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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 8 16 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14  
Contract jobs citing Java 41 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 12.02% 8.98% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.06% 25.22% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 14
Median daily rate £370 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% -4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

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 132 115 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.71% 35.60% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 92 50
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -45.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Swindon

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.86%) Selenium
3 35 (40.70%) Spring
4 30 (34.88%) Cucumber
5 29 (33.72%) BDD
6 28 (32.56%) Scrum
7 25 (29.07%) REST
8 24 (27.91%) Jenkins
9 22 (25.58%) Maven
10 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
11 19 (22.09%) SQL
11 19 (22.09%) SOAP
12 18 (20.93%) Oracle
13 17 (19.77%) CSS
13 17 (19.77%) HTML
13 17 (19.77%) Docker
14 16 (18.60%) WebDriver
14 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
14 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
14 16 (18.60%) Web Services
14 16 (18.60%) Linux
14 16 (18.60%) Tomcat
14 16 (18.60%) Finance
14 16 (18.60%) JIRA
15 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
15 15 (17.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (17.44%) DevOps
16 14 (16.28%) Microservices
16 14 (16.28%) Ansible

Java
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 16 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.95%) Apache
3 11 (12.79%) Confluence
4 9 (10.47%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.65%) JBoss
6 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.33%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (4.65%) GitHub
3 4 (4.65%) Route 53
3 4 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) LDAP
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) SSL
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) MySQL
2 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 36 (41.86%) Selenium
2 30 (34.88%) Cucumber
3 24 (27.91%) Jenkins
4 22 (25.58%) Maven
5 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
5 16 (18.60%) JIRA
5 16 (18.60%) WebDriver
6 15 (17.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (16.28%) Bitbucket
8 11 (12.79%) Ant
9 10 (11.63%) JUnit
10 8 (9.30%) GitLab
10 8 (9.30%) Mockito
11 7 (8.14%) Subversion
12 5 (5.81%) JBehave
12 5 (5.81%) SonarQube
13 4 (4.65%) Artifactory
13 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
13 4 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Developer
2 35 (40.70%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Tester
4 12 (13.95%) Automation Tester
5 11 (12.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Java Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Test Analyst
8 8 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (9.30%) WebOps Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Developer in Test
9 6 (6.98%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Test Automation Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Agile Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
11 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.70%) Spring
2 25 (29.07%) REST
3 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
4 19 (22.09%) SOAP
5 17 (19.77%) CSS
5 17 (19.77%) HTML
6 16 (18.60%) Web Services
7 11 (12.79%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (12.79%) Spring MVC
8 9 (10.47%) XML
9 7 (8.14%) Sass
9 7 (8.14%) WebCenter
10 4 (4.65%) jQuery
10 4 (4.65%) JSP
10 4 (4.65%) RESTful
11 3 (3.49%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.33%) Dropwizard
12 2 (2.33%) Java EE
12 2 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) CESG
2 2 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Amazon Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.98%) CentOS
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.65%) CoreOS
7 3 (3.49%) Unix
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) BDD
3 28 (32.56%) Scrum
4 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.44%) DevOps
5 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
6 14 (16.28%) Microservices
7 13 (15.12%) TDD
7 13 (15.12%) Test Scripting
8 12 (13.95%) Open Source
9 11 (12.79%) MVC
10 10 (11.63%) OO
11 9 (10.47%) Automation Testing
11 9 (10.47%) Kanban
12 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.30%) Web Development
12 8 (9.30%) Web Operations
13 7 (8.14%) Database Tuning
13 7 (8.14%) Migration
13 7 (8.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.47%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.65%) Python
5 4 (4.65%) Ruby
6 2 (2.33%) ABAP
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) ISEB
2 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) SANS
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) SDET
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) Docker
2 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.65%) LXC
3 4 (4.65%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.49%) Varnish
5 1 (1.16%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Ansible
2 7 (8.14%) Icinga
2 7 (8.14%) Kibana
2 7 (8.14%) logstash
3 5 (5.81%) Nagios
4 4 (4.65%) OSSEC
4 4 (4.65%) Terraform
5 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.14%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.81%) Google
5 4 (4.65%) New Relic
6 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) F5
7 1 (1.16%) Gemalto
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) Juniper
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.16%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) webMethods
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