The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 104 107 148
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 179 156 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.86% 1.67% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.82% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 106 58
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -2.85%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8889 8556 7971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 91.83% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 4669 4164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 415 532
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 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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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
Surrey +19 41 £400 -3.03% 15
Oxfordshire +10 37 £425 +13.33% 11
Berkshire -1 37 £350 - 25
Hampshire -19 31 £375 - 8
Buckinghamshire -13 14 £350 +7.69% 5
Middlesex -3 5 £375 +7.14% 1
West Sussex -10 5 £350 +12.00% 7
East Sussex -10 5 £355 +42.00% 1
Kent -3 2 £275 -21.42% 4
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 347 (99.71%) Java
2 157 (45.11%) Spring
3 136 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (37.07%) JavaScript
5 128 (36.78%) Web Services
6 122 (35.06%) Oracle
7 102 (29.31%) J2EE
8 100 (28.74%) HTML
9 95 (27.30%) SQL
9 95 (27.30%) TDD
10 93 (26.72%) Hibernate
11 78 (22.41%) CSS
12 75 (21.55%) JUnit
13 72 (20.69%) jQuery
14 71 (20.40%) Security Cleared
15 70 (20.11%) Linux
16 64 (18.39%) JBoss
17 58 (16.67%) SOA
18 57 (16.38%) Eclipse
18 57 (16.38%) RESTful
19 56 (16.09%) XML
20 55 (15.80%) SOAP
21 54 (15.52%) BDD
22 53 (15.23%) Scrum
23 52 (14.94%) Maven
23 52 (14.94%) SC Cleared
24 51 (14.66%) Tomcat
25 50 (14.37%) MVC
26 48 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
27 47 (13.51%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (18.39%) JBoss
2 51 (14.66%) Tomcat
3 39 (11.21%) WebLogic
4 25 (7.18%) Apache
5 23 (6.61%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.74%) Confluence
7 11 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (3.16%) Mule
8 10 (2.87%) Mule ESB
9 7 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.01%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.57%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.57%) Documentum
12 2 (0.57%) Jetty
13 1 (0.29%) Liferay
13 1 (0.29%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.57%) GIMP
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.57%) Cordys
3 2 (0.57%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (2.30%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.44%) Google Checkout
4 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.76%) Internet
2 18 (5.17%) HTTP
3 9 (2.59%) Intranet
4 5 (1.44%) SAN
5 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.86%) AMQP
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.62%) MySQL
2 29 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 23 (6.61%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.30%) Big Data
9 7 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.01%) DB2
10 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.15%) OpenStack Swift
11 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.57%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.57%) Informix
12 2 (0.57%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 75 (21.55%) JUnit
2 57 (16.38%) Eclipse
3 52 (14.94%) Maven
4 47 (13.51%) Git (software)
5 43 (12.36%) Jenkins
6 32 (9.20%) Subversion
7 31 (8.91%) Mockito
8 26 (7.47%) Selenium
9 22 (6.32%) Cucumber
9 22 (6.32%) JIRA
10 15 (4.31%) Ant
11 8 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.30%) Gradle
12 6 (1.72%) YourKit
12 6 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.44%) Checkstyle
13 5 (1.44%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.44%) FindBugs
13 5 (1.44%) ANTLR
General
1 30 (8.62%) Finance
2 20 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.89%) Banking
4 8 (2.30%) Publishing
5 6 (1.72%) Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (45.11%) Spring
2 128 (36.78%) Web Services
3 102 (29.31%) J2EE
4 100 (28.74%) HTML
5 93 (26.72%) Hibernate
6 78 (22.41%) CSS
7 72 (20.69%) jQuery
8 57 (16.38%) RESTful
9 56 (16.09%) XML
10 55 (15.80%) SOAP
11 46 (13.22%) Java EE
11 46 (13.22%) AngularJS
12 41 (11.78%) REST
13 38 (10.92%) Spring MVC
14 36 (10.34%) HTML5
14 36 (10.34%) JSP
15 35 (10.06%) JSON
16 31 (8.91%) EJB
17 30 (8.62%) Struts
18 24 (6.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.02%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.16%) GIS
2 11 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.01%) PKI
6 6 (1.72%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.57%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.57%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.57%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.11%) Linux
2 24 (6.90%) Windows
3 18 (5.17%) UNIX
4 8 (2.30%) Android
5 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.30%) TDD
3 58 (16.67%) SOA
4 54 (15.52%) BDD
5 53 (15.23%) Scrum
6 50 (14.37%) MVC
7 48 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (10.06%) OO
9 32 (9.20%) Web Development
10 28 (8.05%) Software Engineering
11 22 (6.32%) UML
12 21 (6.03%) E-Commerce
13 19 (5.46%) Configuration Management
13 19 (5.46%) Automated Testing
13 19 (5.46%) Unit Testing
14 18 (5.17%) Open Source
14 18 (5.17%) Multithreading
15 16 (4.60%) SDLC
16 15 (4.31%) Integration Testing
17 11 (3.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 347 (99.71%) Java
2 129 (37.07%) JavaScript
3 95 (27.30%) SQL
4 26 (7.47%) PL/SQL
5 18 (5.17%) Python
6 8 (2.30%) C#
7 7 (2.01%) Scala
8 6 (1.72%) PHP
9 3 (0.86%) C++
9 3 (0.86%) Ruby
10 2 (0.57%) C
10 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.57%) Jython
10 2 (0.57%) VB6
10 2 (0.57%) VB
10 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (0.57%) Groovy
10 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.57%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 71 (20.40%) Security Cleared
2 52 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.31%) Degree
4 7 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.15%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.15%) OCPJWCD
5 4 (1.15%) OCPJP
5 4 (1.15%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.01%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.44%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (4.02%) Puppet
2 11 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.59%) Ansible
4 8 (2.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 122 (35.06%) Oracle
2 10 (2.87%) Progress
2 10 (2.87%) IBM
3 9 (2.59%) webMethods
4 8 (2.30%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.01%) Adobe
5 7 (2.01%) Sun
6 6 (1.72%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.72%) Google
6 6 (1.72%) Talend
7 5 (1.44%) WSO2
7 5 (1.44%) PayPal
7 5 (1.44%) Coremetrics
8 4 (1.15%) Apigee
8 4 (1.15%) hybris
9 3 (0.86%) VMware
9 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.86%) SAP
10 2 (0.57%) Software AG
10 2 (0.57%) CA
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