Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 37 15
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 107 59 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.99% 4.70% 8.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.18% 15.45% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 36 81
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.55% +21.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £359 £315 £313
90th Percentile £700 £731 £506
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +3.61% - -2.92%

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 558 382 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.23% 30.44% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 271 275
Wiltshire median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £615 £530 £531
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.33% -12.99% +18.46%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.25 £18.65
90th Percentile £49.05 £39.75 £68.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 65 £550 +25.71% 18
Salisbury -12 21 £550 +3.77% 2
Corsham -5 7 £450 - 1
Chippenham -1 3 £375 - 5
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 46 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.32%) Finance
3 35 (32.71%) SOAP
4 34 (31.78%) Python
5 33 (30.84%) Web Services
6 31 (28.97%) XML
7 30 (28.04%) Banking
7 30 (28.04%) Security Cleared
7 30 (28.04%) REST
8 29 (27.10%) Software Engineering
9 28 (26.17%) JSON
9 28 (26.17%) Linux
9 28 (26.17%) C++
10 26 (24.30%) SQL
10 26 (24.30%) Microservices
11 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (22.43%) C
12 24 (22.43%) Enterprise Architecture
12 24 (22.43%) PowerShell
13 23 (21.50%) JSP
13 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
13 23 (21.50%) Information Security
14 22 (20.56%) TOGAF
14 22 (20.56%) DSDM
14 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
14 22 (20.56%) HMG Infosec
14 22 (20.56%) JSP 440
14 22 (20.56%) Git (software)
14 22 (20.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 22 (20.56%) Critical Thinking

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 2 (1.87%) CMS
1 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.87%) JBoss
1 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
2 1 (0.93%) FileNet
2 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Fireworks
1 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) Apigee
3 4 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.80%) PaaS
5 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.87%) SaaS
5 2 (1.87%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.93%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.93%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) DataStax
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (20.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.02%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.08%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.15%) Maven
4 13 (12.15%) Selenium
4 13 (12.15%) WebDriver
5 12 (11.21%) JIRA
6 6 (5.61%) JMeter
7 5 (4.67%) Hudson
7 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.74%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.74%) JUnit
9 3 (2.80%) DbUnit
9 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.80%) JBehave
9 3 (2.80%) jMock
9 3 (2.80%) Mockito
9 3 (2.80%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 30 (28.04%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Developer
2 32 (29.91%) Architect
3 22 (20.56%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (17.76%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Applications Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Automation Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Java Architect
7 5 (4.67%) QA Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.74%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Performance Test Leader
8 4 (3.74%) React Developer
8 4 (3.74%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.71%) SOAP
2 33 (30.84%) Web Services
3 31 (28.97%) XML
4 30 (28.04%) REST
5 28 (26.17%) JSON
6 23 (21.50%) JSP
7 17 (15.89%) Middleware
8 14 (13.08%) Spring
9 11 (10.28%) .NET
9 11 (10.28%) Node.js
10 8 (7.48%) J2EE
11 7 (6.54%) CSS
11 7 (6.54%) HTML
11 7 (6.54%) OAuth
11 7 (6.54%) RESTful
12 6 (5.61%) HTML5
12 6 (5.61%) OpenID
12 6 (5.61%) React
12 6 (5.61%) WebdriverIO
13 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) DataPower
3 5 (4.67%) User Experience
4 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.80%) NHS
5 2 (1.87%) PKI
5 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) CoreOS
3 4 (3.74%) Debian
4 2 (1.87%) Android
4 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.87%) Solaris
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.10%) Software Engineering
3 26 (24.30%) Microservices
4 24 (22.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (21.50%) Information Security
6 22 (20.56%) Critical Thinking
6 22 (20.56%) DSDM
6 22 (20.56%) TOGAF
7 18 (16.82%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.95%) BDD
8 16 (14.95%) IT Strategy
9 15 (14.02%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (13.08%) Scrum
11 11 (10.28%) TDD
12 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (7.48%) Manual Testing
14 7 (6.54%) API Development
14 7 (6.54%) DevOps
14 7 (6.54%) QA Automation
15 6 (5.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) Python
2 28 (26.17%) C++
3 26 (24.30%) SQL
4 24 (22.43%) C
4 24 (22.43%) PowerShell
5 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.15%) C#
7 6 (5.61%) Go
8 5 (4.67%) VB
9 4 (3.74%) ES6
9 4 (3.74%) Java 8
10 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.87%) F#
10 2 (1.87%) Scala
10 2 (1.87%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (28.04%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.63%) DV Cleared
3 19 (17.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) ISEB
4 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.56%) HMG Infosec
1 22 (20.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 22 (20.56%) JSP 440
2 10 (9.35%) QA
3 4 (3.74%) PSD2
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.67%) Ansible
2 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.87%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 23 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) IBM
4 4 (3.74%) Adobe
4 4 (3.74%) CA
4 4 (3.74%) Google
4 4 (3.74%) Micro Focus
4 4 (3.74%) NetIQ
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.74%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.87%) Pega
5 2 (1.87%) Veracode
5 2 (1.87%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO