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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 59 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 98 114 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.93% 3.61% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 3.86% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 39
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£425 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
3140 2951 2056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.87% 93.33% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 1896 1261
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 167 164
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 -4 43 £444 +9.90% 8
Devon +23 28 £425 +6.91% 3
Somerset -1 7 £325 +8.33% 3
Dorset +3 5 £225 -25.61% 4
Wiltshire -21 4 £400 +39.13% 5
Bristol -21 2 £550 +41.02% 12
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 211 (99.53%) Java
2 101 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (42.45%) Security Cleared
4 78 (36.79%) Spring
5 77 (36.32%) DV Cleared
6 70 (33.02%) Hibernate
7 55 (25.94%) SQL
7 55 (25.94%) J2EE
7 55 (25.94%) Web Services
8 48 (22.64%) Maven
9 47 (22.17%) HTML
10 46 (21.70%) JavaScript
11 44 (20.75%) JUnit
12 37 (17.45%) Subversion
12 37 (17.45%) REST
13 36 (16.98%) Python
14 34 (16.04%) OO
14 34 (16.04%) Scrum
15 32 (15.09%) UNIX
15 32 (15.09%) CSS
16 31 (14.62%) XML
17 28 (13.21%) Oracle
18 25 (11.79%) Perl
18 25 (11.79%) C
18 25 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (11.32%) Linux
19 24 (11.32%) TDD
20 23 (10.85%) JBoss
20 23 (10.85%) Eclipse
20 23 (10.85%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (10.85%) JBoss
2 21 (9.91%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.60%) Liferay
4 12 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.72%) Apache
5 10 (4.72%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.30%) Mule
6 7 (3.30%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (1.89%) Drupal
8 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.42%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.94%) Jetty
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) Node.js
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.13%) HTTPS
2 10 (4.72%) HTTP
3 6 (2.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.85%) MongoDB
2 16 (7.55%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.19%) MySQL
5 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.83%) Neo4j
6 6 (2.83%) DB2
7 5 (2.36%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.89%) Big Data
9 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (22.64%) Maven
2 44 (20.75%) JUnit
3 37 (17.45%) Subversion
4 23 (10.85%) Eclipse
5 19 (8.96%) Ant
6 18 (8.49%) ClearCase
6 18 (8.49%) Apache Ivy
7 17 (8.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (4.72%) Git (software)
9 8 (3.77%) JIRA
9 8 (3.77%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.83%) Mockito
10 6 (2.83%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.89%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.42%) EasyMock
12 3 (1.42%) Hudson
12 3 (1.42%) Eclipse RCP
13 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.94%) Liquibase
General
1 17 (8.02%) Finance
2 8 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 8 (3.77%) Electronics
2 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.77%) Marketing
3 5 (2.36%) Military
4 3 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (36.79%) Spring
2 70 (33.02%) Hibernate
3 55 (25.94%) J2EE
3 55 (25.94%) Web Services
4 47 (22.17%) HTML
5 37 (17.45%) REST
6 32 (15.09%) CSS
7 31 (14.62%) XML
8 23 (10.85%) JAX-RS
9 22 (10.38%) SOAP
9 22 (10.38%) JPA
10 21 (9.91%) JSON
11 18 (8.49%) JSP
11 18 (8.49%) EJB
12 15 (7.08%) JAXB
13 14 (6.60%) Spring MVC
14 13 (6.13%) JDBC
15 12 (5.66%) Struts
15 12 (5.66%) jQuery
16 11 (5.19%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.77%) DTV
2 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
2 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.94%) User Experience
3 2 (0.94%) GIS
4 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.47%) PKI
4 1 (0.47%) Ergonomics
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.09%) UNIX
2 24 (11.32%) Linux
3 6 (2.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (16.04%) OO
2 34 (16.04%) Scrum
3 25 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (11.32%) TDD
5 18 (8.49%) Web Development
5 18 (8.49%) Release Management
6 16 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 14 (6.60%) MVC
7 14 (6.60%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.66%) SDLC
9 10 (4.72%) DevOps
9 10 (4.72%) Migration
9 10 (4.72%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.25%) Time Management
11 8 (3.77%) BDD
11 8 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (3.77%) Programme Management
11 8 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (99.53%) Java
2 55 (25.94%) SQL
3 46 (21.70%) JavaScript
4 36 (16.98%) Python
5 25 (11.79%) Perl
5 25 (11.79%) C
6 20 (9.43%) PHP
7 18 (8.49%) Lua
8 13 (6.13%) C++
9 10 (4.72%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.25%) Ruby
11 6 (2.83%) C#
11 6 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.36%) XPath
13 4 (1.89%) XQuery
14 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (42.45%) Security Cleared
2 77 (36.32%) DV Cleared
3 17 (8.02%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.60%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.36%) OCPJP
6 4 (1.89%) Degree
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (13.21%) Oracle
2 14 (6.60%) Sun
3 8 (3.77%) SAP
3 8 (3.77%) IBM
4 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.42%) Sybase
6 2 (0.94%) OpenText
6 2 (0.94%) Luciad
6 2 (0.94%) hybris
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago