Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 79 170 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.86% 18.30% 16.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.42% 32.50% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 89 98
Gloucestershire median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £270 £350 £318
90th Percentile £568 £600 £532
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 299 523 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.89% 56.30% 51.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 264 280
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £282 £260
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 54 26
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £38.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.25% -1.91% +12.14%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Gloucestershire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Gloucestershire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Gloucestershire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Gloucestershire

Java
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 within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Gloucester -11 22 £350 -33.33% 7
Cheltenham -9 12 £575 +27.78% 9
Cirencester -1 1 - - 2
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Java.

1 43 (54.43%) Security Cleared
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.24%) Web Services
4 29 (36.71%) DV Cleared
5 27 (34.18%) SQL
6 24 (30.38%) J2EE
7 22 (27.85%) C
7 22 (27.85%) XML
8 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
8 17 (21.52%) Spring
9 16 (20.25%) Scrum
9 16 (20.25%) Linux
10 15 (18.99%) SOAP
11 14 (17.72%) JSON
12 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
13 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
13 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (15.19%) MVC
13 12 (15.19%) Python
14 11 (13.92%) SAP
14 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (12.66%) C++
15 10 (12.66%) Oracle
15 10 (12.66%) TDD
16 9 (11.39%) C#
16 9 (11.39%) .NET
16 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
17 8 (10.13%) Mule ESB
17 8 (10.13%) CSS

Java
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 8 (10.13%) Mule
1 8 (10.13%) Mule ESB
1 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) WildFly
5 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Big Data
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.06%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) GIS
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) SoapUI
2 8 (10.13%) Maven
2 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) JIRA
3 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.59%) JMeter
4 6 (7.59%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.06%) Ant
6 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.80%) JUnit
7 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.27%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.27%) Gradle
9 1 (1.27%) Hudson
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Electronics
2 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.33%) Marketing
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 36 (45.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.86%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Consultant
4 6 (7.59%) MuleSoft Developer
5 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Core Java Developer
5 5 (6.33%) webMethods Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Applications Architect
6 4 (5.06%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.06%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.80%) UI/UX Developer
7 3 (3.80%) UX Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) Web Services
2 24 (30.38%) J2EE
3 22 (27.85%) XML
4 17 (21.52%) Spring
5 15 (18.99%) SOAP
6 14 (17.72%) JSON
7 9 (11.39%) .NET
7 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.13%) CSS
8 8 (10.13%) HTML
9 7 (8.86%) JDBC
10 6 (7.59%) Java EE
10 6 (7.59%) Middleware
10 6 (7.59%) React
10 6 (7.59%) SAP PI
10 6 (7.59%) XSD
11 5 (6.33%) Hibernate
11 5 (6.33%) Play Framework
11 5 (6.33%) RESTful
11 5 (6.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) AIX
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Scrum
3 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (15.19%) MVC
3 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
4 10 (12.66%) TDD
5 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.86%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.59%) ERP
7 6 (7.59%) OOP
7 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.59%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.33%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Open Source
8 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.33%) SDLC
9 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) SQL
2 22 (27.85%) C
3 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.19%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) C++
6 9 (11.39%) C#
7 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.53%) Groovy
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
8 2 (2.53%) VBScript
9 1 (1.27%) Jython
9 1 (1.27%) Lua
9 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (54.43%) Security Cleared
2 29 (36.71%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.27%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) SAP
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) MuleSoft
4 5 (6.33%) Google
4 5 (6.33%) webMethods
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) CA
6 2 (2.53%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.27%) VMware