The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 28 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.34% 5.85% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 6.11% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 7
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 332 311 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.95% 95.69% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 217 270
Median daily rate £418 £375 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Swindon

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Swindon

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Swindon over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Swindon

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Swindon region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (71.43%) Spring
3 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (54.29%) Hibernate
5 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
6 16 (45.71%) Scrum
6 16 (45.71%) HTML
6 16 (45.71%) CSS
7 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 14 (40.00%) Maven
9 12 (34.29%) REST
10 11 (31.43%) BDD
10 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
10 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
10 11 (31.43%) MVC
11 10 (28.57%) Apache
11 10 (28.57%) JUnit
11 10 (28.57%) TDD
11 10 (28.57%) Bitbucket
12 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
12 9 (25.71%) Selenium
12 9 (25.71%) SQL
12 9 (25.71%) SOAP
13 8 (22.86%) XML
13 8 (22.86%) Mockito
14 7 (20.00%) Sass
14 7 (20.00%) Finance
14 7 (20.00%) Ant
15 6 (17.14%) OO
15 6 (17.14%) Kanban

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (28.57%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
2 14 (40.00%) Maven
3 10 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 10 (28.57%) JUnit
4 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (25.71%) Selenium
5 8 (22.86%) Mockito
6 7 (20.00%) Ant
7 6 (17.14%) Subversion
8 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (11.43%) JBehave
10 1 (2.86%) GitLab
10 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) Spring
2 19 (54.29%) Hibernate
3 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) REST
5 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
6 9 (25.71%) SOAP
7 8 (22.86%) XML
8 7 (20.00%) Sass
9 4 (11.43%) jQuery
9 4 (11.43%) RESTful
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.71%) Dropwizard
10 2 (5.71%) Java EE
10 2 (5.71%) JSON
11 1 (2.86%) Angular 2
11 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
11 1 (2.86%) HTML5
11 1 (2.86%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) BDD
3 11 (31.43%) MVC
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) Kanban
5 6 (17.14%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) OOD
7 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Microservices
8 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) API Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.71%) DevOps
9 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) webMethods
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