Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 70 86 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.22% 17.30% 15.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.04% 38.57% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 41
Devon median daily rate £480 £500 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +15.74% +4.10%
10th Percentile £330 £342 £363
90th Percentile £613 £600 £494
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £405
% change year-on-year +5.56% +11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £41.33 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.42% -5.14%

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 184 223 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 40.00% 44.87% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 118 151
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £275 £247 £215
90th Percentile £575 £575 £494
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 21
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +9.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £25.50 £32.50 £18.64
90th Percentile £42.65 £48.00 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +9.62% -1.27% -4.82%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +1 54 £480 -4.00% 18
Plymouth -4 3 £325 -27.29% 2
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (57.14%) Python
4 31 (44.29%) HTML
4 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
5 29 (41.43%) CSS
6 26 (37.14%) TDD
7 25 (35.71%) Integration Testing
7 25 (35.71%) BDD
8 23 (32.86%) Mentoring
9 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
11 17 (24.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
13 15 (21.43%) Coaching
14 14 (20.00%) CSS3
14 14 (20.00%) HTML5
15 13 (18.57%) Degree
15 13 (18.57%) Open Source
15 13 (18.57%) Microservices
16 12 (17.14%) FreeMarker
17 11 (15.71%) Spring
17 11 (15.71%) SQL
18 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
19 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
19 9 (12.86%) Maven
19 9 (12.86%) Dojo
19 9 (12.86%) Scrum
19 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL

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 6 (8.57%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) InVision
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 45 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (24.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (12.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (10.00%) Serverless
6 4 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
1 9 (12.86%) Maven
2 8 (11.43%) JUnit
3 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.43%) GitLab
6 1 (1.43%) gulp
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.43%) Sikuli
6 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (88.57%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 23 (32.86%) Senior Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (12.86%) AWS Developer
7 7 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.29%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.29%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Tester
10 2 (2.86%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Java Android Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) HTML
2 29 (41.43%) CSS
3 14 (20.00%) CSS3
3 14 (20.00%) HTML5
4 12 (17.14%) FreeMarker
5 11 (15.71%) Spring
6 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.86%) Dojo
7 9 (12.86%) Spring Boot
8 7 (10.00%) Web Services
9 5 (7.14%) Leaflet
10 4 (5.71%) RESTful
11 2 (2.86%) J2EE
11 2 (2.86%) Java EE
12 1 (1.43%) GWT
12 1 (1.43%) Highcharts JS
12 1 (1.43%) SOAP
12 1 (1.43%) Struts
12 1 (1.43%) Struts2
12 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Cloud Native
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Blog
3 2 (2.86%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) TDD
3 25 (35.71%) BDD
3 25 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 23 (32.86%) Mentoring
5 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (21.43%) Coaching
7 13 (18.57%) Microservices
7 13 (18.57%) Open Source
8 9 (12.86%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (12.86%) Scrum
9 8 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (10.00%) OO
10 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.57%) UML
12 5 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (7.14%) Front End Development
12 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Python
2 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.57%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 2 (2.86%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) ES6
7 1 (1.43%) Groovy
7 1 (1.43%) Java 8
7 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) R
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.57%) Degree
4 8 (11.43%) AWS Certification
4 8 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.86%) ISEB
8 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe
2 1 (1.43%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (1.43%) Talend