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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 49 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 326 221 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.65% 2.35% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 2.47% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 155 122
Median daily rate £450 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £361
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.70 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.30 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +7.63%
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
8452 8952 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 5120 4704
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 429 449
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.47% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +35 61 £475 +11.76% 5
Surrey -1 57 £450 +12.50% 20
Oxfordshire +9 44 £475 +11.76% 27
Hampshire +2 37 £400 +6.66% 3
East Sussex +34 35 £525 +47.88% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 29 £350 -6.66% 6
Berkshire -5 25 £450 +20.00% 14
Kent +20 19 £750 +172.72%
Middlesex - 7 £350 -
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 580 (100.00%) Java
2 300 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (50.52%) Spring
4 171 (29.48%) HTML
5 165 (28.45%) JUnit
6 162 (27.93%) SQL
7 145 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 144 (24.83%) Scrum
9 141 (24.31%) TDD
9 141 (24.31%) CSS
9 141 (24.31%) REST
10 140 (24.14%) Oracle
11 137 (23.62%) Web Services
11 137 (23.62%) Linux
12 118 (20.34%) Subversion
13 117 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
14 116 (20.00%) Hibernate
15 108 (18.62%) Jenkins
16 98 (16.90%) JBoss
17 91 (15.69%) XML
18 90 (15.52%) RESTful
19 89 (15.34%) JSON
19 89 (15.34%) Maven
20 85 (14.66%) Git (software)
21 83 (14.31%) J2EE
22 82 (14.14%) Eclipse
22 82 (14.14%) Scala
23 79 (13.62%) HTML5
24 78 (13.45%) JIRA
25 76 (13.10%) Java EE

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 98 (16.90%) JBoss
2 64 (11.03%) Tomcat
3 38 (6.55%) Apache
4 36 (6.21%) Confluence
5 31 (5.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 24 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 19 (3.28%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.76%) IIS
9 13 (2.24%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.34%) CMS
16 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) GIMP
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.34%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.41%) PaaS
3 12 (2.07%) Bluemix
4 11 (1.90%) Heroku
5 8 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.38%) SaaS
6 5 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.86%) GitHub
7 4 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.34%) Boomi
8 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.34%) Force.com
8 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.52%) HTTP
2 15 (2.59%) SSL
3 12 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.55%) SAN
5 5 (0.86%) AMQP
6 4 (0.69%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.34%) SNMP
8 1 (0.17%) DVB
8 1 (0.17%) Internet
8 1 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.48%) Oracle Database
2 50 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 41 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 30 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 27 (4.66%) MySQL
7 25 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.93%) Big Data
10 14 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.41%) VoltDB
11 7 (1.21%) DB2
12 5 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.86%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.86%) Redis
12 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.69%) HBase
13 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 165 (28.45%) JUnit
2 118 (20.34%) Subversion
3 108 (18.62%) Jenkins
4 89 (15.34%) Maven
5 85 (14.66%) Git (software)
6 82 (14.14%) Eclipse
7 78 (13.45%) JIRA
8 75 (12.93%) Cucumber
9 67 (11.55%) Selenium
10 45 (7.76%) Gradle
11 38 (6.55%) JMeter
12 34 (5.86%) Mockito
13 30 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (4.83%) Hamcrest
15 27 (4.66%) Ant
16 22 (3.79%) SoapUI
17 19 (3.28%) Artifactory
18 18 (3.10%) Hudson
19 14 (2.41%) Checkstyle
19 14 (2.41%) FindBugs
General
1 70 (12.07%) Finance
2 27 (4.66%) Banking
3 15 (2.59%) Retail
4 12 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.90%) Publishing
6 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.69%) Games
9 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (50.52%) Spring
2 171 (29.48%) HTML
3 141 (24.31%) CSS
3 141 (24.31%) REST
4 137 (23.62%) Web Services
5 116 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 91 (15.69%) XML
7 90 (15.52%) RESTful
8 89 (15.34%) JSON
9 83 (14.31%) J2EE
10 79 (13.62%) HTML5
11 76 (13.10%) Java EE
12 62 (10.69%) SOAP
13 58 (10.00%) Ajax
14 56 (9.66%) JSP
15 53 (9.14%) AngularJS
16 48 (8.28%) CSS3
16 48 (8.28%) JMS
17 46 (7.93%) jQuery
17 46 (7.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.62%) Computer Science
2 17 (2.93%) PKI
2 17 (2.93%) User Experience
3 14 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.24%) Algorithms
4 13 (2.24%) Cryptography
5 11 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.90%) Smart Meter
6 8 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.86%) Fintech
9 5 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.69%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.52%) Statistics
11 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 137 (23.62%) Linux
2 43 (7.41%) Unix
3 28 (4.83%) Windows
4 25 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.10%) Android
6 9 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.21%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
8 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (24.83%) Scrum
3 141 (24.31%) TDD
4 117 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (12.59%) BDD
6 64 (11.03%) MVC
7 60 (10.34%) Open Source
8 50 (8.62%) Automated Testing
8 50 (8.62%) Web Development
9 48 (8.28%) Software Engineering
10 42 (7.24%) Domain-Driven Design
11 40 (6.90%) Kanban
11 40 (6.90%) SOA
12 38 (6.55%) Responsive Web Design
12 38 (6.55%) Web Design
13 37 (6.38%) Unit Testing
14 36 (6.21%) UML
15 34 (5.86%) OWASP
15 34 (5.86%) Pair Programming
16 31 (5.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 580 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (27.93%) SQL
3 145 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 82 (14.14%) Scala
5 70 (12.07%) Python
6 67 (11.55%) Ruby
7 49 (8.45%) C#
8 35 (6.03%) Groovy
9 24 (4.14%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.28%) C
11 15 (2.59%) Go
12 14 (2.41%) C++
13 13 (2.24%) Perl
14 11 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.55%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.38%) AspectJ
16 8 (1.38%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.86%) XPath
18 3 (0.52%) Jython
18 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 63 (10.86%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.34%) Degree
4 8 (1.38%) ISEB
4 8 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.03%) Sun Certification
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 (2.76%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (3.79%) Docker
2 7 (1.21%) vSphere
3 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.17%) GridGain
3 1 (0.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) Packer
4 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 140 (24.14%) Oracle
2 41 (7.07%) Google
3 15 (2.59%) IBM
4 11 (1.90%) HP
4 11 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.38%) Rally
7 7 (1.21%) Talend
8 6 (1.03%) Sun
9 5 (0.86%) Informatica
10 4 (0.69%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.69%) SAP
10 4 (0.69%) VMware
10 4 (0.69%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.52%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.34%) Adobe
12 2 (0.34%) Dell
12 2 (0.34%) hybris
13 1 (0.17%) Tableau
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