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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 32 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 146 131 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.23% 4.10% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 4.29% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 85 89
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £46.75 £43.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.52 £46.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.35 £46.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +8.43%
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
2652 3057 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 95.77% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 2073 2029
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 152 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 36 £450 +8.43% 21
Bristol +29 35 £360 +4.72% 15
Devon +16 24 £483 +20.62% 2
Wiltshire 0 21 £345 -10.96% 8
Dorset - 12 £425 - 11
Somerset +7 5 £313 -18.83% 4
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Java
2 143 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (48.97%) Spring
4 109 (37.59%) JavaScript
5 93 (32.07%) Security Cleared
6 84 (28.97%) Hibernate
7 67 (23.10%) HTML
8 62 (21.38%) SQL
9 59 (20.34%) XML
9 59 (20.34%) TDD
10 56 (19.31%) Scrum
11 53 (18.28%) DV Cleared
12 51 (17.59%) MVC
13 50 (17.24%) jQuery
14 49 (16.90%) Git (software)
15 47 (16.21%) Spring MVC
15 47 (16.21%) Oracle
15 47 (16.21%) J2EE
15 47 (16.21%) Docker
16 44 (15.17%) Finance
17 43 (14.83%) CSS
18 41 (14.14%) REST
19 39 (13.45%) Maven
20 38 (13.10%) JSON
20 38 (13.10%) Web Services
21 37 (12.76%) Open Source
21 37 (12.76%) Jenkins
22 35 (12.07%) RESTful
22 35 (12.07%) SOAP
23 33 (11.38%) Unix

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 29 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 25 (8.62%) Apache Spark
3 23 (7.93%) Apache
3 23 (7.93%) WebLogic
4 21 (7.24%) JBoss
5 13 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.79%) Mule
7 10 (3.45%) GlassFish
8 9 (3.10%) Alfresco
9 7 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.41%) Liferay
9 7 (2.41%) Mule ESB
10 5 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.38%) CMS
11 4 (1.38%) Confluence
12 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.69%) Slack
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.52%) LDAP
2 13 (4.48%) HTTP
3 7 (2.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 29 (10.00%) Big Data
3 28 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (7.93%) Hadoop
5 18 (6.21%) SQL Server
6 15 (5.17%) MySQL
7 13 (4.48%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.10%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.41%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.03%) HBase
12 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 39 (13.45%) Maven
3 37 (12.76%) Jenkins
4 29 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (9.31%) Cucumber
6 24 (8.28%) Gradle
7 23 (7.93%) JUnit
8 22 (7.59%) Mockito
9 20 (6.90%) Bitbucket
10 16 (5.52%) Eclipse
11 14 (4.83%) Selenium
12 11 (3.79%) JIRA
13 10 (3.45%) Ant
13 10 (3.45%) Eclipse RCP
14 5 (1.72%) Hudson
15 4 (1.38%) Jasmine
16 3 (1.03%) JMeter
16 3 (1.03%) LoadRunner
16 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
17 2 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 44 (15.17%) Finance
2 24 (8.28%) Banking
3 16 (5.52%) Retail
4 12 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.45%) Electronics
5 10 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.45%) Marketing
6 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (48.97%) Spring
2 84 (28.97%) Hibernate
3 67 (23.10%) HTML
4 59 (20.34%) XML
5 50 (17.24%) jQuery
6 47 (16.21%) J2EE
6 47 (16.21%) Spring MVC
7 43 (14.83%) CSS
8 41 (14.14%) REST
9 38 (13.10%) JSON
9 38 (13.10%) Web Services
10 35 (12.07%) RESTful
10 35 (12.07%) SOAP
11 28 (9.66%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (9.31%) AngularJS
12 27 (9.31%) Grails
13 21 (7.24%) Kafka
14 19 (6.55%) Sass
15 18 (6.21%) JSF
16 15 (5.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.90%) Blockchain
2 7 (2.41%) Clustering
3 5 (1.72%) NHS
3 5 (1.72%) W3C
4 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.38%) Cryptocurrency
5 3 (1.03%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.03%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.34%) User Experience
7 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.38%) Unix
2 31 (10.69%) Linux
3 11 (3.79%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.45%) Windows
5 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
6 1 (0.34%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.34%) TDD
3 56 (19.31%) Scrum
4 51 (17.59%) MVC
5 37 (12.76%) Open Source
6 29 (10.00%) BDD
7 26 (8.97%) Migration
8 25 (8.62%) DevOps
9 23 (7.93%) Web Development
10 22 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (7.24%) Kanban
12 20 (6.90%) Cash Management
12 20 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.86%) OO
14 13 (4.48%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.48%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (4.14%) Coaching
15 12 (4.14%) Pair Programming
15 12 (4.14%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (3.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 290 (100.00%) Java
2 109 (37.59%) JavaScript
3 62 (21.38%) SQL
4 25 (8.62%) Perl
4 25 (8.62%) Python
5 22 (7.59%) Groovy
6 19 (6.55%) C#
7 16 (5.52%) C
7 16 (5.52%) C++
8 14 (4.83%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.72%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.03%) PHP
11 3 (1.03%) Ruby
12 2 (0.69%) Scala
12 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) Ada
13 1 (0.34%) Lua
13 1 (0.34%) XPath
13 1 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 93 (32.07%) Security Cleared
2 53 (18.28%) DV Cleared
3 26 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.69%) Degree
6 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.38%) QA
3 3 (1.03%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (16.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) LXC
2 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.07%) Ansible
3 5 (1.72%) Puppet
4 3 (1.03%) Oozie
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 47 (16.21%) Oracle
2 10 (3.45%) SAP
2 10 (3.45%) Sybase
3 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.38%) ATG
5 4 (1.38%) hybris
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.03%) Google
7 2 (0.69%) IFS
7 2 (0.69%) webMethods
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.34%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) IBM
8 1 (0.34%) Luciad
8 1 (0.34%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 8 days ago