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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 137 115 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.84% 3.53% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 3.71% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 66 84
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
2668 3103 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.34% 95.13% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1964 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 224 182
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 +4 48 £450 -2.70% 7
Bristol +24 30 £360 -15.29% 14
Devon -3 17 £425 -5.55%
Dorset +16 15 £325 - 7
Wiltshire +16 14 £345 -13.75% 1
Somerset +10 5 £400 +21.21% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (49.13%) Spring
3 136 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (36.59%) Security Cleared
5 104 (36.24%) JavaScript
6 73 (25.44%) HTML
7 72 (25.09%) Hibernate
8 69 (24.04%) Oracle
9 65 (22.65%) DV Cleared
10 59 (20.56%) jQuery
11 55 (19.16%) TDD
12 53 (18.47%) Finance
13 51 (17.77%) J2EE
14 50 (17.42%) CSS
14 50 (17.42%) MVC
15 48 (16.72%) Scrum
16 47 (16.38%) Spring MVC
17 46 (16.03%) JSON
18 45 (15.68%) SQL
19 41 (14.29%) XML
20 38 (13.24%) Unix
20 38 (13.24%) JBoss
20 38 (13.24%) RESTful
21 37 (12.89%) Git (software)
21 37 (12.89%) Web Services
22 35 (12.20%) Maven
23 34 (11.85%) SC Cleared
24 33 (11.50%) SOAP
24 33 (11.50%) Perl
25 32 (11.15%) WebLogic

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 38 (13.24%) JBoss
2 32 (11.15%) WebLogic
3 28 (9.76%) Apache Spark
4 27 (9.41%) Tomcat
5 23 (8.01%) WebSphere
6 19 (6.62%) Apache
7 17 (5.92%) GlassFish
8 16 (5.57%) Mule
9 11 (3.83%) Mule ESB
10 9 (3.14%) Alfresco
11 7 (2.44%) Apache Solr
12 6 (2.09%) Liferay
13 4 (1.39%) CMS
14 3 (1.05%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.05%) Confluence
15 1 (0.35%) Drupal
15 1 (0.35%) IIS
15 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.88%) LDAP
2 7 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.15%) Relational Database
2 31 (10.80%) Big Data
2 31 (10.80%) Hadoop
3 22 (7.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.57%) MySQL
5 13 (4.53%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.05%) HBase
10 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.70%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.70%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.20%) Maven
3 24 (8.36%) Jenkins
4 23 (8.01%) Eclipse
4 23 (8.01%) JUnit
5 22 (7.67%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.27%) Mockito
7 16 (5.57%) Eclipse RCP
8 15 (5.23%) JIRA
9 13 (4.53%) Selenium
10 9 (3.14%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.14%) Hudson
11 8 (2.79%) Ant
11 8 (2.79%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.44%) Subversion
13 6 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.09%) Gradle
14 5 (1.74%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (1.39%) ClearCase
15 4 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (18.47%) Finance
2 19 (6.62%) Retail
3 18 (6.27%) Banking
4 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.14%) Electronics
5 9 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.14%) Marketing
6 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.39%) Games
6 4 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (49.13%) Spring
2 73 (25.44%) HTML
3 72 (25.09%) Hibernate
4 59 (20.56%) jQuery
5 51 (17.77%) J2EE
6 50 (17.42%) CSS
7 47 (16.38%) Spring MVC
8 46 (16.03%) JSON
9 41 (14.29%) XML
10 38 (13.24%) RESTful
11 37 (12.89%) Web Services
12 33 (11.50%) SOAP
13 31 (10.80%) AngularJS
14 23 (8.01%) JSF
14 23 (8.01%) Kafka
14 23 (8.01%) REST
15 20 (6.97%) EJB
16 16 (5.57%) Swing
16 16 (5.57%) SWT
17 13 (4.53%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.01%) Blockchain
2 7 (2.44%) Clustering
3 6 (2.09%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.74%) W3C
5 4 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.39%) Cryptocurrency
5 4 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.05%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.05%) iPad
6 3 (1.05%) NHS
7 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.70%) Ergonomics
7 2 (0.70%) User Experience
7 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.70%) Wiki
8 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.24%) Unix
2 20 (6.97%) Linux
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.16%) TDD
3 50 (17.42%) MVC
4 48 (16.72%) Scrum
5 25 (8.71%) DevOps
5 25 (8.71%) Web Development
6 24 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.01%) Cash Management
8 22 (7.67%) BDD
9 16 (5.57%) Unit Testing
10 14 (4.88%) Open Source
11 12 (4.18%) Coaching
11 12 (4.18%) OO
11 12 (4.18%) Pair Programming
11 12 (4.18%) SDLC
12 11 (3.83%) Kanban
12 11 (3.83%) Microservices
13 10 (3.48%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (3.48%) E-Commerce
13 10 (3.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 287 (100.00%) Java
2 104 (36.24%) JavaScript
3 45 (15.68%) SQL
4 33 (11.50%) Perl
5 23 (8.01%) Python
6 20 (6.97%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.27%) C
7 18 (6.27%) C++
8 16 (5.57%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.88%) C#
10 8 (2.79%) PHP
11 4 (1.39%) Lua
12 2 (0.70%) Ruby
12 2 (0.70%) Scala
12 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.35%) Ada
13 1 (0.35%) Groovy
13 1 (0.35%) XPath
13 1 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 105 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 65 (22.65%) DV Cleared
3 34 (11.85%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.05%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) Degree
6 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.79%) QA
2 6 (2.09%) ISO 14001
2 6 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.18%) Puppet
2 11 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.74%) Ansible
4 3 (1.05%) Oozie
5 1 (0.35%) Graylog
5 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 69 (24.04%) Oracle
2 16 (5.57%) Sybase
3 11 (3.83%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.14%) SAP
5 7 (2.44%) Google
6 4 (1.39%) ATG
6 4 (1.39%) hybris
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.70%) Sun
7 2 (0.70%) webMethods
8 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.35%) Facebook
8 1 (0.35%) IBM
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Splunk
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