Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 112 56 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.38% 11.94% 14.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 25.23% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 60
Devon median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £369 £363
90th Percentile £600 £493 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.46
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year +4.29% -4.68% +20.00%

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 252 222 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 43.60% 47.33% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 133 190
Devon median daily rate £400 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -10.65% -2.02%
10th Percentile £260 £189 £263
90th Percentile £536 £488 £502
South West median daily rate £383 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +5.52% -2.82% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 12
Devon median hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.65% +31.75% -14.86%
10th Percentile £29.13 £19.30 £19.23
90th Percentile £47.38 £48.60 £40.93
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 0 63 £450 +5.88%
Plymouth +13 24 £473 - 2
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) Spring
2 37 (33.04%) Jenkins
3 33 (29.46%) Linux
4 32 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 30 (26.79%) Web Services
6 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (24.11%) Test Automation
8 22 (19.64%) Open Source
8 22 (19.64%) HTML
9 21 (18.75%) Python
9 21 (18.75%) Coaching
10 20 (17.86%) Microservices
10 20 (17.86%) Struts
10 20 (17.86%) XML
11 18 (16.07%) Tomcat
11 18 (16.07%) WebSphere
12 17 (15.18%) Subversion
12 17 (15.18%) Hibernate
12 17 (15.18%) Spring Boot
13 16 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
13 16 (14.29%) CSS
14 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (12.50%) Maven
15 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.50%) MongoDB
15 14 (12.50%) REST
16 13 (11.61%) CentOS
16 13 (11.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 18 (16.07%) Tomcat
1 18 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 13 (11.61%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (11.61%) JBoss
3 9 (8.04%) Apache
4 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) Jetty
5 5 (4.46%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.46%) Mongrel
5 5 (4.46%) nginx
6 4 (3.57%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.57%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.57%) JCAPS
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.61%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (7.14%) Serverless
4 7 (6.25%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.46%) Google App Engine
5 5 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.89%) GitHub
6 1 (0.89%) Heroku
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.89%) Office 365
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) HTTP
2 8 (7.14%) SMS
3 5 (4.46%) DHCP
3 5 (4.46%) DNS
3 5 (4.46%) FTP
3 5 (4.46%) IPsec
3 5 (4.46%) SSL
3 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.61%) DB2
3 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.36%) Neo4j
5 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.68%) HBase
7 3 (2.68%) Redis
8 2 (1.79%) Big Data
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (33.04%) Jenkins
2 32 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.18%) Subversion
4 14 (12.50%) Maven
5 12 (10.71%) JUnit
6 5 (4.46%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.89%) Ant
8 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.89%) Gradle
8 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.89%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.89%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.89%) Selenium
8 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.89%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (0.89%) Finance
1 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 69 (61.61%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.82%) Architect
3 11 (9.82%) Python Developer
4 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 7 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 6 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Agile Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Principal Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Principal Java Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Tester
7 4 (3.57%) Web Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) AWS Architect
8 3 (2.68%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (2.68%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.04%) Spring
2 30 (26.79%) Web Services
3 22 (19.64%) HTML
4 20 (17.86%) Struts
4 20 (17.86%) XML
5 17 (15.18%) Hibernate
5 17 (15.18%) Spring Boot
6 16 (14.29%) CSS
7 14 (12.50%) REST
8 13 (11.61%) EJB
8 13 (11.61%) Java EE
9 12 (10.71%) JAX-RS
9 12 (10.71%) RESTful
10 11 (9.82%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (9.82%) SOAP
11 10 (8.93%) Dropwizard
12 9 (8.04%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (7.14%) JRuby
14 7 (6.25%) GWT
14 7 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Cloud Native
2 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) iPad
4 1 (0.89%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.46%) Linux
2 13 (11.61%) CentOS
2 13 (11.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.14%) Unix
4 5 (4.46%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.79%) Windows
6 1 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.11%) Test Automation
3 22 (19.64%) Open Source
4 21 (18.75%) Coaching
5 20 (17.86%) Microservices
6 16 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.82%) DevOps
8 11 (9.82%) Kanban
8 11 (9.82%) Scrum
9 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.93%) UML
10 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.14%) TDD
12 7 (6.25%) Build Automation
12 7 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (5.36%) Web Design
13 6 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (18.75%) Python
3 11 (9.82%) Ruby
4 9 (8.04%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) C
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) Go
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (7.14%) Degree
5 7 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Docker
2 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.46%) Xen
3 3 (2.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.46%) Puppet
3 4 (3.57%) Kibana
3 4 (3.57%) logstash
4 3 (2.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) IBM
2 12 (10.71%) Google
3 8 (7.14%) Oracle
4 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.89%) Talend
5 1 (0.89%) WSO2