The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 150 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.92% 3.93% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 4.12% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 82 70
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £478 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £112.50 £45.13 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.30% +25.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
2892 3061 2921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.82% 95.45% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1951 1906
Median daily rate £369 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 202 178
Median hourly rate £26.75 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +2 54 £428 -7.56% 6
Bristol +9 28 £363 -12.12% 11
Dorset +17 23 £388 +72.22% 2
Wiltshire +1 15 £363 -9.37% 7
Devon -9 10 £320 -16.06% 3
Somerset +14 7 £384 +18.07% 7
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 260 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (47.69%) Spring
4 100 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 85 (32.69%) JavaScript
6 76 (29.23%) DV Cleared
7 75 (28.85%) Hibernate
8 68 (26.15%) HTML
9 67 (25.77%) Oracle
10 57 (21.92%) SQL
11 52 (20.00%) J2EE
12 49 (18.85%) CSS
12 49 (18.85%) Finance
13 48 (18.46%) Scrum
13 48 (18.46%) TDD
14 44 (16.92%) Web Services
15 43 (16.54%) jQuery
16 41 (15.77%) MVC
17 38 (14.62%) Maven
18 36 (13.85%) JSON
18 36 (13.85%) Spring MVC
19 34 (13.08%) XML
20 33 (12.69%) Unix
20 33 (12.69%) JBoss
21 30 (11.54%) SC Cleared
21 30 (11.54%) Hadoop
22 29 (11.15%) Git (software)
22 29 (11.15%) DevOps
23 28 (10.77%) Relational Database
23 28 (10.77%) Jenkins

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (12.69%) JBoss
2 27 (10.38%) WebLogic
3 21 (8.08%) Mule
3 21 (8.08%) Tomcat
4 19 (7.31%) WebSphere
5 17 (6.54%) Apache Spark
6 16 (6.15%) Mule ESB
7 15 (5.77%) Apache
8 13 (5.00%) GlassFish
9 6 (2.31%) Confluence
10 5 (1.92%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.92%) Liferay
11 4 (1.54%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.54%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.38%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.38%) IIS
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.38%) Sakai
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (6.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.08%) LDAP
2 3 (1.15%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 28 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.23%) Big Data
4 18 (6.92%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.62%) MySQL
7 6 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.31%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.92%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.54%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (1.54%) GIS
9 4 (1.54%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.54%) OrientDB
10 3 (1.15%) HBase
10 3 (1.15%) QGIS
11 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.77%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (14.62%) Maven
2 29 (11.15%) Git (software)
3 28 (10.77%) Jenkins
4 24 (9.23%) JIRA
5 20 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 20 (7.69%) JUnit
6 19 (7.31%) Cucumber
7 16 (6.15%) Mockito
8 12 (4.62%) Eclipse RCP
9 10 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.46%) Hudson
10 9 (3.46%) Subversion
11 8 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.08%) IntelliJ
11 8 (3.08%) Selenium
12 7 (2.69%) Ant
12 7 (2.69%) Gradle
13 6 (2.31%) Apache Ivy
13 6 (2.31%) ClearCase
13 6 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (18.85%) Finance
2 18 (6.92%) Electronics
2 18 (6.92%) Manufacturing
2 18 (6.92%) Marketing
2 18 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.85%) Retail
4 7 (2.69%) Banking
5 5 (1.92%) Games
6 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (47.69%) Spring
2 75 (28.85%) Hibernate
3 68 (26.15%) HTML
4 52 (20.00%) J2EE
5 49 (18.85%) CSS
6 44 (16.92%) Web Services
7 43 (16.54%) jQuery
8 36 (13.85%) JSON
8 36 (13.85%) Spring MVC
9 34 (13.08%) XML
10 27 (10.38%) SOAP
11 26 (10.00%) RESTful
12 19 (7.31%) JPA
13 18 (6.92%) AngularJS
13 18 (6.92%) EJB
13 18 (6.92%) REST
14 17 (6.54%) JSF
15 16 (6.15%) Apache Camel
16 14 (5.38%) JSP
17 13 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.62%) Blockchain
2 6 (2.31%) N-Tier
2 6 (2.31%) User Experience
3 5 (1.92%) Wiki
4 4 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (1.54%) Ergonomics
4 4 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.15%) Clustering
5 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.15%) iPad
6 2 (0.77%) Cryptocurrency
6 2 (0.77%) VLE
7 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.69%) Unix
2 18 (6.92%) Linux
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.38%) AIX
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.46%) Scrum
2 48 (18.46%) TDD
3 41 (15.77%) MVC
4 29 (11.15%) DevOps
5 22 (8.46%) Web Development
6 18 (6.92%) BDD
6 18 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (6.92%) OO
6 18 (6.92%) Programme Management
6 18 (6.92%) Software Engineering
7 15 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.00%) Open Source
9 12 (4.62%) Cash Management
9 12 (4.62%) SDLC
10 11 (4.23%) Integration Testing
11 10 (3.85%) Microservices
12 9 (3.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 260 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 57 (21.92%) SQL
4 26 (10.00%) Perl
5 22 (8.46%) C++
5 22 (8.46%) Python
6 20 (7.69%) C
6 20 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 18 (6.92%) C#
8 17 (6.54%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.46%) PHP
10 6 (2.31%) Lua
10 6 (2.31%) Ruby
10 6 (2.31%) Scala
11 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.38%) Groovy
12 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 100 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 76 (29.23%) DV Cleared
3 30 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.54%) Degree
4 4 (1.54%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.15%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) ISEB
6 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.23%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) ISO 14001
2 4 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) Puppet
2 11 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.92%) Ansible
4 4 (1.54%) Oozie
5 1 (0.38%) Graylog
5 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 67 (25.77%) Oracle
2 18 (6.92%) SAP
3 12 (4.62%) Sybase
4 11 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.69%) Google
6 4 (1.54%) Sun
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.77%) Blackboard
9 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) Splunk
9 1 (0.38%) webMethods
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago