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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 299 257 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.38% 7.75% 7.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.21% 21.12% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 158 112
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.50 £36.40 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% -14.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1186 1217 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.21% 36.69% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 746 528
Average daily rate £375 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 59 58
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £14.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.49 £48.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +25 109 £413 -2.94% 22
Bristol 0 66 £400 +6.66% 50
Somerset +20 37 £350 -22.22% 19
Wiltshire -12 32 £375 - 12
Devon +13 31 £375 -9.09% 10
Dorset -4 9 £350 -22.22% 10
Avon 0 2 - -
Cornwall +1 1 £300 -33.33%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 257 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (29.65%) Security Cleared
3 169 (28.31%) SQL
4 159 (26.63%) JavaScript
5 153 (25.63%) Web Services
6 136 (22.78%) Spring
7 127 (21.27%) HTML
8 111 (18.59%) Oracle
9 107 (17.92%) Scrum
10 103 (17.25%) Hibernate
11 101 (16.92%) Linux
12 96 (16.08%) J2EE
13 95 (15.91%) DV Cleared
14 90 (15.08%) TDD
15 87 (14.57%) Git (software)
16 84 (14.07%) CSS
17 78 (13.07%) .NET
18 76 (12.73%) Software Engineering
18 76 (12.73%) SC Cleared
19 75 (12.56%) Ruby
20 73 (12.23%) XML
20 73 (12.23%) OO
21 71 (11.89%) Python
22 69 (11.56%) Finance
23 67 (11.22%) PHP
23 67 (11.22%) Subversion
24 63 (10.55%) Maven
25 62 (10.39%) E-Commerce
26 59 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
26 59 (9.88%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (6.87%) Apache
2 36 (6.03%) JBoss
3 29 (4.86%) Tomcat
4 26 (4.36%) WebSphere
4 26 (4.36%) Mule
5 16 (2.68%) Mule ESB
6 15 (2.51%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.35%) Drupal
8 13 (2.18%) Liferay
8 13 (2.18%) IIS
9 11 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.51%) CMS
10 9 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.17%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.17%) Node.js
12 5 (0.84%) MediaWiki
12 5 (0.84%) nginx
12 5 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.84%) Confluence
12 5 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.17%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (3.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.18%) Summit
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.34%) SaaS
2 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.67%) GitHub
5 2 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.19%) HTTP
2 20 (3.35%) Firewall
3 14 (2.35%) IPsec
4 10 (1.68%) DHCP
4 10 (1.68%) VPN
4 10 (1.68%) DNS
4 10 (1.68%) Internet
5 9 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.34%) LAN
6 8 (1.34%) WAN
7 7 (1.17%) Network Security
8 5 (0.84%) NAS
8 5 (0.84%) OSPF
8 5 (0.84%) BGP
8 5 (0.84%) EIGRP
8 5 (0.84%) LDAP
8 5 (0.84%) IPv6
8 5 (0.84%) SAN
9 4 (0.67%) 3G
9 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.04%) MySQL
1 48 (8.04%) SQL Server
1 48 (8.04%) Oracle Database
2 38 (6.37%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.20%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.18%) MS Access
8 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.68%) Big Data
11 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 87 (14.57%) Git (software)
2 67 (11.22%) Subversion
3 63 (10.55%) Maven
4 53 (8.88%) JUnit
5 50 (8.38%) JIRA
6 35 (5.86%) Jenkins
7 33 (5.53%) Eclipse
8 31 (5.19%) Visual Studio
9 24 (4.02%) ClearCase
9 24 (4.02%) Selenium
10 20 (3.35%) Ant
11 19 (3.18%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.85%) Apache Ivy
13 16 (2.68%) SoapUI
14 15 (2.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 15 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (2.18%) Rational DOORS
16 11 (1.84%) Rational Rhapsody
16 11 (1.84%) PHPUnit
16 11 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
General
1 69 (11.56%) Finance
2 33 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.19%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.85%) Electronics
5 21 (3.52%) Marketing
6 16 (2.68%) Retail
7 6 (1.01%) Military
7 6 (1.01%) Banking
8 3 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 365 (61.14%) Developer
2 208 (34.84%) Java Developer
3 48 (8.04%) Architect
4 47 (7.87%) Analyst
5 41 (6.87%) Software Engineer
6 40 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 23 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (3.18%) Programmer
8 19 (3.18%) PHP Developer
9 18 (3.02%) Technical Architect
10 17 (2.85%) SQL Developer
11 15 (2.51%) .NET Developer
