Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 49 16
Rank change year-on-year +21 -33 +31
Contract jobs citing Java 91 39 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.82% 3.10% 8.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.20% 11.37% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 24 80
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £310
90th Percentile £600 £498 £500
South West median daily rate £450 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +9.42% +2.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +8.13% -6.43%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 474 343 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.31% 27.29% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 243 266
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £306 £290 £265
90th Percentile £600 £506 £513
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 17
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £38.15 £26.45 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.15 £77.05
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.61% +4.56% +1.91%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Wiltshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Wiltshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Wiltshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Wiltshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Swindon +9 61 £425 +11.11% 11
Salisbury -13 9 £550 +3.77% 1
Corsham - 8 £450 - 2
Chippenham +5 3 £375 - 1
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 42 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) Finance
3 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
4 27 (29.67%) REST
5 23 (25.27%) SQL
6 22 (24.18%) Python
7 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
9 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
10 18 (19.78%) Web Services
11 17 (18.68%) Banking
11 17 (18.68%) Jenkins
12 16 (17.58%) Microservices
12 16 (17.58%) Linux
12 16 (17.58%) JSP
12 16 (17.58%) SOAP
13 15 (16.48%) .NET
13 15 (16.48%) C++
13 15 (16.48%) XML
13 15 (16.48%) Software Engineering
13 15 (16.48%) Scrum
13 15 (16.48%) BDD
13 15 (16.48%) Node.js
14 14 (15.38%) Cucumber
14 14 (15.38%) JSON
14 14 (15.38%) Selenium
15 13 (14.29%) JIRA
15 13 (14.29%) Docker
15 13 (14.29%) TDD

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 9 (9.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (1.10%) FileNet
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Fireworks
1 4 (4.40%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.30%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.10%) SSH
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.10%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.10%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.10%) DataStax
5 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.10%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.68%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 14 (15.38%) Selenium
4 13 (14.29%) JIRA
5 12 (13.19%) WebDriver
6 10 (10.99%) Maven
7 6 (6.59%) JMeter
8 5 (5.49%) Bitbucket
8 5 (5.49%) Hudson
8 5 (5.49%) JUnit
9 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.40%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.30%) DbUnit
10 3 (3.30%) JBehave
10 3 (3.30%) jMock
10 3 (3.30%) Mockito
11 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
11 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Architect
4 8 (8.79%) Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Applications Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Angular Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Automation Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.40%) QA Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) React Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.40%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Lead Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Performance Test Leader
7 3 (3.30%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) REST
2 18 (19.78%) Web Services
3 16 (17.58%) JSP
3 16 (17.58%) SOAP
4 15 (16.48%) .NET
4 15 (16.48%) Node.js
4 15 (16.48%) XML
5 14 (15.38%) JSON
6 13 (14.29%) Spring
7 11 (12.09%) Middleware
8 10 (10.99%) CSS
9 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.89%) J2EE
10 8 (8.79%) HTML
11 7 (7.69%) VXML
12 6 (6.59%) HTML5
12 6 (6.59%) React
13 5 (5.49%) WebdriverIO
14 4 (4.40%) CSS3
14 4 (4.40%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) IVR
3 4 (4.40%) DataPower
3 4 (4.40%) User Experience
4 3 (3.30%) NHS
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.20%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.10%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Debian
2 5 (5.49%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) CoreOS
4 2 (2.20%) Solaris
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
3 16 (17.58%) Microservices
4 15 (16.48%) BDD
4 15 (16.48%) Scrum
4 15 (16.48%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.29%) TDD
6 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.99%) Information Security
7 9 (9.89%) Critical Thinking
7 9 (9.89%) DSDM
7 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (9.89%) IT Strategy
7 9 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (9.89%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.79%) DevOps
9 7 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 7 (7.69%) Speech Recognition
10 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
2 23 (25.27%) SQL
3 22 (24.18%) Python
4 15 (16.48%) C++
5 11 (12.09%) C
5 11 (12.09%) C#
5 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.59%) ES6
6 6 (6.59%) Go
7 4 (4.40%) Java 8
7 4 (4.40%) VB
8 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.30%) Scala
9 2 (2.20%) ES8
9 2 (2.20%) F#
10 1 (1.10%) Groovy
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.09%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) ISEB
4 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) HMG Infosec
1 9 (9.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (9.89%) JSP 440
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) vSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (5.49%) Ansible
3 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.49%) Puppet
4 3 (3.30%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (3.30%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (1.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) Google
4 4 (4.40%) Adobe
4 4 (4.40%) NetIQ
4 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.40%) VMware
5 3 (3.30%) Apigee
5 3 (3.30%) CA
5 3 (3.30%) IBM
5 3 (3.30%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.20%) Veracode
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Pega