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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / South East
Rank 52 63 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 268 254 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.52% 2.96% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 3.13% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 216 119
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 - £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 - £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +20 62 £350 -1.40% 16
Oxfordshire +13 53 £500 +13.96% 18
Berkshire +18 42 £425 -1.16% 12
Hampshire -7 37 £450 +20.00% 12
Surrey -9 31 £531 +26.48% 10
West Sussex 0 19 £488 +62.50% 1
Kent -5 12 £400 - 3
East Sussex +3 5 £395 -21.00% 4
Middlesex +6 2 £468 +16.87%
Sussex - 2 £373 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 327 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (53.77%) Spring
4 155 (29.98%) XML
5 152 (29.40%) JavaScript
5 152 (29.40%) Scrum
6 147 (28.43%) TDD
6 147 (28.43%) Maven
7 143 (27.66%) Web Services
8 134 (25.92%) Continuous Integration
9 130 (25.15%) Linux
10 129 (24.95%) JUnit
11 125 (24.18%) SQL
11 125 (24.18%) Oracle
12 124 (23.98%) REST
13 117 (22.63%) HTML
13 117 (22.63%) Hibernate
14 113 (21.86%) Git (software)
15 108 (20.89%) Tomcat
16 99 (19.15%) Jenkins
17 93 (17.99%) CSS
18 92 (17.79%) RESTful
19 83 (16.05%) Java EE
20 79 (15.28%) Security Cleared
21 78 (15.09%) JBoss
22 77 (14.89%) MVC
23 73 (14.12%) Subversion
23 73 (14.12%) JIRA
24 70 (13.54%) J2EE
25 68 (13.15%) SOAP

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
1 108 (20.89%) Tomcat
2 78 (15.09%) JBoss
3 53 (10.25%) Apache
4 42 (8.12%) WebSphere
5 28 (5.42%) WebLogic
5 28 (5.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 25 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (4.26%) Confluence
8 20 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (3.68%) Apache Spark
10 15 (2.90%) Jetty
10 15 (2.90%) Mule
10 15 (2.90%) WebSphere Process Server
11 14 (2.71%) Alfresco
12 12 (2.32%) nginx
13 11 (2.13%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.55%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (1.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (3.68%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.96%) GitHub
3 11 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.93%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.35%) Google App Engine
5 7 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.35%) PaaS
6 6 (1.16%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (0.97%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.58%) Heroku
9 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.96%) HTTP
2 12 (2.32%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.13%) SSH
4 9 (1.74%) HTTPS
4 9 (1.74%) ICMP
5 7 (1.35%) SSL
6 5 (0.97%) LAN
7 4 (0.77%) AMQP
8 3 (0.58%) Internet
8 3 (0.58%) LDAP
8 3 (0.58%) SNMP
9 2 (0.39%) Intranet
10 1 (0.19%) Firewall
10 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.54%) MySQL
2 38 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 33 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 32 (6.19%) Hadoop
5 30 (5.80%) SQL Server
6 26 (5.03%) NoSQL
6 26 (5.03%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (4.64%) Big Data
9 16 (3.09%) HBase
10 14 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (2.51%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.35%) Impala
14 6 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.16%) SQLite
15 5 (0.97%) Redis
16 4 (0.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 147 (28.43%) Maven
2 129 (24.95%) JUnit
3 113 (21.86%) Git (software)
4 99 (19.15%) Jenkins
5 73 (14.12%) JIRA
5 73 (14.12%) Subversion
6 65 (12.57%) Gradle
7 59 (11.41%) Eclipse
8 53 (10.25%) Mockito
9 52 (10.06%) Cucumber
10 45 (8.70%) Selenium
11 33 (6.38%) Ant
12 23 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (3.87%) IntelliJ
14 14 (2.71%) Artifactory
14 14 (2.71%) Bitbucket
15 13 (2.51%) JMeter
16 12 (2.32%) Talend Open Studio
17 11 (2.13%) Checkstyle
18 9 (1.74%) TestNG
General
1 54 (10.44%) Finance
2 32 (6.19%) Banking
3 29 (5.61%) Publishing
4 12 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.74%) Legal
6 5 (0.97%) Law
6 5 (0.97%) Retail
7 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (53.77%) Spring
2 155 (29.98%) XML
3 143 (27.66%) Web Services
4 124 (23.98%) REST
5 117 (22.63%) Hibernate
5 117 (22.63%) HTML
6 93 (17.99%) CSS
7 92 (17.79%) RESTful
8 83 (16.05%) Java EE
9 70 (13.54%) J2EE
10 68 (13.15%) SOAP
11 66 (12.77%) JSON
12 57 (11.03%) JMS
13 53 (10.25%) Apache Camel
14 51 (9.86%) Spring Boot
14 51 (9.86%) XSLT
15 50 (9.67%) AngularJS
16 49 (9.48%) JPA
17 45 (8.70%) HTML5
18 44 (8.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.48%) Mobile App
2 16 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (2.32%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.16%) Taxonomies
7 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (0.97%) Replication
7 5 (0.97%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.58%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.39%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.39%) User Experience
9 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.19%) iPad
10 1 (0.19%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 130 (25.15%) Linux
2 45 (8.70%) Unix
3 21 (4.06%) Windows
4 18 (3.48%) Android
4 18 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.74%) CentOS
5 9 (1.74%) Debian
5 9 (1.74%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.97%) Solaris
7 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.39%) AIX
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (29.40%) Scrum
3 147 (28.43%) TDD
4 134 (25.92%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (14.89%) MVC
6 68 (13.15%) Unit Testing
7 61 (11.80%) Microservices
8 56 (10.83%) Web Development
9 54 (10.44%) BDD
10 49 (9.48%) Open Source
11 45 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 40 (7.74%) SOA
13 39 (7.54%) DevOps
14 37 (7.16%) Pair Programming
15 33 (6.38%) SDLC
16 27 (5.22%) UML
17 25 (4.84%) E-Commerce
17 25 (4.84%) OO
17 25 (4.84%) Waterfall
18 24 (4.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 152 (29.40%) JavaScript
3 125 (24.18%) SQL
4 56 (10.83%) Python
5 55 (10.64%) Scala
6 40 (7.74%) Groovy
7 24 (4.64%) PL/SQL
8 22 (4.26%) C#
9 21 (4.06%) C++
10 19 (3.68%) Ruby
11 17 (3.29%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.32%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.93%) XPath
14 6 (1.16%) PHP
14 6 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.97%) Perl
16 4 (0.77%) C
16 4 (0.77%) Go
17 3 (0.58%) ECMAScript
17 3 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.48%) Degree
4 15 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.35%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.58%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.71%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.97%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.39%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 42 (8.12%) Docker
2 6 (1.16%) HDFS
3 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (3.48%) Ansible
2 16 (3.09%) Puppet
3 9 (1.74%) SELinux
4 7 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.77%) Oozie
6 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) Consul
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.19%) logstash
8 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (24.18%) Oracle
2 17 (3.29%) IBM
3 15 (2.90%) Google
4 12 (2.32%) Talend
5 11 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.55%) VMware
7 7 (1.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.16%) Adobe
9 5 (0.97%) Telerik
10 4 (0.77%) GigaSpaces
10 4 (0.77%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.58%) Apple
11 3 (0.58%) ATG
12 2 (0.39%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.39%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.39%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.39%) HP
12 2 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.39%) Splunk
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