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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 33 42 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 161 122 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.52% 3.85% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 4.01% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 89 38
Average daily rate £400 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £474 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £56.00 £49.38 £31.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.41% +54.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £46.88 £31.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £51.88 £46.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
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
2788 3039 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.84% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1922 1504
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 172 159
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 13 February 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 -4 38 £510 +27.50% 10
Devon +20 35 £400 -11.11% 4
Wiltshire +19 30 £375 +1.69% 10
Somerset +20 28 £438 +34.61% 6
Bristol -5 23 £338 -22.85% 20
Dorset +5 1 - - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

1 272 (100.00%) Java
2 175 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (42.28%) Security Cleared
4 102 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 101 (37.13%) Spring
6 87 (31.99%) Hibernate
7 86 (31.62%) HTML
8 80 (29.41%) SQL
9 77 (28.31%) Scrum
10 70 (25.74%) Web Services
11 68 (25.00%) DV Cleared
12 66 (24.26%) CSS
13 53 (19.49%) J2EE
14 47 (17.28%) Unix
14 47 (17.28%) UML
14 47 (17.28%) SC Cleared
14 47 (17.28%) Relational Database
15 45 (16.54%) Software Engineering
16 43 (15.81%) Oracle
17 41 (15.07%) Linux
18 40 (14.71%) XML
18 40 (14.71%) Maven
19 39 (14.34%) WebSphere
19 39 (14.34%) C
20 38 (13.97%) OO
20 38 (13.97%) Tomcat
20 38 (13.97%) TDD
21 37 (13.60%) Jenkins
22 34 (12.50%) IBM
22 34 (12.50%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 39 (14.34%) WebSphere
2 38 (13.97%) Tomcat
3 30 (11.03%) JBoss
4 26 (9.56%) Apache
5 17 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
6 11 (4.04%) WebLogic
6 11 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.57%) Node.js
8 6 (2.21%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.84%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.84%) Confluence
10 4 (1.47%) CMS
10 4 (1.47%) Liferay
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.74%) Drupal
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.37%) Jetty
12 1 (0.37%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.37%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 5 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) IaaS
2 2 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.62%) HTTP
2 9 (3.31%) LDAP
3 5 (1.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.28%) Relational Database
2 32 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 23 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 17 (6.25%) Neo4j
5 15 (5.51%) DB2
5 15 (5.51%) MySQL
5 15 (5.51%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.04%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.68%) Big Data
7 10 (3.68%) GIS
8 8 (2.94%) QGIS
9 7 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.10%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.37%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 40 (14.71%) Maven
2 37 (13.60%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.13%) Eclipse
4 29 (10.66%) Git (software)
5 28 (10.29%) Subversion
6 27 (9.93%) JUnit
7 24 (8.82%) Cucumber
8 21 (7.72%) IntelliJ
8 21 (7.72%) JIRA
9 12 (4.41%) Selenium
10 10 (3.68%) Eclipse RCP
11 9 (3.31%) ClearCase
12 8 (2.94%) Ant
12 8 (2.94%) Spock
13 7 (2.57%) JBehave
14 6 (2.21%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (2.21%) Protractor
14 6 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (11.03%) Finance
2 9 (3.31%) Aerospace
3 8 (2.94%) Games
4 6 (2.21%) Retail
5 5 (1.84%) Electronics
5 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.84%) Marketing
5 5 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Military
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (37.13%) Spring
2 87 (31.99%) Hibernate
3 86 (31.62%) HTML
4 70 (25.74%) Web Services
5 66 (24.26%) CSS
6 53 (19.49%) J2EE
7 40 (14.71%) XML
8 32 (11.76%) JSP
8 32 (11.76%) Struts
9 30 (11.03%) SOAP
10 27 (9.93%) RESTful
11 26 (9.56%) REST
12 25 (9.19%) Apache Camel
12 25 (9.19%) EJB
13 24 (8.82%) JPA
14 20 (7.35%) Java EE
14 20 (7.35%) JSF
15 19 (6.99%) XSLT
16 16 (5.88%) JAX-RS
17 15 (5.51%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.68%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.31%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.94%) User Experience
4 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.84%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.10%) Ergonomics
6 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.10%) VLE
7 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.74%) iPad
7 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.74%) Wiki
8 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.37%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.28%) Unix
2 41 (15.07%) Linux
3 17 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.31%) Scrum
3 47 (17.28%) UML
4 45 (16.54%) Software Engineering
5 38 (13.97%) OO
5 38 (13.97%) TDD
6 34 (12.50%) Open Source
7 32 (11.76%) BDD
8 22 (8.09%) Configuration Management
9 21 (7.72%) Unit Testing
9 21 (7.72%) Web Development
10 20 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (7.35%) SDLC
11 18 (6.62%) SOA
12 17 (6.25%) MVC
13 16 (5.88%) Web Design
14 14 (5.15%) DevOps
15 12 (4.41%) Time Management
16 11 (4.04%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (100.00%) Java
2 102 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 80 (29.41%) SQL
4 39 (14.34%) C
5 31 (11.40%) C++
6 21 (7.72%) C#
7 18 (6.62%) Perl
8 14 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.04%) PHP
9 11 (4.04%) Python
10 9 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.94%) Groovy
12 7 (2.57%) Lua
13 4 (1.47%) Ruby
13 4 (1.47%) Scala
14 2 (0.74%) Delphi
14 2 (0.74%) PL/1
15 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 115 (42.28%) Security Cleared
2 68 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 47 (17.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.68%) Degree
5 6 (2.21%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB
7 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.57%) ISO 14001
2 7 (2.57%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Oozie
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (15.81%) Oracle
2 34 (12.50%) IBM
3 10 (3.68%) Sybase
4 8 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.21%) Sun
6 5 (1.84%) SAP
7 4 (1.47%) Google
7 4 (1.47%) Luciad
8 3 (1.10%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.74%) OpenText
10 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.37%) Brightcove
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