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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 50 70 92
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 272 256 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.51% 2.72% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 2.87% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 194 140
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £33.75 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £41.50 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +8.43%
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Oxfordshire +12 49 £488 +5.40% 18
Buckinghamshire +32 47 £350 -1.40% 8
Hampshire +5 46 £438 +18.24% 12
Berkshire +26 44 £375 -12.79% 14
Surrey -24 22 £475 +5.55% 15
Kent +15 18 £500 +33.33% 2
East Sussex +6 17 £313 -37.50% 6
West Sussex +11 13 £500 +28.61% 3
Middlesex +6 12 - -
Sussex +1 2 £373 -25.50%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 556 (100.00%) Java
2 342 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (54.86%) Spring
4 215 (38.67%) JavaScript
5 181 (32.55%) JUnit
6 178 (32.01%) Scrum
7 160 (28.78%) SQL
8 151 (27.16%) TDD
9 144 (25.90%) Maven
9 144 (25.90%) Tomcat
10 143 (25.72%) XML
11 140 (25.18%) HTML
12 123 (22.12%) J2EE
13 122 (21.94%) Jenkins
14 120 (21.58%) JSON
14 120 (21.58%) Oracle
15 116 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
16 113 (20.32%) REST
17 111 (19.96%) RESTful
18 110 (19.78%) Cucumber
18 110 (19.78%) Web Services
19 109 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
20 102 (18.35%) AngularJS
21 95 (17.09%) Linux
22 92 (16.55%) Hibernate
22 92 (16.55%) Git (software)
23 89 (16.01%) Mockito
23 89 (16.01%) CSS
24 86 (15.47%) MongoDB
25 79 (14.21%) Security Cleared

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
1 144 (25.90%) Tomcat
2 74 (13.31%) JBoss
3 60 (10.79%) Elasticsearch
4 53 (9.53%) Apache
5 46 (8.27%) WebSphere
6 40 (7.19%) WebLogic
7 24 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (3.78%) Apache Spark
9 18 (3.24%) Jetty
10 15 (2.70%) nginx
11 13 (2.34%) Alfresco
12 12 (2.16%) Apache Solr
12 12 (2.16%) Mule
12 12 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (2.16%) WebSphere Process Server
13 11 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (1.98%) Mule ESB
14 10 (1.80%) Confluence
15 9 (1.62%) Documentum
15 9 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 109 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (11.69%) GitHub
3 56 (10.07%) Cloud Computing
4 52 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 15 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (2.70%) PaaS
6 9 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.54%) Heroku
9 2 (0.36%) Force.com
10 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.96%) HTTP
2 9 (1.62%) SSH
3 6 (1.08%) SSL
4 5 (0.90%) LAN
5 4 (0.72%) Internet
5 4 (0.72%) LDAP
6 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.54%) ICMP
6 3 (0.54%) Intranet
6 3 (0.54%) SNMP
6 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.36%) AMQP
7 2 (0.36%) Firewall
7 2 (0.36%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.18%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (15.47%) MongoDB
2 38 (6.83%) MySQL
2 38 (6.83%) Oracle Database
3 37 (6.65%) Couchbase
4 36 (6.47%) SQL Server
5 30 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (5.04%) Big Data
6 28 (5.04%) NoSQL
7 27 (4.86%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.42%) HBase
8 19 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.70%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.44%) DB2
11 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.08%) SQLite
13 5 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.90%) GIS
13 5 (0.90%) OLTP
14 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 181 (32.55%) JUnit
2 144 (25.90%) Maven
3 122 (21.94%) Jenkins
4 110 (19.78%) Cucumber
5 92 (16.55%) Git (software)
6 89 (16.01%) Mockito
7 76 (13.67%) Gradle
8 74 (13.31%) Subversion
9 60 (10.79%) JIRA
10 58 (10.43%) Eclipse
11 49 (8.81%) Selenium
12 39 (7.01%) Spock
13 36 (6.47%) Ant
14 28 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (3.60%) Hamcrest
16 17 (3.06%) Artifactory
17 16 (2.88%) JMeter
18 13 (2.34%) Checkstyle
19 12 (2.16%) FindBugs
19 12 (2.16%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (12.77%) Finance
2 45 (8.09%) Publishing
3 21 (3.78%) Banking
4 11 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.62%) Legal
5 9 (1.62%) Retail
6 7 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.36%) Electronics
8 2 (0.36%) Games
8 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (54.86%) Spring
2 143 (25.72%) XML
3 140 (25.18%) HTML
4 123 (22.12%) J2EE
5 120 (21.58%) JSON
6 113 (20.32%) REST
7 111 (19.96%) RESTful
8 110 (19.78%) Web Services
9 102 (18.35%) AngularJS
10 92 (16.55%) Hibernate
11 89 (16.01%) CSS
12 76 (13.67%) JMS
13 66 (11.87%) Java EE
14 52 (9.35%) HTML5
14 52 (9.35%) SOAP
15 48 (8.63%) jQuery
16 45 (8.09%) XSLT
17 43 (7.73%) JSP
18 35 (6.29%) JPA
18 35 (6.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (2.52%) Mobile App
3 10 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.44%) Replication
4 8 (1.44%) Taxonomies
5 7 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.26%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.26%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.26%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.54%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.54%) Informatics
9 3 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.54%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (17.09%) Linux
2 30 (5.40%) Unix
3 21 (3.78%) Windows
4 13 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.16%) Android
6 6 (1.08%) Solaris
7 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.72%) Debian
9 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.54%) CentOS
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.01%) Scrum
3 151 (27.16%) TDD
4 116 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (12.95%) MVC
6 71 (12.77%) BDD
6 71 (12.77%) Kanban
7 53 (9.53%) Web Development
8 45 (8.09%) Unit Testing
9 44 (7.91%) Migration
10 43 (7.73%) Software Engineering
11 39 (7.01%) Open Source
12 37 (6.65%) Microservices
13 31 (5.58%) Pair Programming
14 28 (5.04%) Multithreading
15 27 (4.86%) SOA
16 24 (4.32%) Domain-Driven Design
16 24 (4.32%) E-Commerce
16 24 (4.32%) OO
16 24 (4.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 556 (100.00%) Java
2 215 (38.67%) JavaScript
3 160 (28.78%) SQL
4 66 (11.87%) Scala
5 61 (10.97%) Python
6 44 (7.91%) Groovy
7 27 (4.86%) C++
8 22 (3.96%) Ruby
9 21 (3.78%) C#
10 15 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.98%) XPath
12 10 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.44%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.26%) C
15 5 (0.90%) Perl
16 4 (0.72%) Go
16 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.54%) COBOL
17 3 (0.54%) PHP
17 3 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.60%) Degree
4 18 (3.24%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.54%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.80%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) PA-DSS
2 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (6.29%) Docker
2 7 (1.26%) HDFS
3 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) vSphere
4 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (2.16%) Ansible
2 8 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.44%) Puppet
3 5 (0.90%) Packer
4 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.54%) SELinux
5 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.18%) logstash
6 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 120 (21.58%) Oracle
2 17 (3.06%) IBM
3 11 (1.98%) Red Hat
4 7 (1.26%) Adobe
5 6 (1.08%) Google
5 6 (1.08%) Microsoft
6 5 (0.90%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (0.90%) Talend
6 5 (0.90%) Telerik
7 3 (0.54%) Apple
7 3 (0.54%) ATG
7 3 (0.54%) SAP
7 3 (0.54%) VMware
8 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.36%) HP
8 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.18%) Alterian
9 1 (0.18%) F5
9 1 (0.18%) KANA
9 1 (0.18%) Splunk
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
The Curve Group
Rate: £475 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: Negotiable, Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Martin & Conley
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago