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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 299 270 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.67% 8.16% 8.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.19% 21.69% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 153 176
Median daily rate £383 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.50 £34.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £55.00 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1187 1245 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.36% 37.61% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 814 723
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 95 £450 +2.85% 25
Wiltshire +33 62 £365 -8.75% 6
Bristol +3 54 £375 -11.76% 31
Dorset +16 32 £338 -35.71% 7
Devon -5 25 £425 -9.09% 5
Somerset 0 15 £375 +9.89% 12
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 254 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (35.50%) Security Cleared
3 176 (29.33%) Spring
4 168 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 127 (21.17%) HTML
6 126 (21.00%) DV Cleared
7 118 (19.67%) Oracle
8 114 (19.00%) Finance
9 113 (18.83%) C++
10 107 (17.83%) SQL
11 102 (17.00%) Python
12 87 (14.50%) Scrum
13 86 (14.33%) SC Cleared
14 84 (14.00%) Web Services
15 83 (13.83%) Unix
16 81 (13.50%) J2EE
17 80 (13.33%) CSS
17 80 (13.33%) Hibernate
18 78 (13.00%) JSON
19 75 (12.50%) Linux
20 74 (12.33%) XML
21 73 (12.17%) TDD
22 65 (10.83%) jQuery
23 64 (10.67%) Software Engineering
24 62 (10.33%) MVC
25 61 (10.17%) SOAP
26 55 (9.17%) Perl
26 55 (9.17%) BDD
27 53 (8.83%) DevOps
27 53 (8.83%) Git (software)

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 44 (7.33%) WebSphere
2 40 (6.67%) JBoss
3 37 (6.17%) Apache
4 36 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 33 (5.50%) WebLogic
6 32 (5.33%) Apache Spark
7 18 (3.00%) Alfresco
8 17 (2.83%) GlassFish
8 17 (2.83%) Mule
9 12 (2.00%) IIS
9 12 (2.00%) Mule ESB
10 11 (1.83%) Confluence
10 11 (1.83%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.67%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.17%) Liferay
14 6 (1.00%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.00%) SAS
15 4 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.17%) SPSS
3 6 (1.00%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.00%) MS Office
4 2 (0.33%) Windchill
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.33%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (0.67%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.33%) LDAP
2 17 (2.83%) HTTP
3 12 (2.00%) Intranet
3 12 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.83%) Internet
5 10 (1.67%) Firewall
6 9 (1.50%) Network Security
7 7 (1.17%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.00%) FTP
8 6 (1.00%) IPsec
8 6 (1.00%) NAS
8 6 (1.00%) tcpdump
8 6 (1.00%) VPN
8 6 (1.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.33%) DHCP
10 2 (0.33%) DNS
10 2 (0.33%) SSL
11 1 (0.17%) Extranet
11 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.50%) Big Data
2 49 (8.17%) Hadoop
3 45 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 43 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 33 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 31 (5.17%) MySQL
7 23 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.17%) Neo4j
10 12 (2.00%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.67%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.33%) OrientDB
12 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.17%) MS Access
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.67%) Selenium
3 50 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 47 (7.83%) Maven
5 45 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 33 (5.50%) JIRA
7 31 (5.17%) Eclipse
7 31 (5.17%) JUnit
8 23 (3.83%) WebDriver
9 18 (3.00%) Mockito
9 18 (3.00%) Subversion
10 16 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (2.67%) Bitbucket
10 16 (2.67%) Eclipse RCP
10 16 (2.67%) LoadRunner
11 15 (2.50%) Ant
12 14 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
13 13 (2.17%) Hudson
14 12 (2.00%) JMeter
15 11 (1.83%) SoapUI
General
1 114 (19.00%) Finance
2 26 (4.33%) Banking
3 20 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.17%) Retail
5 18 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.83%) Marketing
7 15 (2.50%) Electronics
8 9 (1.50%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.17%) Military
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
10 4 (0.67%) Games
10 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Automotive
11 3 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 383 (63.83%) Developer
2 286 (47.67%) Java Developer
3 41 (6.83%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 40 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 33 (5.50%) Analyst
6 31 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 26 (4.33%) Java Software Developer
7 26 (4.33%) Test Engineer
8 25 (4.17%) Tester
9 24 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 22 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (3.33%) Consultant
