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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 278 231 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.32% 7.71% 6.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.32% 20.19% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 142 95
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.20 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.61 £32.70 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.15 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
1098 1144 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 38.18% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 754 440
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 49
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 £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +15 96 £458 +7.76% 23
Bristol -10 56 £400 -4.47% 68
Somerset +32 41 £400 -3.03% 7
Devon +8 33 £398 -3.63% 10
Wiltshire -15 22 £375 -6.25% 24
Dorset +1 8 £325 -21.21% 15
Cornwall +3 1 - -
Avon 0 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 256 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (29.58%) Security Cleared
3 165 (27.73%) SQL
4 157 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 156 (26.22%) Web Services
6 143 (24.03%) HTML
7 135 (22.69%) Spring
8 114 (19.16%) Scrum
9 103 (17.31%) Oracle
10 100 (16.81%) Hibernate
11 99 (16.64%) CSS
12 97 (16.30%) DV Cleared
13 96 (16.13%) Linux
14 95 (15.97%) J2EE
15 92 (15.46%) TDD
16 78 (13.11%) Ruby
16 78 (13.11%) Git (software)
17 77 (12.94%) XML
18 76 (12.77%) Python
19 73 (12.27%) Software Engineering
20 72 (12.10%) SC Cleared
20 72 (12.10%) Finance
21 71 (11.93%) OO
22 70 (11.76%) .NET
23 68 (11.43%) BDD
24 67 (11.26%) E-Commerce
24 67 (11.26%) Subversion
25 65 (10.92%) Maven
26 61 (10.25%) REST
27 60 (10.08%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (6.05%) JBoss
2 35 (5.88%) Apache
3 30 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.54%) Mule
5 26 (4.37%) Liferay
6 23 (3.87%) WebLogic
7 20 (3.36%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.69%) Mule ESB
9 15 (2.52%) Drupal
10 13 (2.18%) IIS
11 11 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.18%) MS Exchange
13 6 (1.01%) Node.js
13 6 (1.01%) CMS
13 6 (1.01%) ATG Dynamo
13 6 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.67%) MediaWiki
15 4 (0.67%) Confluence
15 4 (0.67%) LiveLink
Applications
1 14 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (3.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.85%) Summit
3 4 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.18%) SaaS
4 6 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.84%) GitHub
6 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Force.com
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.20%) HTTP
2 19 (3.19%) Firewall
3 15 (2.52%) Internet
4 13 (2.18%) IPsec
5 10 (1.68%) DNS
5 10 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.51%) VPN
7 8 (1.34%) DHCP
7 8 (1.34%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.18%) WAN
8 7 (1.18%) LAN
9 6 (1.01%) Network Security
10 4 (0.67%) NAS
10 4 (0.67%) SAN
10 4 (0.67%) 3G
10 4 (0.67%) OSPF
10 4 (0.67%) BGP
10 4 (0.67%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.67%) IPv6
10 4 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.90%) Oracle Database
3 45 (7.56%) MySQL
4 40 (6.72%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (3.87%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.18%) MS Access
9 13 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.34%) Big Data
12 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.84%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 67 (11.26%) Subversion
3 65 (10.92%) Maven
4 57 (9.58%) JUnit
5 48 (8.07%) JIRA
6 33 (5.55%) Jenkins
7 31 (5.21%) Visual Studio
8 30 (5.04%) Eclipse
9 25 (4.20%) Selenium
10 23 (3.87%) Cucumber
11 22 (3.70%) ClearCase
12 20 (3.36%) Ant
13 18 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
14 17 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 16 (2.69%) SoapUI
16 15 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (2.18%) Oracle APEX
18 12 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
19 11 (1.85%) WebDriver
20 10 (1.68%) Spock
General
1 72 (12.10%) Finance
2 33 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.20%) Electronics
3 25 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.87%) Marketing
5 16 (2.69%) Retail
6 7 (1.18%) Banking
7 6 (1.01%) Military
8 3 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 380 (63.87%) Developer
2 214 (35.97%) Java Developer
3 44 (7.39%) Senior Developer
3 44 (7.39%) Analyst
4 41 (6.89%) Software Engineer
5 36 (6.05%) Architect
6 27 (4.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (3.36%) Software Developer
9 16 (2.69%) SQL Developer
10 15 (2.52%) .NET Developer
10 15 (2.52%) Programmer
11 14 (2.35%) Ruby Developer
12 13 (2.18%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (2.18%) Oracle Developer
12 13 (2.18%) Database Developer
12 13 (2.18%) PHP Developer
13 11 (1.85%) Analyst Developer
13 11 (1.85%) AWS Developer
14 10 (1.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (26.22%) Web Services
2 143 (24.03%) HTML
3 135 (22.69%) Spring
4 100 (16.81%) Hibernate
5 99 (16.64%) CSS
6 95 (15.97%) J2EE
7 77 (12.94%) XML
8 70 (11.76%) .NET
9 61 (10.25%) REST
10 60 (10.08%) SOAP
11 47 (7.90%) jQuery
12 46 (7.73%) JPA
13 44 (7.39%) RESTful
14 42 (7.06%) Apache Camel
15 41 (6.89%) HTML5
16 38 (6.39%) Spring MVC
17 34 (5.71%) JSON
18 31 (5.21%) JSP
19 29 (4.87%) ASP.NET
19 29 (4.87%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.71%) Open Source
2 25 (4.20%) DTV
3 19 (3.19%) Visualisation
3 19 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.68%) Linked Data
6 10 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.51%) User Experience
8 6 (1.01%) Smartcard
9 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.67%) iPad
10 4 (0.67%) Wiki
11 3 (0.50%) GIS
11 3 (0.50%) Replication
11 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.34%) NHS
12 2 (0.34%) MPEG
12 2 (0.34%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.13%) Linux
2 57 (9.58%) UNIX
3 37 (6.22%) Windows
4 27 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.69%) CentOS
5 16 (2.69%) Android
6 9 (1.51%) AIX
7 8 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.18%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.67%) Fedora
11 4 (0.67%) Debian
11 4 (0.67%) Solaris
11 4 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.50%) zOS
13 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (19.16%) Scrum
3 92 (15.46%) TDD
4 73 (12.27%) Software Engineering
5 71 (11.93%) OO
6 68 (11.43%) BDD
7 67 (11.26%) E-Commerce
8 59 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (8.57%) MVC
10 41 (6.89%) Configuration Management
11 36 (6.05%) UML
12 34 (5.71%) DevOps
13 31 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (5.04%) OOD
15 28 (4.71%) Waterfall
16 26 (4.37%) Programme Management
17 25 (4.20%) Unit Testing
18 24 (4.03%) Release Management
18 24 (4.03%) Test Scripting
18 24 (4.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (27.73%) SQL
2 157 (26.39%) JavaScript
3 78 (13.11%) Ruby
4 76 (12.77%) Python
5 58 (9.75%) PHP
5 58 (9.75%) C#
6 51 (8.57%) C++
7 43 (7.23%) C
8 38 (6.39%) PL/SQL
9 35 (5.88%) Perl
10 34 (5.71%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.86%) Lua
13 11 (1.85%) VB
14 10 (1.68%) VBA
14 10 (1.68%) Scala
14 10 (1.68%) Groovy
15 9 (1.51%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.51%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 176 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 97 (16.30%) DV Cleared
3 72 (12.10%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.03%) ISEB
5 17 (2.86%) Degree
6 13 (2.18%) Sun Certification
7 10 (1.68%) OCPJP
8 9 (1.51%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.67%) HND
11 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.34%) PMP
12 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.17%) PhD
13 1 (0.17%) CCNP
13 1 (0.17%) CCNA
13 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.03%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.85%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.01%) vSphere
4 5 (0.84%) XenApp
5 4 (0.67%) iptables
5 4 (0.67%) Samba
5 4 (0.67%) XenServer
5 4 (0.67%) Postfix
6 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.34%) GPFS
7 2 (0.34%) Ceph
7 2 (0.34%) Varnish
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (5.55%) Puppet
2 25 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.02%) Ansible
4 9 (1.51%) Salt
5 7 (1.18%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.84%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.50%) WSUS
8 3 (0.50%) yum
8 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.50%) logstash
8 3 (0.50%) SELinux
9 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.34%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) SCCM
10 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.17%) AppManager
Vendors
1 103 (17.31%) Oracle
2 44 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.04%) Red Hat
4 29 (4.87%) VMware
5 24 (4.03%) SAP
6 13 (2.18%) Sun
6 13 (2.18%) hybris
7 12 (2.02%) ATG
8 11 (1.85%) IBM
9 10 (1.68%) Google
10 9 (1.51%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.51%) Citrix
10 9 (1.51%) ForgeRock
11 7 (1.18%) Cisco
12 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.01%) Luciad
12 6 (1.01%) Zend
13 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.84%) Wyse
14 4 (0.67%) HP
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