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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 111 86 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.64% 2.66% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.89% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 62 39
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.84%
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
2860 2979 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.68% 92.26% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1828 1255
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 185 145
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +26 58 £425 - 5
Devon +18 14 £400 - 5
Bristol +2 13 £400 +14.28% 15
Somerset +22 12 £338 -3.57%
Wiltshire -20 6 £381 +1.66% 5
Dorset +1 1 £300 -16.66% 2
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (47.12%) Spring
3 88 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (41.83%) Security Cleared
5 86 (41.35%) Web Services
6 80 (38.46%) Hibernate
7 75 (36.06%) J2EE
8 67 (32.21%) DV Cleared
9 60 (28.85%) JavaScript
10 56 (26.92%) SQL
11 52 (25.00%) TDD
12 51 (24.52%) Maven
13 45 (21.63%) JUnit
13 45 (21.63%) XML
14 44 (21.15%) Scrum
15 39 (18.75%) CSS
15 39 (18.75%) HTML
16 37 (17.79%) JPA
17 36 (17.31%) Oracle
17 36 (17.31%) Python
18 34 (16.35%) OO
19 33 (15.87%) BDD
20 31 (14.90%) Subversion
21 29 (13.94%) MVC
21 29 (13.94%) Apache Camel
21 29 (13.94%) Spring MVC
22 27 (12.98%) REST
22 27 (12.98%) JBoss
23 26 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
24 24 (11.54%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (12.98%) JBoss
2 19 (9.13%) Mule
3 18 (8.65%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.77%) Mule ESB
5 8 (3.85%) Apache
6 6 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.92%) Liferay
7 4 (1.92%) Drupal
8 3 (1.44%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.44%) CMS
9 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.48%) Jetty
10 1 (0.48%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.88%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) Network Security
3 1 (0.48%) AMQP
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.13%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.85%) MySQL
3 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 51 (24.52%) Maven
2 45 (21.63%) JUnit
3 31 (14.90%) Subversion
4 24 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 23 (11.06%) JIRA
6 20 (9.62%) Ant
7 17 (8.17%) ClearCase
7 17 (8.17%) Apache Ivy
8 16 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (7.21%) Git (software)
9 15 (7.21%) SoapUI
10 9 (4.33%) Jenkins
11 7 (3.37%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.88%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.88%) Spock
13 3 (1.44%) TestNG
13 3 (1.44%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (1.44%) Mockito
14 2 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
14 2 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (8.17%) Finance
2 8 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 8 (3.85%) Electronics
2 8 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.85%) Marketing
3 5 (2.40%) Military
4 4 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (47.12%) Spring
2 86 (41.35%) Web Services
3 80 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 75 (36.06%) J2EE
5 45 (21.63%) XML
6 39 (18.75%) CSS
6 39 (18.75%) HTML
7 37 (17.79%) JPA
8 29 (13.94%) Apache Camel
8 29 (13.94%) Spring MVC
9 27 (12.98%) REST
10 23 (11.06%) jQuery
11 22 (10.58%) Java EE
11 22 (10.58%) RESTful
12 21 (10.10%) EJB
12 21 (10.10%) JSF
13 19 (9.13%) JAXB
13 19 (9.13%) JSP
14 18 (8.65%) SOAP
15 16 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.85%) DTV
2 6 (2.88%) Linked Data
3 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.44%) GIS
4 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) Open Source
5 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.58%) UNIX
2 20 (9.62%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Fedora
3 2 (0.96%) Windows
3 2 (0.96%) CentOS
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.00%) TDD
3 44 (21.15%) Scrum
4 34 (16.35%) OO
5 33 (15.87%) BDD
6 29 (13.94%) MVC
7 26 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (8.65%) Release Management
9 15 (7.21%) OOD
9 15 (7.21%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.85%) Programme Management
13 8 (3.85%) Web Development
13 8 (3.85%) Integration Testing
13 8 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (3.37%) Time Management
14 7 (3.37%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 208 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 56 (26.92%) SQL
4 36 (17.31%) Python
5 20 (9.62%) Perl
6 18 (8.65%) PHP
6 18 (8.65%) C
7 16 (7.69%) Lua
8 11 (5.29%) Ruby
9 10 (4.81%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.33%) C++
11 7 (3.37%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.40%) Groovy
13 2 (0.96%) PHP5
14 1 (0.48%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) VB
14 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 87 (41.83%) Security Cleared
2 67 (32.21%) DV Cleared
3 18 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.29%) Sun Certification
5 8 (3.85%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.44%) Degree
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (17.31%) Oracle
2 11 (5.29%) Sun
3 8 (3.85%) SAP
4 5 (2.40%) Google
4 5 (2.40%) Sencha
4 5 (2.40%) hybris
5 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.44%) Sybase
5 3 (1.44%) ATG
6 1 (0.48%) Luciad
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