The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 239 128 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.82% 6.01% 5.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.87% 18.08% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 83 103
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £44.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £35.00 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.51 £54.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1145 708 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.46% 33.26% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 446 569
Average daily rate £350 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bristol +11 63 £400 +18.51% 42
Gloucestershire -1 51 £375 -1.96% 18
Wiltshire +11 32 £288 -34.65% 35
Somerset -11 28 £300 -7.69% 15
Devon +3 24 £425 +21.42% 6
Dorset +3 20 £400 - 24
Cornwall - - - - 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 155 (31.57%) Spring
2 120 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (24.03%) JavaScript
4 114 (23.22%) Web Services
5 107 (21.79%) J2EE
6 106 (21.59%) Oracle
7 104 (21.18%) SQL
8 103 (20.98%) Linux
9 102 (20.77%) CSS
10 95 (19.35%) Security Cleared
11 93 (18.94%) HTML
11 93 (18.94%) XML
12 90 (18.33%) OO
13 86 (17.52%) jQuery
14 80 (16.29%) TDD
14 80 (16.29%) Scrum
15 74 (15.07%) Hibernate
16 68 (13.85%) Finance
17 67 (13.65%) Software Engineering
18 64 (13.03%) DV Cleared
19 58 (11.81%) JUnit
20 57 (11.61%) Subversion
21 56 (11.41%) Tomcat
22 55 (11.20%) PHP
23 53 (10.79%) Jenkins
24 52 (10.59%) Telecoms
24 52 (10.59%) Maven
25 51 (10.39%) Ruby
26 50 (10.18%) MySQL
26 50 (10.18%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (11.41%) Tomcat
2 50 (10.18%) WebLogic
3 44 (8.96%) Apache
4 27 (5.50%) Confluence
5 15 (3.05%) nginx
5 15 (3.05%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.65%) CMS
7 12 (2.44%) MediaWiki
8 9 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.43%) IIS
10 5 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.02%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 4 (0.81%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.81%) Mule
11 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.81%) Apache Qpid
11 4 (0.81%) Railo
12 3 (0.61%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.43%) MS Project
3 5 (1.02%) Windchill
4 3 (0.61%) CATIA
5 2 (0.41%) MS Office
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 19 (3.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.43%) Summit
4 5 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.61%) Magento
5 3 (0.61%) Shopify
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Agresso
7 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.33%) Cloud Computing
1 36 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.22%) SaaS
3 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Force.com
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.54%) LDAP
2 23 (4.68%) VPN
2 23 (4.68%) Firewall
3 16 (3.26%) Internet
4 14 (2.85%) LAN
5 13 (2.65%) WAN
5 13 (2.65%) IPv6
5 13 (2.65%) X.509
6 12 (2.44%) IPsec
6 12 (2.44%) Network Security
6 12 (2.44%) SSL
6 12 (2.44%) OSPF
6 12 (2.44%) BGP
6 12 (2.44%) EIGRP
7 4 (0.81%) AMQP
8 3 (0.61%) Multicast
9 2 (0.41%) VLAN
9 2 (0.41%) Telnet
9 2 (0.41%) DNS
9 2 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.18%) MySQL
2 43 (8.76%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.70%) CouchDB
5 25 (5.09%) SQL Server
6 20 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (3.87%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.67%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.67%) Big Data
9 16 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.83%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.61%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (11.81%) JUnit
2 57 (11.61%) Subversion
3 53 (10.79%) Jenkins
4 52 (10.59%) Maven
5 44 (8.96%) Eclipse
6 35 (7.13%) JIRA
7 33 (6.72%) Git (software)
8 27 (5.50%) Hudson
9 24 (4.89%) Selenium
9 24 (4.89%) Ant
10 13 (2.65%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.24%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (2.04%) Mockito
13 9 (1.83%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.63%) QUnit
15 6 (1.22%) NUnit
15 6 (1.22%) JBehave
16 5 (1.02%) JMeter
16 5 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.81%) JDeveloper
General
1 68 (13.85%) Finance
2 52 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.68%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.28%) Marketing
5 20 (4.07%) Electronics
6 6 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.61%) Military
8 2 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 289 (58.86%) Developer
2 177 (36.05%) Java Developer
3 42 (8.55%) Architect
4 35 (7.13%) Senior Developer
5 27 (5.50%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.30%) Software Developer
7 25 (5.09%) Analyst
8 24 (4.89%) Scala Developer
9 23 (4.68%) Java Architect
9 23 (4.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (3.67%) Project Manager
11 18 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.46%) Tester
13 16 (3.26%) J2EE Developer
14 15 (3.05%) PHP Developer
15 13 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
16 10 (2.04%) WebLogic Developer
16 10 (2.04%) Technical Leader
16 10 (2.04%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (31.57%) Spring
2 114 (23.22%) Web Services
3 107 (21.79%) J2EE
4 102 (20.77%) CSS
5 93 (18.94%) HTML
5 93 (18.94%) XML
6 86 (17.52%) jQuery
7 74 (15.07%) Hibernate
8 50 (10.18%) REST
9 47 (9.57%) .NET
10 40 (8.15%) SOAP
11 36 (7.33%) SVG
11 36 (7.33%) JSF
12 31 (6.31%) LAMP
12 31 (6.31%) Akka
12 31 (6.31%) Play Framework
13 30 (6.11%) RESTful
14 29 (5.91%) Spring MVC
15 28 (5.70%) Batik
16 24 (4.89%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.07%) DTV
2 16 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.65%) Wiki
4 12 (2.44%) Open Source
4 12 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.24%) PKI
6 9 (1.83%) Clustering
7 8 (1.63%) RIA
7 8 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.43%) PMI
9 5 (1.02%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.81%) Replication
11 3 (0.61%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.41%) GIS
13 1 (0.20%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.20%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.98%) Linux
2 49 (9.98%) UNIX
3 33 (6.72%) Windows
4 26 (5.30%) Ubuntu
4 26 (5.30%) CentOS
5 23 (4.68%) Debian
6 12 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.83%) Solaris
8 8 (1.63%) Fedora
9 4 (0.81%) Android
9 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (18.33%) OO
3 80 (16.29%) TDD
3 80 (16.29%) Scrum
4 67 (13.65%) Software Engineering
5 46 (9.37%) Web Development
5 46 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (9.16%) UML
7 44 (8.96%) BDD
8 42 (8.55%) Configuration Management
8 42 (8.55%) MVC
9 28 (5.70%) Process Management
10 27 (5.50%) SOA
10 27 (5.50%) DevOps
11 26 (5.30%) Unit Testing
12 24 (4.89%) Project Management
13 23 (4.68%) E-Commerce
13 23 (4.68%) Kanban
14 22 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (4.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 118 (24.03%) JavaScript
2 104 (21.18%) SQL
3 55 (11.20%) PHP
4 51 (10.39%) Ruby
5 49 (9.98%) Scala
6 45 (9.16%) Python
7 43 (8.76%) Perl
8 36 (7.33%) C++
9 34 (6.92%) Bash Shell
10 26 (5.30%) PL/SQL
11 23 (4.68%) C#
12 16 (3.26%) C
13 8 (1.63%) PHP5
13 8 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 4 (0.81%) Lua
15 4 (0.81%) VB
16 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.61%) Groovy
17 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 95 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 64 (13.03%) DV Cleared
3 38 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.72%) Degree
5 16 (3.26%) ISEB
6 13 (2.65%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.43%) PMP
7 7 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.41%) CCNA
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.67%) QA
2 12 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.43%) ISO 14001
4 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.61%) SLA
7 2 (0.41%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.28%) XenServer
3 17 (3.46%) Samba
4 15 (3.05%) Active Directory
5 14 (2.85%) Postfix
6 3 (0.61%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.61%) UAG
7 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (5.30%) Puppet
2 14 (2.85%) ZABBIX
3 12 (2.44%) Salt
3 12 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.61%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.61%) MIIS
5 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) YUM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 106 (21.59%) Oracle
2 35 (7.13%) JBoss
3 34 (6.92%) Red Hat
4 29 (5.91%) VMware
5 28 (5.70%) SAP
6 18 (3.67%) Zend
7 17 (3.46%) Microsoft
8 15 (3.05%) Citrix
9 9 (1.83%) hybris
10 5 (1.02%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.61%) IBM
11 3 (0.61%) Siebel
11 3 (0.61%) Intalio
12 2 (0.41%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.41%) Capita
12 2 (0.41%) Sybase
12 2 (0.41%) Remedy
12 2 (0.41%) HP
13 1 (0.20%) Intel
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Negotioable DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day + +
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 24 days ago