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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 281 252 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.01% 7.99% 9.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.65% 19.86% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 157 217
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £307 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.38 £46.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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
1140 1269 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.60% 40.23% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 851 750
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 61 81
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.90 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.53% +15.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.00 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire -3 71 £500 +20.48% 46
Bristol +13 62 £400 +14.28% 37
Wiltshire +10 59 £369 -1.66% 11
Devon +1 30 £470 +17.50% 3
Somerset +9 24 £425 +15.25% 16
Dorset +12 19 £400 -33.33% 17
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 268 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (33.51%) Security Cleared
3 177 (30.41%) Spring
4 169 (29.04%) JavaScript
5 115 (19.76%) SQL
6 113 (19.42%) HTML
7 111 (19.07%) DV Cleared
8 103 (17.70%) Oracle
9 98 (16.84%) Scrum
10 96 (16.49%) XML
11 94 (16.15%) Python
12 90 (15.46%) Hibernate
13 87 (14.95%) Finance
14 86 (14.78%) Web Services
15 81 (13.92%) C++
16 78 (13.40%) TDD
17 77 (13.23%) SC Cleared
18 74 (12.71%) Git (software)
19 72 (12.37%) Linux
20 71 (12.20%) Open Source
20 71 (12.20%) REST
21 70 (12.03%) Software Engineering
21 70 (12.03%) JSON
22 69 (11.86%) Selenium
22 69 (11.86%) SOAP
23 68 (11.68%) BDD
24 67 (11.51%) CSS
25 65 (11.17%) Jenkins
25 65 (11.17%) Docker
26 63 (10.82%) MVC

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 43 (7.39%) Apache
1 43 (7.39%) Tomcat
2 34 (5.84%) WebLogic
3 29 (4.98%) Apache Spark
4 28 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.47%) JBoss
6 18 (3.09%) Alfresco
7 17 (2.92%) Confluence
8 14 (2.41%) Mule
8 14 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.06%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.72%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.72%) Mule ESB
12 9 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.37%) Liferay
14 6 (1.03%) IIS
15 4 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.86%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Simulink
4 2 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) Primavera
6 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.41%) Amazon S3
3 13 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (1.20%) GitHub
6 5 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.86%) Route 53
7 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Slack
9 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.64%) HTTP
2 17 (2.92%) LDAP
3 13 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.06%) Intranet
5 10 (1.72%) Internet
6 8 (1.37%) Firewall
7 5 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.86%) SSL
7 5 (0.86%) VPN
8 2 (0.34%) DNS
8 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.34%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) AMQP
9 1 (0.17%) FTP
9 1 (0.17%) IPsec
9 1 (0.17%) NAS
9 1 (0.17%) Skype
9 1 (0.17%) SSH
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
9 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.25%) Big Data
2 48 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (7.39%) Hadoop
4 39 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 35 (6.01%) MySQL
6 30 (5.15%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.81%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.78%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.41%) Neo4j
10 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.03%) Power BI
12 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.86%) Apache Accumulo
13 5 (0.86%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 74 (12.71%) Git (software)
2 69 (11.86%) Selenium
3 65 (11.17%) Jenkins
4 52 (8.93%) Cucumber
5 51 (8.76%) Maven
6 42 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (5.67%) JUnit
8 32 (5.50%) JIRA
9 28 (4.81%) Bitbucket
9 28 (4.81%) WebDriver
10 27 (4.64%) Eclipse
10 27 (4.64%) Gradle
11 21 (3.61%) Mockito
12 18 (3.09%) Ant
12 18 (3.09%) LoadRunner
13 16 (2.75%) JMeter
14 12 (2.06%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
16 10 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
17 9 (1.55%) Vagrant
General
1 87 (14.95%) Finance
2 28 (4.81%) Banking
3 22 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.09%) Marketing
5 18 (3.09%) Retail
6 16 (2.75%) Electronics
7 8 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.03%) Military
9 4 (0.69%) Advertising
9 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.52%) Automotive
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 377 (64.78%) Developer
2 290 (49.83%) Java Developer
3 38 (6.53%) Software Engineer
4 30 (5.15%) Tester
5 29 (4.98%) Analyst
6 27 (4.64%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 27 (4.64%) Java Engineer
7 25 (4.30%) Senior Developer
7 25 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 24 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
9 23 (3.95%) Consultant
10 22 (3.78%) Software Developer
10 22 (3.78%) Test Engineer
11 19 (3.26%) Automation Tester
11 19 (3.26%) Test Analyst
12 18 (3.09%) Architect
12 18 (3.09%) Java Software Developer
13 17 (2.92%) Applications Developer
14 14 (2.41%) Agile Developer
14 14 (2.41%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (30.41%) Spring
2 113 (19.42%) HTML
3 96 (16.49%) XML
4 90 (15.46%) Hibernate
5 86 (14.78%) Web Services
6 71 (12.20%) REST
7 70 (12.03%) JSON
8 69 (11.86%) SOAP
9 67 (11.51%) CSS
10 60 (10.31%) J2EE
11 56 (9.62%) jQuery
12 50 (8.59%) Spring MVC
13 47 (8.08%) RESTful
14 46 (7.90%) .NET
15 38 (6.53%) RabbitMQ
16 36 (6.19%) AngularJS
17 32 (5.50%) Grails
18 25 (4.30%) Kafka
19 23 (3.95%) JSF
20 22 (3.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.61%) Blockchain
2 17 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.92%) User Experience
3 15 (2.58%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (2.23%) Clustering
5 10 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.72%) Semantic Web
6 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.55%) NHS
7 8 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.03%) Physics
8 6 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.03%) W3C
8 6 (1.03%) Wiki
9 4 (0.69%) Cryptocurrency
9 4 (0.69%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.69%) iPhone
9 4 (0.69%) Neural Network
9 4 (0.69%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.37%) Linux
2 60 (10.31%) Unix
3 30 (5.15%) Windows
4 15 (2.58%) Android
5 13 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.06%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.72%) Solaris
8 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.37%) CentOS
9 4 (0.69%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.34%) AIX
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (16.84%) Scrum
3 78 (13.40%) TDD
4 71 (12.20%) Open Source
5 70 (12.03%) Software Engineering
6 68 (11.68%) BDD
7 63 (10.82%) MVC
8 54 (9.28%) DevOps
9 51 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (7.56%) Migration
11 41 (7.04%) OO
12 33 (5.67%) Kanban
13 32 (5.50%) UML
14 30 (5.15%) Web Development
15 28 (4.81%) Configuration Management
16 25 (4.30%) Test Scripting
17 24 (4.12%) Automated Testing
17 24 (4.12%) E-Commerce
17 24 (4.12%) ITIL
18 23 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 169 (29.04%) JavaScript
2 115 (19.76%) SQL
3 94 (16.15%) Python
4 81 (13.92%) C++
5 52 (8.93%) C#
6 43 (7.39%) Ruby
7 42 (7.22%) Perl
8 38 (6.53%) Bash Shell
9 34 (5.84%) C
10 27 (4.64%) PL/SQL
11 26 (4.47%) Groovy
12 15 (2.58%) PHP
12 15 (2.58%) Scala
13 9 (1.55%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.37%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.86%) Ada
15 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 195 (33.51%) Security Cleared
2 111 (19.07%) DV Cleared
3 77 (13.23%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 19 (3.26%) ISEB
6 18 (3.09%) Degree
7 6 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.86%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.69%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.69%) CEH
10 2 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.34%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.34%) PhD
11 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) GCIA
11 1 (0.17%) GCIH
11 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.75%) QA
2 11 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.69%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) SDET
5 2 (0.34%) WCAG
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (11.17%) Docker
2 7 (1.20%) LXC
2 7 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.03%) Snort
4 4 (0.69%) Shibboleth
4 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
6 1 (0.17%) Varnish
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.75%) Ansible
2 11 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.72%) Puppet
4 8 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.20%) Control-M
5 7 (1.20%) Nagios
5 7 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.20%) OpenAM
5 7 (1.20%) SCOM
6 6 (1.03%) Terraform
7 5 (0.86%) Kibana
7 5 (0.86%) Nessus
7 5 (0.86%) OSSEC
7 5 (0.86%) QRadar
8 4 (0.69%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.69%) Sun Identity Manager
9 3 (0.52%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.52%) Oozie
10 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 103 (17.70%) Oracle
2 24 (4.12%) SAP
3 18 (3.09%) IBM
3 18 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.58%) Sun
5 12 (2.06%) HP
5 12 (2.06%) Intel Security
6 11 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.89%) Sybase
7 8 (1.37%) Google
8 7 (1.20%) ATG
8 7 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.20%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.20%) ForgeRock
9 6 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.86%) Cisco
10 5 (0.86%) Citrix
10 5 (0.86%) New Relic
10 5 (0.86%) ScanSafe
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