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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 315 312 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.33% 9.73% 7.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.92% 24.32% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 187 150
Median daily rate £396 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 38 9
Median hourly rate £46.13 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.09 £55.00 £36.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
1170 1283 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.36% 40.01% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 860 755
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 87 48
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Gloucestershire +3 102 £438 +2.94% 35
Bristol 0 59 £400 -3.03% 29
Wiltshire +5 38 £369 -7.81% 16
Dorset +17 37 £381 +27.08% 9
Devon -4 31 £425 - 6
Somerset -1 18 £375 +3.44% 25
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 248 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (36.73%) Security Cleared
3 154 (26.19%) Spring
4 139 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 136 (23.13%) C++
6 132 (22.45%) DV Cleared
7 125 (21.26%) HTML
8 113 (19.22%) Oracle
9 112 (19.05%) SQL
10 99 (16.84%) Python
11 98 (16.67%) Finance
12 96 (16.33%) Scrum
13 94 (15.99%) Web Services
14 91 (15.48%) Unix
14 91 (15.48%) Linux
15 85 (14.46%) J2EE
15 85 (14.46%) SC Cleared
15 85 (14.46%) Software Engineering
16 84 (14.29%) CSS
17 79 (13.44%) Hibernate
18 65 (11.05%) C
19 63 (10.71%) XML
19 63 (10.71%) TDD
20 61 (10.37%) DevOps
21 58 (9.86%) JSON
22 54 (9.18%) C#
23 53 (9.01%) MVC
24 51 (8.67%) OO
24 51 (8.67%) jQuery
25 50 (8.50%) Cucumber

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 38 (6.46%) WebSphere
2 37 (6.29%) Apache
3 34 (5.78%) JBoss
4 29 (4.93%) WebLogic
5 27 (4.59%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.74%) Apache Spark
6 22 (3.74%) Mule
7 19 (3.23%) Confluence
8 17 (2.89%) Mule ESB
9 16 (2.72%) IIS
10 13 (2.21%) Alfresco
10 13 (2.21%) GlassFish
11 12 (2.04%) SAS
12 11 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.19%) Apache Pig
13 7 (1.19%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.19%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.85%) Liferay
15 4 (0.68%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (1.53%) MS Office
2 8 (1.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.19%) SPSS
4 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.68%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (1.53%) GitHub
5 7 (1.19%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.23%) HTTP
2 18 (3.06%) LDAP
3 15 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.21%) Firewall
5 12 (2.04%) Network Security
6 9 (1.53%) HTTPS
6 9 (1.53%) Internet
7 8 (1.36%) Intranet
7 8 (1.36%) NAS
8 7 (1.19%) FTP
8 7 (1.19%) IPsec
8 7 (1.19%) VPN
9 6 (1.02%) tcpdump
9 6 (1.02%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.51%) DHCP
10 3 (0.51%) DNS
11 2 (0.34%) SAN
11 2 (0.34%) SSH
11 2 (0.34%) SSL
12 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.65%) Hadoop
2 44 (7.48%) Big Data
3 43 (7.31%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.61%) SQL Server
5 32 (5.44%) Oracle Database
6 31 (5.27%) MySQL
7 23 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.55%) Neo4j
9 14 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.04%) Data Mining
10 12 (2.04%) OrientDB
11 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.19%) Apache Accumulo
12 7 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.85%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.85%) MS Access
14 4 (0.68%) GIS
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (8.50%) Cucumber
2 48 (8.16%) JIRA
3 47 (7.99%) Jenkins
4 44 (7.48%) Git (software)
4 44 (7.48%) Maven
5 35 (5.95%) Selenium
6 31 (5.27%) JUnit
7 29 (4.93%) Subversion
8 28 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 19 (3.23%) Bitbucket
10 18 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (2.72%) Mockito
11 16 (2.72%) Visual Studio
12 15 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
12 15 (2.55%) WebDriver
13 12 (2.04%) Eclipse RCP
14 11 (1.87%) Hudson
15 10 (1.70%) ClearCase
16 9 (1.53%) SpecFlow
17 8 (1.36%) Gradle
General
1 98 (16.67%) Finance
2 28 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 25 (4.25%) Marketing
4 23 (3.91%) Electronics
4 23 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.06%) Banking
6 15 (2.55%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.70%) Retail
8 8 (1.36%) Games
9 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.85%) Military
10 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 358 (60.88%) Developer
2 260 (44.22%) Java Developer
3 55 (9.35%) Software Engineer
4 42 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 41 (6.97%) Software Developer
