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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 272 153 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.61% 6.83% 6.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.80% 19.29% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 94 110
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £34.60 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £47.60 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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
1143 793 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.19% 35.40% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 481 616
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 2014.

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
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 27 August 2014. 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 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 +2 64 £375 +1.01% 17
Bristol 0 64 £400 +14.28% 24
Wiltshire +10 35 £300 -14.28% 25
Devon -1 31 £548 +31.92% 4
Somerset -7 28 £300 -7.69% 9
Dorset +5 26 £425 -8.10% 14
Cornwall - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 156 (30.47%) Spring
2 128 (25.00%) SQL
3 122 (23.83%) Web Services
4 117 (22.85%) JavaScript
5 115 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (20.90%) Linux
7 101 (19.73%) Oracle
8 99 (19.34%) J2EE
9 94 (18.36%) Hibernate
10 92 (17.97%) HTML
10 92 (17.97%) CSS
10 92 (17.97%) XML
10 92 (17.97%) Security Cleared
11 89 (17.38%) Scrum
12 86 (16.80%) OO
13 80 (15.63%) Software Engineering
14 78 (15.23%) TDD
14 78 (15.23%) jQuery
15 72 (14.06%) Finance
16 65 (12.70%) PHP
17 62 (12.11%) Tomcat
18 57 (11.13%) Ruby
19 54 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (10.55%) DV Cleared
20 51 (9.96%) UNIX
20 51 (9.96%) MySQL
21 49 (9.57%) Python
21 49 (9.57%) Apache
22 48 (9.38%) .NET
23 47 (9.18%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 62 (12.11%) Tomcat
2 49 (9.57%) Apache
3 31 (6.05%) WebLogic
4 28 (5.47%) Confluence
5 16 (3.13%) nginx
6 13 (2.54%) MediaWiki
7 12 (2.34%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (1.76%) CMS
9 9 (1.76%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.98%) ColdFusion
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.98%) Railo
12 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.78%) Mule
12 4 (0.78%) IIS
13 3 (0.59%) Liferay
14 2 (0.39%) Escenic
14 2 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) CATIA
4 1 (0.20%) Windchill
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) GIMP
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.37%) Summit
4 5 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.78%) Magento
5 4 (0.78%) Shopify
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Agresso
7 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.23%) Cloud Computing
2 36 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.15%) SaaS
4 7 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.17%) GitHub
6 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.59%) IaaS
7 3 (0.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.47%) LDAP
2 24 (4.69%) Firewall
3 23 (4.49%) VPN
4 14 (2.73%) LAN
4 14 (2.73%) WAN
4 14 (2.73%) IPv6
5 13 (2.54%) OSPF
5 13 (2.54%) BGP
5 13 (2.54%) EIGRP
5 13 (2.54%) IPsec
5 13 (2.54%) Network Security
6 11 (2.15%) SSL
6 11 (2.15%) Internet
7 9 (1.76%) X.509
8 4 (0.78%) Multicast
8 4 (0.78%) HTTP
8 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.59%) DNS
10 2 (0.39%) FTP
10 2 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.96%) MySQL
2 46 (8.98%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.64%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.08%) CouchDB
5 21 (4.10%) SQL Server
6 20 (3.91%) Big Data
7 19 (3.71%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.71%) RDBMS
8 18 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.98%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.98%) DB2
13 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.18%) Subversion
2 44 (8.59%) JUnit
3 42 (8.20%) Jenkins
4 37 (7.23%) Maven
5 36 (7.03%) JIRA
6 34 (6.64%) Git (software)
7 30 (5.86%) Eclipse
8 25 (4.88%) Selenium
9 22 (4.30%) Hudson
10 16 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 16 (3.13%) Ant
11 12 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
12 11 (2.15%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (1.17%) NUnit
14 6 (1.17%) SoapUI
15 5 (0.98%) FitNesse
15 5 (0.98%) ClearCase
16 4 (0.78%) JDeveloper
16 4 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 72 (14.06%) Finance
2 42 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.27%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.69%) Electronics
4 24 (4.69%) Marketing
5 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.78%) Retail
7 3 (0.59%) Legal
7 3 (0.59%) Military
7 3 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (60.16%) Developer
2 193 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 52 (10.16%) Architect
4 35 (6.84%) Senior Developer
5 32 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 24 (4.69%) Analyst
7 23 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (4.49%) Java Architect
8 21 (4.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 19 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (3.71%) Scala Developer
10 18 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (3.52%) Tester
11 16 (3.13%) PHP Developer
12 15 (2.93%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.73%) Project Manager
13 14 (2.73%) C++ Developer
13 14 (2.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
15 12 (2.34%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (30.47%) Spring
2 122 (23.83%) Web Services
3 99 (19.34%) J2EE
4 94 (18.36%) Hibernate
5 92 (17.97%) HTML
5 92 (17.97%) CSS
5 92 (17.97%) XML
6 78 (15.23%) jQuery
7 48 (9.38%) .NET
8 46 (8.98%) REST
9 42 (8.20%) LAMP
10 40 (7.81%) SAML
11 36 (7.03%) JSP
11 36 (7.03%) SOAP
12 30 (5.86%) SVG
13 27 (5.27%) Spring MVC
14 26 (5.08%) Batik
14 26 (5.08%) Ajax
14 26 (5.08%) RESTful
14 26 (5.08%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.69%) DTV
2 23 (4.49%) Open Source
3 18 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.73%) Wiki
5 7 (1.37%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.37%) PMI
5 7 (1.37%) Clustering
6 5 (0.98%) PKI
6 5 (0.98%) Web 2.0
6 5 (0.98%) Social Media
7 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 4 (0.78%) RIA
7 4 (0.78%) Replication
7 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.59%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 107 (20.90%) Linux
2 51 (9.96%) UNIX
3 40 (7.81%) Windows
4 29 (5.66%) CentOS
5 27 (5.27%) Ubuntu
6 24 (4.69%) Debian
7 13 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.95%) Fedora
8 10 (1.95%) Solaris
9 5 (0.98%) zOS
9 5 (0.98%) Android
9 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) SELinux
12 1 (0.20%) VMS
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (17.38%) Scrum
3 86 (16.80%) OO
4 80 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 78 (15.23%) TDD
6 54 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (8.79%) Web Development
8 40 (7.81%) BDD
8 40 (7.81%) MVC
9 39 (7.62%) UML
10 35 (6.84%) Configuration Management
11 30 (5.86%) Project Management
11 30 (5.86%) E-Commerce
11 30 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (5.66%) SOA
13 28 (5.47%) Unit Testing
14 27 (5.27%) DevOps
14 27 (5.27%) Process Management
15 25 (4.88%) Programme Management
16 24 (4.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 128 (25.00%) SQL
2 117 (22.85%) JavaScript
3 65 (12.70%) PHP
4 57 (11.13%) Ruby
5 49 (9.57%) Python
6 46 (8.98%) C++
7 45 (8.79%) Scala
8 44 (8.59%) Perl
9 35 (6.84%) Bash Shell
10 27 (5.27%) C#
11 23 (4.49%) PL/SQL
12 22 (4.30%) C
13 12 (2.34%) PHP5
14 9 (1.76%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.17%) Delphi
15 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.98%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.98%) CFML
16 5 (0.98%) Lua
Qualifications
1 92 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 54 (10.55%) DV Cleared
3 42 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 39 (7.62%) Degree
5 15 (2.93%) ISEB
6 11 (2.15%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.37%) PMP
7 7 (1.37%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.59%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.39%) HND
11 2 (0.39%) CCNA
12 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.93%) QA
2 8 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.37%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.78%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.78%) SLA
5 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.30%) XenServer
3 18 (3.52%) Samba
4 16 (3.13%) Postfix
5 15 (2.93%) Active Directory
6 12 (2.34%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.59%) UAG
7 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.39%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 27 (5.27%) Puppet
2 15 (2.93%) ZABBIX
3 13 (2.54%) Salt
4 12 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.59%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.59%) MIIS
6 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.20%) logstash
7 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.20%) YUM
Vendors
1 101 (19.73%) Oracle
2 37 (7.23%) SAP
2 37 (7.23%) Red Hat
3 30 (5.86%) VMware
4 29 (5.66%) JBoss
5 26 (5.08%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.52%) Zend
7 16 (3.13%) Citrix
8 15 (2.93%) IBM
9 9 (1.76%) hybris
10 6 (1.17%) Sun
11 5 (0.98%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.78%) Intel
13 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.59%) Siebel
14 2 (0.39%) HP
14 2 (0.39%) Sybase
14 2 (0.39%) CA
14 2 (0.39%) Capita
14 2 (0.39%) Rackspace
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Devon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per month + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 480 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 19 days ago
South West England
CPS Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cirencester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago