The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 57 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 91 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.99% 2.20% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.35% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £54.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2832 1998 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.13% 93.32% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1220 1726
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Wiltshire +18 24 £288 -17.85% 15
Gloucestershire -7 24 £300 -22.33% 4
Bristol -9 18 £375 +7.14% 6
Somerset -16 10 £300 -7.69% 5
Devon -12 3 £398 -2.45% 3
Dorset +1 2 £250 -16.66% 7
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (59.78%) Spring
3 79 (44.13%) JavaScript
4 68 (37.99%) J2EE
5 66 (36.87%) Hibernate
6 53 (29.61%) XML
7 50 (27.93%) CSS
7 50 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (27.93%) jQuery
8 47 (26.26%) Web Services
9 45 (25.14%) HTML
10 41 (22.91%) TDD
11 40 (22.35%) SQL
11 40 (22.35%) OO
12 39 (21.79%) Finance
13 38 (21.23%) Scrum
13 38 (21.23%) Tomcat
14 34 (18.99%) JUnit
15 33 (18.44%) Maven
16 31 (17.32%) Oracle
17 30 (16.76%) Linux
18 29 (16.20%) Security Cleared
18 29 (16.20%) REST
19 28 (15.64%) Software Engineering
20 23 (12.85%) DV Cleared
20 23 (12.85%) WebLogic
21 21 (11.73%) SOAP
21 21 (11.73%) Telecoms
21 21 (11.73%) JSF
22 20 (11.17%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 38 (21.23%) Tomcat
2 23 (12.85%) WebLogic
3 16 (8.94%) Apache
4 7 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (3.35%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.79%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 3 (1.68%) CMS
7 3 (1.68%) Liferay
8 2 (1.12%) Escenic
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) Mule
9 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.56%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) LDAP
2 3 (1.68%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) X.509
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.70%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.15%) Big Data
2 11 (6.15%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.59%) MySQL
3 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.91%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.23%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 34 (18.99%) JUnit
2 33 (18.44%) Maven
3 16 (8.94%) Subversion
4 15 (8.38%) Eclipse
5 13 (7.26%) Ant
6 7 (3.91%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.35%) JIRA
8 5 (2.79%) Selenium
8 5 (2.79%) Mockito
9 4 (2.23%) Gerrit
9 4 (2.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.23%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.68%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (1.68%) JBehave
11 2 (1.12%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.12%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.12%) Grunt
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.50%) Manufacturing
4 15 (8.38%) Electronics
4 15 (8.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (59.78%) Spring
2 68 (37.99%) J2EE
3 66 (36.87%) Hibernate
4 53 (29.61%) XML
5 50 (27.93%) CSS
5 50 (27.93%) jQuery
6 47 (26.26%) Web Services
7 45 (25.14%) HTML
8 29 (16.20%) REST
9 21 (11.73%) SOAP
9 21 (11.73%) JSF
10 17 (9.50%) Spring MVC
10 17 (9.50%) JPA
11 16 (8.94%) RESTful
12 14 (7.82%) EJB
13 13 (7.26%) XML Schema
14 12 (6.70%) JMS
14 12 (6.70%) JSP
15 11 (6.15%) SAML
16 10 (5.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) DTV
2 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.91%) Clustering
4 4 (2.23%) Open Source
5 3 (1.68%) PKI
5 3 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.76%) Linux
2 20 (11.17%) UNIX
3 6 (3.35%) Solaris
3 6 (3.35%) Fedora
3 6 (3.35%) CentOS
4 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.91%) TDD
3 40 (22.35%) OO
4 38 (21.23%) Scrum
5 28 (15.64%) Software Engineering
6 19 (10.61%) UML
6 19 (10.61%) MVC
7 15 (8.38%) OOD
7 15 (8.38%) Programme Management
7 15 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.38%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (7.26%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (6.70%) BDD
9 12 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.15%) Kanban
11 10 (5.59%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.47%) SOA
12 8 (4.47%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.47%) Web Development
13 7 (3.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (44.13%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.35%) SQL
4 16 (8.94%) Python
5 14 (7.82%) Scala
6 11 (6.15%) PHP
6 11 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.35%) Perl
7 6 (3.35%) C#
7 6 (3.35%) Ruby
7 6 (3.35%) PHP5
8 4 (2.23%) Lua
9 2 (1.12%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) HQL
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) Groovy
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
10 1 (0.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 29 (16.20%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.85%) DV Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) Degree
4 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) Oracle
2 19 (10.61%) JBoss
3 15 (8.38%) SAP
4 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.23%) Zend
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.56%) Sun
7 1 (0.56%) CODA
7 1 (0.56%) Yantra
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