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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / South West
Rank 29 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 143 169 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.53% 5.85% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 6.11% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 92
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £39.50 £55.00 £49.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +11.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-14.85% -5.40%

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
2468 2765 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.51% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1615 1873 1865
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 161 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 -1 40 £450 +8.43% 17
Devon +5 31 £445 +11.25% 1
Bristol +10 27 £380 +14.71% 19
Wiltshire -17 16 £338 -12.90% 2
Dorset +10 11 £350 - 6
Somerset -14 9 £375 -21.05% 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (47.46%) Spring
4 109 (36.95%) JavaScript
5 104 (35.25%) Security Cleared
6 80 (27.12%) Hibernate
7 70 (23.73%) HTML
8 61 (20.68%) SQL
8 61 (20.68%) Scrum
9 59 (20.00%) XML
10 55 (18.64%) REST
11 54 (18.31%) DV Cleared
11 54 (18.31%) TDD
12 51 (17.29%) J2EE
13 48 (16.27%) CSS
13 48 (16.27%) Docker
14 46 (15.59%) Web Services
15 45 (15.25%) Git (software)
16 43 (14.58%) Oracle
16 43 (14.58%) MVC
17 42 (14.24%) jQuery
18 40 (13.56%) RESTful
18 40 (13.56%) Open Source
18 40 (13.56%) Spring MVC
19 38 (12.88%) Finance
20 37 (12.54%) Maven
21 36 (12.20%) Jenkins
22 34 (11.53%) SC Cleared
23 32 (10.85%) JSON
23 32 (10.85%) SOAP

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 23 (7.80%) Tomcat
2 22 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 21 (7.12%) Apache
4 19 (6.44%) Apache Spark
5 18 (6.10%) JBoss
6 12 (4.07%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.71%) GlassFish
8 7 (2.37%) Mule
9 6 (2.03%) Alfresco
9 6 (2.03%) CMS
9 6 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.03%) Mule ESB
10 5 (1.69%) Confluence
10 5 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.36%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.02%) Liferay
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.68%) GitHub
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.68%) Slack
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.75%) HTTP
2 11 (3.73%) LDAP
3 4 (1.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.47%) Big Data
4 19 (6.44%) Hadoop
5 18 (6.10%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.08%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.41%) MySQL
8 10 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.37%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.02%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.68%) DB2
11 2 (0.68%) QGIS
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.34%) HBase
12 1 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 45 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.54%) Maven
3 36 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 31 (10.51%) Cucumber
4 31 (10.51%) JUnit
5 30 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (7.46%) Gradle
6 22 (7.46%) Mockito
7 20 (6.78%) Bitbucket
8 19 (6.44%) Selenium
9 15 (5.08%) Eclipse
10 14 (4.75%) JIRA
11 13 (4.41%) Ant
12 8 (2.71%) Eclipse RCP
13 5 (1.69%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.02%) JMeter
14 3 (1.02%) LoadRunner
14 3 (1.02%) Subversion
14 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.68%) JBehave
General
1 38 (12.88%) Finance
2 19 (6.44%) Banking
3 13 (4.41%) Retail
3 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.73%) Electronics
4 11 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.73%) Marketing
5 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.02%) Games
6 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (47.46%) Spring
2 80 (27.12%) Hibernate
3 70 (23.73%) HTML
4 59 (20.00%) XML
5 55 (18.64%) REST
6 51 (17.29%) J2EE
7 48 (16.27%) CSS
8 46 (15.59%) Web Services
9 42 (14.24%) jQuery
10 40 (13.56%) RESTful
10 40 (13.56%) Spring MVC
11 32 (10.85%) JSON
11 32 (10.85%) SOAP
12 27 (9.15%) AngularJS
12 27 (9.15%) Grails
12 27 (9.15%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (6.78%) JSF
14 18 (6.10%) EJB
14 18 (6.10%) JPA
14 18 (6.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.08%) Blockchain
2 5 (1.69%) NHS
3 4 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.36%) Clustering
3 4 (1.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (1.36%) W3C
4 3 (1.02%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.02%) User Experience
5 2 (0.68%) Cryptocurrency
5 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.34%) Social Media
6 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.49%) Linux
1 28 (9.49%) Unix
2 11 (3.73%) Mac OS X
3 10 (3.39%) Windows
4 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (20.68%) Scrum
3 54 (18.31%) TDD
4 43 (14.58%) MVC
5 40 (13.56%) Open Source
6 29 (9.83%) BDD
7 25 (8.47%) Migration
8 23 (7.80%) Web Development
9 22 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (7.12%) OO
11 19 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.44%) Kanban
12 18 (6.10%) DevOps
12 18 (6.10%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.08%) Cash Management
13 15 (5.08%) Coaching
13 15 (5.08%) SDLC
14 13 (4.41%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.41%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 295 (100.00%) Java
2 109 (36.95%) JavaScript
3 61 (20.68%) SQL
4 26 (8.81%) Python
5 22 (7.46%) C
5 22 (7.46%) Groovy
6 19 (6.44%) C#
6 19 (6.44%) Perl
7 16 (5.42%) C++
8 11 (3.73%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.71%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.37%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.02%) Ruby
11 3 (1.02%) Scala
12 2 (0.68%) PHP
12 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) Ada
13 1 (0.34%) Lua
13 1 (0.34%) XPath
13 1 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 104 (35.25%) Security Cleared
2 54 (18.31%) DV Cleared
3 34 (11.53%) SC Cleared
4 29 (9.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.69%) Degree
6 4 (1.36%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 48 (16.27%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Varnish
3 1 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.02%) Oozie
3 2 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (14.58%) Oracle
2 11 (3.73%) SAP
3 8 (2.71%) Sybase
4 7 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.36%) ATG
5 4 (1.36%) hybris
5 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.02%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.02%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.68%) Google
7 2 (0.68%) IBM
7 2 (0.68%) IFS
7 2 (0.68%) webMethods
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.34%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) Luciad
8 1 (0.34%) OpenText
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Rate: From £400 to £400 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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