The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 35 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 150 112 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.09% 3.61% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 3.77% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 72 59
Median daily rate £383 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £391 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.43% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +5.55%
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
2813 2971 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 95.84% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1818 1920 1850
Median daily rate £365 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 199 183
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +5 53 £450 -5.26% 7
Bristol +21 29 £363 -3.33% 18
Dorset +10 21 £421 +60.47% 1
Devon -4 18 £335 -14.92% 2
Wiltshire -1 11 £363 -3.33% 6
Somerset -1 6 £350 +5.66% 8
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 282 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (47.52%) Spring
4 110 (39.01%) Security Cleared
5 93 (32.98%) JavaScript
6 78 (27.66%) DV Cleared
7 76 (26.95%) HTML
8 72 (25.53%) Hibernate
9 70 (24.82%) Oracle
10 60 (21.28%) CSS
11 59 (20.92%) Web Services
12 58 (20.57%) J2EE
13 53 (18.79%) SQL
14 48 (17.02%) Scrum
15 47 (16.67%) Maven
15 47 (16.67%) TDD
16 46 (16.31%) Jenkins
17 42 (14.89%) Finance
18 41 (14.54%) SC Cleared
19 38 (13.48%) Relational Database
19 38 (13.48%) RESTful
19 38 (13.48%) XML
20 37 (13.12%) Unix
20 37 (13.12%) JBoss
20 37 (13.12%) MVC
21 36 (12.77%) jQuery
22 35 (12.41%) Git (software)
23 33 (11.70%) JIRA
23 33 (11.70%) DevOps
24 32 (11.35%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (13.12%) JBoss
2 30 (10.64%) WebLogic
3 23 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 23 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.67%) Mule
5 14 (4.96%) GlassFish
5 14 (4.96%) Mule ESB
6 13 (4.61%) Apache
7 11 (3.90%) Apache Spark
8 9 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.13%) Confluence
10 4 (1.42%) Liferay
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.35%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.35%) IIS
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.35%) Sakai
Applications
1 6 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) HTTP
1 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.48%) Relational Database
2 32 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.87%) Hadoop
4 18 (6.38%) Big Data
5 17 (6.03%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.55%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.19%) MySQL
8 6 (2.13%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.42%) GIS
10 4 (1.42%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.42%) OrientDB
11 3 (1.06%) QGIS
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.71%) Spatial Data
13 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (16.67%) Maven
2 46 (16.31%) Jenkins
3 35 (12.41%) Git (software)
4 33 (11.70%) JIRA
5 26 (9.22%) Eclipse
6 23 (8.16%) JUnit
7 22 (7.80%) Cucumber
8 19 (6.74%) IntelliJ
9 13 (4.61%) Eclipse RCP
10 12 (4.26%) Subversion
11 10 (3.55%) Mockito
12 9 (3.19%) ClearCase
13 8 (2.84%) Gradle
13 8 (2.84%) Selenium
14 7 (2.48%) Ant
14 7 (2.48%) Hudson
14 7 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
15 6 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (2.13%) Spock
General
1 42 (14.89%) Finance
2 17 (6.03%) Electronics
2 17 (6.03%) Manufacturing
2 17 (6.03%) Marketing
2 17 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.84%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.48%) Retail
5 5 (1.77%) Games
6 4 (1.42%) Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (47.52%) Spring
2 76 (26.95%) HTML
3 72 (25.53%) Hibernate
4 60 (21.28%) CSS
5 59 (20.92%) Web Services
6 58 (20.57%) J2EE
7 38 (13.48%) RESTful
7 38 (13.48%) XML
8 36 (12.77%) jQuery
9 29 (10.28%) JSON
10 24 (8.51%) JPA
10 24 (8.51%) Spring MVC
11 21 (7.45%) Apache Camel
12 20 (7.09%) JSP
13 19 (6.74%) EJB
14 17 (6.03%) AngularJS
14 17 (6.03%) SOAP
15 15 (5.32%) JSF
16 13 (4.61%) Swing
16 13 (4.61%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.55%) N-Tier
2 9 (3.19%) Blockchain
2 9 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.13%) User Experience
5 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.77%) Wiki
6 4 (1.42%) Ergonomics
6 4 (1.42%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.42%) VLE
7 3 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.06%) iPad
8 2 (0.71%) Cryptocurrency
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.35%) DTV
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.12%) Unix
2 18 (6.38%) Linux
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.02%) Scrum
3 47 (16.67%) TDD
4 37 (13.12%) MVC
5 33 (11.70%) DevOps
6 28 (9.93%) Software Engineering
7 27 (9.57%) OO
8 26 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (9.22%) Web Development
9 25 (8.87%) BDD
10 22 (7.80%) Unit Testing
11 21 (7.45%) Open Source
12 18 (6.38%) SDLC
13 17 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (6.03%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (6.03%) Programme Management
14 13 (4.61%) Release Management
14 13 (4.61%) UML
15 12 (4.26%) Build Automation
16 11 (3.90%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 282 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (32.98%) JavaScript
3 53 (18.79%) SQL
4 28 (9.93%) C
5 25 (8.87%) Perl
6 23 (8.16%) C++
7 20 (7.09%) Python
8 18 (6.38%) PL/SQL
9 16 (5.67%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.32%) C#
11 10 (3.55%) PHP
12 8 (2.84%) Ruby
13 7 (2.48%) Groovy
13 7 (2.48%) Lua
14 6 (2.13%) Scala
15 2 (0.71%) Delphi
15 2 (0.71%) PL/1
16 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 110 (39.01%) Security Cleared
2 78 (27.66%) DV Cleared
3 41 (14.54%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.55%) Degree
5 4 (1.42%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.06%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) ISEB
7 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.90%) QA
2 10 (3.55%) ISO 14001
2 10 (3.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.55%) Puppet
2 9 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Graylog
4 1 (0.35%) Oozie
4 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 70 (24.82%) Oracle
2 17 (6.03%) SAP
3 16 (5.67%) Sybase
4 10 (3.55%) Google
4 10 (3.55%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.42%) Blackboard
6 4 (1.42%) Luciad
6 4 (1.42%) Sun
7 2 (0.71%) OpenText
8 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.35%) Facebook
8 1 (0.35%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Splunk
8 1 (0.35%) webMethods
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