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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 49 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 109 85 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.40% 2.85% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 3.08% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
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
3007 2763 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.73% 92.50% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1650 1384
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 160 163
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 68 £413 -2.94% 6
Devon - 13 £388 - 2
Bristol -7 8 £403 +15.00% 21
Wiltshire -18 8 £375 - 1
Somerset -6 4 £400 +15.10% 2
Dorset 0 1 £263 -24.46% 7
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 100 (49.26%) Spring
3 93 (45.81%) Security Cleared
4 81 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (39.90%) Web Services
5 79 (38.92%) Hibernate
6 73 (35.96%) J2EE
7 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
8 66 (32.51%) DV Cleared
9 53 (26.11%) Maven
9 53 (26.11%) SQL
9 53 (26.11%) TDD
10 47 (23.15%) XML
11 42 (20.69%) Scrum
12 41 (20.20%) JUnit
13 39 (19.21%) Oracle
14 36 (17.73%) CSS
14 36 (17.73%) HTML
15 35 (17.24%) JPA
16 34 (16.75%) BDD
17 33 (16.26%) Python
17 33 (16.26%) Subversion
18 32 (15.76%) Apache Camel
18 32 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (15.27%) MVC
20 30 (14.78%) OO
21 29 (14.29%) Spring MVC
22 27 (13.30%) JBoss
23 25 (12.32%) SC Cleared
23 25 (12.32%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (13.30%) JBoss
2 18 (8.87%) Mule
3 13 (6.40%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.93%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.46%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.97%) CMS
8 3 (1.48%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.48%) Liferay
8 3 (1.48%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.99%) Apache
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.49%) Node.js
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.49%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.49%) Drupal
10 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) SaaS
2 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.88%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.43%) MySQL
4 9 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 53 (26.11%) Maven
2 41 (20.20%) JUnit
3 33 (16.26%) Subversion
4 24 (11.82%) Ant
5 23 (11.33%) Eclipse
6 21 (10.34%) JIRA
7 19 (9.36%) Apache Ivy
8 18 (8.87%) ClearCase
9 17 (8.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (7.39%) Git (software)
11 14 (6.90%) SoapUI
12 12 (5.91%) Jenkins
13 7 (3.45%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.96%) Spock
14 6 (2.96%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.97%) NetBeans
16 3 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
16 3 (1.48%) Hudson
16 3 (1.48%) TestNG
16 3 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (9.36%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.93%) Electronics
3 10 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.93%) Marketing
4 3 (1.48%) Military
4 3 (1.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (49.26%) Spring
2 81 (39.90%) Web Services
3 79 (38.92%) Hibernate
4 73 (35.96%) J2EE
5 47 (23.15%) XML
6 36 (17.73%) CSS
6 36 (17.73%) HTML
7 35 (17.24%) JPA
8 32 (15.76%) Apache Camel
9 29 (14.29%) Spring MVC
10 25 (12.32%) REST
11 24 (11.82%) Java EE
12 23 (11.33%) jQuery
13 22 (10.84%) RESTful
14 21 (10.34%) EJB
15 19 (9.36%) JSF
16 18 (8.87%) SOAP
17 16 (7.88%) JDBC
18 15 (7.39%) JSON
18 15 (7.39%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.93%) DTV
2 6 (2.96%) Linked Data
3 5 (2.46%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.48%) GIS
4 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.99%) Open Source
5 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.33%) UNIX
2 19 (9.36%) Linux
3 2 (0.99%) Windows
3 2 (0.99%) Fedora
3 2 (0.99%) CentOS
4 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.11%) TDD
3 42 (20.69%) Scrum
4 34 (16.75%) BDD
5 32 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (15.27%) MVC
7 30 (14.78%) OO
8 20 (9.85%) Release Management
9 14 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.90%) OOD
10 13 (6.40%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.42%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.93%) Programme Management
12 10 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.94%) Integration Testing
13 8 (3.94%) Test Scripting
13 8 (3.94%) User Stories
14 7 (3.45%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
3 53 (26.11%) SQL
4 33 (16.26%) Python
5 22 (10.84%) Perl
6 19 (9.36%) PHP
7 17 (8.37%) Lua
8 16 (7.88%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.90%) C++
9 14 (6.90%) C
10 13 (6.40%) Ruby
11 7 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.46%) Groovy
13 3 (1.48%) Scala
14 2 (0.99%) PHP5
15 1 (0.49%) VB6
15 1 (0.49%) C#
15 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (45.81%) Security Cleared
2 66 (32.51%) DV Cleared
3 25 (12.32%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.91%) Sun Certification
5 10 (4.93%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.48%) Degree
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (19.21%) Oracle
2 12 (5.91%) Sun
3 10 (4.93%) SAP
4 8 (3.94%) Google
5 7 (3.45%) Sencha
6 5 (2.46%) hybris
7 3 (1.48%) IBM
7 3 (1.48%) Sybase
7 3 (1.48%) ATG
8 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.49%) Trapeze
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