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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 40 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 123 118 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.20% 3.94% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 4.10% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 66
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £346 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Median hourly rate £38.63 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +12.77%
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
2794 2875 2885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.49% 95.90% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1803 1849
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 175 205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -3 52 £400 -14.89% 14
Bristol +6 24 £390 +4.00% 13
Devon -8 17 £320 -16.06% 3
Wiltshire 0 12 £368 -2.00% 6
Somerset +6 7 - - 5
Dorset -4 4 £325 +8.33% 2
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (42.86%) Spring
4 108 (38.57%) Security Cleared
5 104 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 90 (32.14%) HTML
7 77 (27.50%) Hibernate
7 77 (27.50%) DV Cleared
8 70 (25.00%) SQL
9 66 (23.57%) CSS
10 63 (22.50%) Oracle
11 57 (20.36%) Scrum
12 56 (20.00%) Web Services
13 52 (18.57%) Maven
14 51 (18.21%) J2EE
15 49 (17.50%) Jenkins
16 46 (16.43%) Relational Database
16 46 (16.43%) TDD
17 45 (16.07%) Unix
18 41 (14.64%) SC Cleared
19 37 (13.21%) RESTful
20 36 (12.86%) XML
20 36 (12.86%) Finance
21 35 (12.50%) Software Engineering
21 35 (12.50%) BDD
22 34 (12.14%) JIRA
22 34 (12.14%) C
23 31 (11.07%) Linux
23 31 (11.07%) JBoss
23 31 (11.07%) Git (software)

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 31 (11.07%) JBoss
2 30 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 27 (9.64%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.43%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.36%) Apache
6 12 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (4.29%) Mule
7 11 (3.93%) GlassFish
8 10 (3.57%) Mule ESB
8 10 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
9 6 (2.14%) Confluence
9 6 (2.14%) Node.js
10 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.07%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.71%) CMS
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.36%) IIS
13 1 (0.36%) Liferay
13 1 (0.36%) Sakai
Applications
1 5 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) LDAP
2 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.43%) Relational Database
2 29 (10.36%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.21%) Hadoop
3 23 (8.21%) MongoDB
4 18 (6.43%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 14 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.57%) Big Data
7 9 (3.21%) DB2
8 8 (2.86%) MySQL
9 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.43%) GIS
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.43%) OrientDB
11 3 (1.07%) QGIS
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (18.57%) Maven
2 49 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.14%) JIRA
4 31 (11.07%) Cucumber
4 31 (11.07%) Git (software)
5 28 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 24 (8.57%) JUnit
7 23 (8.21%) Subversion
8 17 (6.07%) IntelliJ
9 13 (4.64%) Eclipse RCP
10 10 (3.57%) ClearCase
10 10 (3.57%) Selenium
11 9 (3.21%) Ant
12 8 (2.86%) JBehave
12 8 (2.86%) Spock
12 8 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
13 7 (2.50%) Mockito
14 6 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 36 (12.86%) Finance
2 17 (6.07%) Electronics
2 17 (6.07%) Manufacturing
2 17 (6.07%) Marketing
2 17 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.93%) Aerospace
4 8 (2.86%) Games
5 2 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (42.86%) Spring
2 90 (32.14%) HTML
3 77 (27.50%) Hibernate
4 66 (23.57%) CSS
5 56 (20.00%) Web Services
6 51 (18.21%) J2EE
7 37 (13.21%) RESTful
8 36 (12.86%) XML
9 30 (10.71%) jQuery
10 27 (9.64%) JPA
11 26 (9.29%) Apache Camel
11 26 (9.29%) EJB
12 25 (8.93%) JSP
13 21 (7.50%) JSON
13 21 (7.50%) Struts
14 20 (7.14%) Spring MVC
15 19 (6.79%) REST
16 18 (6.43%) SOAP
17 17 (6.07%) JSF
18 15 (5.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.93%) Computer Science
1 11 (3.93%) N-Tier
2 7 (2.50%) User Experience
3 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.79%) Ergonomics
4 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.79%) Wiki
5 4 (1.43%) VLE
6 2 (0.71%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.36%) DTV
7 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.07%) Unix
2 31 (11.07%) Linux
3 11 (3.93%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.36%) Scrum
3 46 (16.43%) TDD
4 35 (12.50%) BDD
4 35 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 29 (10.36%) OO
6 27 (9.64%) DevOps
6 27 (9.64%) MVC
6 27 (9.64%) Web Development
7 23 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.21%) Open Source
8 22 (7.86%) UML
8 22 (7.86%) Unit Testing
9 20 (7.14%) SDLC
10 17 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.07%) Digital Marketing
10 17 (6.07%) Programme Management
11 15 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 14 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (100.00%) Java
2 104 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 70 (25.00%) SQL
4 34 (12.14%) C
5 26 (9.29%) Perl
6 23 (8.21%) C++
7 19 (6.79%) Python
8 18 (6.43%) PL/SQL
9 16 (5.71%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.36%) C#
11 9 (3.21%) PHP
12 8 (2.86%) Groovy
12 8 (2.86%) Lua
12 8 (2.86%) Ruby
13 6 (2.14%) Scala
14 2 (0.71%) Delphi
14 2 (0.71%) PL/1
15 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 108 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 77 (27.50%) DV Cleared
3 41 (14.64%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.64%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.07%) ISEB
6 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.57%) ISO 14001
1 10 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.50%) QA
3 6 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) Puppet
2 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Oozie
3 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 63 (22.50%) Oracle
2 17 (6.07%) SAP
3 14 (5.00%) IBM
3 14 (5.00%) Sybase
4 9 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.14%) Google
5 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.79%) Sun
7 4 (1.43%) Blackboard
7 4 (1.43%) Luciad
8 2 (0.71%) OpenText
9 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.36%) Brightcove
9 1 (0.36%) HP
9 1 (0.36%) Splunk
9 1 (0.36%) webMethods
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