11 15 (2.51%) Consultant
12 14 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (2.35%) Ruby Developer
12 14 (2.35%) AWS Developer
13 13 (2.18%) Analyst Programmer
13 13 (2.18%) Software Developer
13 13 (2.18%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (25.63%) Web Services
2 136 (22.78%) Spring
3 127 (21.27%) HTML
4 103 (17.25%) Hibernate
5 96 (16.08%) J2EE
6 84 (14.07%) CSS
7 78 (13.07%) .NET
8 73 (12.23%) XML
9 54 (9.05%) jQuery
10 53 (8.88%) REST
11 49 (8.21%) SOAP
12 45 (7.54%) JPA
13 44 (7.37%) RESTful
14 41 (6.87%) HTML5
15 40 (6.70%) Apache Camel
16 38 (6.37%) Spring MVC
17 34 (5.70%) JSON
18 32 (5.36%) Java EE
19 31 (5.19%) JSP
20 29 (4.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.37%) Open Source
2 23 (3.85%) DTV
3 19 (3.18%) Visualisation
4 16 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.68%) Linked Data
8 9 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.34%) User Experience
10 6 (1.01%) RIA
10 6 (1.01%) Smartcard
11 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.84%) Wiki
11 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.67%) iPad
13 3 (0.50%) GIS
13 3 (0.50%) Replication
13 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.34%) Derivative
14 2 (0.34%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.92%) Linux
2 58 (9.72%) UNIX
3 40 (6.70%) Windows
4 27 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (4.02%) CentOS
6 13 (2.18%) Android
7 9 (1.51%) AIX
7 9 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.01%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.84%) Debian
10 4 (0.67%) Fedora
10 4 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.67%) Solaris
10 4 (0.67%) zOS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (17.92%) Scrum
3 90 (15.08%) TDD
4 76 (12.73%) Software Engineering
5 73 (12.23%) OO
6 62 (10.39%) E-Commerce
7 59 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (9.88%) BDD
8 52 (8.71%) MVC
9 46 (7.71%) Configuration Management
10 34 (5.70%) DevOps
11 30 (5.03%) UML
11 30 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (4.86%) OOD
13 27 (4.52%) Waterfall
14 26 (4.36%) Automated Testing
15 25 (4.19%) Release Management
16 23 (3.85%) Unit Testing
16 23 (3.85%) Software Testing
16 23 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (28.31%) SQL
2 159 (26.63%) JavaScript
3 75 (12.56%) Ruby
4 71 (11.89%) Python
5 67 (11.22%) PHP
6 55 (9.21%) C++
7 52 (8.71%) C#
8 45 (7.54%) Perl
9 44 (7.37%) C
10 39 (6.53%) Bash Shell
11 38 (6.37%) PL/SQL
12 18 (3.02%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.51%) Scala
13 15 (2.51%) Lua
14 11 (1.84%) Groovy
14 11 (1.84%) VB
15 10 (1.68%) VBA
15 10 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.01%) VB6
17 5 (0.84%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 177 (29.65%) Security Cleared
2 95 (15.91%) DV Cleared
3 76 (12.73%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.02%) Degree
5 20 (3.35%) ISEB
6 12 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.84%) Sun Certification
8 9 (1.51%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.67%) HND
11 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PMP
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PhD
12 1 (0.17%) CCNP
12 1 (0.17%) CCNA
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.02%) QA
2 13 (2.18%) ISO 9001
2 13 (2.18%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.34%) COBIT
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.34%) vSphere
4 5 (0.84%) iptables
4 5 (0.84%) Samba
4 5 (0.84%) Postfix
4 5 (0.84%) XenApp
4 5 (0.84%) XenServer
5 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.34%) GPFS
6 2 (0.34%) Ceph
6 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.34%) Varnish
7 1 (0.17%) NFS
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (5.70%) Puppet
2 27 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.18%) Ansible
4 10 (1.68%) Salt
5 8 (1.34%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.67%) SELinux
9 3 (0.50%) logstash
9 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.50%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.50%) WSUS
9 3 (0.50%) yum
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.34%) Nagios
10 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.17%) AppManager
11 1 (0.17%) SCCM
11 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (18.59%) Oracle
2 51 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.53%) VMware
4 30 (5.03%) Red Hat
5 22 (3.69%) SAP
6 19 (3.18%) Google
7 14 (2.35%) IBM
8 13 (2.18%) hybris
9 12 (2.01%) Zend
10 11 (1.84%) ATG
10 11 (1.84%) Sun
11 10 (1.68%) Citrix
12 8 (1.34%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.34%) ForgeRock
13 7 (1.17%) Sencha
13 7 (1.17%) HP
13 7 (1.17%) Cisco
14 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.84%) Wyse
15 3 (0.50%) F5
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