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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 46 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 114 82 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.77% 2.77% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 3.00% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 61 41
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£400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £52.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -31.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £50.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £54.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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
2833 2735 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.68% 92.46% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1785 1781 1143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 188 137
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +20 54 £473 +11.17% 5
Devon +15 18 £375 - 2
Bristol +2 15 £375 +7.14% 19
Somerset +20 14 £338 - 2
Wiltshire -22 5 £375 - 7
Dorset 0 1 £300 -20.00%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Java
2 101 (46.54%) Spring
3 95 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (39.63%) Web Services
4 86 (39.63%) Security Cleared
5 85 (39.17%) Hibernate
6 76 (35.02%) J2EE
7 70 (32.26%) DV Cleared
8 63 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 62 (28.57%) SQL
10 52 (23.96%) TDD
11 48 (22.12%) Maven
11 48 (22.12%) XML
12 47 (21.66%) HTML
12 47 (21.66%) Scrum
13 45 (20.74%) JUnit
14 42 (19.35%) CSS
15 40 (18.43%) JPA
16 36 (16.59%) Python
17 34 (15.67%) Oracle
17 34 (15.67%) BDD
18 32 (14.75%) OO
19 31 (14.29%) MVC
19 31 (14.29%) Spring MVC
20 29 (13.36%) Apache Camel
20 29 (13.36%) Subversion
20 29 (13.36%) JBoss
21 27 (12.44%) REST
22 24 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (10.60%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (13.36%) JBoss
2 20 (9.22%) Mule
3 19 (8.76%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.99%) Mule ESB
5 12 (5.53%) Liferay
6 9 (4.15%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.23%) Apache
8 5 (2.30%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.84%) Drupal
10 3 (1.38%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.46%) Jetty
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.46%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 12 (5.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.76%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.30%) HTTP
2 5 (2.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.83%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.53%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.15%) MySQL
4 8 (3.69%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (22.12%) Maven
2 45 (20.74%) JUnit
3 29 (13.36%) Subversion
4 23 (10.60%) JIRA
5 20 (9.22%) Eclipse
6 18 (8.29%) Ant
7 16 (7.37%) Apache Ivy
7 16 (7.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (7.37%) ClearCase
8 15 (6.91%) SoapUI
9 12 (5.53%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.23%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.23%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.76%) Spock
12 5 (2.30%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.84%) Mockito
14 3 (1.38%) Eclipse RCP
14 3 (1.38%) TestNG
15 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket
16 1 (0.46%) Liquibase
General
1 22 (10.14%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Marketing
2 12 (5.53%) Manufacturing
2 12 (5.53%) Electronics
2 12 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.30%) Military
4 4 (1.84%) Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (46.54%) Spring
2 86 (39.63%) Web Services
3 85 (39.17%) Hibernate
4 76 (35.02%) J2EE
5 48 (22.12%) XML
6 47 (21.66%) HTML
7 42 (19.35%) CSS
8 40 (18.43%) JPA
9 31 (14.29%) Spring MVC
10 29 (13.36%) Apache Camel
11 27 (12.44%) REST
12 23 (10.60%) jQuery
13 22 (10.14%) JSF
13 22 (10.14%) SOAP
14 21 (9.68%) EJB
14 21 (9.68%) RESTful
15 20 (9.22%) JSP
16 19 (8.76%) JAXB
16 19 (8.76%) Java EE
17 16 (7.37%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.53%) DTV
2 6 (2.76%) Linked Data
3 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.38%) GIS
4 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.14%) UNIX
2 19 (8.76%) Linux
3 2 (0.92%) Fedora
3 2 (0.92%) CentOS
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.96%) TDD
3 47 (21.66%) Scrum
4 34 (15.67%) BDD
5 32 (14.75%) OO
6 31 (14.29%) MVC
7 24 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (7.83%) Release Management
9 16 (7.37%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.91%) OOD
10 15 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.53%) Integration Testing
11 12 (5.53%) Web Development
11 12 (5.53%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.53%) Programme Management
12 11 (5.07%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.61%) SDLC
14 9 (4.15%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 217 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 62 (28.57%) SQL
4 36 (16.59%) Python
5 18 (8.29%) PHP
5 18 (8.29%) C
6 16 (7.37%) Lua
6 16 (7.37%) Perl
7 11 (5.07%) Ruby
8 9 (4.15%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.69%) C++
9 8 (3.69%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.30%) Groovy
11 4 (1.84%) XQuery
11 4 (1.84%) XPath
12 2 (0.92%) PHP5
13 1 (0.46%) Scala
13 1 (0.46%) VB
13 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 86 (39.63%) Security Cleared
2 70 (32.26%) DV Cleared
3 17 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.07%) Sun Certification
5 8 (3.69%) OCPJP
6 3 (1.38%) Degree
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (15.67%) Oracle
2 12 (5.53%) SAP
3 11 (5.07%) Sun
4 5 (2.30%) hybris
5 3 (1.38%) Sybase
5 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.38%) ATG
6 2 (0.92%) Luciad
6 2 (0.92%) Google
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