The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 49 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 326 196 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.50% 2.10% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 2.22% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 132 122
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.77%
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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +34 76 £475 +15.15% 4
Hampshire +16 61 £400 +6.66% 4
Surrey 0 60 £463 +15.62% 21
Oxfordshire +12 27 £475 +3.82% 14
Buckinghamshire +10 26 £353 -4.72% 5
Berkshire -19 25 £425 +6.25% 6
East Sussex +23 23 £500 +42.85% 5
Kent +3 19 £750 - 1
Middlesex 0 4 £335 -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 576 (100.00%) Java
2 288 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (48.26%) Spring
4 182 (31.60%) HTML
5 160 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 157 (27.26%) SQL
7 148 (25.69%) JUnit
8 146 (25.35%) CSS
8 146 (25.35%) Web Services
9 141 (24.48%) Linux
10 138 (23.96%) Oracle
11 136 (23.61%) Scrum
12 135 (23.44%) TDD
13 134 (23.26%) Hibernate
14 130 (22.57%) REST
15 115 (19.97%) Subversion
16 114 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
17 107 (18.58%) Jenkins
18 105 (18.23%) Maven
19 101 (17.53%) JBoss
20 95 (16.49%) XML
21 92 (15.97%) Java EE
21 92 (15.97%) RESTful
22 91 (15.80%) Eclipse
23 90 (15.63%) J2EE
24 84 (14.58%) Security Cleared
24 84 (14.58%) JSON
25 78 (13.54%) JIRA
26 77 (13.37%) Finance
27 75 (13.02%) Git (software)

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 101 (17.53%) JBoss
2 59 (10.24%) Tomcat
3 37 (6.42%) Confluence
4 34 (5.90%) Apache
5 28 (4.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 27 (4.69%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.78%) IIS
7 16 (2.78%) OpenStack
8 13 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.08%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.74%) Node.js
11 8 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.35%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.35%) CMS
15 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) GIMP
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) OpenText Process Suite
2 6 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.35%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.26%) PaaS
3 11 (1.91%) Heroku
4 10 (1.74%) Bluemix
5 8 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.22%) SaaS
7 5 (0.87%) GitHub
8 4 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.35%) Boomi
10 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.17%) Force.com
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.28%) HTTP
2 18 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.60%) SSL
4 11 (1.91%) SAN
5 5 (0.87%) AMQP
6 4 (0.69%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.17%) DVB
7 1 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) Network Security
7 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.90%) Relational Database
2 41 (7.12%) Oracle Database
2 41 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 31 (5.38%) SQL Server
5 28 (4.86%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (4.34%) MySQL
7 21 (3.65%) Big Data
8 19 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.43%) VoltDB
10 10 (1.74%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.39%) Riak
12 7 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.22%) DB2
12 7 (1.22%) OpenStack Swift
13 5 (0.87%) Redis
13 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 148 (25.69%) JUnit
2 115 (19.97%) Subversion
3 107 (18.58%) Jenkins
4 105 (18.23%) Maven
5 91 (15.80%) Eclipse
6 78 (13.54%) JIRA
7 75 (13.02%) Git (software)
8 66 (11.46%) Selenium
9 62 (10.76%) Cucumber
10 42 (7.29%) Ant
10 42 (7.29%) Gradle
11 37 (6.42%) JMeter
12 32 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (3.99%) Mockito
14 21 (3.65%) SoapUI
15 18 (3.13%) Artifactory
16 17 (2.95%) Hamcrest
16 17 (2.95%) Hudson
17 13 (2.26%) Checkstyle
17 13 (2.26%) FindBugs
General
1 77 (13.37%) Finance
2 24 (4.17%) Banking
3 11 (1.91%) Retail
4 10 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.56%) Publishing
6 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.35%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (48.26%) Spring
2 182 (31.60%) HTML
3 146 (25.35%) CSS
3 146 (25.35%) Web Services
4 134 (23.26%) Hibernate
5 130 (22.57%) REST
6 95 (16.49%) XML
7 92 (15.97%) Java EE
7 92 (15.97%) RESTful
8 90 (15.63%) J2EE
9 84 (14.58%) JSON
10 72 (12.50%) SOAP
11 71 (12.33%) HTML5
12 58 (10.07%) JMS
13 55 (9.55%) AngularJS
14 54 (9.38%) Ajax
15 48 (8.33%) JSP
16 45 (7.81%) CSS3
17 41 (7.12%) jQuery
17 41 (7.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.51%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.13%) PKI
3 15 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.60%) User Experience
4 12 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 12 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 11 (1.91%) Smart Meter
6 10 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.87%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.69%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.69%) Fintech
11 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.52%) Statistics
12 2 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.35%) iPad
13 1 (0.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 141 (24.48%) Linux
2 54 (9.38%) Unix
3 33 (5.73%) Windows
4 24 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.47%) Android
6 13 (2.26%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (23.61%) Scrum
3 135 (23.44%) TDD
4 114 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (11.81%) BDD
6 63 (10.94%) MVC
7 60 (10.42%) Open Source
8 50 (8.68%) UML
9 48 (8.33%) Web Development
10 47 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 45 (7.81%) Automated Testing
11 45 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 45 (7.81%) Web Design
12 39 (6.77%) Configuration Management
12 39 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 37 (6.42%) SOA
14 31 (5.38%) DevOps
14 31 (5.38%) Kanban
14 31 (5.38%) OO
15 29 (5.03%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 576 (100.00%) Java
2 160 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 157 (27.26%) SQL
4 64 (11.11%) Scala
5 62 (10.76%) Python
6 61 (10.59%) Ruby
7 41 (7.12%) C#
8 39 (6.77%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.82%) Groovy
10 21 (3.65%) C
11 14 (2.43%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.26%) Go
13 12 (2.08%) C++
14 11 (1.91%) Perl
15 8 (1.39%) Jython
15 8 (1.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.04%) AspectJ
18 5 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 84 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 73 (12.67%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.42%) Degree
4 11 (1.91%) Sun Certification
5 8 (1.39%) ISEB
5 8 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.17%) OCP
7 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.78%) QA
2 5 (0.87%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (3.13%) Docker
2 7 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (0.17%) GridGain
3 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Packer
4 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 138 (23.96%) Oracle
2 37 (6.42%) Google
3 11 (1.91%) HP
3 11 (1.91%) Red Hat
4 10 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 10 (1.74%) IBM
5 8 (1.39%) Rally
6 7 (1.22%) Adobe
6 7 (1.22%) Sun
7 6 (1.04%) Informatica
7 6 (1.04%) Talend
8 5 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.69%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.69%) VMware
10 3 (0.52%) ATG
10 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.35%) Dell
11 2 (0.35%) SAP
11 2 (0.35%) Siebel
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