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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 5
Contract jobs citing Java 0 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 24.05% 28.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 48.72% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 33
Median daily rate - £578 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 23 39 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 44.23% 49.37% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 71
Median daily rate £365 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 28 March 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 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
5 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Ant
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) SAP
6 4 (30.77%) XSLT
6 4 (30.77%) UML
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Electronics
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Confluence

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 4 (30.77%) Confluence
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Anypoint
3 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (15.38%) Mule
3 2 (15.38%) Mule ESB
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) AMQP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (7.69%) OrientDB
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Ant
2 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 2 (15.38%) Gradle
5 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.69%) EasyMock
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft Architect
4 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) EJB
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
3 3 (23.08%) JMS
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) WSDL
4 2 (15.38%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) JDBC
5 1 (7.69%) JSF
5 1 (7.69%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 4 (30.77%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CloudHub
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.69%) IBM