The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South West / Dorset
Rank 8 27 31
Rank change year-on-year +19 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 14.89% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.38% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 91 225 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.81% 96.57% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 137 122
Median daily rate £353 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.87% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 21
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.77 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -44.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.75 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Dorset

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Dorset

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Dorset

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Poole - 12 £325 - 1
Bournemouth +8 2 - - 3
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Spring
4 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
4 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) JSP
5 12 (44.44%) Struts
5 12 (44.44%) REST
5 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 10 (37.04%) JSON
6 10 (37.04%) Servlets
6 10 (37.04%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) Docker
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Big Data
10 5 (18.52%) Kafka
10 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
10 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (18.52%) Web Services
10 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (14.81%) JUnit
11 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (14.81%) J2EE
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Open Source
11 4 (14.81%) Mockito

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 5 (18.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) Big Data
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
5 3 (11.11%) Blockchain
5 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Mockito
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) Gradle
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 13 (48.15%) Hibernate
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) JSP
3 12 (44.44%) REST
3 12 (44.44%) Struts
4 10 (37.04%) CSS
4 10 (37.04%) JSON
4 10 (37.04%) Servlets
5 5 (18.52%) Kafka
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
7 3 (11.11%) Grails
7 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (11.11%) RESTful
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) Spring Integration
9 1 (3.70%) Dropwizard
9 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
5 3 (11.11%) Cash Management
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Groovy
6 2 (7.41%) Clojure
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago