The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 24 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Java 22 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.61% 5.90% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.74% 20.41% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 5
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £428 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 124 98 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 37.24% 28.91% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 71 58
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £44.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +119.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Swindon

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Swindon

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Swindon over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Swindon

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Java.

1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) Spring
3 21 (32.81%) Selenium
3 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
4 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
4 19 (29.69%) Hibernate
5 17 (26.56%) Maven
5 17 (26.56%) Docker
6 16 (25.00%) Scrum
6 16 (25.00%) Finance
7 15 (23.44%) BDD
7 15 (23.44%) REST
8 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
8 14 (21.88%) Oracle
9 13 (20.31%) SOAP
10 12 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
11 11 (17.19%) SQL
11 11 (17.19%) Microservices
11 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (15.63%) Spring Boot
12 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (14.06%) JIRA
13 9 (14.06%) Performance Testing
13 9 (14.06%) HTML
13 9 (14.06%) CSS
13 9 (14.06%) Apache
13 9 (14.06%) Web Services

Java
Co-occurring 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 (17.19%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
3 6 (9.38%) Confluence
3 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.56%) Liferay
6 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (6.25%) OpenShift
4 4 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) GitHub
5 1 (1.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Selenium
2 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
3 17 (26.56%) Maven
4 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
5 12 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
7 9 (14.06%) JIRA
8 8 (12.50%) Ant
8 8 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
9 6 (9.38%) Subversion
10 4 (6.25%) JUnit
11 3 (4.69%) JBehave
11 3 (4.69%) Mockito
12 2 (3.13%) GitLab
12 2 (3.13%) Gradle
12 2 (3.13%) JMeter
12 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Java Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) WebOps Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Developer in Test
8 4 (6.25%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (4.69%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) Spring
2 19 (29.69%) Hibernate
3 15 (23.44%) REST
4 13 (20.31%) SOAP
5 10 (15.63%) Spring Boot
6 9 (14.06%) CSS
6 9 (14.06%) HTML
6 9 (14.06%) Web Services
7 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
8 6 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (9.38%) J2EE
8 6 (9.38%) RESTful
8 6 (9.38%) WebCenter
9 5 (7.81%) Apache Camel
9 5 (7.81%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) jQuery
10 3 (4.69%) JSP
10 3 (4.69%) Sass
11 2 (3.13%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
3 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 15 (23.44%) BDD
5 11 (17.19%) Microservices
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.06%) DevOps
6 9 (14.06%) Performance Testing
7 8 (12.50%) TDD
8 7 (10.94%) MVC
9 6 (9.38%) Database Tuning
9 6 (9.38%) Web Development
9 6 (9.38%) Web Operations
10 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.25%) Kanban
11 4 (6.25%) OO
11 4 (6.25%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (4.69%) OOD
12 3 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) ABAP
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Docker
2 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.56%) Varnish
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Ansible
1 6 (9.38%) Icinga
1 6 (9.38%) Kibana
1 6 (9.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Dell
4 1 (1.56%) F5
4 1 (1.56%) Gemalto
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Juniper
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
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