The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 119 151 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.45% 5.07% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 5.32% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 113 74
Median daily rate £425 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.26% +14.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £39.30
% change year-on-year +29.57% -9.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2564 2841 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1836 1909
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the South West

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in the South West

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in the South West

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in the South West

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Devon +8 43 £450 +34.32% 1
Somerset +12 24 £425 +21.42% 4
Bristol -15 17 £380 +2.70% 14
Gloucestershire -19 15 £525 +18.64% 7
Wiltshire +5 12 £425 +17.24% 5
Dorset -8 5 £313 -25.81% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 139 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (54.43%) Spring
4 74 (31.22%) Hibernate
5 73 (30.80%) JavaScript
6 66 (27.85%) HTML
7 61 (25.74%) SQL
8 58 (24.47%) CSS
9 57 (24.05%) Web Services
10 56 (23.63%) Security Cleared
11 54 (22.78%) REST
12 52 (21.94%) XML
13 51 (21.52%) Scrum
13 51 (21.52%) Maven
14 40 (16.88%) MVC
14 40 (16.88%) JUnit
15 39 (16.46%) Spring MVC
16 38 (16.03%) JPA
17 37 (15.61%) Jenkins
18 35 (14.77%) Spring Boot
18 35 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (14.35%) RESTful
20 33 (13.92%) Open Source
20 33 (13.92%) Oracle
20 33 (13.92%) Finance
21 32 (13.50%) Git (software)
21 32 (13.50%) JSON
21 32 (13.50%) AngularJS
22 31 (13.08%) TDD
23 29 (12.24%) UML

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.75%) Apache
2 13 (5.49%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.22%) Mule
3 10 (4.22%) Mule ESB
3 10 (4.22%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.80%) Apache Pig
4 9 (3.80%) JBoss
5 4 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.27%) CMS
6 3 (1.27%) Confluence
6 3 (1.27%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.27%) JCAPS
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.84%) Liferay
7 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) Jetty
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 13 (5.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.84%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.59%) OpenShift
3 9 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.69%) PaaS
6 3 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) LDAP
2 2 (0.84%) SMS
2 2 (0.84%) SSH
3 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.86%) Hadoop
1 21 (8.86%) MongoDB
1 21 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 17 (7.17%) Big Data
3 10 (4.22%) Apache Hive
4 9 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.38%) Apache Accumulo
5 8 (3.38%) HBase
5 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.95%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.53%) MySQL
8 4 (1.69%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.84%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.84%) QGIS
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (21.52%) Maven
2 40 (16.88%) JUnit
3 37 (15.61%) Jenkins
4 32 (13.50%) Git (software)
5 16 (6.75%) Cucumber
5 16 (6.75%) JIRA
6 11 (4.64%) Ant
7 10 (4.22%) Subversion
8 9 (3.80%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.80%) Selenium
9 8 (3.38%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.11%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.69%) Mockito
11 4 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (1.27%) Gradle
12 3 (1.27%) Grunt
13 2 (0.84%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.84%) JBehave
General
1 33 (13.92%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.91%) Marketing
4 13 (5.49%) Electronics
4 13 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.53%) Banking
6 4 (1.69%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (54.43%) Spring
2 74 (31.22%) Hibernate
3 66 (27.85%) HTML
4 58 (24.47%) CSS
5 57 (24.05%) Web Services
6 54 (22.78%) REST
7 52 (21.94%) XML
8 39 (16.46%) Spring MVC
9 38 (16.03%) JPA
10 35 (14.77%) Spring Boot
11 34 (14.35%) RESTful
12 32 (13.50%) AngularJS
12 32 (13.50%) JSON
13 26 (10.97%) Apache Camel
13 26 (10.97%) Struts
14 24 (10.13%) J2EE
15 23 (9.70%) SOAP
16 18 (7.59%) jQuery
17 17 (7.17%) JSF
18 16 (6.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.33%) Cloud Native
2 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.53%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.53%) User Experience
4 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.27%) iPad
5 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.84%) Social Media
6 2 (0.84%) W3C
7 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.44%) Linux
2 14 (5.91%) Unix
3 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.27%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) CentOS
5 1 (0.42%) Debian
5 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.52%) Scrum
3 40 (16.88%) MVC
4 33 (13.92%) Open Source
5 31 (13.08%) TDD
6 29 (12.24%) UML
7 27 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 26 (10.97%) Microservices
9 22 (9.28%) OOA/OOD
10 18 (7.59%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.17%) Test Automation
12 16 (6.75%) SDLC
13 15 (6.33%) OO
14 14 (5.91%) Integration Testing
15 13 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (5.49%) DevOps
15 13 (5.49%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (5.49%) Programme Management
15 13 (5.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 61 (25.74%) SQL
4 27 (11.39%) C
5 17 (7.17%) C++
6 15 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 15 (6.33%) Python
7 11 (4.64%) Scala
8 10 (4.22%) C#
9 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.27%) Ada
10 3 (1.27%) XPath
11 2 (0.84%) Clojure
12 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.42%) Delphi
12 1 (0.42%) Java 9
12 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.42%) Ruby
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (23.63%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.97%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.13%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (4.22%) Degree
6 7 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 23 (9.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) LXC
3 1 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) Ansible
1 9 (3.80%) Kubernetes
1 9 (3.80%) Oozie
2 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.42%) Kibana
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (13.92%) Oracle
2 13 (5.49%) SAP
3 11 (4.64%) Google
4 10 (4.22%) Cloudera
5 4 (1.69%) Luciad
6 2 (0.84%) hybris
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.84%) OpenText
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe
7 1 (0.42%) ATG
7 1 (0.42%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) Sencha
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