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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 54 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 94 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.99% 2.45% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.65% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 44
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £415 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £49.38 £50.50 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -7.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
2954 2300 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.99% 92.37% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1414 1396
Average daily rate £383 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 196
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +18 47 £425 +30.76% 8
Bristol -5 17 £375 +15.38% 28
Devon +1 8 £450 +12.50% 3
Somerset -1 7 £400 +6.66% 6
Wiltshire -5 5 £369 +1.72% 4
Dorset -5 2 £263 -43.24% 12
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Java
2 136 (60.99%) Spring
3 103 (46.19%) Hibernate
4 90 (40.36%) Security Cleared
5 85 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (33.63%) JavaScript
7 74 (33.18%) J2EE
8 70 (31.39%) Web Services
9 66 (29.60%) SQL
10 61 (27.35%) DV Cleared
11 52 (23.32%) TDD
12 47 (21.08%) Maven
13 46 (20.63%) Scrum
14 44 (19.73%) HTML
14 44 (19.73%) XML
15 42 (18.83%) CSS
15 42 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (16.59%) MVC
17 36 (16.14%) Oracle
18 35 (15.70%) JUnit
18 35 (15.70%) Spring MVC
19 32 (14.35%) jQuery
19 32 (14.35%) Ant
20 30 (13.45%) Java EE
21 29 (13.00%) BDD
21 29 (13.00%) JSP
21 29 (13.00%) Linux
22 28 (12.56%) OO
22 28 (12.56%) Python
23 27 (12.11%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (12.11%) Tomcat
2 24 (10.76%) JBoss
3 15 (6.73%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (5.38%) Apache
6 6 (2.69%) Mule
7 4 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.79%) CMS
8 3 (1.35%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.35%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.90%) Liferay
9 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) Node.js
10 1 (0.45%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.90%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) Shopify
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.79%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.14%) HTTP
2 2 (0.90%) AMQP
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.87%) Relational Database
2 17 (7.62%) MySQL
2 17 (7.62%) RDBMS
2 17 (7.62%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.38%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.35%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 47 (21.08%) Maven
2 35 (15.70%) JUnit
3 32 (14.35%) Ant
4 25 (11.21%) Subversion
5 24 (10.76%) Eclipse
5 24 (10.76%) Jenkins
6 21 (9.42%) Apache Ivy
7 19 (8.52%) ClearCase
8 18 (8.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 17 (7.62%) Cucumber
10 14 (6.28%) Git (software)
11 13 (5.83%) JIRA
12 11 (4.93%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.69%) Hudson
13 6 (2.69%) FitNesse
13 6 (2.69%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.69%) Spock
14 5 (2.24%) NetBeans
15 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (8.52%) Finance
2 16 (7.17%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.38%) Marketing
3 12 (5.38%) Electronics
3 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.35%) Military
5 2 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (60.99%) Spring
2 103 (46.19%) Hibernate
3 74 (33.18%) J2EE
4 70 (31.39%) Web Services
5 44 (19.73%) HTML
5 44 (19.73%) XML
6 42 (18.83%) CSS
7 35 (15.70%) Spring MVC
8 32 (14.35%) jQuery
9 30 (13.45%) Java EE
10 29 (13.00%) JSP
11 25 (11.21%) RESTful
12 23 (10.31%) Apache Camel
12 23 (10.31%) JPA
13 22 (9.87%) SAML
14 19 (8.52%) REST
15 18 (8.07%) Ajax
16 16 (7.17%) JDBC
16 16 (7.17%) EJB
17 14 (6.28%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.38%) DTV
2 7 (3.14%) Cryptography
3 6 (2.69%) Linked Data
4 5 (2.24%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.79%) Open Source
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.45%) Equities
6 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.45%) PKI
6 1 (0.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.00%) Linux
2 27 (12.11%) UNIX
3 4 (1.79%) CentOS
3 4 (1.79%) Fedora
4 3 (1.35%) Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.32%) TDD
3 46 (20.63%) Scrum
4 42 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (16.59%) MVC
6 29 (13.00%) BDD
7 28 (12.56%) OO
8 25 (11.21%) Software Engineering
9 23 (10.31%) Release Management
10 16 (7.17%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.83%) Programme Management
12 12 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.93%) System Testing
14 10 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (4.48%) SOA
14 10 (4.48%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.48%) Web Application Development
15 9 (4.04%) OOD
15 9 (4.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 223 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 66 (29.60%) SQL
4 28 (12.56%) Python
5 25 (11.21%) Perl
6 24 (10.76%) PHP
7 20 (8.97%) C++
8 17 (7.62%) Lua
9 16 (7.17%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.38%) C
11 11 (4.93%) Ruby
12 10 (4.48%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.14%) PHP5
14 6 (2.69%) Scala
15 5 (2.24%) Groovy
16 3 (1.35%) C#
16 3 (1.35%) Clojure
17 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.45%) VB
18 1 (0.45%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 90 (40.36%) Security Cleared
2 61 (27.35%) DV Cleared
3 24 (10.76%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.83%) Sun Certification
5 7 (3.14%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.79%) Degree
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) QA
1 2 (0.90%) ISO 14001
1 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.93%) Shibboleth
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (16.14%) Oracle
2 13 (5.83%) Sun
3 12 (5.38%) SAP
4 9 (4.04%) IBM
5 8 (3.59%) Google
6 7 (3.14%) Sencha
7 5 (2.24%) hybris
8 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.35%) ATG
9 3 (1.35%) Zend
10 1 (0.45%) Sybase
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.45%) Trapeze
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