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 26 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 69 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.35% 21.46% 21.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.52% 43.12% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 32
Median daily rate £425 £415 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -1.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £445 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 155 109 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 45.72% 49.77% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 60 61
Median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +74.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £13.00 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £49.60 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +2 50 £438 +2.94% 6
Plymouth -7 15 £363 - 1
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Devon region with a requirement for Java.

1 67 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.56%) HTML
3 41 (30.15%) Spring
4 39 (28.68%) JavaScript
5 34 (25.00%) CSS
6 31 (22.79%) Jenkins
7 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
7 30 (22.06%) Open Source
8 29 (21.32%) Security Cleared
9 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
10 25 (18.38%) Maven
11 23 (16.91%) JUnit
11 23 (16.91%) Spring Boot
12 22 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (15.44%) Web Services
13 21 (15.44%) UML
13 21 (15.44%) Python
14 20 (14.71%) Linux
14 20 (14.71%) CSS3
15 19 (13.97%) Mentoring
15 19 (13.97%) OOA/OOD
16 18 (13.24%) Oracle
17 17 (12.50%) HTML5
17 17 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (11.76%) Microservices
18 16 (11.76%) AngularJS
19 15 (11.03%) Selenium
19 15 (11.03%) Software Engineering
19 15 (11.03%) Cloud Native
20 14 (10.29%) Google

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 9 (6.62%) Apache
1 9 (6.62%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.88%) IIS
2 8 (5.88%) JBoss
3 7 (5.15%) Jetty
3 7 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.41%) Mongrel
4 6 (4.41%) nginx
5 4 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.94%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.94%) JCAPS
6 3 (2.21%) CMS
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.29%) OpenShift
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.88%) SaaS
4 6 (4.41%) IaaS
4 6 (4.41%) PaaS
5 5 (3.68%) Google App Engine
5 5 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) HTTP
2 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.41%) SSL
4 5 (3.68%) DHCP
4 5 (3.68%) DNS
4 5 (3.68%) FTP
4 5 (3.68%) IPsec
5 3 (2.21%) SMS
6 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.74%) Internet
6 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.94%) Neo4j
3 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) HBase
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (22.79%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.38%) Maven
3 23 (16.91%) JUnit
4 15 (11.03%) Selenium
5 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
5 11 (8.09%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (5.15%) Subversion
8 6 (4.41%) Travis CI
9 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.21%) Spock
11 1 (0.74%) Ant
11 1 (0.74%) Calabash
11 1 (0.74%) Gradle
11 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.74%) JMeter
11 1 (0.74%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (2.21%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) Advertising
2 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
2 1 (0.74%) Local Government
2 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (71.32%) Developer
2 69 (50.74%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.82%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.09%) AWS Developer
5 9 (6.62%) Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Test Automation Specialist
8 6 (4.41%) Test Specialist
8 6 (4.41%) Tester
9 5 (3.68%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Consultant
9 5 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Angular Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.21%) AWS Architect
11 3 (2.21%) AWS Consultant
11 3 (2.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.56%) HTML
2 41 (30.15%) Spring
3 34 (25.00%) CSS
4 23 (16.91%) Spring Boot
5 21 (15.44%) Web Services
6 20 (14.71%) CSS3
7 17 (12.50%) HTML5
8 16 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 14 (10.29%) Dojo
10 12 (8.82%) Hibernate
10 12 (8.82%) REST
11 11 (8.09%) J2EE
11 11 (8.09%) XML
12 10 (7.35%) RESTful
13 9 (6.62%) .NET
13 9 (6.62%) GWT
13 9 (6.62%) Struts
14 8 (5.88%) JAX-RS
14 8 (5.88%) XHTML
15 7 (5.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Cloud Native
2 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.68%) Linked Data
4 4 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Linux
2 8 (5.88%) Unix
3 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.06%) Open Source
2 30 (22.06%) Test Automation
3 21 (15.44%) UML
4 19 (13.97%) Mentoring
4 19 (13.97%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.76%) Microservices
7 15 (11.03%) Software Engineering
8 13 (9.56%) Coaching
9 12 (8.82%) DevOps
9 12 (8.82%) Scrum
10 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.88%) SDLC
12 8 (5.88%) Software Testing
12 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.15%) OO
13 7 (5.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.68%) JavaScript
2 21 (15.44%) Python
3 14 (10.29%) SQL
4 7 (5.15%) Ruby
5 4 (2.94%) C
5 4 (2.94%) Delphi
6 3 (2.21%) Groovy
7 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) Perl
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (7.35%) ISEB
4 10 (7.35%) ISTQB
5 8 (5.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.47%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Docker
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (1.47%) Kibana
3 2 (1.47%) logstash
3 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) Google
3 8 (5.88%) Talend
4 7 (5.15%) IBM
5 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.41%) VMware
6 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com