The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 356 320 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.89% 9.92% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.40% 26.49% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 215 90
Average daily rate £388 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 6
Average hourly rate £43.88 £36.40 £34.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.00 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1171 1208 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.12% 37.43% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 775 535
Average daily rate £370 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Java
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 across the South West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Java
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 across the South West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Java
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 86 £450 +12.50% 50
Somerset +11 72 £365 +0.68% 20
Devon +4 59 £400 - 8
Bristol -14 59 £350 -20.00% 49
Wiltshire +13 56 £375 - 22
Dorset -1 8 £600 +26.31% 5
Cornwall +7 2 - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Java 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.

1 323 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (41.40%) Security Cleared
3 199 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 176 (29.98%) SQL
5 171 (29.13%) HTML
6 139 (23.68%) DV Cleared
7 137 (23.34%) Scrum
8 128 (21.81%) CSS
8 128 (21.81%) Linux
9 127 (21.64%) Web Services
10 125 (21.29%) Spring
11 119 (20.27%) Oracle
12 100 (17.04%) Hibernate
13 91 (15.50%) Unix
14 87 (14.82%) C++
14 87 (14.82%) Software Engineering
14 87 (14.82%) SC Cleared
15 84 (14.31%) OO
16 81 (13.80%) J2EE
17 80 (13.63%) Jenkins
18 79 (13.46%) Python
19 74 (12.61%) Relational Database
20 73 (12.44%) UML
21 70 (11.93%) Open Source
22 68 (11.58%) XML
22 68 (11.58%) Git (software)
23 66 (11.24%) TDD
24 65 (11.07%) C
25 63 (10.73%) Finance
25 63 (10.73%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (9.20%) WebSphere
2 53 (9.03%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (8.35%) Tomcat
4 45 (7.67%) Apache
5 41 (6.98%) JBoss
6 28 (4.77%) WebLogic
7 23 (3.92%) Node.js
8 17 (2.90%) WebSphere Portal
9 15 (2.56%) Confluence
10 11 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.36%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.19%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.19%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.19%) IIS
13 6 (1.02%) CMS
13 6 (1.02%) nginx
14 5 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.85%) IBM Domino
14 5 (0.85%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (2.21%) MS Office
2 12 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.85%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) HipChat
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.02%) BigMachines
5 5 (0.85%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.68%) Magento
7 3 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.17%) Primavera
9 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.39%) GitHub
2 13 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.02%) SaaS
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.34%) IaaS
7 2 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.16%) HTTP
2 21 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.56%) Internet
4 10 (1.70%) LDAP
4 10 (1.70%) SSL
5 5 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.51%) DHCP
6 3 (0.51%) DNS
6 3 (0.51%) FTP
6 3 (0.51%) IPsec
7 2 (0.34%) Firewall
7 2 (0.34%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.61%) Relational Database
2 60 (10.22%) MongoDB
3 51 (8.69%) SQL Server
4 41 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 34 (5.79%) MySQL
6 32 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 32 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (5.11%) Big Data
8 21 (3.58%) Hadoop
9 19 (3.24%) DB2
9 19 (3.24%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.07%) Neo4j
11 17 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.87%) GIS
13 10 (1.70%) OrientDB
14 9 (1.53%) Apache Accumulo
15 8 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.36%) QGIS
16 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 80 (13.63%) Jenkins
2 68 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 60 (10.22%) Subversion
4 55 (9.37%) Cucumber
4 55 (9.37%) Maven
5 48 (8.18%) Eclipse
6 46 (7.84%) JUnit
7 42 (7.16%) JIRA
8 38 (6.47%) Selenium
9 26 (4.43%) IntelliJ
10 18 (3.07%) Ant
10 18 (3.07%) RSpec
11 13 (2.21%) Capybara
11 13 (2.21%) ClearCase
11 13 (2.21%) git-flow
12 11 (1.87%) Eclipse RCP
12 11 (1.87%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.87%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.70%) gulp
General
1 63 (10.73%) Finance
2 17 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.73%) Aerospace
3 16 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.56%) Retail
5 14 (2.39%) Electronics
5 14 (2.39%) Marketing
6 11 (1.87%) Games
7 8 (1.36%) Billing
8 7 (1.19%) Military
9 6 (1.02%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 397 (67.63%) Developer
2 279 (47.53%) Java Developer
3 45 (7.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 36 (6.13%) Software Developer