11 20 (3.33%) Data Scientist
11 20 (3.33%) Java Engineer
11 20 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (2.67%) Applications Support
12 16 (2.67%) Test Analyst
13 14 (2.33%) Agile Developer
14 13 (2.17%) Applications Developer
14 13 (2.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (29.33%) Spring
2 127 (21.17%) HTML
3 84 (14.00%) Web Services
4 81 (13.50%) J2EE
5 80 (13.33%) CSS
5 80 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 78 (13.00%) JSON
7 74 (12.33%) XML
8 65 (10.83%) jQuery
9 61 (10.17%) SOAP
10 53 (8.83%) RESTful
11 52 (8.67%) Spring MVC
12 50 (8.33%) REST
13 44 (7.33%) .NET
13 44 (7.33%) AngularJS
14 31 (5.17%) HTML5
15 28 (4.67%) JSF
16 27 (4.50%) EJB
17 25 (4.17%) Kafka
18 22 (3.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.83%) Blockchain
4 16 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (2.50%) User Experience
6 13 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.00%) Clustering
8 11 (1.83%) Semantic Web
9 10 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.50%) iPad
10 9 (1.50%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.33%) NHS
11 8 (1.33%) Wiki
12 7 (1.17%) Statistics
13 6 (1.00%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.83%) Physics
14 5 (0.83%) W3C
15 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.67%) Cryptocurrency
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.83%) Unix
2 75 (12.50%) Linux
3 24 (4.00%) Windows
4 13 (2.17%) Android
5 12 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.67%) Solaris
7 6 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.33%) AIX
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (14.50%) Scrum
3 73 (12.17%) TDD
4 64 (10.67%) Software Engineering
5 62 (10.33%) MVC
6 55 (9.17%) BDD
7 53 (8.83%) DevOps
8 50 (8.33%) Open Source
9 46 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (6.33%) Web Development
11 35 (5.83%) OO
12 33 (5.50%) ITIL
12 33 (5.50%) UML
13 28 (4.67%) E-Commerce
14 24 (4.00%) Migration
14 24 (4.00%) SDLC
14 24 (4.00%) Unit Testing
15 23 (3.83%) Cash Management
16 22 (3.67%) Analytics
16 22 (3.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 168 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 113 (18.83%) C++
3 107 (17.83%) SQL
4 102 (17.00%) Python
5 55 (9.17%) Perl
6 50 (8.33%) C
7 46 (7.67%) C#
8 40 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 39 (6.50%) Ruby
10 31 (5.17%) PL/SQL
11 24 (4.00%) PHP
12 18 (3.00%) MATLAB
12 18 (3.00%) R
13 14 (2.33%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.33%) Scala
14 8 (1.33%) Groovy
14 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.17%) Ada
15 7 (1.17%) Lua
15 7 (1.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 213 (35.50%) Security Cleared
2 126 (21.00%) DV Cleared
3 86 (14.33%) SC Cleared
4 37 (6.17%) Degree
5 22 (3.67%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.33%) ISEB
7 12 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (2.00%) PhD
8 6 (1.00%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.83%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.67%) CEH
11 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.33%) RHCE
13 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
13 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.17%) PMP
13 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.83%) QA
2 8 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.17%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) SDET
6 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) TickIT
6 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (4.67%) Docker
2 9 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.00%) Samba
4 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.67%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.50%) Snort
7 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (3.67%) Puppet
2 16 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.67%) OpenAM
4 9 (1.50%) Ansible
5 7 (1.17%) Control-M
5 7 (1.17%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.17%) SCOM
6 6 (1.00%) Nagios
7 5 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.67%) Kibana
8 4 (0.67%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.67%) Sun Identity Manager
9 3 (0.50%) Nessus
9 3 (0.50%) Oozie
9 3 (0.50%) QRadar
10 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.17%) Graylog
11 1 (0.17%) Mesos
11 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 118 (19.67%) Oracle
2 24 (4.00%) SAP
3 20 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 18 (3.00%) IBM
5 17 (2.83%) Microsoft
6 16 (2.67%) Sun
6 16 (2.67%) Sybase
7 12 (2.00%) Google
8 10 (1.67%) Intel Security
9 9 (1.50%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.50%) HP
9 9 (1.50%) VMware
10 7 (1.17%) ForgeRock
10 7 (1.17%) Remedy
10 7 (1.17%) webMethods
11 6 (1.00%) F5
11 6 (1.00%) NetApp
12 5 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.83%) Facebook
12 5 (0.83%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates.
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.0 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago