The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 129 129 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.18% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.19% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£413 £405 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2899 2604 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.40% 92.11% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1539 1389
Average daily rate £383 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 147 162
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £39.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South West region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South West region.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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 - 12 £413 - 4
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 4
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 3
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 17 (73.91%) Maven
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) Web Services
4 14 (60.87%) Spring
5 13 (56.52%) Spring MVC
5 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) MVC
6 12 (52.17%) TDD
6 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
7 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (47.83%) J2EE
7 11 (47.83%) jQuery
8 10 (43.48%) BDD
8 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (43.48%) HTML
8 10 (43.48%) Scrum
9 9 (39.13%) Ant
9 9 (39.13%) CSS
9 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (34.78%) SAP
10 8 (34.78%) OO
10 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (34.78%) Programme Management
10 8 (34.78%) DTV
10 8 (34.78%) Electronics
10 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
10 8 (34.78%) Finance

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Mule
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Maven
2 9 (39.13%) Ant
3 7 (30.43%) Subversion
3 7 (30.43%) ClearCase
3 7 (30.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (30.43%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) jMock
General
1 8 (34.78%) Electronics
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
1 14 (60.87%) Spring
2 13 (56.52%) Spring MVC
3 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
4 11 (47.83%) J2EE
4 11 (47.83%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) Apache Camel
8 4 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (17.39%) JPA
9 3 (13.04%) JSP
10 2 (8.70%) Java EE
10 2 (8.70%) Middleware
10 2 (8.70%) RESTful
11 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
11 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) BDD
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (34.78%) OO
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) Programme Management
6 7 (30.43%) Release Management
7 6 (26.09%) OOD
8 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (8.70%) System Testing
10 1 (4.35%) DevOps
10 1 (4.35%) Time Management
10 1 (4.35%) Kanban
10 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Lua
4 7 (30.43%) Python
4 7 (30.43%) Perl
4 7 (30.43%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Sun Certification
2 3 (13.04%) OCPJP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Sun
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Trapeze
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