The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Engineer
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 115 143
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 12 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.72% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.75% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £488 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £344
% change year-on-year +7.14% +22.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.84 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.11% -8.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year +6.41% -16.57%  

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 2456 2802 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.23% 96.42% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1815 1867
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 182 147
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software Engineer
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 Engineer in the South West.

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

Java Software Engineer
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 Engineer in the South West.

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

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Somerset +2 8 - - 2
Gloucestershire +3 2 £500 - 5
Bristol - 2 £475 - 3
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) C++
3 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 15 (68.18%) C#
4 15 (68.18%) Scrum
5 14 (63.64%) UML
5 14 (63.64%) OO
6 13 (59.09%) Time Management
7 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) Spring
8 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
8 6 (27.27%) JIRA
8 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (22.73%) Change Control
9 5 (22.73%) RIA
9 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
9 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
9 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) Apache
10 4 (18.18%) CSS
10 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Multithreading

Java Software Engineer 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Pig
2 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) OrientDB
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Military
3 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) JSP
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
5 2 (9.09%) EJB
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) React
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) STL
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Grails
6 1 (4.55%) JPA
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) RIA
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) Scrum
4 14 (63.64%) OO
4 14 (63.64%) UML
5 13 (59.09%) Time Management
6 5 (22.73%) Change Control
6 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
7 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) Cash Management
9 2 (9.09%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) C++
3 15 (68.18%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Ada
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Luciad
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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