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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 21 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.83% 1.64% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% 6.90% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
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£300 £440 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £360 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £447 £375
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 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
102 87 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.45% 23.84% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 46
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £246 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £35.00 £169.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 36 (67.92%) Spring
2 24 (45.28%) J2EE
3 22 (41.51%) Web Services
4 21 (39.62%) CSS
4 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.74%) WebLogic
6 18 (33.96%) XML
6 18 (33.96%) jQuery
7 17 (32.08%) Hibernate
7 17 (32.08%) SQL
8 16 (30.19%) HTML
8 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (28.30%) MVC
9 15 (28.30%) Oracle
10 13 (24.53%) Scrum
10 13 (24.53%) Subversion
10 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
11 12 (22.64%) JAX-WS
11 12 (22.64%) Spring MVC
11 12 (22.64%) JSF
11 12 (22.64%) LDAP
11 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
12 11 (20.75%) SAML
12 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
12 11 (20.75%) OO
12 11 (20.75%) JIRA
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
13 10 (18.87%) Maven
13 10 (18.87%) JUnit
13 10 (18.87%) WSDL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (37.74%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.98%) Confluence
3 8 (15.09%) Apache
3 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (5.66%) ColdFusion
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.66%) Railo
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.77%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Agresso
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) LDAP
2 9 (16.98%) X.509
3 8 (15.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.55%) CouchDB
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Subversion
1 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.75%) JIRA
3 10 (18.87%) Maven
3 10 (18.87%) JUnit
4 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
5 6 (11.32%) Ant
6 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.77%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) JMeter
7 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.89%) Mockito
8 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 34 (64.15%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) WebLogic Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Security Designer
4 7 (13.21%) Designer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior WebLogic Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Designer
7 4 (7.55%) Scala Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Junior
8 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) Spring
2 24 (45.28%) J2EE
3 22 (41.51%) Web Services
4 21 (39.62%) CSS
5 18 (33.96%) XML
5 18 (33.96%) jQuery
6 17 (32.08%) Hibernate
7 16 (30.19%) HTML
8 12 (22.64%) JAX-WS
8 12 (22.64%) Spring MVC
8 12 (22.64%) JSF
9 11 (20.75%) SAML
10 10 (18.87%) WSDL
11 7 (13.21%) SOAP
11 7 (13.21%) JSP
11 7 (13.21%) REST
11 7 (13.21%) CSS3
12 5 (9.43%) .NET
12 5 (9.43%) JPA
13 4 (7.55%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) MVC
3 13 (24.53%) Scrum
4 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
4 11 (20.75%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) OOD
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Validation
6 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) Web Development
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.55%) Process Management
9 3 (5.66%) B2B
9 3 (5.66%) UML
9 3 (5.66%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) Scala
4 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) CFML
5 3 (5.66%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.77%) MIIS
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Capita
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Infor
3 1 (1.89%) Jaspersoft
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