The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Java Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 124 125 136
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -
Java Software Developer
England

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
2790 2879 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.65% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1809 1811
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 177 201
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.82 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.97% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Developer across the South West region.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Developer across the South West region.

Java Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire -4 6 £363 -3.33%
Somerset +9 3 - - 3
Bristol - 3 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £325 - 3
Devon +1 1 £383 - 1
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) Spring
4 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
4 16 (43.24%) Scrum
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
5 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) JBoss
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
8 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) J2EE
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle
9 8 (21.62%) WebLogic
9 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) Games
10 7 (18.92%) Google
10 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
10 7 (18.92%) GWT
11 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
11 6 (16.22%) BDD
11 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
11 6 (16.22%) Maven
11 6 (16.22%) OO
12 5 (13.51%) C++

Java Software 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 11 (29.73%) JBoss
2 8 (21.62%) WebLogic
3 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
4 5 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Impala
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) QGIS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (16.22%) Maven
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
3 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.81%) IntelliJ
3 4 (10.81%) Protractor
4 2 (5.41%) JBehave
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Games
3 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Spring
2 16 (43.24%) Hibernate
3 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 8 (21.62%) J2EE
5 7 (18.92%) GWT
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) JSON
8 4 (10.81%) RESTEasy
8 4 (10.81%) YAML
9 3 (8.11%) RESTful
10 2 (5.41%) EJB
10 2 (5.41%) Java EE
10 2 (5.41%) JDBC
10 2 (5.41%) JSP
10 2 (5.41%) REST
10 2 (5.41%) Servlets
11 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
5 6 (16.22%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) UML
6 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
7 4 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) DevOps
9 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.41%) Open Source
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
10 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (2.70%) Logistics
10 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) C
6 3 (8.11%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Scala
7 2 (5.41%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Oozie
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Google
3 4 (10.81%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
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