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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 53 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 104 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.28% 2.59% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.81% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 43
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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
2962 2630 2365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.12% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1570 1423
Average daily rate £380 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 148 170
Average hourly rate £22.69 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £37.15 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 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 2 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 +32 60 £405 +24.61% 10
Devon +7 11 £425 +6.25% 3
Somerset -3 8 £400 +15.10% 10
Wiltshire -9 8 £388 +8.77%
Bristol -14 7 £405 +24.61% 24
Dorset 0 2 £263 -24.46% 6
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (54.29%) Spring
3 95 (45.24%) Security Cleared
4 88 (41.90%) Hibernate
5 86 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (37.62%) Web Services
7 76 (36.19%) JavaScript
8 75 (35.71%) J2EE
9 66 (31.43%) SQL
10 65 (30.95%) DV Cleared
11 57 (27.14%) TDD
12 54 (25.71%) Maven
13 45 (21.43%) Scrum
14 41 (19.52%) XML
15 40 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (18.57%) MVC
17 38 (18.10%) HTML
18 37 (17.62%) CSS
18 37 (17.62%) Spring MVC
19 36 (17.14%) JUnit
20 35 (16.67%) Oracle
20 35 (16.67%) BDD
21 34 (16.19%) Python
21 34 (16.19%) Apache Camel
22 33 (15.71%) OO
23 31 (14.76%) Ant
24 30 (14.29%) JPA
25 29 (13.81%) Java EE
25 29 (13.81%) JBoss
25 29 (13.81%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 29 (13.81%) JBoss
2 17 (8.10%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.10%) Mule
3 10 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.29%) Apache
5 7 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.90%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.90%) CMS
7 3 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.43%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.95%) Liferay
8 2 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.48%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.48%) Node.js
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 13 (6.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.95%) GitHub
2 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) AMQP
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.10%) MongoDB
2 14 (6.67%) MySQL
2 14 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 54 (25.71%) Maven
2 36 (17.14%) JUnit
3 31 (14.76%) Ant
4 28 (13.33%) Subversion
5 22 (10.48%) Eclipse
5 22 (10.48%) Jenkins
5 22 (10.48%) Apache Ivy
6 20 (9.52%) ClearCase
7 19 (9.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 19 (9.05%) JIRA
8 16 (7.62%) Git (software)
9 14 (6.67%) SoapUI
10 13 (6.19%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.86%) Spock
11 6 (2.86%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.38%) NetBeans
12 5 (2.38%) FitNesse
12 5 (2.38%) Hudson
13 3 (1.43%) TestNG
13 3 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (8.57%) Finance
2 17 (8.10%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.19%) Electronics
3 13 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.19%) Marketing
4 3 (1.43%) Military
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (54.29%) Spring
2 88 (41.90%) Hibernate
3 79 (37.62%) Web Services
4 75 (35.71%) J2EE
5 41 (19.52%) XML
6 38 (18.10%) HTML
7 37 (17.62%) CSS
7 37 (17.62%) Spring MVC
8 34 (16.19%) Apache Camel
9 30 (14.29%) JPA
10 29 (13.81%) Java EE
11 28 (13.33%) jQuery
12 27 (12.86%) RESTful
13 20 (9.52%) REST
13 20 (9.52%) EJB
14 18 (8.57%) JSP
14 18 (8.57%) JSF
15 16 (7.62%) SOAP
16 15 (7.14%) JSON
16 15 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.19%) DTV
2 6 (2.86%) Linked Data
3 5 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.90%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.90%) Open Source
5 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.48%) PKI
6 1 (0.48%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.48%) GIS
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.81%) UNIX
1 29 (13.81%) Linux
2 3 (1.43%) Windows
3 2 (0.95%) Fedora
3 2 (0.95%) CentOS
4 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (27.14%) TDD
3 45 (21.43%) Scrum
4 40 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (18.57%) MVC
6 35 (16.67%) BDD
7 33 (15.71%) OO
8 24 (11.43%) Release Management
9 15 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.19%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.19%) Programme Management
11 11 (5.24%) OOD
12 9 (4.29%) SOA
12 9 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.29%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.29%) Integration Testing
13 7 (3.33%) Test Scripting
13 7 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 210 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (36.19%) JavaScript
3 66 (31.43%) SQL
4 34 (16.19%) Python
5 26 (12.38%) Perl
6 21 (10.00%) PHP
7 18 (8.57%) Lua
7 18 (8.57%) Bash Shell
8 17 (8.10%) C++
9 12 (5.71%) Ruby
10 11 (5.24%) C
11 7 (3.33%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.86%) Scala
13 5 (2.38%) Groovy
14 3 (1.43%) PHP5
14 3 (1.43%) Clojure
15 1 (0.48%) Lisp
15 1 (0.48%) VB6
15 1 (0.48%) C#
15 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 65 (30.95%) DV Cleared
3 26 (12.38%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.14%) Sun Certification
5 9 (4.29%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.43%) Degree
6 3 (1.43%) VCP4
7 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.95%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (16.67%) Oracle
2 15 (7.14%) Sun
3 13 (6.19%) SAP
4 8 (3.81%) Google
5 7 (3.33%) Sencha
6 5 (2.38%) hybris
7 3 (1.43%) ATG
7 3 (1.43%) IBM
8 2 (0.95%) Sybase
8 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.48%) Zend
9 1 (0.48%) Trapeze
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