Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Developer was £424 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 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 Software Developer
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 174 208
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 17 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.54% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 5
South West median daily rate £424 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.83% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £356 £310 £333
90th Percentile £475 £430 £391
England median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
South West median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% +10.71% -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +24.26% +12.67% +15.38%

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 5243 5768 6184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.52% 95.61% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3290 3728 3897
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £220 £230 £225
90th Percentile £532 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 322 370
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +61.90% +8.75%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.28 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.13 £48.60 £45.33
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Developer in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Developer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Developer in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Somerset 0 10 £369 -
Devon -13 5 £450 +17.65%
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) Spring
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) UML
5 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
7 5 (29.41%) JPA
7 5 (29.41%) C++
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
7 5 (29.41%) Docker
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) Ansible
8 4 (23.53%) Microservices
8 4 (23.53%) Luciad
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) CSS3
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (17.65%) D3.js

Java Software 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 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Gradle
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
3 5 (29.41%) JPA
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) D3.js
5 3 (17.65%) Dojo
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (17.65%) React
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.88%) Java EE
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Groovy
4 3 (17.65%) Kotlin
4 3 (17.65%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 3 (17.65%) Rancher
3 1 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Luciad
2 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
2 2 (11.76%) Sencha