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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 56 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 97 45 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.97% 1.91% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.08% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 26 41
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£400 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
3070 2161 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.97% 91.61% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1348 1407
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 184 197
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.43 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +20 41 £450 +12.50% 8
Bristol +1 28 £388 +14.81% 16
Somerset -4 8 £390 -2.50% 4
Wiltshire -14 7 £381 +5.17% 2
Devon -8 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Dorset -4 1 - - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Java
2 132 (58.67%) Spring
3 96 (42.67%) Hibernate
4 80 (35.56%) Security Cleared
5 77 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (34.22%) JavaScript
6 74 (32.89%) J2EE
7 66 (29.33%) SQL
8 60 (26.67%) Web Services
9 56 (24.89%) DV Cleared
10 47 (20.89%) HTML
10 47 (20.89%) TDD
11 46 (20.44%) Maven
12 44 (19.56%) XML
13 40 (17.78%) CSS
13 40 (17.78%) Scrum
14 38 (16.89%) Oracle
14 38 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (15.56%) jQuery
16 34 (15.11%) JSP
16 34 (15.11%) MVC
17 33 (14.67%) Linux
18 32 (14.22%) JUnit
18 32 (14.22%) Spring MVC
19 31 (13.78%) Ant
19 31 (13.78%) Tomcat
19 31 (13.78%) SAML
20 29 (12.89%) OO
21 28 (12.44%) Java EE
22 27 (12.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (13.78%) Tomcat
2 24 (10.67%) JBoss
3 16 (7.11%) WebSphere
4 14 (6.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (5.78%) Apache
6 4 (1.78%) CMS
6 4 (1.78%) Mule
7 3 (1.33%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.33%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.33%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) Node.js
9 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Shopify
2 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) HTTP
2 2 (0.89%) Internet
2 2 (0.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (9.78%) RDBMS
3 16 (7.11%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.67%) MySQL
5 13 (5.78%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.78%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.33%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (20.44%) Maven
2 32 (14.22%) JUnit
3 31 (13.78%) Ant
4 25 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 25 (11.11%) Subversion
5 21 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 19 (8.44%) Apache Ivy
7 17 (7.56%) ClearCase
8 16 (7.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (6.22%) Git (software)
9 14 (6.22%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.56%) JIRA
11 7 (3.11%) FitNesse
11 7 (3.11%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.67%) Hudson
13 5 (2.22%) NetBeans
14 4 (1.78%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.78%) Grunt
14 4 (1.78%) IntelliJ
15 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (7.56%) Finance
1 17 (7.56%) Manufacturing
2 13 (5.78%) Electronics
2 13 (5.78%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.78%) Marketing
3 2 (0.89%) Military
3 2 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (58.67%) Spring
2 96 (42.67%) Hibernate
3 74 (32.89%) J2EE
4 60 (26.67%) Web Services
5 47 (20.89%) HTML
6 44 (19.56%) XML
7 40 (17.78%) CSS
8 35 (15.56%) jQuery
9 34 (15.11%) JSP
10 32 (14.22%) Spring MVC
11 31 (13.78%) SAML
12 28 (12.44%) Java EE
13 22 (9.78%) RESTful
14 19 (8.44%) Ajax
14 19 (8.44%) JPA
14 19 (8.44%) JDBC
15 18 (8.00%) REST
16 16 (7.11%) EJB
17 15 (6.67%) Apache Camel
18 14 (6.22%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.78%) DTV
2 7 (3.11%) Cryptography
3 5 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.22%) Open Source
4 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.78%) User Experience
4 4 (1.78%) Clustering
5 3 (1.33%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.44%) iSeries
6 1 (0.44%) Equities
6 1 (0.44%) PKI
6 1 (0.44%) Derivative
6 1 (0.44%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.67%) Linux
2 27 (12.00%) UNIX
3 4 (1.78%) Windows
4 3 (1.33%) Fedora
4 3 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.89%) TDD
3 40 (17.78%) Scrum
4 38 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (15.11%) MVC
6 29 (12.89%) OO
7 24 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 21 (9.33%) Release Management
8 21 (9.33%) BDD
9 15 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.22%) Programme Management
11 13 (5.78%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.33%) SOA
13 11 (4.89%) System Testing
14 10 (4.44%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.00%) Web Application Development
15 9 (4.00%) ETL
15 9 (4.00%) OOD
16 8 (3.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 225 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (34.22%) JavaScript
3 66 (29.33%) SQL
4 24 (10.67%) Perl
4 24 (10.67%) Python
5 21 (9.33%) PHP
6 18 (8.00%) C++
7 15 (6.67%) Lua
7 15 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.89%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.00%) C
9 9 (4.00%) Ruby
10 6 (2.67%) PHP5
10 6 (2.67%) C#
10 6 (2.67%) Scala
11 4 (1.78%) Clojure
11 4 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.44%) XPath
13 1 (0.44%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 80 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 56 (24.89%) DV Cleared
3 20 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.33%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.22%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.78%) Degree
7 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (6.22%) Shibboleth
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (16.89%) Oracle
2 13 (5.78%) SAP
3 12 (5.33%) Sun
4 10 (4.44%) IBM
5 7 (3.11%) Google
5 7 (3.11%) Sencha
6 4 (1.78%) hybris
7 3 (1.33%) Zend
7 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.33%) ATG
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.44%) Jaspersoft
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago