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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 12 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing Java 22 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.24% 8.22% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 28.18% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 1
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£381 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.98% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.62% +17.64%
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
88 110 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.95% 29.18% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 78 42
Average daily rate £375 £315 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -23.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +111.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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%) MVC
1 14 (50.00%) TDD
2 12 (42.86%) OOD
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Spring
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) SOAP
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (25.00%) Retail
7 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 7 (25.00%) WCF
7 7 (25.00%) LINQ
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) JSP
7 7 (25.00%) OO
7 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
7 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) iPlanet
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (7.14%) Mule
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Cordys
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Director
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Spring
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) SOAP
4 7 (25.00%) JSP
4 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (25.00%) WCF
4 7 (25.00%) LINQ
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (21.43%) XSLT
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) DTV
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) zOS
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
2 3 (10.71%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) MVC
1 14 (50.00%) TDD
2 12 (42.86%) OOD
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (25.00%) OO
5 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) VB6
4 2 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) XQuery
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP