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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 281 176 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.42% 7.79% 6.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.94% 20.98% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 117 104
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £34.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £42.70 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1174 839 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.19% 37.16% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 538 598
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 100
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 22 September 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
Gloucestershire -1 74 £425 +37.09% 16
Bristol +4 70 £388 +10.71% 35
Wiltshire +10 30 £320 -8.57% 21
Somerset -4 29 £305 - 9
Devon -5 29 £549 +32.22% 16
Dorset -1 26 £425 -10.52% 7
Cornwall - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 213 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (28.05%) Spring
3 140 (27.08%) SQL
4 122 (23.60%) JavaScript
5 118 (22.82%) Web Services
6 115 (22.24%) Linux
7 106 (20.50%) Security Cleared
8 96 (18.57%) Hibernate
9 92 (17.79%) HTML
10 91 (17.60%) Oracle
11 88 (17.02%) OO
12 87 (16.83%) Scrum
13 84 (16.25%) CSS
13 84 (16.25%) J2EE
13 84 (16.25%) Software Engineering
14 83 (16.05%) XML
15 76 (14.70%) TDD
16 69 (13.35%) PHP
17 67 (12.96%) jQuery
18 64 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
19 62 (11.99%) DV Cleared
20 58 (11.22%) Finance
21 57 (11.03%) Tomcat
22 56 (10.83%) UNIX
23 54 (10.44%) Python
23 54 (10.44%) C++
24 53 (10.25%) Relational Database
25 52 (10.06%) Perl
25 52 (10.06%) .NET
25 52 (10.06%) Ruby

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (11.03%) Tomcat
2 43 (8.32%) Apache
3 18 (3.48%) Confluence
4 15 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.71%) nginx
6 13 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.32%) MediaWiki
8 10 (1.93%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (1.93%) CMS
9 9 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.74%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.97%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.97%) Railo
11 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.77%) Mule
11 4 (0.77%) IIS
12 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.58%) Liferay
13 2 (0.39%) Escenic
Applications
1 8 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) MS Project
3 2 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) CATIA
4 1 (0.19%) Windchill
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 22 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.32%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.35%) Summit
4 6 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.77%) Magento
5 4 (0.77%) Shopify
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.19%) Agresso
7 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
2 33 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.13%) SaaS
4 7 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.16%) GitHub
6 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.58%) IaaS
7 3 (0.58%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.45%) Firewall
2 21 (4.06%) VPN
3 17 (3.29%) LDAP
4 12 (2.32%) LAN
4 12 (2.32%) WAN
4 12 (2.32%) IPv6
4 12 (2.32%) OSPF
4 12 (2.32%) BGP
4 12 (2.32%) EIGRP
4 12 (2.32%) IPsec
4 12 (2.32%) Network Security
5 10 (1.93%) Internet
6 7 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.16%) DNS
8 5 (0.97%) HTTP
9 4 (0.77%) Multicast
10 3 (0.58%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.58%) SSH
10 3 (0.58%) SAN
10 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.25%) Relational Database
2 46 (8.90%) MySQL
3 32 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.03%) RDBMS
5 23 (4.45%) CouchDB
6 20 (3.87%) Big Data
6 20 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.48%) SQL Server
9 17 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.74%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.35%) DB2
13 6 (1.16%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.16%) Hazelcast
14 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.77%) JasperReports
15 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (7.54%) JUnit
2 38 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.16%) Subversion
4 34 (6.58%) Git (software)
5 31 (6.00%) Maven
6 28 (5.42%) Selenium
7 26 (5.03%) Cucumber
7 26 (5.03%) Eclipse
8 24 (4.64%) JIRA
9 18 (3.48%) Ant
9 18 (3.48%) Hudson
10 13 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (2.51%) FitNesse
11 12 (2.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 11 (2.13%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
13 10 (1.93%) ClearCase
14 7 (1.35%) SoapUI
15 6 (1.16%) Grunt
15 6 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 58 (11.22%) Finance
2 38 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.42%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.64%) Electronics
5 23 (4.45%) Marketing
6 5 (0.97%) Retail
6 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.58%) Legal
7 3 (0.58%) Back Office
7 3 (0.58%) Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Military
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (61.32%) Developer
2 203 (39.26%) Java Developer
3 55 (10.64%) Architect
4 33 (6.38%) Software Engineer
5 30 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 23 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (4.26%) Java Architect
8 21 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.06%) Analyst
8 21 (4.06%) Tester
9 19 (3.68%) C++ Developer
10 17 (3.29%) Scala Developer
10 17 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (2.90%) Software Developer
12 14 (2.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 14 (2.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.51%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (2.32%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.32%) Java Software Engineer
14 12 (2.32%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (28.05%) Spring
2 118 (22.82%) Web Services
3 96 (18.57%) Hibernate
4 92 (17.79%) HTML
5 84 (16.25%) J2EE
5 84 (16.25%) CSS
6 83 (16.05%) XML
7 67 (12.96%) jQuery
8 52 (10.06%) .NET
9 43 (8.32%) REST
10 42 (8.12%) LAMP
11 39 (7.54%) JSP
12 35 (6.77%) SAML
13 30 (5.80%) Spring MVC
14 28 (5.42%) SOAP
14 28 (5.42%) RESTful
15 26 (5.03%) Ajax
16 25 (4.84%) SVG
17 23 (4.45%) Batik
17 23 (4.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.03%) Open Source
2 23 (4.45%) DTV
3 19 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.51%) Wiki
6 10 (1.93%) Clustering
7 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.35%) User Experience
7 7 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.16%) PKI
9 5 (0.97%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.97%) PMI
9 5 (0.97%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.97%) Social Media
10 4 (0.77%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (22.24%) Linux
2 56 (10.83%) UNIX
3 42 (8.12%) Windows
4 29 (5.61%) CentOS
5 25 (4.84%) Ubuntu
6 23 (4.45%) Debian
7 12 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.93%) Fedora
9 8 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.35%) zOS
10 7 (1.35%) Solaris
11 6 (1.16%) Android
12 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.58%) VMS
14 1 (0.19%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (17.02%) OO
3 87 (16.83%) Scrum
4 84 (16.25%) Software Engineering
5 76 (14.70%) TDD
6 64 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (8.32%) BDD
8 41 (7.93%) MVC
9 39 (7.54%) Web Development
10 38 (7.35%) UML
11 32 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 31 (6.00%) Unit Testing
13 30 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (5.80%) Project Management
14 28 (5.42%) SOA
15 24 (4.64%) Process Management
15 24 (4.64%) Migration
15 24 (4.64%) Programme Management
15 24 (4.64%) DevOps
16 23 (4.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (27.08%) SQL
2 122 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 69 (13.35%) PHP
4 54 (10.44%) C++
4 54 (10.44%) Python
5 52 (10.06%) Ruby
5 52 (10.06%) Perl
6 41 (7.93%) Scala
7 37 (7.16%) Bash Shell
8 35 (6.77%) C#
9 29 (5.61%) C
10 16 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.51%) PHP5
12 9 (1.74%) Lua
12 9 (1.74%) Delphi
13 8 (1.55%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.35%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.16%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 106 (20.50%) Security Cleared
2 62 (11.99%) DV Cleared
3 46 (8.90%) SC Cleared
4 40 (7.74%) Degree
5 17 (3.29%) ISEB
6 11 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.97%) PMP
9 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.97%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.77%) HND
11 3 (0.58%) CCNA
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.58%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.68%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.35%) ISO 14001
3 6 (1.16%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.58%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.06%) XenServer
3 16 (3.09%) Samba
4 14 (2.71%) Postfix
5 12 (2.32%) Shibboleth
6 7 (1.35%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.58%) UAG
9 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.58%) NFS
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.39%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 26 (5.03%) Puppet
2 14 (2.71%) ZABBIX
3 13 (2.51%) Salt
4 12 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.58%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.58%) MIIS
6 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.19%) logstash
7 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.19%) YUM
7 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 91 (17.60%) Oracle
2 39 (7.54%) SAP
3 36 (6.96%) Red Hat
4 33 (6.38%) JBoss
5 29 (5.61%) VMware
6 27 (5.22%) Microsoft
7 17 (3.29%) IBM
8 15 (2.90%) Zend
9 13 (2.51%) Citrix
9 13 (2.51%) Sun
10 8 (1.55%) hybris
11 6 (1.16%) Intel
11 6 (1.16%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.58%) Siebel
12 3 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.39%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.39%) Sybase
13 2 (0.39%) CA
14 1 (0.19%) Software AG
South West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £516 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £516 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £301345 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £495 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago