Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 13 November 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 56 113 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.10% 19.76% 12.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.47% 44.66% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 38
Devon median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £372 £325 £321
90th Percentile £575 £600 £489
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.29% -4.68%

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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 190 253 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 41.04% 44.23% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 131 139
Devon median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -10.65%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £187
90th Percentile £524 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.81% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 24
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.83% -13.69% +75.00%
10th Percentile £25.50 £29.13 £19.63
90th Percentile £41.90 £47.38 £48.53
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.90% -1.91%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Devon

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Devon

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Devon over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Devon

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Devon

Java
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Devon region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 38 £475 +5.56% 19
Plymouth -8 2 £625 +32.98% 2
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Java.

1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (57.14%) Python
4 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (39.29%) Mentoring
5 18 (32.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (30.36%) BDD
6 17 (30.36%) Integration Testing
6 17 (30.36%) TDD
7 15 (26.79%) HTML
8 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (25.00%) Coaching
9 13 (23.21%) CSS
10 12 (21.43%) Microservices
10 12 (21.43%) AWS Certification
10 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (21.43%) Degree
11 11 (19.64%) HTML5
11 11 (19.64%) SQL
12 10 (17.86%) Scrum
13 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
13 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (16.07%) CSS3
13 9 (16.07%) Open Source
14 8 (14.29%) JUnit
14 8 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
14 8 (14.29%) Spring

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 35 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (32.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (10.71%) Serverless
6 4 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.57%) G Suite
8 1 (1.79%) Office 365
8 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.79%) PaaS
8 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) JUnit
2 8 (14.29%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 23 (41.07%) Senior Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 7 (12.50%) AWS Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.14%) React Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Python Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Systems Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 11 (19.64%) HTML5
4 9 (16.07%) CSS3
5 8 (14.29%) Spring
5 8 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 6 (10.71%) FreeMarker
7 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.93%) Dojo
7 5 (8.93%) Web Services
8 4 (7.14%) Leaflet
9 3 (5.36%) Java EE
9 3 (5.36%) RESTful
10 2 (3.57%) J2EE
11 1 (1.79%) GWT
11 1 (1.79%) LDAP
11 1 (1.79%) Struts
11 1 (1.79%) Struts2
11 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.57%) Blog
3 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
1 1 (1.79%) Unix
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Mentoring
3 17 (30.36%) BDD
3 17 (30.36%) Integration Testing
3 17 (30.36%) TDD
4 14 (25.00%) Coaching
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (21.43%) Microservices
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
7 9 (16.07%) Open Source
8 8 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (12.50%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.71%) UML
11 5 (8.93%) Data Development
12 4 (7.14%) ETL
12 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Python
2 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.64%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Java 8
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) AWS Certification
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (8.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.79%) Talend