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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / South West
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 318 345 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.73% 11.53% 9.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.53% 29.90% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 196 201
Median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.88 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +28.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £26.83 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £57.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +16.07%

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
1077 1154 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.71% 38.56% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 724 770
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 95 59
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.60 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Devon 0 68 £448 +11.87% 11
Bristol +2 60 £400 +14.28% 39
Gloucestershire -1 60 £450 -7.69% 20
Wiltshire +8 57 £365 -2.66% 5
Somerset -7 38 £400 +6.66% 27
Dorset +14 18 £325 - 11
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 345 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (32.16%) Spring
3 191 (31.99%) Security Cleared
4 173 (28.98%) JavaScript
5 153 (25.63%) SQL
6 138 (23.12%) Scrum
7 119 (19.93%) Hibernate
8 118 (19.77%) XML
9 113 (18.93%) HTML
10 107 (17.92%) Oracle
11 105 (17.59%) Web Services
12 103 (17.25%) Selenium
13 102 (17.09%) REST
14 96 (16.08%) Git (software)
15 95 (15.91%) Software Engineering
16 94 (15.75%) Jenkins
17 93 (15.58%) DV Cleared
18 88 (14.74%) CSS
19 85 (14.24%) SC Cleared
20 84 (14.07%) TDD
20 84 (14.07%) Finance
20 84 (14.07%) BDD
21 82 (13.74%) Python
21 82 (13.74%) J2EE
22 81 (13.57%) Linux
23 80 (13.40%) Docker
24 77 (12.90%) Cucumber
25 75 (12.56%) Open Source
26 73 (12.23%) SOAP
27 64 (10.72%) C++

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 57 (9.55%) Apache
2 45 (7.54%) Tomcat
3 41 (6.87%) WebLogic
4 36 (6.03%) JBoss
5 31 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 27 (4.52%) Confluence
7 18 (3.02%) Apache Spark
7 18 (3.02%) Mule
8 17 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.85%) Mule ESB
9 15 (2.51%) CMS
10 12 (2.01%) IIS
11 11 (1.84%) nginx
12 10 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (1.34%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.01%) Jetty
14 6 (1.01%) Mongrel
15 5 (0.84%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.50%) Simulink
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (4.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.50%) Primavera
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
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%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (3.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (2.51%) GitHub
5 14 (2.35%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.01%) SaaS
8 5 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.84%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.84%) PaaS
8 5 (0.84%) Route 53
9 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.67%) IaaS
10 3 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.34%) Slack
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.69%) HTTP
2 19 (3.18%) Internet
3 17 (2.85%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.84%) DNS
4 11 (1.84%) SSL
5 5 (0.84%) DHCP
5 5 (0.84%) Firewall
5 5 (0.84%) FTP
5 5 (0.84%) IPsec
5 5 (0.84%) LDAP
6 4 (0.67%) SSH
6 4 (0.67%) VPN
7 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.17%) AMQP
8 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (7.04%) Big Data
3 40 (6.70%) Hadoop
4 38 (6.37%) Relational Database
5 37 (6.20%) SQL Server
6 32 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 27 (4.52%) MongoDB
8 22 (3.69%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.85%) MySQL
10 9 (1.51%) Blockchain
10 9 (1.51%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.34%) Endeca
12 7 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.84%) DB2
15 4 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
15 4 (0.67%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 103 (17.25%) Selenium
2 96 (16.08%) Git (software)
3 94 (15.75%) Jenkins
4 77 (12.90%) Cucumber
5 64 (10.72%) Maven
6 56 (9.38%) JIRA
7 52 (8.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 48 (8.04%) WebDriver
9 40 (6.70%) JUnit
10 32 (5.36%) Eclipse
11 31 (5.19%) Ant
12 30 (5.03%) Bitbucket
13 25 (4.19%) Gradle
14 20 (3.35%) Mockito
15 18 (3.02%) Subversion
16 17 (2.85%) JMeter
17 16 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
18 15 (2.51%) LoadRunner
19 11 (1.84%) Selenium IDE
20 10 (1.68%) SoapUI
General
1 84 (14.07%) Finance
2 31 (5.19%) Manufacturing
2 31 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.03%) Banking
3 30 (5.03%) Marketing
4 26 (4.36%) Electronics
5 17 (2.85%) Retail
6 7 (1.17%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.17%) Games
7 5 (0.84%) Back Office
7 5 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.67%) Military
9 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 368 (61.64%) Developer
2 296 (49.58%) Java Developer
3 49 (8.21%) Java Engineer
4 43 (7.20%) Software Engineer
5 42 (7.04%) Tester
6 33 (5.53%) Analyst
7 31 (5.19%) Automation Tester
8 30 (5.03%) Architect
9 27 (4.52%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (4.02%) Test Analyst
11 22 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (3.69%) DV Cleared Java Developer
12 20 (3.35%) Applications Developer
12 20 (3.35%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.35%) Test Engineer
13 19 (3.18%) C# Developer
14 18 (3.02%) Automation Test Analyst
14 18 (3.02%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (32.16%) Spring
2 119 (19.93%) Hibernate
3 118 (19.77%) XML
4 113 (18.93%) HTML
5 105 (17.59%) Web Services
6 102 (17.09%) REST
7 88 (14.74%) CSS
8 82 (13.74%) J2EE
9 73 (12.23%) SOAP
10 60 (10.05%) JSON
11 56 (9.38%) RESTful
12 44 (7.37%) .NET
13 40 (6.70%) JSP
14 39 (6.53%) jQuery
14 39 (6.53%) Spring MVC
15 37 (6.20%) AngularJS
15 37 (6.20%) RabbitMQ
16 35 (5.86%) JPA
17 34 (5.70%) Grails
18 29 (4.86%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.69%) User Experience
2 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
2 10 (1.68%) NHS
3 9 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.51%) iPad
4 8 (1.34%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.34%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (1.17%) RIA
6 5 (0.84%) Wiki
7 4 (0.67%) Graphic Design
7 4 (0.67%) iPhone
7 4 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.67%) W3C
8 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.34%) CESG
9 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.34%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.57%) Linux
2 45 (7.54%) Unix
3 44 (7.37%) Windows
4 22 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.84%) Android
5 11 (1.84%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.34%) CentOS
8 7 (1.17%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.84%) Solaris
11 4 (0.67%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (23.12%) Scrum
3 95 (15.91%) Software Engineering
4 84 (14.07%) BDD
4 84 (14.07%) TDD
5 75 (12.56%) Open Source
6 63 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (10.39%) OO
8 61 (10.22%) DevOps
9 53 (8.88%) MVC
10 46 (7.71%) Migration
10 46 (7.71%) UML
11 39 (6.53%) Web Development
12 36 (6.03%) Test Scripting
13 33 (5.53%) Configuration Management
13 33 (5.53%) Kanban
14 32 (5.36%) Programme Management
15 31 (5.19%) Test Automation
16 30 (5.03%) SDLC
17 28 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (28.98%) JavaScript
2 153 (25.63%) SQL
3 82 (13.74%) Python
4 64 (10.72%) C++
5 61 (10.22%) C#
6 46 (7.71%) C
7 40 (6.70%) Ruby
8 38 (6.37%) Bash Shell
9 34 (5.70%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.52%) Perl
11 25 (4.19%) Groovy
12 20 (3.35%) Scala
13 12 (2.01%) Apex Code
13 12 (2.01%) PHP
14 9 (1.51%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.34%) Ada
16 7 (1.17%) Go
17 5 (0.84%) XPath
18 4 (0.67%) ABAP
19 3 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 191 (31.99%) Security Cleared
2 93 (15.58%) DV Cleared
3 85 (14.24%) SC Cleared
4 32 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (4.69%) ISEB
6 26 (4.36%) ISTQB
7 19 (3.18%) Degree
8 7 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.84%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.17%) GCIA
11 1 (0.17%) GCIH
11 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.36%) QA
2 12 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.84%) WCAG
4 4 (0.67%) SDET
5 2 (0.34%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.34%) MISRA
5 2 (0.34%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (13.40%) Docker
2 9 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.17%) LXC
3 7 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.84%) Xen
5 4 (0.67%) Snort
5 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.50%) HDFS
6 3 (0.50%) Varnish
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (4.19%) Ansible
2 15 (2.51%) Puppet
3 12 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.68%) Terraform
5 9 (1.51%) Kibana
6 7 (1.17%) Icinga
6 7 (1.17%) logstash
7 6 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.01%) Nagios
8 5 (0.84%) OSSEC
8 5 (0.84%) Salt
9 3 (0.50%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.50%) Nessus
9 3 (0.50%) Oozie
9 3 (0.50%) QRadar
10 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 107 (17.92%) Oracle
2 32 (5.36%) SAP
3 22 (3.69%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.18%) ATG
5 18 (3.02%) IBM
6 16 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.51%) Atlassian
8 14 (2.35%) Google
9 13 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.84%) HP
11 8 (1.34%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.34%) VMware
12 6 (1.01%) Sybase
13 5 (0.84%) New Relic
13 5 (0.84%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.84%) webMethods
14 4 (0.67%) hybris
15 3 (0.50%) CheckPoint
15 3 (0.50%) Intel Security
15 3 (0.50%) Remedy
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