The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 6 18
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java 6 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.51% 15.42% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 35.78% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 32 6
Median daily rate £325 £393 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.19% +30.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £440 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 109 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 47.37% 43.08% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 79 30
Median daily rate £338 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Dorset

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Dorset

Java
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 within the Dorset 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
Bournemouth -10 4 £325 -17.19% 2
Poole +4 1 £325 -21.21% 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Java.

1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Spring
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
3 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) JSP
3 13 (61.90%) Struts
4 12 (57.14%) JSON
5 11 (52.38%) REST
5 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
5 11 (52.38%) Servlets
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Data Management
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) ETL
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Pentaho
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (9.52%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Ajax
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra

Java
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.76%) Data Lake
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) OLTP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
1 1 (4.76%) MagicDraw
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
1 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
1 19 (90.48%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (9.52%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
1 13 (61.90%) JSP
1 13 (61.90%) Spring
1 13 (61.90%) Struts
2 12 (57.14%) JSON
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
3 11 (52.38%) REST
3 11 (52.38%) Servlets
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) DHTML
5 2 (9.52%) Kafka
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) Spring Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Lucene
6 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
1 2 (9.52%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Data Management
2 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) SDLC
2 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Process Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Clojure
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) COBOL
4 1 (4.76%) Java 9
4 1 (4.76%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) OpenText
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica