.00%) MySQL
4 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (25.00%) Maven
2 54 (24.55%) JUnit
3 31 (14.09%) Subversion
4 22 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 18 (8.18%) Ant
6 17 (7.73%) JIRA
7 16 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (7.27%) ClearCase
7 16 (7.27%) Apache Ivy
8 14 (6.36%) SoapUI
9 11 (5.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.18%) Mockito
10 7 (3.18%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.27%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.36%) Spock
13 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.91%) TestNG
14 2 (0.91%) EasyMock
14 2 (0.91%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 25 (11.36%) Finance
2 13 (5.91%) Manufacturing
2 13 (5.91%) Electronics
2 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.91%) Marketing
3 5 (2.27%) Military
4 4 (1.82%) Banking
5 3 (1.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (44.55%) Spring
2 83 (37.73%) Hibernate
3 78 (35.45%) Web Services
4 76 (34.55%) J2EE
5 50 (22.73%) XML
6 40 (18.18%) JPA
7 38 (17.27%) HTML
8 34 (15.45%) REST
8 34 (15.45%) CSS
9 26 (11.82%) Spring MVC
10 23 (10.45%) JSF
11 22 (10.00%) Apache Camel
12 21 (9.55%) JAXB
13 20 (9.09%) SOAP
14 18 (8.18%) JSP
14 18 (8.18%) EJB
15 16 (7.27%) JSON
16 15 (6.82%) jQuery
16 15 (6.82%) JAX-RS
16 15 (6.82%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.91%) DTV
2 3 (1.36%) GIS
2 3 (1.36%) Linked Data
2 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.45%) User Experience
4 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.45%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.55%) UNIX
2 20 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Fedora
3 1 (0.45%) CentOS
3 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.55%) Scrum
3 38 (17.27%) TDD
4 32 (14.55%) OO
5 26 (11.82%) MVC
6 23 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (9.55%) BDD
8 17 (7.73%) Release Management
9 14 (6.36%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.91%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (5.91%) Programme Management
11 12 (5.45%) Integration Testing
11 12 (5.45%) Web Development
11 12 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.00%) SDLC
13 10 (4.55%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.55%) Migration
13 10 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 220 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (27.27%) SQL
3 52 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 37 (16.82%) Python
5 20 (9.09%) C
6 18 (8.18%) PHP
7 17 (7.73%) Perl
8 16 (7.27%) Lua
9 11 (5.00%) Ruby
10 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.64%) C++
12 5 (2.27%) XPath
12 5 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.82%) XQuery
14 2 (0.91%) Groovy
15 1 (0.45%) Scala
15 1 (0.45%) PHP5
15 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 83 (37.73%) Security Cleared
2 70 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.45%) Sun Certification
5 8 (3.64%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
1 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (15.00%) Oracle
2 13 (5.91%) SAP
3 12 (5.45%) Sun
4 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.91%) Luciad
4 2 (0.91%) Google
4 2 (0.91%) hybris
4 2 (0.91%) Sybase
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe
5 1 (0.45%) OpenText
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