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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / South West
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 266 318 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.37% 10.81% 9.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.34% 26.95% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 204 211
Median daily rate £420 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +20.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

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
1010 1180 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 40.12% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 786 712
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 67 72
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 64 £500 +20.48% 30
Bristol +10 60 £415 +22.96% 60
Wiltshire -2 50 £355 -5.33% 16
Devon +3 38 £448 +11.87% 9
Somerset -5 28 £408 +11.64% 21
Dorset +6 13 £350 -41.66% 13
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 307 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (33.62%) Security Cleared
3 176 (30.19%) Spring
4 160 (27.44%) JavaScript
5 127 (21.78%) SQL
6 122 (20.93%) Scrum
7 112 (19.21%) HTML
8 108 (18.52%) DV Cleared
9 107 (18.35%) Oracle
10 98 (16.81%) XML
11 93 (15.95%) Hibernate
11 93 (15.95%) REST
12 92 (15.78%) Web Services
13 87 (14.92%) Python
13 87 (14.92%) Selenium
14 86 (14.75%) Finance
15 82 (14.07%) Software Engineering
16 81 (13.89%) C++
17 80 (13.72%) TDD
17 80 (13.72%) Git (software)
17 80 (13.72%) BDD
18 79 (13.55%) Jenkins
19 78 (13.38%) Docker
19 78 (13.38%) SC Cleared
20 77 (13.21%) SOAP
21 76 (13.04%) Linux
22 72 (12.35%) Open Source
23 71 (12.18%) J2EE
24 68 (11.66%) CSS
25 67 (11.49%) 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 45 (7.72%) Apache
2 39 (6.69%) Tomcat
3 37 (6.35%) WebLogic
4 30 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.46%) Confluence
5 26 (4.46%) JBoss
6 25 (4.29%) Apache Spark
7 15 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (2.40%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.06%) Mule
10 11 (1.89%) Mule ESB
10 11 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.72%) GlassFish
11 10 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.37%) Alfresco
14 7 (1.20%) Apache Pig
14 7 (1.20%) CMS
15 6 (1.03%) IIS
16 5 (0.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.86%) MS Office
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) Simulink
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.34%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.74%) Amazon S3
3 12 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.06%) GitHub
4 10 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.86%) Route 53
7 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.51%) PaaS
8 2 (0.34%) SaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Slack
9 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.63%) HTTP
2 14 (2.40%) LDAP
3 13 (2.23%) Internet
3 13 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.20%) Firewall
5 5 (0.86%) Intranet
5 5 (0.86%) SSL
5 5 (0.86%) VPN
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.51%) DNS
7 3 (0.51%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) AMQP
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.17%) IPsec
8 1 (0.17%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
8 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.58%) Big Data
3 48 (8.23%) Hadoop
4 47 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 28 (4.80%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.80%) Oracle Database
8 27 (4.63%) MySQL
9 11 (1.89%) Neo4j
10 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.37%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
13 6 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.03%) Power BI
13 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 87 (14.92%) Selenium
2 80 (13.72%) Git (software)
3 79 (13.55%) Jenkins
4 67 (11.49%) Cucumber
5 63 (10.81%) Maven
6 53 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 48 (8.23%) JIRA
8 42 (7.20%) JUnit
9 36 (6.17%) WebDriver
10 33 (5.66%) Bitbucket
11 29 (4.97%) Eclipse
12 28 (4.80%) Ant
13 24 (4.12%) Gradle
14 23 (3.95%) Mockito
15 19 (3.26%) JMeter
15 19 (3.26%) LoadRunner
16 14 (2.40%) Subversion
17 13 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
17 13 (2.23%) SoapUI
18 11 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 86 (14.75%) Finance
2 27 (4.63%) Banking
3 25 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.26%) Marketing
6 18 (3.09%) Electronics
6 18 (3.09%) Retail
7 9 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.20%) Military
9 6 (1.03%) Games
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
10 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 365 (62.61%) Developer
2 290 (49.74%) Java Developer
3 42 (7.20%) Tester
4 41 (7.03%) Java Engineer
5 40 (6.86%) Software Engineer
6 28 (4.80%) Automation Tester
6 28 (4.80%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 25 (4.29%) Architect
7 25 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 23 (3.95%) Analyst
9 21 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 20 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (3.26%) Consultant
11 19 (3.26%) Test Engineer
12 17 (2.92%) Applications Developer
13 16 (2.74%) Test Analyst
14 15 (2.57%) Agile Developer
14 15 (2.57%) Agile Java Developer
15 14 (2.40%) C# Developer
15 14 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (30.19%) Spring
2 112 (19.21%) HTML
3 98 (16.81%) XML
4 93 (15.95%) Hibernate
4 93 (15.95%) REST
5 92 (15.78%) Web Services
6 77 (13.21%) SOAP
7 71 (12.18%) J2EE
8 68 (11.66%) CSS
9 55 (9.43%) JSON
10 46 (7.89%) jQuery
10 46 (7.89%) RESTful
11 42 (7.20%) Spring MVC
12 40 (6.86%) .NET
13 37 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
14 34 (5.83%) Grails
15 30 (5.15%) AngularJS
16 28 (4.80%) EJB
17 25 (4.29%) JSF
18 24 (4.12%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.92%) User Experience
2 16 (2.74%) Mathematics
3 15 (2.57%) Blockchain
4 13 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (1.72%) NHS
6 9 (1.54%) Physics
7 7 (1.20%) Clustering
7 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.03%) Semantic Web
8 6 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.03%) W3C
8 6 (1.03%) Wiki
9 4 (0.69%) iPad
9 4 (0.69%) iPhone
9 4 (0.69%) Neural Network
9 4 (0.69%) Remote Sensing
9 4 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.04%) Linux
2 57 (9.78%) Unix
3 36 (6.17%) Windows
4 14 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.23%) Android
5 13 (2.23%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.54%) Solaris
7 8 (1.37%) CentOS
7 8 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.69%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (20.93%) Scrum
3 82 (14.07%) Software Engineering
4 80 (13.72%) BDD
4 80 (13.72%) TDD
5 72 (12.35%) Open Source
6 53 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (9.09%) MVC
6 53 (9.09%) OO
7 49 (8.40%) DevOps
8 46 (7.89%) Migration
9 43 (7.38%) UML
10 34 (5.83%) Kanban
11 32 (5.49%) Web Development
12 30 (5.15%) Configuration Management
12 30 (5.15%) Test Scripting
13 28 (4.80%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (4.63%) SDLC
15 25 (4.29%) ITIL
15 25 (4.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 160 (27.44%) JavaScript
2 127 (21.78%) SQL
3 87 (14.92%) Python
4 81 (13.89%) C++
5 53 (9.09%) C#
6 46 (7.89%) C
7 41 (7.03%) Ruby
8 36 (6.17%) Perl
9 35 (6.00%) Bash Shell
10 31 (5.32%) PL/SQL
11 26 (4.46%) Groovy
12 18 (3.09%) Scala
13 11 (1.89%) PHP
14 10 (1.72%) Apex Code
15 6 (1.03%) Ada
15 6 (1.03%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.86%) Go
17 4 (0.69%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 196 (33.62%) Security Cleared
2 108 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 78 (13.38%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (3.77%) ISEB
6 21 (3.60%) ISTQB
7 19 (3.26%) Degree
8 6 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.86%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.51%) CEH
10 3 (0.51%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.34%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
12 1 (0.17%) CISSP
12 1 (0.17%) GCIA
12 1 (0.17%) GCIH
12 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.23%) QA
2 11 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.69%) SDET
4 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) WCAG
6 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) MISRA
6 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 78 (13.38%) Docker
2 7 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.20%) LXC
3 6 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.86%) Snort
5 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.34%) Varnish
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.17%) HDFS
7 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (3.77%) Ansible
2 11 (1.89%) Kibana
3 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.20%) Nagios
5 7 (1.20%) Terraform
6 6 (1.03%) Control-M
6 6 (1.03%) Icinga
6 6 (1.03%) logstash
6 6 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.03%) Oozie
6 6 (1.03%) Puppet
6 6 (1.03%) SCOM
7 5 (0.86%) OSSEC
8 4 (0.69%) Nessus
8 4 (0.69%) QRadar
9 3 (0.51%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.51%) Salt
10 2 (0.34%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.34%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 107 (18.35%) Oracle
2 26 (4.46%) SAP
3 18 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.92%) IBM
5 15 (2.57%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.40%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.40%) HP
7 13 (2.23%) ATG
7 13 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.89%) Google
8 11 (1.89%) Sun
9 10 (1.72%) Intel Security
10 9 (1.54%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.54%) Sybase
11 5 (0.86%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.86%) New Relic
12 4 (0.69%) Cisco
12 4 (0.69%) Citrix
12 4 (0.69%) Nintex
12 4 (0.69%) ScanSafe
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