The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 26 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Java 35 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.03% 6.52% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.15% 18.55% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 8
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£381 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.98% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
Java
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
158 221 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.70% 35.14% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 131 109
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Wiltshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Wiltshire region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -7 22 £381 +22.98% 4
Trowbridge - 2 £550 -
Salisbury +7 1 £350 +27.27% 1
Warminster - - - - 1
Calne - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 3
Corsham - - - - 1
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.86%) TDD
4 15 (25.86%) Oracle
4 15 (25.86%) Web Services
4 15 (25.86%) Linux
5 14 (24.14%) MySQL
5 14 (24.14%) C++
5 14 (24.14%) MVC
6 13 (22.41%) Spring
7 12 (20.69%) Degree
7 12 (20.69%) SOAP
7 12 (20.69%) OOD
8 11 (18.97%) Finance
9 10 (17.24%) C#
9 10 (17.24%) HTML
9 10 (17.24%) .NET
9 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
10 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
10 9 (15.52%) Ajax
10 9 (15.52%) WebSphere
10 9 (15.52%) JSP
10 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (15.52%) Python
11 8 (13.79%) OO
11 8 (13.79%) CSS
11 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
11 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.79%) WCF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (15.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (13.79%) GlassFish
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.17%) iPlanet
5 3 (5.17%) ArcGIS
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (5.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.45%) Mule
6 2 (3.45%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.72%) CICS
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Cordys
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) 3G
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
1 4 (6.90%) IPsec
2 2 (3.45%) NAS
2 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.45%) OLTP
6 2 (3.45%) DB2
6 2 (3.45%) HBase
6 2 (3.45%) Voldemort
6 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.45%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (5.17%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) jMock
3 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Web Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Web Services
2 13 (22.41%) Spring
3 12 (20.69%) SOAP
4 10 (17.24%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) .NET
5 9 (15.52%) JSP
5 9 (15.52%) Ajax
6 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 8 (13.79%) WCF
6 8 (13.79%) jQuery
6 8 (13.79%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.07%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) MSMQ
7 7 (12.07%) Spring MVC
7 7 (12.07%) LINQ
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (12.07%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.34%) Physics
4 4 (6.90%) Biometrics
5 3 (5.17%) DTV
5 3 (5.17%) Open Source
6 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.45%) Derivative
6 2 (3.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.17%) zOS
4 3 (5.17%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) Windows
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) TDD
3 14 (24.14%) MVC
4 12 (20.69%) OOD
5 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.79%) OO
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) BDD
7 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.07%) Bayesian Methods
7 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.62%) Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.17%) ITIL
10 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) C++
4 10 (17.24%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.52%) Python
6 6 (10.34%) C
7 4 (6.90%) VB
8 3 (5.17%) VB6
8 3 (5.17%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) COBOL
9 2 (3.45%) R
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) XPath
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.72%) XQuery
10 1 (1.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Varnish
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) AppManager
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) IBM
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Nokia
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.72%) Trapeze
5 1 (1.72%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects