The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 188 153 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.56% 7.42% 9.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.98% 19.42% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 84 101
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£380 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.35 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
784 788 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.69% 38.23% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 422 426
Average daily rate £355 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Hampshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -3 27 £326 -13.20% 6
Southampton -11 27 £360 +9.92% 12
Basingstoke +1 20 £388 +14.81% 6
Farnborough - 10 £413 - 7
Hook +7 9 £420 -19.13%
Andover -4 6 £363 -9.37% 3
Aldershot 0 5 £438 -12.50% 2
Portsmouth +1 2 £388 +19.23% 3
Liphook - 2 £306 -
Romsey +2 1 £420 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 164 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (33.01%) Oracle
3 86 (27.83%) Web Services
4 84 (27.18%) Linux
5 71 (22.98%) Selenium
6 65 (21.04%) SOAP
7 59 (19.09%) Scrum
8 54 (17.48%) JUnit
8 54 (17.48%) Security Cleared
9 51 (16.50%) SQL
10 49 (15.86%) XML
10 49 (15.86%) SC Cleared
10 49 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (15.21%) HTML
12 46 (14.89%) Cucumber
13 44 (14.24%) BDD
13 44 (14.24%) Windows
14 43 (13.92%) SOA
14 43 (13.92%) Software Engineering
15 42 (13.59%) C++
16 41 (13.27%) Spring
17 40 (12.94%) Automated Testing
17 40 (12.94%) J2EE
17 40 (12.94%) UNIX
18 39 (12.62%) JavaScript
19 37 (11.97%) TDD
19 37 (11.97%) REST
20 36 (11.65%) C
20 36 (11.65%) UML
21 35 (11.33%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (11.00%) JBoss
2 23 (7.44%) Apache
3 21 (6.80%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.18%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (2.59%) SAS
7 7 (2.27%) IIS
7 7 (2.27%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.97%) WordPress
10 2 (0.65%) Liferay
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.32%) Lync
11 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.32%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.32%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.62%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (3.56%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (1.94%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.62%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.18%) SAN
2 11 (3.56%) Internet
3 10 (3.24%) LDAP
3 10 (3.24%) iSCSI
3 10 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (2.91%) FCoE
5 8 (2.59%) SSL
5 8 (2.59%) DAB
6 7 (2.27%) LAN
7 5 (1.62%) WAN
7 5 (1.62%) Firewall
7 5 (1.62%) IPsec
8 4 (1.29%) VPN
9 3 (0.97%) HTTP
9 3 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.97%) SSH
9 3 (0.97%) VLAN
9 3 (0.97%) Intranet
9 3 (0.97%) DVB
10 2 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.06%) Relational Database
2 24 (7.77%) MySQL
2 24 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.85%) DB2
5 13 (4.21%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.94%) OLTP
10 5 (1.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 71 (22.98%) Selenium
2 54 (17.48%) JUnit
3 46 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 29 (9.39%) Maven
5 28 (9.06%) Git (software)
6 27 (8.74%) Subversion
7 25 (8.09%) Jenkins
8 18 (5.83%) SoapUI
9 16 (5.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (5.18%) JIRA
10 13 (4.21%) Oracle APEX
10 13 (4.21%) Gradle
11 12 (3.88%) WebDriver
12 11 (3.56%) Checkstyle
12 11 (3.56%) FindBugs
13 10 (3.24%) Mockito
13 10 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (2.59%) HP UFT
15 7 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 22 (7.12%) Finance
2 21 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.88%) Legal
4 11 (3.56%) Automotive
5 8 (2.59%) Retail
6 7 (2.27%) Banking
7 6 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.62%) Military
9 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.97%) Marketing
11 2 (0.65%) Back Office
11 2 (0.65%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 124 (40.13%) Developer
2 71 (22.98%) Java Developer
3 57 (18.45%) Analyst
4 40 (12.94%) Test Analyst
5 36 (11.65%) Architect
6 26 (8.41%) Software Engineer
7 24 (7.77%) Tester
8 19 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.85%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (4.85%) Automation Analyst
10 13 (4.21%) Consultant
11 12 (3.88%) Test Engineer
12 9 (2.91%) Designer
13 6 (1.94%) Software Analyst
13 6 (1.94%) Automation Tester
13 6 (1.94%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (1.94%) Development Specialist
13 6 (1.94%) Business Analyst
14 5 (1.62%) Systems Analyst
14 5 (1.62%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (27.83%) Web Services
2 65 (21.04%) SOAP
3 49 (15.86%) XML
4 47 (15.21%) HTML
5 41 (13.27%) Spring
6 40 (12.94%) J2EE
7 37 (11.97%) REST
8 35 (11.33%) .NET
9 23 (7.44%) JMS
10 20 (6.47%) Java EE
11 19 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
11 19 (6.15%) Gherkin
12 18 (5.83%) Apache Camel
12 18 (5.83%) Middleware
12 18 (5.83%) JSON
13 17 (5.50%) RESTful
13 17 (5.50%) Hibernate
13 17 (5.50%) WSDL
14 16 (5.18%) EJB
14 16 (5.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.59%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
4 6 (1.94%) Clustering
4 6 (1.94%) GIS
5 5 (1.62%) iSeries
6 4 (1.29%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.29%) User Experience
6 4 (1.29%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.29%) PKI
7 3 (0.97%) STB
7 3 (0.97%) Statistics
7 3 (0.97%) AS400
7 3 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.18%) Linux
2 44 (14.24%) Windows
3 40 (12.94%) UNIX
4 13 (4.21%) Android
5 10 (3.24%) Solaris
6 9 (2.91%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.94%) AIX
8 3 (0.97%) HPUX
8 3 (0.97%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.65%) NetWare
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.09%) Scrum
3 49 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (14.24%) BDD
5 43 (13.92%) Software Engineering
5 43 (13.92%) SOA
6 40 (12.94%) Automated Testing
7 37 (11.97%) TDD
8 36 (11.65%) UML
9 28 (9.06%) OO
9 28 (9.06%) Test Scripting
10 25 (8.09%) Waterfall
10 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
11 23 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (7.44%) Open Source
12 20 (6.47%) SDLC
12 20 (6.47%) Software Testing
13 18 (5.83%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.18%) Migration
15 15 (4.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.50%) SQL
2 42 (13.59%) C++
3 39 (12.62%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.65%) C
5 27 (8.74%) Perl
6 23 (7.44%) C#
7 19 (6.15%) Python
8 18 (5.83%) PHP
9 16 (5.18%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.88%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.91%) VB
11 9 (2.91%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.59%) Ruby
13 7 (2.27%) Korn
14 6 (1.94%) VBScript
15 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.97%) XPath
16 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.65%) ABAP
17 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 49 (15.86%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.74%) ISEB
4 18 (5.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.21%) Degree
6 10 (3.24%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCP
9 1 (0.32%) CCNP
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.47%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.97%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (4.53%) Docker
2 10 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.62%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.65%) Firmware
5 2 (0.65%) GPFS
5 2 (0.65%) vCloud
6 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.29%) Puppet
2 4 (1.29%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.65%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.32%) WMI
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 102 (33.01%) Oracle
2 28 (9.06%) IBM
3 18 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.53%) HP
4 14 (4.53%) VMware
5 12 (3.88%) Cisco
6 9 (2.91%) Google
7 6 (1.94%) webMethods
8 5 (1.62%) Coremetrics
8 5 (1.62%) Juniper
9 4 (1.29%) Siebel
9 4 (1.29%) WSO2
9 4 (1.29%) Endeca
10 3 (0.97%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (0.97%) SAP
10 3 (0.97%) Adobe
10 3 (0.97%) CA
10 3 (0.97%) Veritas
10 3 (0.97%) F5
10 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Mason Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £469 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £475 - £500+ per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago