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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Java 16 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.84% 6.84% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.21% 19.75% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £325 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +20.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 43 81 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 45.26% 34.62% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 40
Median daily rate £325 £438 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +71.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Dorset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Dorset

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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 +3 13 £325 -26.13% 4
Bournemouth +2 3 £525 +36.36% 8
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) Spring
5 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
5 14 (42.42%) REST
6 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
6 13 (39.39%) HTML
6 13 (39.39%) JSP
6 13 (39.39%) Struts
7 12 (36.36%) JSON
8 11 (33.33%) Servlets
8 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 10 (30.30%) TDD
10 7 (21.21%) J2EE
10 7 (21.21%) Docker
11 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (15.15%) Web Services
12 5 (15.15%) Big Data
12 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
12 5 (15.15%) Android
13 4 (12.12%) iPhone
13 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
13 4 (12.12%) Release Management
13 4 (12.12%) Mockito
13 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
13 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (12.12%) Open Source

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 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.06%) Blockchain
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) OLAP
6 1 (3.03%) OLTP
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) JUnit
1 4 (12.12%) Mockito
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.09%) Gradle
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) ERwin
3 1 (3.03%) MagicDraw
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 27 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.06%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Spring
2 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
2 14 (42.42%) REST
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) JSP
3 13 (39.39%) Struts
4 12 (36.36%) JSON
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) Servlets
6 7 (21.21%) J2EE
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) Kafka
8 4 (12.12%) XML
9 3 (9.09%) Grails
9 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (9.09%) RESTful
10 2 (6.06%) Spring Integration
11 1 (3.03%) LESS
11 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Graphic Design
2 4 (12.12%) iPhone
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Open Source
4 4 (12.12%) Release Management
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.09%) Data Management
5 3 (9.09%) Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Android Development
6 2 (6.06%) Cash Management
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Groovy
5 2 (6.06%) Clojure
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) COBOL
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Informatica
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago