The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 229 123 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.69% 5.72% 5.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.43% 17.67% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 79 108
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £286 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £478 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £44.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £35.00 £33.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.62 £54.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1121 696 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.67% 32.36% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 439 565
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 84
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 £16.70 £12.78 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Bristol +8 66 £400 +18.51% 36
Gloucestershire 0 45 £375 -3.84% 31
Wiltshire +15 30 £288 -33.52% 36
Devon +10 26 £425 +17.64% 7
Somerset -13 24 £300 -7.69% 12
Dorset +3 16 £350 -12.50% 13
Cornwall - - - - 2
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 155 (31.63%) Spring
2 120 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (23.06%) JavaScript
4 112 (22.86%) Web Services
5 111 (22.65%) Oracle
6 103 (21.02%) J2EE
7 99 (20.20%) Linux
8 98 (20.00%) CSS
8 98 (20.00%) SQL
9 94 (19.18%) XML
10 88 (17.96%) HTML
10 88 (17.96%) Security Cleared
11 86 (17.55%) OO
12 82 (16.73%) Scrum
12 82 (16.73%) jQuery
13 79 (16.12%) TDD
14 73 (14.90%) Finance
15 70 (14.29%) Hibernate
16 64 (13.06%) Software Engineering
17 60 (12.24%) DV Cleared
18 58 (11.84%) JUnit
19 56 (11.43%) Subversion
20 55 (11.22%) WebLogic
21 54 (11.02%) PHP
22 53 (10.82%) Tomcat
23 52 (10.61%) .NET
23 52 (10.61%) Telecoms
23 52 (10.61%) Jenkins
24 51 (10.41%) Ruby
25 50 (10.20%) Scala

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 55 (11.22%) WebLogic
2 53 (10.82%) Tomcat
3 42 (8.57%) Apache
4 26 (5.31%) Confluence
5 18 (3.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 14 (2.86%) nginx
7 13 (2.65%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.65%) CMS
8 11 (2.24%) MediaWiki
9 10 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (1.63%) IIS
11 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.22%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.82%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.82%) Mule
13 4 (0.82%) Apache Qpid
13 4 (0.82%) Railo
13 4 (0.82%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.43%) MS Project
3 5 (1.02%) Windchill
4 3 (0.61%) CATIA
5 2 (0.41%) MS Office
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (1.43%) Summit
4 5 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.61%) Magento
5 3 (0.61%) Shopify
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Agresso
7 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
1 37 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.22%) SaaS
3 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Force.com
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.35%) LDAP
2 23 (4.69%) Firewall
3 22 (4.49%) VPN
4 16 (3.27%) Internet
5 13 (2.65%) LAN
5 13 (2.65%) X.509
6 12 (2.45%) WAN
6 12 (2.45%) SSL
6 12 (2.45%) IPv6
7 11 (2.24%) OSPF
7 11 (2.24%) BGP
7 11 (2.24%) EIGRP
7 11 (2.24%) IPsec
7 11 (2.24%) Network Security
8 4 (0.82%) AMQP
9 2 (0.41%) VLAN
9 2 (0.41%) Telnet
9 2 (0.41%) DNS
9 2 (0.41%) FTP
9 2 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.80%) MySQL
2 45 (9.18%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.92%) CouchDB
5 28 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 20 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (3.88%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.67%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.67%) Big Data
9 16 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.61%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (11.84%) JUnit
2 56 (11.43%) Subversion
3 52 (10.61%) Jenkins
4 49 (10.00%) Maven
5 41 (8.37%) Eclipse
6 34 (6.94%) JIRA
7 30 (6.12%) Git (software)
8 26 (5.31%) Selenium
8 26 (5.31%) Hudson
9 24 (4.90%) Ant
10 15 (3.06%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.24%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (2.04%) Mockito
13 9 (1.84%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.63%) QUnit
14 8 (1.63%) JBehave
15 6 (1.22%) NUnit
16 5 (1.02%) JMeter
16 5 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.82%) JDeveloper
General
1 73 (14.90%) Finance
2 52 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.08%) Marketing
5 19 (3.88%) Electronics
6 5 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.61%) Military
7 3 (0.61%) Retail
8 2 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 281 (57.35%) Developer
2 167 (34.08%) Java Developer
3 50 (10.20%) Architect
4 34 (6.94%) Senior Developer
5 25 (5.10%) Software Engineer
5 25 (5.10%) Analyst
5 25 (5.10%) Software Developer
5 25 (5.10%) Scala Developer
6 23 (4.69%) Java Architect
7 22 (4.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 18 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (3.67%) Project Manager
9 17 (3.47%) Tester
9 17 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (3.27%) J2EE Developer
11 15 (3.06%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.24%) Technical Leader
14 10 (2.04%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (31.63%) Spring
2 112 (22.86%) Web Services
3 103 (21.02%) J2EE
4 98 (20.00%) CSS
5 94 (19.18%) XML
6 88 (17.96%) HTML
7 82 (16.73%) jQuery
8 70 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 52 (10.61%) .NET
10 50 (10.20%) REST
11 42 (8.57%) SOAP
12 37 (7.55%) SVG
13 35 (7.14%) JSF
14 32 (6.53%) Akka
14 32 (6.53%) Play Framework
15 30 (6.12%) RESTful
15 30 (6.12%) LAMP
16 29 (5.92%) Batik
17 27 (5.51%) Spring MVC
18 24 (4.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.88%) DTV
2 16 (3.27%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.86%) Open Source
4 12 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.45%) Wiki
5 11 (2.24%) PKI
6 9 (1.84%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.63%) RIA
7 8 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.43%) Clustering
8 7 (1.43%) PMI
9 5 (1.02%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.82%) Replication
11 3 (0.61%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.41%) GIS
13 1 (0.20%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.20%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.20%) Linux
2 46 (9.39%) UNIX
3 30 (6.12%) Windows
4 25 (5.10%) Ubuntu
4 25 (5.10%) CentOS
5 22 (4.49%) Debian
6 11 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.63%) Fedora
8 7 (1.43%) Solaris
9 4 (0.82%) Android
9 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) zOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (17.55%) OO
3 82 (16.73%) Scrum
4 79 (16.12%) TDD
5 64 (13.06%) Software Engineering
6 46 (9.39%) Web Development
7 45 (9.18%) BDD
8 44 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (8.78%) UML
10 41 (8.37%) Configuration Management
11 40 (8.16%) MVC
12 34 (6.94%) SOA
13 31 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 29 (5.92%) Process Management
15 26 (5.31%) Unit Testing
15 26 (5.31%) DevOps
16 25 (5.10%) Kanban
16 25 (5.10%) Project Management
17 22 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (4.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 113 (23.06%) JavaScript
2 98 (20.00%) SQL
3 54 (11.02%) PHP
4 51 (10.41%) Ruby
5 50 (10.20%) Scala
6 43 (8.78%) Python
7 42 (8.57%) Perl
8 35 (7.14%) C++
9 33 (6.73%) Bash Shell
10 23 (4.69%) PL/SQL
11 22 (4.49%) C#
12 17 (3.47%) C
13 8 (1.63%) PHP5
14 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 4 (0.82%) Lua
15 4 (0.82%) VB
16 3 (0.61%) Groovy
17 2 (0.41%) ABAP
17 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 88 (17.96%) Security Cleared
2 60 (12.24%) DV Cleared
3 35 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.73%) Degree
5 16 (3.27%) ISEB
6 13 (2.65%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.43%) PMP
7 7 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.41%) CCNA
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.08%) QA
2 12 (2.45%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.43%) ISO 14001
4 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.61%) SLA
7 2 (0.41%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.08%) XenServer
3 16 (3.27%) Samba
4 15 (3.06%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.65%) Postfix
6 3 (0.61%) UAG
7 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (5.10%) Puppet
2 13 (2.65%) ZABBIX
3 11 (2.24%) Salt
3 11 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.61%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.61%) MIIS
5 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) YUM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (22.65%) Oracle
2 33 (6.73%) JBoss
2 33 (6.73%) Red Hat
3 28 (5.71%) VMware
4 27 (5.51%) SAP
5 18 (3.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.67%) Zend
6 14 (2.86%) Citrix
7 10 (2.04%) hybris
8 5 (1.02%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.82%) Intalio
10 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.61%) IBM
10 3 (0.61%) Siebel
11 2 (0.41%) Sybase
11 2 (0.41%) Remedy
11 2 (0.41%) HP
11 2 (0.41%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.41%) Capita
12 1 (0.20%) Infor
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day + +
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 18 days ago