The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Java Developer
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.79% 10.71% 13.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 11.01% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 38
Median daily rate £425 £440 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +5.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.13 £40.60
% change year-on-year -0.28% +6.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 354 454 461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.20% 97.22% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 227 268
Median daily rate £375 £371 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -7.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £526 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 31
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Gloucester -5 4 £400 -4.19% 1
Cheltenham -1 1 - - 4
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (74.19%) Security Cleared
3 42 (67.74%) DV Cleared
4 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (51.61%) C
6 31 (50.00%) Web Services
7 28 (45.16%) J2EE
8 24 (38.71%) XML
9 22 (35.48%) Hibernate
9 22 (35.48%) JPA
10 19 (30.65%) Oracle
11 16 (25.81%) Scrum
12 15 (24.19%) Finance
12 15 (24.19%) Spring
13 14 (22.58%) Electronics
13 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
13 14 (22.58%) Manufacturing
13 14 (22.58%) Programme Management
13 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (22.58%) SAP
13 14 (22.58%) Python
13 14 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (22.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 14 (22.58%) Marketing
14 13 (20.97%) JSON
14 13 (20.97%) RESTful
14 13 (20.97%) SQL
15 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
15 12 (19.35%) REST
15 12 (19.35%) AngularJS

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 11 (17.74%) JBoss
1 11 (17.74%) Mule
1 11 (17.74%) Mule ESB
2 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 14 (22.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (16.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
2 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.61%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) JIRA
2 9 (14.52%) JUnit
3 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) Maven
5 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) Ant
7 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) Gradle
7 1 (1.61%) Hudson
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Electronics
2 14 (22.58%) Manufacturing
2 14 (22.58%) Marketing
2 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) Web Services
2 28 (45.16%) J2EE
3 24 (38.71%) XML
4 22 (35.48%) Hibernate
4 22 (35.48%) JPA
5 15 (24.19%) Spring
6 13 (20.97%) JSON
6 13 (20.97%) RESTful
7 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 12 (19.35%) Apache Camel
7 12 (19.35%) REST
8 11 (17.74%) Spring Integration
8 11 (17.74%) Spring MVC
9 10 (16.13%) EJB
9 10 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (16.13%) XSLT
10 9 (14.52%) EJB 3.0
10 9 (14.52%) JAXB
10 9 (14.52%) PrimeFaces
10 9 (14.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Debian
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (22.58%) Programme Management
4 11 (17.74%) Integration Testing
4 11 (17.74%) MVC
5 10 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (16.13%) SDLC
5 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
6 9 (14.52%) Workflow
7 5 (8.06%) API Development
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.06%) DevOps
8 4 (6.45%) TDD
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL
9 2 (3.23%) Kanban
9 2 (3.23%) Open Source
9 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) C
3 14 (22.58%) Python
4 13 (20.97%) SQL
5 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.68%) C++
6 6 (9.68%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 42 (67.74%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Kibana
1 1 (1.61%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 14 (22.58%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) OpenText
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat