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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - 150 -
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.030% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
- +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +64.16%
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
840 892 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.98% 26.95% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 606 486
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 65 12
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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