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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 39 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.32% 4.99% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.10% 24.14% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 7
Average daily rate £375 £381 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £347 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £596 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -6.25%
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
134 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 35.45% 20.67% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 53 55
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.53 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.54% -51.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016, 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 38 (70.37%) Spring
2 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.89%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) HTML
5 17 (31.48%) Scrum
6 16 (29.63%) CSS
7 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 11 (20.37%) BDD
8 11 (20.37%) MVC
9 10 (18.52%) Games
9 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
10 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 8 (14.81%) OO
11 8 (14.81%) Open Source
11 8 (14.81%) Selenium
11 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (12.96%) SDLC
12 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (11.11%) XML
13 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 6 (11.11%) SOA
13 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
13 6 (11.11%) JBehave
13 6 (11.11%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.81%) Selenium
4 6 (11.11%) JBehave
5 4 (7.41%) Maven
5 4 (7.41%) Subversion
6 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.70%) Android Studio
7 2 (3.70%) Ant
7 2 (3.70%) Bower
7 2 (3.70%) Grunt
7 2 (3.70%) gulp
7 2 (3.70%) JIRA
7 2 (3.70%) JUnit
7 2 (3.70%) Mockito
7 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.70%) Xcode
8 1 (1.85%) Appium
8 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Games
3 4 (7.41%) Electronics
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Developer
2 40 (74.07%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Java Software Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Developer in Test
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.70%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Junior
9 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (70.37%) Spring
2 30 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 17 (31.48%) HTML
4 16 (29.63%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) RESTful
5 6 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (7.41%) JPA
6 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.41%) Web Services
7 3 (5.56%) .NET
7 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) JSP
7 3 (5.56%) Struts
8 2 (3.70%) LESS
8 2 (3.70%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.70%) Sass
8 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.70%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Scrum
3 11 (20.37%) BDD
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
4 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.81%) OO
4 8 (14.81%) Open Source
5 7 (12.96%) SDLC
6 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps
6 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.26%) OOD
8 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.41%) Release Management
8 4 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C#
2 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) ECMAScript
3 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Sencha
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago