The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / South Coast
Rank 2 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Java 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 33.33% 5.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +14.22%

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

Programming Languages Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 33.33% 15.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £550 £305 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -20.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Coast region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South Coast region with a requirement for Java.

1 2 (66.67%) Pattern Matching
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Haskell
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Play Framework
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Gunicorn
2 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Flask
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) RAML
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast 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 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Play Framework
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Flask
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) RAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Pattern Matching
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Haskell
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers