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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 309 242 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.66% 7.89% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 20.93% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 151 85
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£413 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 10 4
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -21.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.84 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.51 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
1280 1156 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.00% 37.68% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 760 447
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 47 42
Average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £20.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 +3 81 £425 +13.33% 23
Bristol -4 61 £413 +3.12% 60
Devon +13 60 £423 -0.58% 20
Somerset +11 47 £363 +20.83% 22
Wiltshire -6 24 £400 +39.13% 21
Dorset -10 9 £300 -29.41% 19
Cornwall - 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 259 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (32.62%) Security Cleared
3 164 (26.89%) SQL
4 142 (23.28%) Web Services
5 135 (22.13%) HTML
6 126 (20.66%) Spring
7 122 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 118 (19.34%) JavaScript
9 117 (19.18%) Scrum
10 115 (18.85%) Linux
11 105 (17.21%) Oracle
12 99 (16.23%) CSS
13 95 (15.57%) C++
14 92 (15.08%) Hibernate
15 90 (14.75%) Software Engineering
16 89 (14.59%) Python
17 86 (14.10%) J2EE
18 79 (12.95%) XML
18 79 (12.95%) TDD
19 77 (12.62%) SC Cleared
20 69 (11.31%) OO
20 69 (11.31%) REST
21 68 (11.15%) Finance
22 67 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
23 66 (10.82%) Maven
24 62 (10.16%) UNIX
24 62 (10.16%) JUnit
25 60 (9.84%) Ruby
26 59 (9.67%) .NET
27 58 (9.51%) C

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (8.52%) JBoss
2 49 (8.03%) Apache
3 46 (7.54%) Tomcat
4 29 (4.75%) Liferay
5 24 (3.93%) WebSphere
6 23 (3.77%) Mule
7 21 (3.44%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (2.46%) Drupal
9 14 (2.30%) Mule ESB
10 10 (1.64%) Node.js
11 6 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.98%) IIS
12 5 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (0.82%) CMS
12 5 (0.82%) ATG Dynamo
13 4 (0.66%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.66%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (4.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.82%) Summit
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.82%) GitHub
2 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.95%) HTTP
2 17 (2.79%) HTTPS
3 16 (2.62%) Internet
4 12 (1.97%) Firewall
5 10 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.31%) IPsec
7 7 (1.15%) DNS
8 6 (0.98%) LDAP
8 6 (0.98%) SSL
9 4 (0.66%) 3G
9 4 (0.66%) SAN
9 4 (0.66%) NAS
10 3 (0.49%) Multicast
10 3 (0.49%) Network Security
10 3 (0.49%) VLAN
10 3 (0.49%) LAN
10 3 (0.49%) WAN
10 3 (0.49%) DHCP
11 2 (0.33%) VoIP
11 2 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.87%) Oracle Database
2 43 (7.05%) MongoDB
3 41 (6.72%) SQL Server
4 40 (6.56%) MySQL
5 31 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 30 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (3.44%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.79%) Big Data
9 16 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (2.46%) DB2
11 14 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.15%) MS Access
14 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 66 (10.82%) Maven
2 62 (10.16%) JUnit
3 53 (8.69%) Git (software)
3 53 (8.69%) Jenkins
4 52 (8.52%) Subversion
5 34 (5.57%) Eclipse
6 31 (5.08%) JIRA
7 30 (4.92%) Selenium
8 23 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 21 (3.44%) Ant
10 19 (3.11%) ClearCase
11 17 (2.79%) Apache Ivy
12 15 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
13 14 (2.30%) WebDriver
14 13 (2.13%) Visual Studio
14 13 (2.13%) SoapUI
15 12 (1.97%) LoadRunner
15 12 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 68 (11.15%) Finance
2 37 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 28 (4.59%) Electronics
5 27 (4.43%) Marketing
6 11 (1.80%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.31%) Banking
8 7 (1.15%) Military
9 6 (0.98%) Retail
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 362 (59.34%) Developer
2 221 (36.23%) Java Developer
3 59 (9.67%) Software Engineer
4 41 (6.72%) Analyst
5 33 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 30 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (4.75%) Designer
8 28 (4.59%) Architect
9 24 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (3.61%) Software Developer
11 21 (3.44%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (2.95%) Test Analyst
13 16 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
13 16 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (2.46%) SQL Developer
15 14 (2.30%) Solutions Designer
15 14 (2.30%) Android Developer
16 11 (1.80%) Programmer
16 11 (1.80%) Tester
16 11 (1.80%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (23.28%) Web Services
2 135 (22.13%) HTML
3 126 (20.66%) Spring
4 99 (16.23%) CSS
5 92 (15.08%) Hibernate
6 86 (14.10%) J2EE
7 79 (12.95%) XML
8 69 (11.31%) REST
9 59 (9.67%) .NET
10 50 (8.20%) SOAP
11 45 (7.38%) JSON
12 44 (7.21%) Java EE
12 44 (7.21%) JSP
13 40 (6.56%) Apache Camel
14 38 (6.23%) JPA
15 34 (5.57%) jQuery
16 33 (5.41%) RESTful
17 29 (4.75%) Spring MVC
18 28 (4.59%) AngularJS
19 25 (4.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.43%) DTV
2 24 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.13%) User Experience
4 13 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.31%) Mathematics
7 6 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.66%) Linked Data
8 4 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.66%) Derivative
8 4 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.66%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.66%) NHS
8 4 (0.66%) Replication
8 4 (0.66%) VHDL
9 3 (0.49%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.49%) GIS
9 3 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.85%) Linux
2 62 (10.16%) UNIX
3 30 (4.92%) Windows
4 23 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.28%) Android
6 12 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.15%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (0.98%) AIX
8 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.66%) CentOS
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.33%) Debian
11 2 (0.33%) Fedora
11 2 (0.33%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (19.18%) Scrum
3 90 (14.75%) Software Engineering
4 79 (12.95%) TDD
5 69 (11.31%) OO
6 67 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (9.02%) E-Commerce
8 52 (8.52%) DevOps
9 50 (8.20%) UML
9 50 (8.20%) Configuration Management
10 44 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (7.21%) Open Source
11 43 (7.05%) BDD
12 42 (6.89%) Web Development
13 37 (6.07%) MVC
14 32 (5.25%) Programme Management
15 30 (4.92%) SDLC
16 29 (4.75%) SOA
17 27 (4.43%) Migration
17 27 (4.43%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 164 (26.89%) SQL
2 118 (19.34%) JavaScript
3 95 (15.57%) C++
4 89 (14.59%) Python
5 60 (9.84%) Ruby
6 58 (9.51%) C
6 58 (9.51%) C#
7 43 (7.05%) Perl
8 36 (5.90%) Bash Shell
9 34 (5.57%) PHP
9 34 (5.57%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.95%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.62%) Lua
12 11 (1.80%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.64%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.31%) XPath
15 7 (1.15%) XQuery
16 6 (0.98%) VBA
16 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 199 (32.62%) Security Cleared
2 122 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 77 (12.62%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.11%) Degree
4 19 (3.11%) ISEB
5 14 (2.30%) Sun Certification
6 11 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.31%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.33%) PMP
9 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) OCP
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.30%) QA
2 6 (0.98%) SLA
3 5 (0.82%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) BS25999
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.64%) VirtualBox
2 10 (1.64%) Docker
3 4 (0.66%) Varnish
4 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.33%) Samba
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.33%) Postfix
5 2 (0.33%) XenServer
5 2 (0.33%) GPFS
5 2 (0.33%) Ceph
5 2 (0.33%) iptables
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (8.69%) Puppet
2 41 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (5.08%) Ansible
4 17 (2.79%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.66%) Salt
6 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.49%) WSUS
7 2 (0.33%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.33%) Nagios
7 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.16%) AppManager
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 105 (17.21%) Oracle
2 45 (7.38%) Red Hat
3 31 (5.08%) IBM
4 29 (4.75%) SAP
5 27 (4.43%) VMware
6 24 (3.93%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.62%) Luciad
8 14 (2.30%) Sun
9 12 (1.97%) Talend
10 11 (1.80%) Google
11 9 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.48%) ForgeRock
12 8 (1.31%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.31%) ATG
13 7 (1.15%) OpenText
13 7 (1.15%) Percona
14 6 (0.98%) SaltStack
15 5 (0.82%) hybris
15 5 (0.82%) Atlassian
16 4 (0.66%) Cisco
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Rate: From £29,228 to £36,378 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 25 days ago