4 36 (6.13%) Software Engineer
5 31 (5.28%) Java Software Developer
6 25 (4.26%) Java Engineer
7 24 (4.09%) Analyst
7 24 (4.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 23 (3.92%) Architect
8 23 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 23 (3.92%) Tester
9 21 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
10 18 (3.07%) Applications Support
11 16 (2.73%) Technical Leader
12 15 (2.56%) Agile Developer
12 15 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
12 15 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (2.21%) Ruby Developer
13 13 (2.21%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (29.13%) HTML
2 128 (21.81%) CSS
3 127 (21.64%) Web Services
4 125 (21.29%) Spring
5 100 (17.04%) Hibernate
6 81 (13.80%) J2EE
7 68 (11.58%) XML
8 52 (8.86%) RESTful
9 47 (8.01%) JSP
10 46 (7.84%) REST
11 45 (7.67%) SOAP
12 36 (6.13%) .NET
12 36 (6.13%) HTML5
13 34 (5.79%) EJB
13 34 (5.79%) Java EE
14 32 (5.45%) Struts
15 31 (5.28%) Apache Camel
15 31 (5.28%) jQuery
16 28 (4.77%) JSF
17 27 (4.60%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.92%) User Experience
2 18 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.73%) Visualisation
5 15 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.53%) iPad
8 8 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.02%) Replication
10 6 (1.02%) VHDL
11 5 (0.85%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.85%) Linked Data
11 5 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.85%) Statistics
12 4 (0.68%) Wiki
13 3 (0.51%) Ergonomics
13 3 (0.51%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 128 (21.81%) Linux
2 91 (15.50%) Unix
3 30 (5.11%) Mac OS X
4 29 (4.94%) Windows
5 16 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.21%) Android
7 11 (1.87%) AIX
8 9 (1.53%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.85%) CentOS
10 5 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.85%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.68%) Fedora
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (23.34%) Scrum
3 87 (14.82%) Software Engineering
4 84 (14.31%) OO
5 73 (12.44%) UML
6 70 (11.93%) Open Source
7 66 (11.24%) TDD
8 63 (10.73%) BDD
9 61 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 56 (9.54%) Configuration Management
12 48 (8.18%) Web Development
13 45 (7.67%) SDLC
14 39 (6.64%) DevOps
15 35 (5.96%) SOA
16 34 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (5.11%) Automated Testing
18 29 (4.94%) ETL
18 29 (4.94%) Web Design
19 28 (4.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 199 (33.90%) JavaScript
2 176 (29.98%) SQL
3 87 (14.82%) C++
4 79 (13.46%) Python
5 65 (11.07%) C
6 55 (9.37%) C#
6 55 (9.37%) Ruby
7 37 (6.30%) Perl
8 33 (5.62%) Bash Shell
9 28 (4.77%) PHP
9 28 (4.77%) Scala
10 23 (3.92%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.56%) Groovy
13 9 (1.53%) Lua
13 9 (1.53%) VB
14 6 (1.02%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.85%) Delphi
15 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.68%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 243 (41.40%) Security Cleared
2 139 (23.68%) DV Cleared
3 87 (14.82%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 22 (3.75%) Degree
6 18 (3.07%) ISEB
7 7 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.19%) Sun Certification
8 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.17%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.17%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.17%) MCPD
11 1 (0.17%) OSCE
11 1 (0.17%) OSCP
11 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.43%) QA
2 11 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.70%) ISO 14001
3 10 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.70%) SLA
4 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (1.36%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.02%) Docker
3 5 (0.85%) KVM
3 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.34%) Xen
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.92%) Puppet
2 16 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.87%) Ansible
4 6 (1.02%) Kibana
5 5 (0.85%) Ganglia
5 5 (0.85%) Graphite
5 5 (0.85%) Nagios
5 5 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.85%) Riemann
6 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.51%) SCCM
8 2 (0.34%) Mesos
9 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.17%) DBAmp
9 1 (0.17%) Oozie
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 119 (20.27%) Oracle
2 37 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.79%) IBM
4 18 (3.07%) SAP
5 12 (2.04%) Sybase
6 9 (1.53%) Adobe
6 9 (1.53%) Luciad
7 8 (1.36%) Citrix
7 8 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.36%) VMware
8 7 (1.19%) Apple
8 7 (1.19%) Google
8 7 (1.19%) Sun
8 7 (1.19%) Talend
9 6 (1.02%) HP
10 5 (0.85%) Dell
10 5 (0.85%) Lotus
10 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.85%) Siebel
10 5 (0.85%) Symantec
South West
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £25.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
aap3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour + Gaining industry/commercial experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £30 - £50 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £370 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500-550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago