The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.90% 1.04% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.48% 4.05% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
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 £36.56 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.46% -2.77%
Java
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.75% 25.69% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 61
Average daily rate £400 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.71 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.63% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 14 (50.00%) Spring
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) MVC
3 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) jQuery
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) J2EE
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) XML
5 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
6 8 (28.57%) JSP
6 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Scala
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 5 (17.86%) REST
9 4 (14.29%) CSS3
9 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (14.29%) GitHub
9 4 (14.29%) CouchDB
9 4 (14.29%) ColdBox
9 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) JPA
9 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (14.29%) ColdFusion
1 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.29%) Railo
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cordys
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) CouchDB
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Junior
3 4 (14.29%) Scala Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Spring
2 11 (39.29%) jQuery
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) J2EE
3 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
4 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 8 (28.57%) JSP
5 5 (17.86%) REST
6 4 (14.29%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) ColdBox
6 4 (14.29%) JPA
6 4 (14.29%) JSF
6 4 (14.29%) Ajax
6 4 (14.29%) Batik
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
6 4 (14.29%) XSD
6 4 (14.29%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) BDD
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
4 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Process Management
5 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Scala
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.29%) CFML
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) XQuery
6 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) MIIS
1 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
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