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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 55 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 106 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.21% 2.27% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 2.45% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 32 34
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£400 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
3108 2040 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.21% 92.43% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1285 1443
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 180 205
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.63 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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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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 +13 41 £450 +45.16% 8
Bristol +9 40 £375 - 14
Somerset -2 9 £375 +25.00% 3
Wiltshire -13 8 £375 +25.00% 2
Devon - 3 - - 4
Dorset - - - - 5
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (56.36%) Spring
3 90 (40.91%) Hibernate
4 76 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (32.73%) J2EE
6 71 (32.27%) JavaScript
7 68 (30.91%) SQL
8 67 (30.45%) Security Cleared
9 59 (26.82%) Web Services
10 52 (23.64%) XML
11 46 (20.91%) DV Cleared
12 44 (20.00%) HTML
13 41 (18.64%) Oracle
14 39 (17.73%) TDD
14 39 (17.73%) Maven
15 38 (17.27%) CSS
16 37 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (15.91%) jQuery
17 35 (15.91%) Linux
17 35 (15.91%) Scrum
18 34 (15.45%) JSP
19 33 (15.00%) Tomcat
20 32 (14.55%) JUnit
20 32 (14.55%) MVC
20 32 (14.55%) SAML
21 30 (13.64%) OO
21 30 (13.64%) Spring MVC
22 29 (13.18%) Ant
23 28 (12.73%) Relational Database
24 27 (12.27%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 33 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.00%) JBoss
3 15 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 14 (6.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (5.91%) Apache
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.82%) CMS
8 3 (1.36%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.36%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.36%) Mule
8 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.91%) Shopify
2 2 (0.91%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.36%) SaaS
4 2 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) Internet
2 2 (0.91%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 23 (10.45%) RDBMS
3 18 (8.18%) Oracle Database
4 17 (7.73%) MySQL
5 12 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.18%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.82%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.36%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (17.73%) Maven
2 32 (14.55%) JUnit
3 29 (13.18%) Ant
4 27 (12.27%) Eclipse
5 21 (9.55%) Subversion
6 19 (8.64%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.27%) Apache Ivy
8 14 (6.36%) ClearCase
9 13 (5.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
11 9 (4.09%) Git (software)
12 7 (3.18%) FitNesse
12 7 (3.18%) Hudson
12 7 (3.18%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.73%) NetBeans
14 4 (1.82%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.82%) Grunt
15 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.36%) Rational Application Developer
16 2 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (8.18%) Manufacturing
2 17 (7.73%) Finance
3 12 (5.45%) Electronics
3 12 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (0.91%) Military
5 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (56.36%) Spring
2 90 (40.91%) Hibernate
3 72 (32.73%) J2EE
4 59 (26.82%) Web Services
5 52 (23.64%) XML
6 44 (20.00%) HTML
7 38 (17.27%) CSS
8 35 (15.91%) jQuery
9 34 (15.45%) JSP
10 32 (14.55%) SAML
11 30 (13.64%) Spring MVC
12 23 (10.45%) REST
13 21 (9.55%) Java EE
14 19 (8.64%) JPA
15 18 (8.18%) Ajax
15 18 (8.18%) JDBC
16 16 (7.27%) EJB
16 16 (7.27%) RESTful
17 15 (6.82%) Struts
18 14 (6.36%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.45%) DTV
2 7 (3.18%) Cryptography
3 5 (2.27%) Open Source
3 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.82%) User Experience
4 4 (1.82%) Clustering
4 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.45%) iSeries
6 1 (0.45%) Derivative
6 1 (0.45%) PKI
6 1 (0.45%) Equities
6 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.91%) Linux
2 24 (10.91%) UNIX
3 4 (1.82%) Fedora
3 4 (1.82%) CentOS
4 3 (1.36%) Windows
5 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.73%) TDD
3 37 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (15.91%) Scrum
5 32 (14.55%) MVC
6 30 (13.64%) OO
7 25 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 18 (8.18%) Release Management
9 14 (6.36%) SOA
9 14 (6.36%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.91%) Programme Management
11 12 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.45%) BDD
12 10 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.55%) System Testing
13 9 (4.09%) Web Development
13 9 (4.09%) ETL
13 9 (4.09%) Web Application Development
14 8 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 220 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (32.27%) JavaScript
3 68 (30.91%) SQL
4 21 (9.55%) Python
4 21 (9.55%) Perl
5 19 (8.64%) PHP
6 18 (8.18%) C++
7 14 (6.36%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.45%) Lua
9 10 (4.55%) C
9 10 (4.55%) Scala
10 8 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.64%) Ruby
11 7 (3.18%) PHP5
11 7 (3.18%) C#
12 4 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.82%) Clojure
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 67 (30.45%) Security Cleared
2 46 (20.91%) DV Cleared
3 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.55%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.82%) OCPJP
5 4 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (6.36%) Shibboleth
2 5 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) OpenAM
1 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (18.64%) Oracle
2 12 (5.45%) SAP
3 10 (4.55%) IBM
3 10 (4.55%) Sun
4 7 (3.18%) Google
4 7 (3.18%) Sencha
5 4 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.82%) Zend
6 1 (0.45%) Trapeze
6 1 (0.45%) CODA
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.45%) Sybase
6 1 (0.45%) Jaspersoft
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