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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / South East
Rank 63 61 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 226 248 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.16% 2.98% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 3.16% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 203 128
Median daily rate £457 £413 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £332 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
6675 7841 8696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.22% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 4600 4711
Median daily rate £401 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 408 427
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 January 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 +25 46 £350 -1.40% 10
Hampshire -6 39 £463 +23.33% 15
Berkshire +18 38 £425 -5.55% 28
Oxfordshire +11 32 £531 +18.05% 19
Surrey -16 28 £500 +19.04% 10
Kent +4 17 £400 - 4
West Sussex +7 9 £488 +21.11% 4
East Sussex -6 7 £425 -15.00% 5
Middlesex +6 4 - -
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 21 January 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.

1 524 (100.00%) Java
2 324 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (53.63%) Spring
4 185 (35.31%) JavaScript
5 157 (29.96%) XML
6 155 (29.58%) Scrum
7 148 (28.24%) JUnit
8 147 (28.05%) Maven
9 143 (27.29%) TDD
10 134 (25.57%) SQL
11 132 (25.19%) Tomcat
12 131 (25.00%) HTML
13 121 (23.09%) Linux
13 121 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
14 117 (22.33%) Web Services
15 114 (21.76%) Jenkins
16 113 (21.56%) Oracle
17 108 (20.61%) REST
17 108 (20.61%) Git (software)
18 99 (18.89%) RESTful
19 97 (18.51%) J2EE
19 97 (18.51%) Hibernate
20 93 (17.75%) JSON
21 92 (17.56%) CSS
22 78 (14.89%) Security Cleared
23 76 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
24 75 (14.31%) Java EE
25 73 (13.93%) Cucumber
25 73 (13.93%) AngularJS
25 73 (13.93%) JBoss

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
1 132 (25.19%) Tomcat
2 73 (13.93%) JBoss
3 59 (11.26%) Apache
4 47 (8.97%) WebSphere
5 43 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (5.34%) WebLogic
7 26 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (4.01%) Apache Spark
9 18 (3.44%) Jetty
10 16 (3.05%) Alfresco
11 15 (2.86%) Mule
11 15 (2.86%) nginx
11 15 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
12 14 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (2.29%) Apache Solr
14 11 (2.10%) Mule ESB
15 10 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (1.91%) Confluence
16 8 (1.53%) Documentum
16 8 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (9.92%) GitHub
3 35 (6.68%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.67%) Amazon S3
5 14 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (2.10%) PaaS
7 7 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.15%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.57%) Heroku
10 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.53%) HTTP
2 12 (2.29%) SSH
3 9 (1.72%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.34%) ICMP
6 5 (0.95%) LAN
6 5 (0.95%) SSL
7 4 (0.76%) AMQP
7 4 (0.76%) Internet
7 4 (0.76%) LDAP
8 3 (0.57%) Intranet
8 3 (0.57%) SNMP
9 2 (0.38%) Firewall
10 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.26%) MongoDB
2 41 (7.82%) MySQL
3 34 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 31 (5.92%) Hadoop
5 27 (5.15%) Big Data
5 27 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.77%) Oracle Database
7 24 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.82%) Couchbase
9 18 (3.44%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.05%) HBase
11 15 (2.86%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.15%) DB2
13 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.15%) SQLite
14 5 (0.95%) GIS
14 5 (0.95%) Impala
14 5 (0.95%) OLTP
15 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 148 (28.24%) JUnit
2 147 (28.05%) Maven
3 114 (21.76%) Jenkins
4 108 (20.61%) Git (software)
5 73 (13.93%) Cucumber
6 72 (13.74%) Subversion
7 71 (13.55%) Gradle
8 64 (12.21%) JIRA
9 62 (11.83%) Mockito
10 60 (11.45%) Eclipse
11 49 (9.35%) Selenium
12 34 (6.49%) Ant
13 26 (4.96%) Spock
14 24 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (2.67%) Artifactory
15 14 (2.67%) IntelliJ
15 14 (2.67%) JMeter
16 12 (2.29%) Bitbucket
16 12 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
17 9 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 60 (11.45%) Finance
2 39 (7.44%) Publishing
3 27 (5.15%) Banking
4 12 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.72%) Legal
6 6 (1.15%) Retail
7 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.76%) Law
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
1 281 (53.63%) Spring
2 157 (29.96%) XML
3 131 (25.00%) HTML
4 117 (22.33%) Web Services
5 108 (20.61%) REST
6 99 (18.89%) RESTful
7 97 (18.51%) Hibernate
7 97 (18.51%) J2EE
8 93 (17.75%) JSON
9 92 (17.56%) CSS
10 75 (14.31%) Java EE
11 73 (13.93%) AngularJS
12 63 (12.02%) JMS
13 47 (8.97%) HTML5
13 47 (8.97%) SOAP
13 47 (8.97%) XSLT
14 44 (8.40%) Apache Camel
15 41 (7.82%) Spring Boot
16 40 (7.63%) JPA
17 36 (6.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (3.24%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.53%) Replication
4 8 (1.53%) Taxonomies
5 7 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.15%) Cryptography
7 5 (0.95%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.57%) Informatics
9 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.09%) Linux
2 38 (7.25%) Unix
3 24 (4.58%) Windows
4 17 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.05%) Android
6 8 (1.53%) Debian
6 8 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.34%) CentOS
8 6 (1.15%) Solaris
9 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (29.58%) Scrum
3 143 (27.29%) TDD
4 121 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (13.55%) MVC
6 58 (11.07%) Web Development
7 57 (10.88%) BDD
8 55 (10.50%) Unit Testing
9 49 (9.35%) Microservices
10 48 (9.16%) Software Engineering
11 42 (8.02%) Open Source
12 39 (7.44%) Kanban
13 30 (5.73%) Migration
14 29 (5.53%) DevOps
14 29 (5.53%) Pair Programming
14 29 (5.53%) SOA
15 26 (4.96%) Configuration Management
15 26 (4.96%) Multithreading
15 26 (4.96%) UML
16 25 (4.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 524 (100.00%) Java
2 185 (35.31%) JavaScript
3 134 (25.57%) SQL
4 57 (10.88%) Python
5 54 (10.31%) Scala
6 43 (8.21%) Groovy
7 26 (4.96%) C++
8 20 (3.82%) Ruby
9 19 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 18 (3.44%) C#
11 13 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.10%) XPath
13 7 (1.34%) C
14 5 (0.95%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.76%) Go
15 4 (0.76%) Perl
15 4 (0.76%) PHP
16 3 (0.57%) COBOL
16 3 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 78 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.01%) Degree
4 15 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.95%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.57%) ISEB
6 3 (0.57%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.48%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) PA-DSS
2 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 39 (7.44%) Docker
2 7 (1.34%) HDFS
3 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.57%) vSphere
5 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (3.05%) Ansible
2 11 (2.10%) Puppet
3 8 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.34%) SELinux
5 5 (0.95%) Packer
6 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.57%) Oozie
7 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 113 (21.56%) Oracle
2 21 (4.01%) IBM
3 12 (2.29%) Talend
4 11 (2.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.53%) VMware
6 7 (1.34%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.15%) Adobe
8 5 (0.95%) GigaSpaces
8 5 (0.95%) Google
8 5 (0.95%) Telerik
9 3 (0.57%) Apple
9 3 (0.57%) ATG
10 2 (0.38%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.38%) HP
10 2 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.19%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.19%) F5
11 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.19%) Splunk
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