6 37 (6.29%) Analyst
7 32 (5.44%) Senior Developer
8 29 (4.93%) Java Software Developer
9 27 (4.59%) Java Engineer
10 26 (4.42%) Test Engineer
11 25 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
11 25 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (3.74%) Tester
13 17 (2.89%) Data Scientist
14 16 (2.72%) C++ Developer
14 16 (2.72%) Consultant
14 16 (2.72%) Integration Developer
15 15 (2.55%) Applications Support
15 15 (2.55%) Architect
16 14 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (26.19%) Spring
2 125 (21.26%) HTML
3 94 (15.99%) Web Services
4 85 (14.46%) J2EE
5 84 (14.29%) CSS
6 79 (13.44%) Hibernate
7 63 (10.71%) XML
8 58 (9.86%) JSON
9 51 (8.67%) jQuery
10 48 (8.16%) RESTful
11 47 (7.99%) SOAP
12 46 (7.82%) REST
13 42 (7.14%) Spring MVC
14 36 (6.12%) .NET
15 32 (5.44%) AngularJS
16 25 (4.25%) EJB
17 23 (3.91%) HTML5
17 23 (3.91%) Java EE
17 23 (3.91%) JSF
18 21 (3.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 21 (3.57%) User Experience
3 14 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (2.21%) Wiki
5 12 (2.04%) Blockchain
5 12 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.53%) Clustering
7 9 (1.53%) iPad
7 9 (1.53%) VHDL
8 7 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.85%) Semantic Web
11 4 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.68%) Ergonomics
11 4 (0.68%) Replication
12 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.48%) Linux
1 91 (15.48%) Unix
2 43 (7.31%) Windows
3 15 (2.55%) Android
4 13 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.51%) Solaris
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (16.33%) Scrum
3 85 (14.46%) Software Engineering
4 63 (10.71%) TDD
5 61 (10.37%) DevOps
6 53 (9.01%) MVC
7 51 (8.67%) OO
8 49 (8.33%) BDD
9 44 (7.48%) UML
10 40 (6.80%) Open Source
11 39 (6.63%) Web Development
12 38 (6.46%) ITIL
13 34 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (5.61%) SDLC
15 30 (5.10%) Unit Testing
16 29 (4.93%) E-Commerce
17 26 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (4.25%) Programme Management
19 23 (3.91%) Automated Testing
19 23 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.64%) JavaScript
2 136 (23.13%) C++
3 112 (19.05%) SQL
4 99 (16.84%) Python
5 65 (11.05%) C
6 54 (9.18%) C#
7 48 (8.16%) Perl
7 48 (8.16%) Ruby
8 32 (5.44%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.93%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.59%) MATLAB
11 25 (4.25%) PHP
12 23 (3.91%) R
13 22 (3.74%) Scala
14 19 (3.23%) Objective-C
15 14 (2.38%) Groovy
16 11 (1.87%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.53%) Lua
18 8 (1.36%) Ada
19 6 (1.02%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 216 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 132 (22.45%) DV Cleared
3 85 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 39 (6.63%) Degree
5 18 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.04%) PhD
7 10 (1.70%) ISEB
8 8 (1.36%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.85%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.68%) CEH
11 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.34%) CISSP
11 2 (0.34%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.34%) GCIA
11 2 (0.34%) GCIH
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.34%) RHCE
11 2 (0.34%) SANS
12 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.46%) QA
2 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.02%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) RMADS
6 1 (0.17%) SEPA
6 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.36%) Docker
4 7 (1.19%) Samba
5 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.51%) Snort
6 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (4.08%) Puppet
2 20 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.53%) Ansible
4 8 (1.36%) OpenAM
5 7 (1.19%) Nagios
6 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.68%) Oozie
7 3 (0.51%) Control-M
7 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.51%) SCOM
8 2 (0.34%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.34%) Kibana
8 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.34%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.34%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.34%) Sun Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) Graylog
9 1 (0.17%) Mesos
9 1 (0.17%) QRadar
9 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 113 (19.22%) Oracle
2 29 (4.93%) SAP
3 22 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 16 (2.72%) VMware
5 12 (2.04%) Sybase
6 9 (1.53%) Google
6 9 (1.53%) Sun
7 7 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.19%) F5
7 7 (1.19%) NetApp
8 6 (1.02%) Apple
8 6 (1.02%) IBM
8 6 (1.02%) webMethods
9 5 (0.85%) ForgeRock
9 5 (0.85%) Intel Security
9 5 (0.85%) Remedy
10 3 (0.51%) Sencha
10 3 (0.51%) Splunk
10 3 (0.51%) Tableau
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