The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 33 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.52% 3.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 3.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -6.41%
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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 Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
305 361 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.71% 89.80% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 279 229
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Spring
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 8 (66.67%) Spring MVC
4 8 (66.67%) JSP
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 7 (58.33%) JUnit
5 7 (58.33%) CSS
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 7 (58.33%) OOD
5 7 (58.33%) XSLT
5 7 (58.33%) Ajax
6 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (50.00%) JDBC
7 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (16.67%) J2EE
9 2 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) BDD
10 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
10 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
10 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
10 1 (8.33%) SQL
10 1 (8.33%) XML
10 1 (8.33%) OO

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Mule
1 1 (8.33%) Liferay
1 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 8 (66.67%) JSP
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) XSLT
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) JDBC
5 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) JMS
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
7 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) OOD
4 6 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
7 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL