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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / South West
Rank 28 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 152 160 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.67% 5.42% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 5.63% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 108 92
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £39.50 £56.00 £49.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.46% +13.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +23.98%

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
2551 2840 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.08% 96.24% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1889 1941
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 161 165
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +1 40 £420 -19.23% 9
Devon -2 32 £445 +11.25% 4
Bristol +5 28 £410 +21.48% 12
Wiltshire -12 17 £355 -5.33% 3
Dorset +14 15 £325 - 5
Somerset -10 12 £375 -16.66% 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 301 (100.00%) Java
2 173 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (48.50%) Spring
4 116 (38.54%) JavaScript
5 99 (32.89%) Security Cleared
6 94 (31.23%) Hibernate
7 77 (25.58%) SQL
8 75 (24.92%) HTML
9 67 (22.26%) XML
9 67 (22.26%) Scrum
10 60 (19.93%) REST
11 58 (19.27%) CSS
12 54 (17.94%) TDD
13 53 (17.61%) Web Services
14 51 (16.94%) J2EE
14 51 (16.94%) DV Cleared
15 50 (16.61%) Git (software)
16 47 (15.61%) Docker
17 44 (14.62%) MVC
17 44 (14.62%) Finance
18 42 (13.95%) RESTful
19 40 (13.29%) Open Source
20 39 (12.96%) Spring MVC
20 39 (12.96%) Oracle
21 38 (12.62%) JSON
21 38 (12.62%) Jenkins
22 37 (12.29%) Maven
23 34 (11.30%) jQuery
24 33 (10.96%) SC Cleared
25 32 (10.63%) JUnit

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 20 (6.64%) Tomcat
1 20 (6.64%) WebLogic
2 19 (6.31%) Apache
3 18 (5.98%) JBoss
4 17 (5.65%) Apache Spark
5 13 (4.32%) Mule
6 12 (3.99%) Mule ESB
7 10 (3.32%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.33%) CMS
8 7 (2.33%) Confluence
8 7 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.99%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.00%) Liferay
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (5.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (3.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.66%) GitHub
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Slack
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.65%) HTTP
2 5 (1.66%) LDAP
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
3 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.30%) Relational Database
2 28 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (6.98%) Big Data
4 19 (6.31%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.65%) Hadoop
6 15 (4.98%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.65%) SQL Server
8 11 (3.65%) Blockchain
9 8 (2.66%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.33%) MySQL
10 7 (2.33%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.00%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.66%) DB2
12 2 (0.66%) QGIS
12 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.33%) HBase
13 1 (0.33%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 50 (16.61%) Git (software)
2 38 (12.62%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.29%) Maven
4 32 (10.63%) Cucumber
4 32 (10.63%) JUnit
5 30 (9.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (7.31%) Gradle
7 20 (6.64%) JIRA
7 20 (6.64%) Mockito
8 19 (6.31%) Bitbucket
8 19 (6.31%) Selenium
9 16 (5.32%) Ant
10 14 (4.65%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.99%) Eclipse RCP
11 6 (1.99%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.66%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.66%) Subversion
13 4 (1.33%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (1.00%) JBehave
General
1 44 (14.62%) Finance
2 19 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.65%) Banking
3 17 (5.65%) Electronics
3 17 (5.65%) Manufacturing
3 17 (5.65%) Marketing
4 9 (2.99%) Retail
5 5 (1.66%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.00%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (48.50%) Spring
2 94 (31.23%) Hibernate
3 75 (24.92%) HTML
4 67 (22.26%) XML
5 60 (19.93%) REST
6 58 (19.27%) CSS
7 53 (17.61%) Web Services
8 51 (16.94%) J2EE
9 42 (13.95%) RESTful
10 39 (12.96%) Spring MVC
11 38 (12.62%) JSON
12 34 (11.30%) jQuery
13 32 (10.63%) AngularJS
14 29 (9.63%) SOAP
15 27 (8.97%) Grails
15 27 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
16 26 (8.64%) JPA
17 22 (7.31%) JSF
18 20 (6.64%) EJB
19 18 (5.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (1.99%) User Experience
2 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.66%) NHS
3 4 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.00%) W3C
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
5 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.66%) Wiki
6 1 (0.33%) Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.64%) Linux
2 25 (8.31%) Unix
3 10 (3.32%) Mac OS X
3 10 (3.32%) Windows
4 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (22.26%) Scrum
3 54 (17.94%) TDD
4 44 (14.62%) MVC
5 40 (13.29%) Open Source
6 27 (8.97%) BDD
6 27 (8.97%) Migration
7 25 (8.31%) OO
8 23 (7.64%) Software Engineering
8 23 (7.64%) Web Development
9 22 (7.31%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (6.64%) DevOps
11 19 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (5.98%) Kanban
13 17 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (5.65%) Programme Management
13 17 (5.65%) SDLC
14 13 (4.32%) Integration Testing
14 13 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 301 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 77 (25.58%) SQL
4 27 (8.97%) C
5 24 (7.97%) Python
6 22 (7.31%) Groovy
7 21 (6.98%) C#
8 16 (5.32%) C++
9 13 (4.32%) Perl
10 9 (2.99%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.33%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.99%) Scala
13 4 (1.33%) Ruby
14 3 (1.00%) Ada
15 2 (0.66%) Clojure
15 2 (0.66%) PHP
15 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.33%) Go
16 1 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 99 (32.89%) Security Cleared
2 51 (16.94%) DV Cleared
3 33 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 27 (8.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.33%) Degree
6 4 (1.33%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) ISEB
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 47 (15.61%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) Varnish
3 1 (0.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.00%) Oozie
3 2 (0.66%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) Kibana
4 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 39 (12.96%) Oracle
2 17 (5.65%) SAP
3 7 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.99%) Sybase
5 4 (1.33%) ATG
5 4 (1.33%) hybris
6 3 (1.00%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.00%) Google
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.66%) IFS
7 2 (0.66%) webMethods
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.33%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) Luciad
8 1 (0.33%) OpenText
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cornwall
itecopeople
Salary: Lots of perks available
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £4 - £430 per day
Posted: 10 days ago