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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 297 286 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.44% 8.54% 8.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.17% 22.22% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 172 164
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £341 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 35 7
Median hourly rate £51.09 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £33.52 £34.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.65 £55.00 £35.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
1135 1287 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.91% 38.44% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 865 734
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 99 49
Median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £20.40 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 95 £450 +5.88% 48
Bristol +4 55 £369 -13.23% 49
Wiltshire +20 45 £375 -6.25% 12
Dorset +16 41 £375 - 20
Devon -9 22 £425 -5.55% 8
Somerset -5 15 £375 +3.44% 24
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 244 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (34.12%) Security Cleared
3 164 (27.70%) Spring
4 138 (23.31%) JavaScript
5 133 (22.47%) C++
6 131 (22.13%) HTML
7 123 (20.78%) DV Cleared
8 115 (19.43%) Oracle
9 111 (18.75%) Finance
10 106 (17.91%) SQL
11 105 (17.74%) Python
12 96 (16.22%) Unix
13 88 (14.86%) Scrum
14 85 (14.36%) Linux
15 84 (14.19%) Web Services
16 82 (13.85%) SC Cleared
17 79 (13.34%) Hibernate
18 78 (13.18%) CSS
19 75 (12.67%) J2EE
20 74 (12.50%) Software Engineering
21 65 (10.98%) TDD
21 65 (10.98%) JSON
21 65 (10.98%) XML
22 60 (10.14%) MVC
23 58 (9.80%) SOAP
23 58 (9.80%) C
23 58 (9.80%) jQuery
24 56 (9.46%) DevOps
25 55 (9.29%) Perl
26 51 (8.61%) 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 45 (7.60%) WebSphere
2 37 (6.25%) Apache
3 35 (5.91%) JBoss
4 31 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 29 (4.90%) WebLogic
6 26 (4.39%) Apache Spark
7 22 (3.72%) Mule
8 18 (3.04%) Alfresco
9 17 (2.87%) Mule ESB
10 16 (2.70%) Confluence
11 15 (2.53%) IIS
12 14 (2.36%) GlassFish
13 11 (1.86%) SAS
14 10 (1.69%) Apache Solr
14 10 (1.69%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (1.18%) MQSeries
17 6 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (0.84%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.18%) SPSS
2 6 (1.01%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Simulink
4 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (3.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.84%) GitHub
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.05%) LDAP
2 19 (3.21%) HTTP
3 14 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.03%) Firewall
4 12 (2.03%) Intranet
5 11 (1.86%) Internet
5 11 (1.86%) Network Security
6 9 (1.52%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.18%) FTP
7 7 (1.18%) IPsec
7 7 (1.18%) NAS
7 7 (1.18%) VPN
8 6 (1.01%) tcpdump
8 6 (1.01%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.34%) DHCP
10 2 (0.34%) DNS
10 2 (0.34%) SSH
10 2 (0.34%) SSL
11 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.60%) Hadoop
2 44 (7.43%) Big Data
3 41 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 36 (6.08%) SQL Server
5 34 (5.74%) Oracle Database
6 33 (5.57%) MySQL
7 18 (3.04%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.36%) Neo4j
9 12 (2.03%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.69%) OrientDB
10 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.01%) Power BI
13 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (8.45%) Cucumber
2 48 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 44 (7.43%) Git (software)
4 43 (7.26%) JIRA
5 41 (6.93%) Maven
6 40 (6.76%) Selenium
7 31 (5.24%) JUnit
8 27 (4.56%) Eclipse
9 24 (4.05%) Subversion
10 19 (3.21%) Mockito
11 18 (3.04%) Bitbucket
11 18 (3.04%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (2.36%) Rational DOORS
14 13 (2.20%) Eclipse RCP
14 13 (2.20%) LoadRunner
14 13 (2.20%) Visual Studio
15 12 (2.03%) Hudson
15 12 (2.03%) JMeter
16 10 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 111 (18.75%) Finance
2 26 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.05%) Banking
3 24 (4.05%) Marketing
4 23 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.72%) Electronics
6 15 (2.53%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.53%) Retail
7 8 (1.35%) Games
8 7 (1.18%) Military
9 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
10 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 358 (60.47%) Developer
2 262 (44.26%) Java Developer
3 47 (7.94%) Software Engineer
4 39 (6.59%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 38 (6.42%) Analyst
6 35 (5.91%) Software Developer
7 34 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 28 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (4.56%) Java Software Developer
10 26 (4.39%) Test Engineer
11 25 (4.22%) Java Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) Java Software Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) Tester
13 21 (3.55%) Consultant
14 20 (3.38%) Data Scientist
15 16 (2.70%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.53%) Applications Support
16 15 (2.53%) Integration Developer
17 13 (2.20%) Agile Developer
17 13 (2.20%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (27.70%) Spring
2 131 (22.13%) HTML
3 84 (14.19%) Web Services
4 79 (13.34%) Hibernate
5 78 (13.18%) CSS
6 75 (12.67%) J2EE
7 65 (10.98%) JSON
7 65 (10.98%) XML
8 58 (9.80%) jQuery
8 58 (9.80%) SOAP
9 50 (8.45%) Spring MVC
10 49 (8.28%) RESTful
11 48 (8.11%) REST
12 39 (6.59%) .NET
13 30 (5.07%) AngularJS
14 24 (4.05%) EJB
14 24 (4.05%) HTML5
14 24 (4.05%) JSF
15 23 (3.89%) Java EE
16 19 (3.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.21%) User Experience
4 17 (2.87%) Blockchain
5 16 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 12 (2.03%) Clustering
7 12 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.69%) Semantic Web
8 10 (1.69%) Wiki
9 9 (1.52%) iPad
9 9 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.18%) Statistics
10 7 (1.18%) VHDL
11 6 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.68%) Neural Network
12 4 (0.68%) Ontologies
12 4 (0.68%) Physics
12 4 (0.68%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.22%) Unix
2 85 (14.36%) Linux
3 37 (6.25%) Windows
4 13 (2.20%) Android
5 12 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.52%) Solaris
7 7 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.34%) AIX
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (14.86%) Scrum
3 74 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 65 (10.98%) TDD
5 60 (10.14%) MVC
6 56 (9.46%) DevOps
7 50 (8.45%) BDD
8 46 (7.77%) OO
9 43 (7.26%) UML
10 40 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (6.25%) ITIL
12 35 (5.91%) Web Development
13 34 (5.74%) Open Source
14 29 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (4.39%) E-Commerce
15 26 (4.39%) SDLC
15 26 (4.39%) Unit Testing
16 24 (4.05%) Automated Testing
16 24 (4.05%) Programme Management
17 22 (3.72%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 138 (23.31%) JavaScript
2 133 (22.47%) C++
3 106 (17.91%) SQL
4 105 (17.74%) Python
5 58 (9.80%) C
6 55 (9.29%) Perl
7 51 (8.61%) C#
8 48 (8.11%) Ruby
9 35 (5.91%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.56%) PL/SQL
11 25 (4.22%) MATLAB
12 22 (3.72%) PHP
12 22 (3.72%) R
13 18 (3.04%) Objective-C
14 17 (2.87%) Scala
15 12 (2.03%) Groovy
16 11 (1.86%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.52%) Ada
18 7 (1.18%) Lua
19 5 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 202 (34.12%) Security Cleared
2 123 (20.78%) DV Cleared
3 82 (13.85%) SC Cleared
4 41 (6.93%) Degree
5 19 (3.21%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.03%) PhD
7 10 (1.69%) ISEB
8 6 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.01%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.84%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.68%) CEH
11 2 (0.34%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.34%) RHCE
12 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
12 1 (0.17%) GCIA
12 1 (0.17%) GCIH
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PMP
12 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.74%) QA
2 8 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.18%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.68%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) RMADS
6 1 (0.17%) SEPA
6 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (1.69%) Docker
1 10 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.18%) Samba
2 7 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.68%) Snort
5 3 (0.51%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (3.89%) Puppet
2 20 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.52%) Ansible
3 9 (1.52%) OpenAM
4 7 (1.18%) Control-M
4 7 (1.18%) Nagios
4 7 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.18%) SCOM
5 5 (0.84%) Kibana
6 3 (0.51%) Nessus
6 3 (0.51%) Oozie
6 3 (0.51%) OpenSSO
6 3 (0.51%) QRadar
6 3 (0.51%) Sun Identity Manager
7 2 (0.34%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.17%) Graylog
8 1 (0.17%) Mesos
8 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 115 (19.43%) Oracle
2 30 (5.07%) SAP
3 20 (3.38%) Red Hat
4 19 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.36%) IBM
5 14 (2.36%) Sun
5 14 (2.36%) VMware
6 13 (2.20%) Google
6 13 (2.20%) Sybase
7 10 (1.69%) Intel Security
8 9 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.18%) F5
9 7 (1.18%) NetApp
10 6 (1.01%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.01%) HP
10 6 (1.01%) webMethods
11 5 (0.84%) Apple
11 5 (0.84%) Facebook
11 5 (0.84%) Remedy
12 4 (0.68%) Nintex
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