Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 103 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.49% 10.66% 11.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 11.28% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 73
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £363 £363
90th Percentile £563 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.75 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.02% +14.19% +2.78%

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 657 913 912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.90% 94.51% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 478 559
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £196 £225 £213
90th Percentile £513 £575 £511
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +58.82%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.59 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.80 £47.75
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.60 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.61% +60.00% +10.53%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 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
Gloucester -20 5 £400 -9.60%
Cheltenham -6 3 - -
Java Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (47.73%) C
4 21 (47.73%) DV Cleared
5 20 (45.45%) Web Services
6 19 (43.18%) XML
7 18 (40.91%) SQL
7 18 (40.91%) Spring
8 15 (34.09%) Hibernate
8 15 (34.09%) JPA
9 13 (29.55%) JSON
10 12 (27.27%) J2EE
11 11 (25.00%) Finance
12 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
12 10 (22.73%) MVC
12 10 (22.73%) Electronics
12 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
12 10 (22.73%) Programme Management
12 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (22.73%) SAP
12 10 (22.73%) Spring MVC
12 10 (22.73%) Marketing
12 10 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (22.73%) Integration Testing
13 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (18.18%) Oracle
14 8 (18.18%) Python
15 7 (15.91%) Scrum
15 7 (15.91%) MongoDB

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 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) Mule
2 5 (11.36%) Mule ESB
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) SSH
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) OrientDB
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 5 (11.36%) Maven
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) Gradle
6 1 (2.27%) Hudson
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Electronics
2 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 10 (22.73%) Marketing
2 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Web Services
2 19 (43.18%) XML
3 18 (40.91%) Spring
4 15 (34.09%) Hibernate
4 15 (34.09%) JPA
5 13 (29.55%) JSON
6 12 (27.27%) J2EE
7 10 (22.73%) Spring MVC
8 7 (15.91%) REST
9 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
9 6 (13.64%) Java EE
10 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
10 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
10 5 (11.36%) EJB
10 5 (11.36%) Ember.js
10 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (11.36%) React
10 5 (11.36%) Redux
10 5 (11.36%) RESTful
10 5 (11.36%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) Debian
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (22.73%) Integration Testing
2 10 (22.73%) MVC
2 10 (22.73%) Programme Management
3 7 (15.91%) Scrum
4 5 (11.36%) API Development
4 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) SDLC
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps
6 2 (4.55%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 2 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (2.27%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) C
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Python
5 6 (13.64%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (47.73%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kibana
1 1 (2.27%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) SAP
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat