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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 50 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 116 52 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.58% 2.31% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.49% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 36
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£338 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
3021 2089 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.30% 92.89% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1948 1285 1730
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 166 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +10 43 £404 +7.66% 4
Wiltshire +8 24 £269 -23.21% 8
Bristol -8 21 £400 +12.28% 8
Somerset -12 11 £303 -1.22% 3
Devon -12 4 £398 -0.93% 1
Dorset -5 3 £303 -32.77% 8
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (61.38%) Spring
3 82 (43.39%) Hibernate
4 70 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 66 (34.92%) J2EE
6 54 (28.57%) XML
7 53 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (26.98%) SQL
8 51 (26.98%) Web Services
9 47 (24.87%) HTML
9 47 (24.87%) CSS
10 46 (24.34%) jQuery
11 44 (23.28%) Tomcat
12 42 (22.22%) TDD
13 41 (21.69%) Scrum
14 33 (17.46%) Software Engineering
15 32 (16.93%) Linux
16 31 (16.40%) Oracle
17 30 (15.87%) JUnit
18 29 (15.34%) Finance
18 29 (15.34%) SAML
19 27 (14.29%) Security Cleared
20 26 (13.76%) JSP
20 26 (13.76%) OO
21 25 (13.23%) REST
22 24 (12.70%) Maven
23 22 (11.64%) DV Cleared
24 21 (11.11%) UNIX
24 21 (11.11%) Relational Database
25 20 (10.58%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (23.28%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.41%) Apache
3 10 (5.29%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.59%) CMS
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.59%) Liferay
6 2 (1.06%) Escenic
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.06%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.53%) Mule
7 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.06%) Magento
2 2 (1.06%) Shopify
2 2 (1.06%) Summit
3 1 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.70%) SaaS
3 7 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) X.509
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 16 (8.47%) RDBMS
3 13 (6.88%) MySQL
4 12 (6.35%) Big Data
4 12 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.82%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.12%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.59%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 30 (15.87%) JUnit
2 24 (12.70%) Maven
3 12 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.82%) Ant
5 10 (5.29%) Subversion
6 6 (3.17%) JIRA
6 6 (3.17%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (2.65%) ClearCase
7 5 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.12%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (2.12%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.59%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.59%) Selenium
9 3 (1.59%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.06%) Hudson
10 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.06%) Grunt
11 1 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 29 (15.34%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Manufacturing
3 18 (9.52%) Electronics
3 18 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Billing
4 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (61.38%) Spring
2 82 (43.39%) Hibernate
3 66 (34.92%) J2EE
4 54 (28.57%) XML
5 51 (26.98%) Web Services
6 47 (24.87%) HTML
6 47 (24.87%) CSS
7 46 (24.34%) jQuery
8 29 (15.34%) SAML
9 26 (13.76%) JSP
10 25 (13.23%) REST
11 17 (8.99%) RESTful
11 17 (8.99%) SOAP
12 16 (8.47%) Struts
13 15 (7.94%) JPA
13 15 (7.94%) Spring MVC
14 14 (7.41%) JSF
14 14 (7.41%) Ajax
15 13 (6.88%) JDBC
15 13 (6.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.52%) DTV
2 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.12%) Clustering
4 3 (1.59%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.06%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.53%) iSeries
6 1 (0.53%) Derivative
6 1 (0.53%) Equities
6 1 (0.53%) GIS
6 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.53%) Open Source
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.93%) Linux
2 21 (11.11%) UNIX
3 8 (4.23%) Fedora
3 8 (4.23%) CentOS
4 6 (3.17%) Solaris
5 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Windows
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.22%) TDD
3 41 (21.69%) Scrum
4 33 (17.46%) Software Engineering
5 26 (13.76%) OO
6 19 (10.05%) Programme Management
7 18 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 18 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.94%) MVC
9 12 (6.35%) Unit Testing
10 11 (5.82%) BDD
11 10 (5.29%) Web Development
11 10 (5.29%) Kanban
11 10 (5.29%) OOD
12 9 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.76%) UML
12 9 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (3.17%) SOA
14 5 (2.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 189 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 51 (26.98%) SQL
4 19 (10.05%) Python
5 16 (8.47%) PHP
6 12 (6.35%) Scala
7 11 (5.82%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.29%) PHP5
9 8 (4.23%) Ruby
9 8 (4.23%) C#
10 7 (3.70%) Perl
11 5 (2.65%) C++
11 5 (2.65%) Lua
12 4 (2.12%) C
12 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.06%) Clojure
14 1 (0.53%) XPath
14 1 (0.53%) Groovy
14 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.64%) DV Cleared
3 15 (7.94%) Degree
4 8 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.06%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (6.35%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (16.40%) Oracle
2 18 (9.52%) SAP
3 16 (8.47%) JBoss
4 9 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.23%) IBM
6 4 (2.12%) Zend
7 2 (1.06%) Sybase
8 1 (0.53%) CODA
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.53%) Sun
8 1 (0.53%) Jaspersoft
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