Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 179 203
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 23 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £356 £334 £270
90th Percentile £485 £555 £400
England median daily rate £500 £466 £550
% change year-on-year +7.30% -15.27% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 17
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -25.91% +57.14%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +15.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5298 5455 6305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.90% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3540 4102
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 345 401
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 -9 13 £381 +1.67%
Dorset +11 5 - -
Gloucestershire +24 3 £500 -4.76% 1
Bristol -11 2 £431 -1.99% 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 19 November 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Spring
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) C++
5 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) UML
6 9 (39.13%) OO
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Microservices
7 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (30.43%) Docker
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 7 (30.43%) RESTful
7 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) J2EE
8 6 (26.09%) JSON
8 6 (26.09%) Groovy
8 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (26.09%) Gradle

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 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Gradle
2 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
3 5 (21.74%) Maven
3 5 (21.74%) NetBeans
3 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
3 7 (30.43%) RESTful
3 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
4 6 (26.09%) J2EE
4 6 (26.09%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 5 (21.74%) D3.js
5 5 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (21.74%) React
6 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) JPA
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
7 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Cloud Native
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Life Science
3 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Microservices
4 9 (39.13%) OO
4 9 (39.13%) UML
5 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Data Extraction
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Time Management
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 6 (26.09%) Groovy
3 6 (26.09%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Kotlin
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) C
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) Ada
7 2 (8.70%) Scala
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) vCloud
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Ansible
1 6 (26.09%) Kubernetes
2 5 (21.74%) Rancher
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.35%) Mesos
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Sencha
2 2 (8.70%) Luciad
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft