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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 109 102 143
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 183 165 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 1.80% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.96% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 98 52
Average daily rate
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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 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £413 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £33.25 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £38.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 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 28 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 +28 44 £408 +20.74% 12
Berkshire -12 36 £350 - 15
Hampshire -19 36 £375 +2.73% 17
Oxfordshire -4 29 £423 +20.71% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 13 £338 +8.00% 6
West Sussex -10 6 £375 +20.00% 3
Kent +6 5 £350 +64.70% 5
Middlesex 0 5 £375 +7.14%
East Sussex -8 5 £355 +42.00% 5
Sussex +3 1 £400 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 342 (99.71%) Java
2 149 (43.44%) Spring
3 132 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (37.90%) JavaScript
5 125 (36.44%) Web Services
6 122 (35.57%) Oracle
7 101 (29.45%) SQL
8 99 (28.86%) HTML
9 95 (27.70%) J2EE
10 83 (24.20%) TDD
10 83 (24.20%) Hibernate
11 75 (21.87%) CSS
12 73 (21.28%) Security Cleared
13 72 (20.99%) jQuery
14 70 (20.41%) Linux
15 66 (19.24%) JUnit
16 64 (18.66%) JBoss
17 62 (18.08%) XML
18 61 (17.78%) Eclipse
19 55 (16.03%) SC Cleared
20 54 (15.74%) Maven
21 51 (14.87%) SOAP
21 51 (14.87%) RESTful
22 50 (14.58%) BDD
22 50 (14.58%) SOA
22 50 (14.58%) Java EE
23 48 (13.99%) MVC
23 48 (13.99%) Git (software)
24 45 (13.12%) Scrum
24 45 (13.12%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (18.66%) JBoss
2 43 (12.54%) Tomcat
3 37 (10.79%) WebLogic
4 22 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 18 (5.25%) Apache
6 12 (3.50%) Confluence
7 11 (3.21%) Mule
8 9 (2.62%) Mule ESB
9 8 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.04%) Oracle Spatial
11 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.17%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.87%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.58%) Jetty
14 2 (0.58%) Documentum
15 1 (0.29%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.29%) IIS
15 1 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.58%) GIMP
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.46%) Cordys
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.46%) Google Checkout
4 2 (0.58%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.12%) Internet
2 19 (5.54%) HTTP
3 9 (2.62%) Intranet
4 5 (1.46%) SAN
5 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.58%) AMQP
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.79%) MySQL
2 33 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (5.54%) Hadoop
6 15 (4.37%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.62%) DB2
8 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.04%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.17%) Big Data
9 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.17%) OpenStack Swift
9 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.58%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 66 (19.24%) JUnit
2 61 (17.78%) Eclipse
3 54 (15.74%) Maven
4 48 (13.99%) Git (software)
5 45 (13.12%) Jenkins
6 29 (8.45%) Subversion
7 24 (7.00%) JIRA
7 24 (7.00%) Mockito
8 20 (5.83%) Selenium
9 14 (4.08%) Ant
9 14 (4.08%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.62%) YourKit
11 8 (2.33%) VisualVM
11 8 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.33%) ANTLR
12 6 (1.75%) Gradle
12 6 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.75%) Toad
13 5 (1.46%) Checkstyle
13 5 (1.46%) Gerrit
General
1 33 (9.62%) Finance
2 19 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.96%) Banking
4 9 (2.62%) Retail
5 8 (2.33%) Publishing
6 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Front Office
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (43.44%) Spring
2 125 (36.44%) Web Services
3 99 (28.86%) HTML
4 95 (27.70%) J2EE
5 83 (24.20%) Hibernate
6 75 (21.87%) CSS
7 72 (20.99%) jQuery
8 62 (18.08%) XML
9 51 (14.87%) SOAP
9 51 (14.87%) RESTful
10 50 (14.58%) Java EE
11 44 (12.83%) REST
12 42 (12.24%) AngularJS
13 39 (11.37%) Spring MVC
14 34 (9.91%) HTML5
15 33 (9.62%) JSP
15 33 (9.62%) EJB
16 31 (9.04%) JMS
17 29 (8.45%) Struts
17 29 (8.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.37%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.21%) GIS
4 9 (2.62%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.04%) PKI
7 6 (1.75%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.87%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.58%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.58%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.41%) Linux
2 22 (6.41%) Windows
3 20 (5.83%) UNIX
4 7 (2.04%) Android
5 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (24.20%) TDD
3 50 (14.58%) SOA
3 50 (14.58%) BDD
4 48 (13.99%) MVC
5 45 (13.12%) Scrum
6 42 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (9.33%) Web Development
8 27 (7.87%) UML
9 25 (7.29%) Software Engineering
10 24 (7.00%) OO
11 23 (6.71%) Multithreading
12 22 (6.41%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.25%) Unit Testing
14 16 (4.66%) Configuration Management
15 15 (4.37%) Integration Testing
15 15 (4.37%) Automated Testing
16 14 (4.08%) Open Source
17 13 (3.79%) Low Latency
17 13 (3.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 342 (99.71%) Java
2 130 (37.90%) JavaScript
3 101 (29.45%) SQL
4 31 (9.04%) PL/SQL
5 22 (6.41%) Python
6 8 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.04%) Scala
8 6 (1.75%) C#
9 5 (1.46%) C++
9 5 (1.46%) PHP
9 5 (1.46%) Jython
9 5 (1.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (0.87%) XPath
10 3 (0.87%) C
11 2 (0.58%) Groovy
11 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.58%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.29%) VBA
12 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 73 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 55 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.54%) Degree
4 5 (1.46%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.17%) OCPJWCD
5 4 (1.17%) OCPJP
5 4 (1.17%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.46%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.50%) Puppet
2 11 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.62%) Ansible
4 6 (1.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 122 (35.57%) Oracle
2 11 (3.21%) Progress
3 9 (2.62%) IBM
3 9 (2.62%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.04%) Sun
5 6 (1.75%) Adobe
5 6 (1.75%) Google
5 6 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.46%) Coremetrics
6 5 (1.46%) webMethods
6 5 (1.46%) PayPal
7 4 (1.17%) hybris
7 4 (1.17%) Talend
7 4 (1.17%) WSO2
8 3 (0.87%) VMware
9 2 (0.58%) Apigee
9 2 (0.58%) Sybase
9 2 (0.58%) SAP
9 2 (0.58%) CA
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
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