Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 70 66 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.83% 14.29% 18.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.71% 34.38% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 53
Devon median daily rate £500 £478 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +2.14% +7.22%
10th Percentile £349 £295 £340
90th Percentile £589 £573 £600
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Devon median hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.15% +4.82% -

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 214 192 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 42.29% 41.56% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 96 115
Devon median daily rate £400 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +15.94%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £258
90th Percentile £553 £528 £575
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +3.53% +9.68% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 26
Devon median hourly rate £47.50 £34.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.68% -9.80% +2.00%
10th Percentile £20.50 £25.50 £30.63
90th Percentile £51.88 £41.90 £47.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 £525 +9.38% 11
Plymouth +12 17 £500 +53.85% 7
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.86%) Python
3 34 (48.57%) AWS
4 33 (47.14%) SC Cleared
4 33 (47.14%) Security Cleared
5 28 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
7 26 (37.14%) Visualisation
7 26 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (27.14%) HTML
9 18 (25.71%) AWS Certification
9 18 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (25.71%) Serverless
10 17 (24.29%) SQL
11 16 (22.86%) Public Sector
12 14 (20.00%) Amazon S3
13 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
13 13 (18.57%) XML
13 13 (18.57%) RDBMS
13 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
14 12 (17.14%) Scrum
14 12 (17.14%) TDD
15 11 (15.71%) RESTful
15 11 (15.71%) Cucumber
15 11 (15.71%) DB2
15 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (15.71%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
16 10 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail

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 4 (5.71%) WordPress
2 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.43%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) AWS
2 28 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (25.71%) Serverless
4 14 (20.00%) Amazon S3
5 10 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
5 10 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
5 10 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (11.43%) Azure
7 4 (5.71%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.43%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) IPsec
2 1 (1.43%) NAS
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) Skype
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) RDBMS
1 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
2 11 (15.71%) DB2
3 10 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.71%) Power BI
5 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Cucumber
2 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) Selenium
3 5 (7.14%) GitLab
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) Gradle
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 16 (22.86%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (65.71%) Developer
2 29 (41.43%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Technical Leader
4 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Lead Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Automation Tester
6 8 (11.43%) Tester
7 7 (10.00%) Technical Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Graduate
9 4 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Specialist
10 3 (4.29%) Test Specialist
11 2 (2.86%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Embedded Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Python Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) HTML
2 13 (18.57%) XML
3 11 (15.71%) RESTful
4 10 (14.29%) Spring
4 10 (14.29%) Web Services
5 9 (12.86%) CSS
6 6 (8.57%) JSON
7 4 (5.71%) .NET
7 4 (5.71%) HTML5
8 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.43%) CoreNLP
9 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.43%) J2EE
9 1 (1.43%) JAX-RS
9 1 (1.43%) jQuery
9 1 (1.43%) Keras
9 1 (1.43%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.43%) Swagger
9 1 (1.43%) TensorFlow
9 1 (1.43%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.71%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (37.14%) Visualisation
3 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
4 12 (17.14%) Scrum
4 12 (17.14%) TDD
5 11 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (12.86%) Decision-Making
8 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.14%) Migration
11 4 (5.71%) BDD
11 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (5.71%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) Python
2 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) C++
5 6 (8.57%) Java 8
6 5 (7.14%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) Delphi
7 4 (5.71%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) SC Cleared
1 33 (47.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) AWS Certification
3 11 (15.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.71%) BC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) HND
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
1 1 (1.43%) Samba
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.71%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.43%) F5
3 1 (1.43%) NetApp
3 1 (1.43%) VMware