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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java 26 96 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.93% 19.92% 16.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.31% 39.67% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 50 41
Median daily rate £420 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 122 242 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 37.20% 50.21% 52.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 120 140
Median daily rate £394 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.96% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 -15 4 £350 -22.22% 9
Cheltenham -11 3 - - 5
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 35 (56.45%) DV Cleared
3 32 (51.61%) C
4 22 (35.48%) XML
5 21 (33.87%) Web Services
6 20 (32.26%) Hibernate
7 19 (30.65%) J2EE
8 18 (29.03%) JPA
9 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (27.42%) Python
10 16 (25.81%) SQL
10 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
11 15 (24.19%) Spring
11 15 (24.19%) C++
12 14 (22.58%) MVC
13 13 (20.97%) Oracle
13 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
14 12 (19.35%) Big Data
14 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
14 12 (19.35%) Electronics
14 12 (19.35%) Finance
14 12 (19.35%) JSON
15 11 (17.74%) Scrum
15 11 (17.74%) C#
15 11 (17.74%) EJB
15 11 (17.74%) React
16 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
16 10 (16.13%) REST
16 10 (16.13%) SAP

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 9 (14.52%) JBoss
2 7 (11.29%) Mule
2 7 (11.29%) Mule ESB
2 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.84%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.23%) Apache
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.61%) Confluence
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) AMQP
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Big Data
1 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
2 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.61%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) JIRA
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.29%) JUnit
4 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.84%) Maven
5 3 (4.84%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (3.23%) Ant
6 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) Gradle
6 2 (3.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (19.35%) Electronics
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 10 (16.13%) Marketing
2 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Developer
2 41 (66.13%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Data Analytics Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) XML
2 21 (33.87%) Web Services
3 20 (32.26%) Hibernate
4 19 (30.65%) J2EE
5 18 (29.03%) JPA
6 15 (24.19%) Spring
7 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
8 12 (19.35%) JSON
9 11 (17.74%) EJB
9 11 (17.74%) React
10 10 (16.13%) REST
10 10 (16.13%) Spring MVC
11 9 (14.52%) XSLT
12 8 (12.90%) Apache Camel
13 7 (11.29%) .NET
13 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.29%) Java EE
13 7 (11.29%) PrimeFaces
13 7 (11.29%) Spring Integration
13 7 (11.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Unix
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Debian
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 14 (22.58%) MVC
4 11 (17.74%) Scrum
5 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (16.13%) Integration Testing
5 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
5 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.52%) SDLC
6 9 (14.52%) TDD
7 8 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.29%) Workflow
9 6 (9.68%) UML
10 5 (8.06%) API Development
10 5 (8.06%) ITIL
10 5 (8.06%) OO
10 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) C
2 17 (27.42%) Python
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 15 (24.19%) C++
5 11 (17.74%) C#
6 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.06%) Perl
8 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 35 (56.45%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) ISEB
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.61%) MCPD
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.61%) Kibana
1 1 (1.61%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) SAP
3 4 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
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