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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 21 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing Java 18 11 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.42% 3.00% 10.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 13.25% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 36
Average daily rate £356 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £338 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-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
99 83 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 29.82% 22.62% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 52 100
Average daily rate £338 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.19 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% -50.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.06 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £21.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 (62.30%) Spring
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) Hibernate
4 25 (40.98%) Finance
5 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
6 21 (34.43%) HTML
7 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) CSS
8 17 (27.87%) Scrum
9 15 (24.59%) MVC
10 14 (22.95%) Cucumber
11 13 (21.31%) BDD
12 12 (19.67%) Selenium
13 11 (18.03%) Games
13 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
14 9 (14.75%) Open Source
14 9 (14.75%) Tomcat
15 8 (13.11%) OO
15 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
15 8 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (11.48%) JBehave
16 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
16 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
16 7 (11.48%) .NET
16 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
17 6 (9.84%) SOA
17 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
17 6 (9.84%) Oracle
17 6 (9.84%) XML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (14.75%) Tomcat
2 8 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.92%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Cucumber
2 12 (19.67%) Selenium
3 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.48%) JBehave
5 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.56%) Maven
6 4 (6.56%) Subversion
7 3 (4.92%) Ant
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
8 2 (3.28%) Bower
8 2 (3.28%) Grunt
8 2 (3.28%) gulp
8 2 (3.28%) JUnit
8 2 (3.28%) Mockito
9 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.64%) Hudson
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Games
3 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 40 (65.57%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Java Software Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Financial Software Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Developer in Test
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Digital Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) Spring
2 30 (49.18%) Hibernate
3 21 (34.43%) HTML
4 20 (32.79%) CSS
5 7 (11.48%) .NET
6 6 (9.84%) JPA
6 6 (9.84%) RESTful
6 6 (9.84%) Spring MVC
6 6 (9.84%) XML
7 5 (8.20%) JSP
8 4 (6.56%) Velocity
8 4 (6.56%) Web Services
9 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.92%) JSON
9 3 (4.92%) PhoneGap
9 3 (4.92%) Struts
9 3 (4.92%) WCF
10 2 (3.28%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
10 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Scrum
3 15 (24.59%) MVC
4 13 (21.31%) BDD
5 9 (14.75%) Open Source
6 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.11%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.84%) SOA
8 6 (9.84%) Web Development
9 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.20%) DevOps
9 5 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.20%) OOD
9 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.28%) ECMAScript
4 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) F#
5 1 (1.64%) Haskell
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Sencha
5 1 (1.64%) Google
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