The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 29 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
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Java 46 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 29.68% 26.67% 27.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.76% 55.56% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 9
Median daily rate £378 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £433 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Exeter with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 84 36 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 54.19% 48.00% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 22
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £36.00
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 Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Exeter

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Exeter over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Exeter

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Java.

1 41 (49.40%) Spring
2 40 (48.19%) JavaScript
3 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
4 30 (36.14%) HTML
5 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
5 25 (30.12%) Open Source
6 23 (27.71%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
8 21 (25.30%) Groovy
9 19 (22.89%) Hibernate
9 19 (22.89%) SQL
9 19 (22.89%) XML
10 18 (21.69%) Grails
11 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
11 17 (20.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (20.48%) Customer Requirements
12 16 (19.28%) Gradle
13 15 (18.07%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (18.07%) Docker
13 15 (18.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (16.87%) Migration
15 13 (15.66%) Selenium
15 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
15 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (15.66%) REST
16 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
17 11 (13.25%) CSS
17 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
18 10 (12.05%) CSS3

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 3 (3.61%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) SaaS
2 6 (7.23%) IaaS
2 6 (7.23%) PaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.61%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.43%) Neo4j
3 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
2 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
3 16 (19.28%) Gradle
4 15 (18.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (15.66%) Selenium
6 10 (12.05%) WebDriver
7 8 (9.64%) Maven
8 7 (8.43%) JUnit
9 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.61%) Spock
11 2 (2.41%) JIRA
11 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.20%) Ant
12 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.20%) Calabash
12 1 (1.20%) JMeter
12 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.20%) TestComplete
12 1 (1.20%) TestRail
General
1 1 (1.20%) Advertising
1 1 (1.20%) Finance
1 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (65.06%) Developer
2 50 (60.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Test Automation Specialist
4 6 (7.23%) Test Specialist
5 5 (6.02%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Agile Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (4.82%) AWS Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (49.40%) Spring
2 30 (36.14%) HTML
3 19 (22.89%) Hibernate
3 19 (22.89%) XML
4 18 (21.69%) Grails
5 15 (18.07%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (15.66%) REST
7 11 (13.25%) CSS
8 10 (12.05%) CSS3
9 9 (10.84%) HTML5
10 7 (8.43%) Dropwizard
10 7 (8.43%) JAX-RS
10 7 (8.43%) Spring Boot
11 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.02%) Dojo
13 4 (4.82%) .NET
14 3 (3.61%) FreeMarker
14 3 (3.61%) Web Services
15 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
15 2 (2.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) NHS
3 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Linux
1 7 (8.43%) Mac OS X
1 7 (8.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Open Source
3 17 (20.48%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (16.87%) Migration
5 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.43%) UML
10 6 (7.23%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (7.23%) SDLC
11 5 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.02%) Web Design
12 4 (4.82%) Microservices
12 4 (4.82%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (3.61%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.30%) Groovy
3 19 (22.89%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) C
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (12.05%) ISEB
4 10 (12.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.82%) BC Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle
2 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.20%) Black Duck
3 1 (1.20%) Google
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) VMware