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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 14 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 36 88 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.98% 19.51% 23.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 37.77% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 69
Median daily rate £475 £480 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 233 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.90% 51.66% 58.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Java.

1 76 (71.03%) Security Cleared
2 69 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (62.62%) DV Cleared
4 41 (38.32%) C
5 38 (35.51%) Web Services
6 37 (34.58%) XML
7 35 (32.71%) J2EE
8 30 (28.04%) Python
9 29 (27.10%) Oracle
9 29 (27.10%) Scrum
10 28 (26.17%) Hibernate
11 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
12 24 (22.43%) JPA
13 23 (21.50%) Spring
14 22 (20.56%) Finance
14 22 (20.56%) Hadoop
15 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
16 20 (18.69%) SQL
16 20 (18.69%) SAP
16 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (18.69%) Manufacturing
16 20 (18.69%) Electronics
16 20 (18.69%) Telecoms
16 20 (18.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 20 (18.69%) Programme Management
16 20 (18.69%) Marketing
16 20 (18.69%) JSON
16 20 (18.69%) Digital Marketing
16 20 (18.69%) REST
17 19 (17.76%) Big Data

Java
Top Related 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 16 (14.95%) WebLogic
2 15 (14.02%) Mule
2 15 (14.02%) Mule ESB
3 11 (10.28%) JBoss
4 7 (6.54%) Apache
4 7 (6.54%) Confluence
5 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.80%) Anypoint
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.87%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.87%) IIS
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.93%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (18.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.87%) Primavera
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (7.48%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) SSH
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) AMQP
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) Hadoop
2 19 (17.76%) Big Data
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.74%) MySQL
5 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.80%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.87%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.87%) OrientDB
7 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) JIRA
2 15 (14.02%) JUnit
3 14 (13.08%) Selenium
4 10 (9.35%) LoadRunner
4 10 (9.35%) Maven
5 9 (8.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (8.41%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.54%) JMeter
7 6 (5.61%) Ant
7 6 (5.61%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.67%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.80%) Gradle
10 3 (2.80%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.80%) Zephyr
11 2 (1.87%) Hudson
11 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Electronics
2 20 (18.69%) Manufacturing
2 20 (18.69%) Marketing
2 20 (18.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (64.49%) Developer
2 65 (60.75%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.95%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (9.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Integration Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.51%) Web Services
2 37 (34.58%) XML
3 35 (32.71%) J2EE
4 28 (26.17%) Hibernate
5 24 (22.43%) JPA
6 23 (21.50%) Spring
7 20 (18.69%) JSON
7 20 (18.69%) REST
8 16 (14.95%) SOAP
8 16 (14.95%) XSD
9 14 (13.08%) Apache Camel
9 14 (13.08%) EJB
9 14 (13.08%) RESTful
9 14 (13.08%) XSLT
10 13 (12.15%) HTML
11 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
11 12 (11.21%) CSS
11 12 (11.21%) Spring Integration
11 12 (11.21%) Spring MVC
12 10 (9.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.80%) Wiki
3 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.80%) CentOS
6 2 (1.87%) AIX
6 2 (1.87%) Android
6 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.10%) Scrum
3 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (18.69%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (18.69%) Programme Management
5 18 (16.82%) MVC
6 14 (13.08%) SDLC
6 14 (13.08%) Software Testing
7 13 (12.15%) DevOps
7 13 (12.15%) UML
8 12 (11.21%) Integration Testing
8 12 (11.21%) ITIL
8 12 (11.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.35%) OO
10 9 (8.41%) Kanban
10 9 (8.41%) Workflow
11 8 (7.48%) Change Management
11 8 (7.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.32%) C
2 30 (28.04%) Python
3 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.69%) SQL
5 17 (15.89%) C++
6 13 (12.15%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.28%) Perl
8 10 (9.35%) Ruby
9 4 (3.74%) C#
10 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.80%) Scala
10 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.87%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.87%) Groovy
11 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.87%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.87%) XPath
12 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (71.03%) Security Cleared
2 67 (62.62%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.35%) Degree
3 10 (9.35%) ISEB
3 10 (9.35%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.87%) Kibana
3 1 (0.93%) SELinux
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Oracle
2 20 (18.69%) SAP
3 5 (4.67%) HP
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) OpenText
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago