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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 44 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 128 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.84% 3.01% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 3.24% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 50 33
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£375 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3117 2096 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.44% 92.83% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 1336 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 163 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 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 22 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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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 +7 57 £425 +37.09% 6
Bristol -3 23 £375 +5.26% 14
Wiltshire +8 19 £250 -28.57% 5
Somerset -9 14 £325 +8.33% 2
Dorset -7 3 £303 -32.77% 5
Devon -18 3 £440 +9.65% 7
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (58.62%) Spring
3 87 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (40.89%) Hibernate
5 69 (33.99%) JavaScript
6 64 (31.53%) J2EE
7 57 (28.08%) SQL
8 53 (26.11%) Web Services
9 49 (24.14%) XML
10 44 (21.67%) TDD
11 43 (21.18%) jQuery
11 43 (21.18%) HTML
12 42 (20.69%) Scrum
13 41 (20.20%) Tomcat
14 39 (19.21%) CSS
15 37 (18.23%) Security Cleared
16 35 (17.24%) Linux
17 33 (16.26%) Oracle
17 33 (16.26%) Software Engineering
18 31 (15.27%) DV Cleared
19 30 (14.78%) SAML
20 28 (13.79%) JUnit
21 27 (13.30%) JSP
21 27 (13.30%) OO
21 27 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (12.81%) Maven
22 26 (12.81%) Relational Database
23 24 (11.82%) REST
23 24 (11.82%) Python
23 24 (11.82%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 41 (20.20%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.42%) Apache
2 11 (5.42%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (3.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.48%) CMS
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.48%) Liferay
5 2 (0.99%) Escenic
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.99%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.49%) Mule
6 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (8.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) Shopify
2 2 (0.99%) Summit
3 1 (0.49%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.45%) SaaS
3 7 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.81%) Relational Database
2 20 (9.85%) RDBMS
3 15 (7.39%) MySQL
4 13 (6.40%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.91%) Big Data
6 11 (5.42%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.97%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.97%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 28 (13.79%) JUnit
2 26 (12.81%) Maven
3 17 (8.37%) Ant
4 14 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 13 (6.40%) Subversion
6 11 (5.42%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.42%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.93%) Apache Ivy
7 10 (4.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (4.93%) ClearCase
8 7 (3.45%) FitNesse
8 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.96%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.46%) JIRA
11 4 (1.97%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.97%) Grunt
12 2 (0.99%) Selenium
12 2 (0.99%) Hudson
13 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 24 (11.82%) Finance
2 21 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 17 (8.37%) Electronics
3 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.37%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Billing
4 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (58.62%) Spring
2 83 (40.89%) Hibernate
3 64 (31.53%) J2EE
4 53 (26.11%) Web Services
5 49 (24.14%) XML
6 43 (21.18%) HTML
6 43 (21.18%) jQuery
7 39 (19.21%) CSS
8 30 (14.78%) SAML
9 27 (13.30%) JSP
10 24 (11.82%) REST
11 21 (10.34%) Spring MVC
12 17 (8.37%) RESTful
13 16 (7.88%) JPA
13 16 (7.88%) Struts
14 15 (7.39%) Ajax
14 15 (7.39%) EJB
15 14 (6.90%) JSF
15 14 (6.90%) SOAP
16 13 (6.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.37%) DTV
2 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.46%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.97%) Clustering
4 4 (1.97%) User Experience
5 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.99%) Open Source
6 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.49%) iSeries
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) Derivative
7 1 (0.49%) Equities
7 1 (0.49%) GIS
7 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.24%) Linux
2 21 (10.34%) UNIX
3 8 (3.94%) Fedora
3 8 (3.94%) CentOS
4 2 (0.99%) Solaris
4 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.67%) TDD
3 42 (20.69%) Scrum
4 33 (16.26%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.30%) OO
5 27 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.34%) MVC
7 18 (8.87%) Programme Management
8 17 (8.37%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.88%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.90%) BDD
11 12 (5.91%) Release Management
12 10 (4.93%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.43%) Web Development
13 9 (4.43%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.43%) UML
14 8 (3.94%) OOA/OOD
15 7 (3.45%) ETL
15 7 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (33.99%) JavaScript
3 57 (28.08%) SQL
4 24 (11.82%) Python
5 21 (10.34%) PHP
6 14 (6.90%) Perl
7 12 (5.91%) Scala
8 11 (5.42%) PHP5
9 10 (4.93%) C++
10 9 (4.43%) Lua
11 8 (3.94%) Ruby
11 8 (3.94%) C
11 8 (3.94%) C#
11 8 (3.94%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.97%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.97%) Clojure
13 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.49%) XPath
14 1 (0.49%) Lisp
14 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (18.23%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.27%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.91%) Degree
4 8 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.99%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (5.91%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.99%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 33 (16.26%) Oracle
2 21 (10.34%) JBoss
3 17 (8.37%) SAP
4 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.94%) IBM
6 5 (2.46%) Sun
6 5 (2.46%) Zend
7 2 (0.99%) Sybase
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.49%) CODA
8 1 (0.49%) Jaspersoft
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