The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Java 3 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.05% 20.63% 14.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 41.27% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 20
Median daily rate - £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 29 63 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 39.19% 50.00% 54.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 61
Median daily rate £325 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cheltenham

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Cheltenham

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Java.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared