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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.03%
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
687 791 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.46% 25.28% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 504 507
Average daily rate £350 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 15
Average hourly rate £39.38 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 SE across the South West region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Java SE
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle