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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 105 99 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 162 161 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 1.80% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.96% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 76
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
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 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +21 46 £400 -5.88% 17
Hampshire -18 39 £400 -3.03% 11
Berkshire -14 23 £375 +11.94% 14
Buckinghamshire -6 20 £368 -0.67% 7
Oxfordshire -8 19 £423 +25.18% 13
East Sussex -14 5 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £356 - 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Kent +3 1 - - 6
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 343 (99.71%) Java
2 177 (51.45%) Spring
3 132 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (34.30%) Hibernate
4 118 (34.30%) Web Services
5 101 (29.36%) TDD
6 100 (29.07%) Oracle
7 96 (27.91%) JavaScript
8 83 (24.13%) J2EE
9 81 (23.55%) HTML
9 81 (23.55%) JUnit
10 78 (22.67%) SQL
11 77 (22.38%) Linux
12 76 (22.09%) CSS
13 66 (19.19%) SOAP
14 65 (18.90%) Tomcat
14 65 (18.90%) Scrum
15 61 (17.73%) SOA
16 57 (16.57%) Software Engineering
17 56 (16.28%) RESTful
18 54 (15.70%) Eclipse
19 53 (15.41%) Maven
20 50 (14.53%) XML
21 49 (14.24%) Security Cleared
21 49 (14.24%) BDD
22 48 (13.95%) Subversion
23 47 (13.66%) JBoss
24 46 (13.37%) WebLogic
25 44 (12.79%) Jenkins
26 43 (12.50%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (18.90%) Tomcat
2 47 (13.66%) JBoss
3 46 (13.37%) WebLogic
4 27 (7.85%) Apache
5 24 (6.98%) WebSphere
6 19 (5.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.45%) Mule
9 5 (1.45%) Jetty
10 4 (1.16%) CMS
10 4 (1.16%) Confluence
10 4 (1.16%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.58%) Liferay
13 1 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.29%) WildFly
13 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.58%) GIMP
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.91%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.87%) Magento
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.20%) Amazon S3
3 9 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.87%) Google Checkout
6 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.30%) Internet
2 10 (2.91%) HTTP
3 4 (1.16%) AMQP
4 3 (0.87%) Network Security
4 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.58%) NGN
5 2 (0.58%) SSH
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (6.10%) MySQL
3 16 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 16 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.07%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.91%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.03%) Big Data
7 6 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.16%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.58%) DB2
11 2 (0.58%) Informix
11 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.58%) BaseX
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 81 (23.55%) JUnit
2 54 (15.70%) Eclipse
3 53 (15.41%) Maven
4 48 (13.95%) Subversion
5 44 (12.79%) Jenkins
6 37 (10.76%) Git (software)
6 37 (10.76%) Cucumber
7 36 (10.47%) Selenium
8 31 (9.01%) Mockito
9 14 (4.07%) Ant
10 10 (2.91%) JIRA
11 7 (2.03%) Gerrit
12 6 (1.74%) Gradle
12 6 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.45%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.45%) Eclipse RCP
13 5 (1.45%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.16%) RSpec
15 3 (0.87%) YourKit
15 3 (0.87%) TestNG
General
1 30 (8.72%) Finance
2 18 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.65%) Banking
4 13 (3.78%) Publishing
5 7 (2.03%) Retail
6 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (51.45%) Spring
2 118 (34.30%) Hibernate
2 118 (34.30%) Web Services
3 83 (24.13%) J2EE
4 81 (23.55%) HTML
5 76 (22.09%) CSS
6 66 (19.19%) SOAP
7 56 (16.28%) RESTful
8 50 (14.53%) XML
9 42 (12.21%) jQuery
10 41 (11.92%) REST
11 35 (10.17%) JSON
11 35 (10.17%) JSF
12 33 (9.59%) Struts
13 32 (9.30%) Spring MVC
14 31 (9.01%) JSP
15 30 (8.72%) Java EE
16 29 (8.43%) HTML5
17 26 (7.56%) JPA
18 25 (7.27%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.27%) Open Source
2 9 (2.62%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.03%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.45%) Online Banking
6 3 (0.87%) User Experience
6 3 (0.87%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.87%) PKI
7 2 (0.58%) Wiki
7 2 (0.58%) Blog
7 2 (0.58%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.58%) W3C
7 2 (0.58%) DTV
7 2 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.38%) Linux
2 22 (6.40%) UNIX
3 19 (5.52%) Windows
4 6 (1.74%) Android
5 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.58%) Solaris
7 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (29.36%) TDD
3 65 (18.90%) Scrum
4 61 (17.73%) SOA
5 57 (16.57%) Software Engineering
6 49 (14.24%) BDD
7 43 (12.50%) OO
8 41 (11.92%) MVC
8 41 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (9.30%) Web Development
10 22 (6.40%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.10%) Automated Testing
12 19 (5.52%) UML
13 16 (4.65%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.65%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.78%) Change Control
14 13 (3.78%) Integration Testing
15 12 (3.49%) Kanban
16 8 (2.33%) OOD
16 8 (2.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 343 (99.71%) Java
2 96 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 78 (22.67%) SQL
4 35 (10.17%) PL/SQL
5 11 (3.20%) XPath
6 10 (2.91%) XQuery
7 9 (2.62%) Scala
7 9 (2.62%) C#
7 9 (2.62%) Python
8 6 (1.74%) C++
9 5 (1.45%) Delphi
10 4 (1.16%) Ruby
10 4 (1.16%) Groovy
11 3 (0.87%) PHP
11 3 (0.87%) VB
12 2 (0.58%) VB6
12 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.58%) Perl
12 2 (0.58%) Pascal
12 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (14.24%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.62%) Degree
4 8 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) HL7
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.62%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.16%) Docker
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (4.94%) Puppet
2 15 (4.36%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.87%) Ansible
5 2 (0.58%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 100 (29.07%) Oracle
2 9 (2.62%) Adobe
2 9 (2.62%) webMethods
3 8 (2.33%) IBM
4 7 (2.03%) Apigee
4 7 (2.03%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.74%) Google
5 6 (1.74%) Talend
6 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.45%) SAP
7 3 (0.87%) PayPal
7 3 (0.87%) WSO2
7 3 (0.87%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.87%) Sun
7 3 (0.87%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.58%) Axway
8 2 (0.58%) VMware
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco
8 2 (0.58%) Apple
8 2 (0.58%) EMC
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