The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills 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 SE over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - 110 122
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.045% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.18% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java SE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
808 561 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.54% 25.09% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 393 376
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 31
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java SE
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 SE within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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 - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Java SE
England