Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 46 63 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.49% 14.32% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.33% 38.89% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 50 4
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £228
90th Percentile £488 £453 £616
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 8
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 - £37.50
10th Percentile £37.36 - £33.75
90th Percentile £48.75 - £44.58
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.92% +18.71%

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 120 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.40% 36.82% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 110 61
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £475 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Dorset

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth -6 16 £428 +26.67% 3
Weymouth - 11 £325 - 2
Poole +10 8 £338 -20.59% 8
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) OO
5 16 (34.78%) Windows
6 15 (32.61%) C++
7 13 (28.26%) Web Services
7 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
7 13 (28.26%) Degree
7 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
7 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
7 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
8 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
9 11 (23.91%) SOAP
9 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
9 11 (23.91%) Finance
9 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
9 11 (23.91%) Spring
9 11 (23.91%) NetBeans
10 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
10 10 (21.74%) Ingres
10 10 (21.74%) C
10 10 (21.74%) UML
11 9 (19.57%) Data Extraction
12 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
12 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
12 8 (17.39%) MVC
12 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
13 7 (15.22%) Unix
13 7 (15.22%) TDD

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 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) PCoIP
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Ingres
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.91%) NetBeans
2 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.22%) Gradle
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.87%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.87%) Maven
5 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.17%) Toad
8 1 (2.17%) VisualVM
8 1 (2.17%) YourKit
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) C++ Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 7 (15.22%) C++ Software Developer
6 7 (15.22%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Applications Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Agile Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
8 5 (10.87%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Java Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) SOAP
2 11 (23.91%) Spring
3 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
3 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
4 6 (13.04%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) RESTful
5 5 (10.87%) Thymeleaf
6 4 (8.70%) REST
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) Ajax
7 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.52%) DHTML
7 3 (6.52%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
8 2 (4.35%) JSON
8 2 (4.35%) React
9 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.17%) JSP
9 1 (2.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) iPad
4 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.52%) W3C
5 2 (4.35%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) VMS
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) OO
3 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.74%) UML
4 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Data Extraction
6 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
6 8 (17.39%) MVC
7 7 (15.22%) TDD
8 6 (13.04%) Scrum
9 5 (10.87%) BDD
9 5 (10.87%) SDLC
10 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.52%) ITIL
11 3 (6.52%) Line Management
11 3 (6.52%) Process Management
11 3 (6.52%) SOA
11 3 (6.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) C++
3 10 (21.74%) C
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
1 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) Samba
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.52%) Packer
2 1 (2.17%) Icinga
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Guidewire
1 3 (6.52%) OpenText
2 2 (4.35%) NetApp
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) F5
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Isilon
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) SolidFire
3 1 (2.17%) VMware