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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 301 284 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.20% 9.12% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.92% 23.79% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 178 140
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 9
Median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £30.00 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £55.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +8.12%
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
1118 1194 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.87% 38.34% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 799 785
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 53
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
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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
Gloucestershire +3 93 £450 -5.26% 32
Bristol +1 48 £375 -6.25% 46
Devon 0 47 £415 -1.77% 3
Dorset +11 39 £393 +30.83% 6
Wiltshire -5 28 £375 -7.69% 12
Somerset -5 22 £375 -6.25% 21
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Java.

1 284 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (38.09%) Security Cleared
3 168 (26.33%) JavaScript
4 164 (25.71%) Spring
5 146 (22.88%) HTML
6 139 (21.79%) C++
7 134 (21.00%) DV Cleared
8 127 (19.91%) SQL
9 119 (18.65%) Oracle
10 117 (18.34%) CSS
11 114 (17.87%) Python
12 110 (17.24%) Web Services
13 109 (17.08%) Linux
14 107 (16.77%) Scrum
15 105 (16.46%) Unix
16 100 (15.67%) Software Engineering
17 99 (15.52%) SC Cleared
18 97 (15.20%) J2EE
19 92 (14.42%) Finance
20 80 (12.54%) Hibernate
21 70 (10.97%) C
22 69 (10.82%) DevOps
23 68 (10.66%) Jenkins
23 68 (10.66%) XML
24 67 (10.50%) TDD
25 66 (10.34%) OO
26 65 (10.19%) RESTful
27 62 (9.72%) JIRA
28 61 (9.56%) Ruby
29 60 (9.40%) Open Source

Java
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 41 (6.43%) WebSphere
2 38 (5.96%) JBoss
3 35 (5.49%) Apache
3 35 (5.49%) WebLogic
4 30 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.82%) Confluence
7 17 (2.66%) Mule
8 16 (2.51%) Apache Spark
9 15 (2.35%) IIS
9 15 (2.35%) Mule ESB
10 14 (2.19%) GlassFish
10 14 (2.19%) SAS
11 8 (1.25%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.63%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.63%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.63%) Liferay
13 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (2.66%) MS Office
2 12 (1.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.10%) SPSS
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.63%) Magento
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.47%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.31%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.51%) GitHub
3 10 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.61%) HTTP
2 15 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.04%) Firewall
4 10 (1.57%) LDAP
4 10 (1.57%) Network Security
5 9 (1.41%) Internet
6 8 (1.25%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.10%) NAS
8 6 (0.94%) FTP
8 6 (0.94%) IPsec
8 6 (0.94%) VPN
9 5 (0.78%) tcpdump
9 5 (0.78%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.47%) DHCP
10 3 (0.47%) DNS
11 2 (0.31%) SAN
11 2 (0.31%) SSH
11 2 (0.31%) SSL
12 1 (0.16%) Intranet
12 1 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.25%) Relational Database
2 49 (7.68%) SQL Server
3 40 (6.27%) Big Data
4 38 (5.96%) Hadoop
4 38 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 29 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 29 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.92%) MySQL
7 24 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.04%) Neo4j
9 12 (1.88%) Data Mining
10 11 (1.72%) OrientDB
10 11 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.78%) GIS
14 4 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.63%) MS Access
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (10.66%) Jenkins
2 62 (9.72%) JIRA
3 58 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 57 (8.93%) Git (software)
5 53 (8.31%) Maven
6 44 (6.90%) Subversion
7 39 (6.11%) JUnit
8 35 (5.49%) Eclipse
9 32 (5.02%) Selenium
10 19 (2.98%) IntelliJ
11 18 (2.82%) Visual Studio
12 15 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (2.35%) ClearCase
12 15 (2.35%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.04%) Capybara
13 13 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
13 13 (2.04%) git-flow
13 13 (2.04%) RSpec
14 12 (1.88%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 92 (14.42%) Finance
2 30 (4.70%) Manufacturing
3 27 (4.23%) Marketing
4 26 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.92%) Electronics
6 21 (3.29%) Aerospace
7 13 (2.04%) Banking
8 10 (1.57%) Games
8 10 (1.57%) Retail
9 6 (0.94%) Military
10 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 404 (63.32%) Developer
2 282 (44.20%) Java Developer
3 58 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 52 (8.15%) Software Developer
5 43 (6.74%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.43%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 35 (5.49%) Java Software Developer
8 34 (5.33%) Java Engineer
9 33 (5.17%) Analyst
10 30 (4.70%) Java Software Engineer
10 30 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (4.08%) Test Engineer
12 23 (3.61%) Architect
13 21 (3.29%) Tester
14 17 (2.66%) C++ Developer
15 16 (2.51%) Agile Developer
15 16 (2.51%) Applications Developer
15 16 (2.51%) Data Scientist
15 16 (2.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 16 (2.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (25.71%) Spring
2 146 (22.88%) HTML
3 117 (18.34%) CSS
4 110 (17.24%) Web Services
5 97 (15.20%) J2EE
6 80 (12.54%) Hibernate
7 68 (10.66%) XML
8 65 (10.19%) RESTful
9 47 (7.37%) JSON
10 43 (6.74%) REST
11 42 (6.58%) jQuery
12 36 (5.64%) AngularJS
13 35 (5.49%) .NET
14 32 (5.02%) SOAP
15 29 (4.55%) Apache Camel
16 28 (4.39%) JSP
16 28 (4.39%) Spring MVC
17 27 (4.23%) EJB
18 26 (4.08%) JPA
19 25 (3.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.92%) User Experience
4 19 (2.98%) Visualisation
5 18 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.88%) Wiki
8 10 (1.57%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.41%) Blockchain
9 9 (1.41%) iPad
10 8 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.25%) VHDL
11 6 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.94%) Replication
12 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.63%) Clustering
12 4 (0.63%) Ergonomics
12 4 (0.63%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.63%) VLE
13 3 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 109 (17.08%) Linux
2 105 (16.46%) Unix
3 45 (7.05%) Windows
4 16 (2.51%) Android
4 16 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.19%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.47%) AIX
9 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (16.77%) Scrum
3 100 (15.67%) Software Engineering
4 69 (10.82%) DevOps
5 67 (10.50%) TDD
6 66 (10.34%) OO
7 60 (9.40%) Open Source
8 56 (8.78%) BDD
9 55 (8.62%) UML
10 54 (8.46%) Web Development
11 51 (7.99%) Unit Testing
12 49 (7.68%) MVC
13 41 (6.43%) SDLC
14 39 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (5.17%) ITIL
16 31 (4.86%) Programme Management
17 29 (4.55%) E-Commerce
18 28 (4.39%) Configuration Management
19 26 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 168 (26.33%) JavaScript
2 139 (21.79%) C++
3 127 (19.91%) SQL
4 114 (17.87%) Python
5 70 (10.97%) C
6 61 (9.56%) Ruby
7 57 (8.93%) C#
8 46 (7.21%) Perl
9 39 (6.11%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.55%) MATLAB
11 28 (4.39%) Scala
12 27 (4.23%) PHP
13 25 (3.92%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.76%) R
15 23 (3.61%) Groovy
16 16 (2.51%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.88%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.72%) Delphi
19 10 (1.57%) Lua
20 9 (1.41%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 243 (38.09%) Security Cleared
2 134 (21.00%) DV Cleared
3 99 (15.52%) SC Cleared
4 46 (7.21%) Degree
5 23 (3.61%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.88%) PhD
7 10 (1.57%) ISEB
8 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.63%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.47%) CISSP
10 3 (0.47%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.47%) SANS
11 2 (0.31%) GCIA
11 2 (0.31%) GCIH
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.31%) RHCE
12 1 (0.16%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.27%) QA
2 12 (1.88%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.72%) ISO 14001
4 8 (1.25%) SLA
5 6 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) RMADS
7 1 (0.16%) SEPA
7 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.94%) Samba
4 5 (0.78%) Docker
5 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.31%) Snort
6 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (4.23%) Puppet
2 20 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.25%) Ansible
4 7 (1.10%) OpenAM
5 6 (0.94%) Nagios
6 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.47%) CloudHub
7 3 (0.47%) Mesos
8 2 (0.31%) Kibana
8 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.31%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.16%) Graylog
9 1 (0.16%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.16%) Oozie
9 1 (0.16%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.16%) Sun Identity Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (18.65%) Oracle
2 37 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.23%) SAP
4 18 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 17 (2.66%) Sybase
6 16 (2.51%) VMware
7 12 (1.88%) Google
8 10 (1.57%) Luciad
9 8 (1.25%) Apple
10 6 (0.94%) F5
10 6 (0.94%) NetApp
10 6 (0.94%) webMethods
11 5 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.78%) Sun
12 4 (0.63%) Blackboard
12 4 (0.63%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.63%) Remedy
12 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.47%) Sencha
13 3 (0.47%) Splunk
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