Period
to 16 July 2018

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 6 months to 16 July 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 19 5
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 0
Contract jobs citing Java 20 7 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 13.99% 4.93% 19.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.41% 11.11% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £418 £381 £406
90th Percentile £550 £394 £538
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +19.05% -6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 68 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 47.55% 44.37% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 46
Cheltenham median daily rate £394 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% - -20.97%
10th Percentile £304 £115 £269
90th Percentile £515 £406 £500
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £39.38 £42.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.50 £56.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +2.30% +1.16% +1.18%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

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 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Java.

1 19 (95.00%) DV Cleared
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (50.00%) ISEB
4 7 (35.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) OOD
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
5 6 (30.00%) Confluence
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
5 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (30.00%) JSF
5 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (30.00%) JIRA
5 6 (30.00%) Wiki
5 6 (30.00%) EasyMock
5 6 (30.00%) CentOS
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) JUnit
5 6 (30.00%) EJB
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (30.00%) EasyMock
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) EJB
2 6 (30.00%) JSF
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Guice
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) CentOS
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (85.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) DV Cleared
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat