The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Swindon region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 15 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.50% 2.22% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.05% 9.09% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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£300 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £394 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £670 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 99 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.51% 24.44% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 44
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 24 July 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 46 (71.88%) Spring
2 33 (51.56%) WebLogic
3 30 (46.88%) CSS
3 30 (46.88%) J2EE
4 27 (42.19%) XML
5 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
5 25 (39.06%) jQuery
6 24 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 24 (37.50%) Oracle
7 23 (35.94%) SQL
7 23 (35.94%) Web Services
8 22 (34.38%) Maven
9 21 (32.81%) JSF
10 20 (31.25%) Subversion
10 20 (31.25%) Configuration Management
11 18 (28.13%) JUnit
12 17 (26.56%) Eclipse
12 17 (26.56%) Finance
12 17 (26.56%) JAX-WS
13 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (25.00%) LDAP
13 16 (25.00%) Ant
14 14 (21.88%) Hibernate
15 13 (20.31%) MVC
15 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
15 13 (20.31%) OO
15 13 (20.31%) XML Schema
15 13 (20.31%) X.509
16 12 (18.75%) SAML
16 12 (18.75%) SSL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (51.56%) WebLogic
2 12 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.06%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (14.06%) Apache
3 9 (14.06%) Confluence
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.81%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 4 (6.25%) IIS
7 3 (4.69%) CMS
7 3 (4.69%) ColdFusion
7 3 (4.69%) SAS
7 3 (4.69%) Railo
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) LDAP
2 13 (20.31%) X.509
3 12 (18.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) CouchDB
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.38%) Maven
3 20 (31.25%) Subversion
4 18 (28.13%) JUnit
5 17 (26.56%) Eclipse
6 16 (25.00%) Ant
7 11 (17.19%) JIRA
8 8 (12.50%) Mockito
9 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.69%) Gradle
10 3 (4.69%) Hudson
11 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.13%) Selenium
11 2 (3.13%) JMeter
12 1 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 35 (54.69%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) WebLogic Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Security Designer
6 7 (10.94%) Designer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior WebLogic Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Designer
9 4 (6.25%) Scala Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Junior
9 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Junior Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (71.88%) Spring
2 30 (46.88%) CSS
2 30 (46.88%) J2EE
3 27 (42.19%) XML
4 25 (39.06%) jQuery
5 23 (35.94%) Web Services
6 21 (32.81%) JSF
7 17 (26.56%) JAX-WS
8 14 (21.88%) Hibernate
9 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
9 13 (20.31%) XML Schema
10 12 (18.75%) SAML
10 12 (18.75%) CSS3
11 11 (17.19%) SOAP
11 11 (17.19%) HTML
12 10 (15.63%) WSDL
13 6 (9.38%) REST
14 5 (7.81%) .NET
15 4 (6.25%) Akka
15 4 (6.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Open Source
2 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) UNIX
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) MVC
3 13 (20.31%) OO
4 12 (18.75%) Validation
5 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 9 (14.06%) OOD
7 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 5 (7.81%) Web Development
8 5 (7.81%) BDD
9 4 (6.25%) UML
9 4 (6.25%) SOA
9 4 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.25%) Process Management
10 3 (4.69%) Content Management
10 3 (4.69%) B2B
10 3 (4.69%) ITIL
10 3 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 23 (35.94%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (7.81%) Scala
5 3 (4.69%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (3.13%) MIIS
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) Citrix
3 2 (3.13%) Capita
4 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Infor
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