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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 44 41 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 109 120 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.72% 3.88% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 4.04% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 65
Average daily rate £389 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
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
2820 2968 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.93% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1831 1839
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 170 182
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire +2 51 £440 +5.07% 13
Bristol +6 20 £388 -3.12% 14
Somerset +6 12 £375 +20.00% 4
Devon -1 9 £365 -8.75% 2
Wiltshire -1 8 £365 -2.66% 8
Dorset -1 3 £500 +66.66% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 279 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (43.37%) Spring
4 106 (37.99%) Security Cleared
5 99 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 78 (27.96%) HTML
6 78 (27.96%) Hibernate
7 69 (24.73%) Scrum
7 69 (24.73%) DV Cleared
8 68 (24.37%) SQL
9 62 (22.22%) CSS
10 60 (21.51%) Web Services
11 52 (18.64%) Oracle
11 52 (18.64%) Maven
12 51 (18.28%) J2EE
13 47 (16.85%) Relational Database
14 46 (16.49%) Jenkins
15 44 (15.77%) SC Cleared
16 43 (15.41%) TDD
17 40 (14.34%) BDD
18 39 (13.98%) Finance
18 39 (13.98%) XML
19 38 (13.62%) Unix
19 38 (13.62%) Software Engineering
20 35 (12.54%) UML
20 35 (12.54%) Eclipse
21 34 (12.19%) RESTful
21 34 (12.19%) JPA
22 33 (11.83%) C
23 32 (11.47%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (11.47%) WebSphere
2 30 (10.75%) JBoss
2 30 (10.75%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (5.02%) Apache
4 14 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.58%) WebSphere Portal
6 9 (3.23%) GlassFish
6 9 (3.23%) Mule
6 9 (3.23%) Mule ESB
6 9 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.79%) Node.js
8 3 (1.08%) Confluence
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.72%) CMS
9 2 (0.72%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.36%) Magnolia
Applications
1 5 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (5.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) LDAP
2 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.85%) Relational Database
2 28 (10.04%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.09%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.73%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.73%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.02%) MySQL
7 12 (4.30%) Neo4j
8 9 (3.23%) DB2
9 8 (2.87%) Big Data
9 8 (2.87%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.43%) GIS
12 3 (1.08%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.08%) QGIS
13 2 (0.72%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.72%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (18.64%) Maven
2 46 (16.49%) Jenkins
3 35 (12.54%) Eclipse
4 32 (11.47%) Cucumber
5 27 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 25 (8.96%) JIRA
7 24 (8.60%) Subversion
8 23 (8.24%) JUnit
9 19 (6.81%) IntelliJ
10 13 (4.66%) Eclipse RCP
11 10 (3.58%) Ant
11 10 (3.58%) ClearCase
12 8 (2.87%) JBehave
12 8 (2.87%) Spock
12 8 (2.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (2.51%) Apache Ivy
13 7 (2.51%) Selenium
14 6 (2.15%) Mockito
14 6 (2.15%) Protractor
15 4 (1.43%) PhantomJS
General
1 39 (13.98%) Finance
2 16 (5.73%) Electronics
2 16 (5.73%) Manufacturing
2 16 (5.73%) Marketing
2 16 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.94%) Aerospace
4 9 (3.23%) Games
5 6 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (43.37%) Spring
2 78 (27.96%) Hibernate
2 78 (27.96%) HTML
3 62 (22.22%) CSS
4 60 (21.51%) Web Services
5 51 (18.28%) J2EE
6 39 (13.98%) XML
7 34 (12.19%) JPA
7 34 (12.19%) RESTful
8 28 (10.04%) JSP
9 27 (9.68%) Apache Camel
10 23 (8.24%) SOAP
10 23 (8.24%) Struts
11 22 (7.89%) EJB
11 22 (7.89%) Java EE
12 19 (6.81%) REST
13 18 (6.45%) jQuery
13 18 (6.45%) JSF
13 18 (6.45%) Spring MVC
14 15 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.94%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.23%) User Experience
3 8 (2.87%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.79%) Ergonomics
5 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.43%) VLE
7 3 (1.08%) Wiki
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.62%) Unix
2 26 (9.32%) Linux
3 11 (3.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.73%) Scrum
3 43 (15.41%) TDD
4 40 (14.34%) BDD
5 38 (13.62%) Software Engineering
6 35 (12.54%) UML
7 31 (11.11%) OO
8 28 (10.04%) MVC
8 28 (10.04%) Web Development
9 22 (7.89%) Open Source
10 21 (7.53%) SDLC
11 19 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.81%) DevOps
12 16 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.73%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.73%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (5.73%) Programme Management
12 16 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (4.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 68 (24.37%) SQL
4 33 (11.83%) C
5 22 (7.89%) C++
6 20 (7.17%) Perl
7 13 (4.66%) Python
8 12 (4.30%) C#
9 10 (3.58%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.58%) PHP
10 8 (2.87%) Groovy
10 8 (2.87%) Lua
10 8 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.15%) Ruby
12 5 (1.79%) Scala
13 2 (0.72%) Delphi
13 2 (0.72%) PL/1
14 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 106 (37.99%) Security Cleared
2 69 (24.73%) DV Cleared
3 44 (15.77%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.66%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.43%) ISEB
6 4 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.23%) ISO 14001
1 9 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (18.64%) Oracle
2 24 (8.60%) IBM
3 16 (5.73%) SAP
4 13 (4.66%) Sybase
5 9 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.79%) Sun
7 4 (1.43%) Blackboard
7 4 (1.43%) Google
7 4 (1.43%) Luciad
8 2 (0.72%) OpenText
9 1 (0.36%) Brightcove
9 1 (0.36%) HP
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