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 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java 65 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 25.10% 25.00% 13.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.59% 47.57% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 10
Median daily rate £380 £408 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +5.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £321 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £405
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 Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 103 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 48.65% 52.55% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 75 41
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.88% +18.05%  
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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Devon

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +3 46 £378 -10.91% 5
Plymouth 0 14 £549 +46.40% 2
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

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 Devon region with a requirement for Java.

1 48 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 43 (41.35%) Spring
3 40 (38.46%) HTML
4 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
5 33 (31.73%) Jenkins
6 32 (30.77%) Open Source
7 30 (28.85%) SC Cleared
8 26 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (24.04%) SQL
10 22 (21.15%) XML
11 21 (20.19%) CSS
11 21 (20.19%) Groovy
12 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
13 19 (18.27%) Docker
13 19 (18.27%) Hibernate
14 18 (17.31%) Grails
15 17 (16.35%) BPSS Clearance
15 17 (16.35%) Customer Requirements
16 16 (15.38%) Gradle
16 16 (15.38%) Linux
17 15 (14.42%) Software Engineering
17 15 (14.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (14.42%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (14.42%) REST
18 14 (13.46%) Selenium
18 14 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 14 (13.46%) Migration
19 13 (12.50%) HTTP
19 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management

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 10 (9.62%) JBoss
1 10 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.65%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.69%) Apache
4 7 (6.73%) IIS
5 6 (5.77%) Jetty
5 6 (5.77%) Mongrel
5 6 (5.77%) nginx
6 3 (2.88%) CMS
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.96%) Confluence
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.69%) SaaS
3 6 (5.77%) IaaS
3 6 (5.77%) PaaS
4 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.81%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.96%) GitHub
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) HTTP
2 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.77%) SSL
4 5 (4.81%) DHCP
4 5 (4.81%) DNS
4 5 (4.81%) FTP
4 5 (4.81%) IPsec
5 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.73%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.92%) MySQL
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.96%) GIS
8 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (31.73%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.38%) Gradle
4 15 (14.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (13.46%) Selenium
6 11 (10.58%) WebDriver
7 8 (7.69%) Maven
8 7 (6.73%) JUnit
9 6 (5.77%) Travis CI
10 5 (4.81%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.88%) Spock
11 3 (2.88%) Subversion
12 2 (1.92%) JIRA
12 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.96%) Calabash
13 1 (0.96%) NeoLoad
13 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.96%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (61.54%) Developer
2 54 (51.92%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.69%) Analyst
4 7 (6.73%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Test Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) Test Automation Specialist
5 6 (5.77%) Test Specialist
6 5 (4.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Automation Tester
8 3 (2.88%) Consultant
8 3 (2.88%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Tester
9 2 (1.92%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.35%) Spring
2 40 (38.46%) HTML
3 22 (21.15%) XML
4 21 (20.19%) CSS
5 19 (18.27%) Hibernate
6 18 (17.31%) Grails
7 15 (14.42%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (14.42%) REST
8 13 (12.50%) CSS3
9 12 (11.54%) .NET
9 12 (11.54%) J2EE
10 11 (10.58%) HTML5
11 9 (8.65%) RESTful
11 9 (8.65%) Web Services
12 7 (6.73%) Dropwizard
12 7 (6.73%) JAX-RS
12 7 (6.73%) Servlets
12 7 (6.73%) Spring Boot
13 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
14 5 (4.81%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.85%) Cloud Native
1 4 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Linux
2 7 (6.73%) Mac OS X
2 7 (6.73%) Unix
3 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Windows
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Open Source
3 17 (16.35%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (14.42%) Software Engineering
5 14 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (13.46%) Migration
6 13 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
9 10 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.65%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 8 (7.69%) DevOps
12 7 (6.73%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.73%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (6.73%) UML
12 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.77%) SDLC
13 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 25 (24.04%) SQL
3 21 (20.19%) Groovy
4 7 (6.73%) Python
5 5 (4.81%) C
6 3 (2.88%) C#
7 2 (1.92%) PHP
7 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (9.62%) ISEB
4 10 (9.62%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.81%) Degree
6 4 (3.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Docker
2 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Oracle
2 7 (6.73%) IBM
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.77%) Google
3 6 (5.77%) VMware
4 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) Black Duck