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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
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
841 837 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.86% 27.50% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 579 372
Average daily rate £365 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 18 11
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
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