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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 45 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 342 203 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.88% 2.13% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 2.24% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 135 121
Median daily rate £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £35.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
8311 9058 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.86% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 5335 4693
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 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £40.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 July 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
Oxfordshire +26 111 £475 +11.76% 20
Surrey -8 46 £456 +14.06% 10
West Sussex +21 37 £475 +26.66% 3
East Sussex +28 32 £525 +45.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +25 30 £350 -6.66% 3
Hampshire -2 29 £425 +17.24% 5
Berkshire -18 29 £400 +8.47% 12
Kent +15 10 £450 +63.63% 2
Middlesex -2 6 £355 -5.33%
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Sussex -1 2 £475 +18.75%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 636 (100.00%) Java
2 353 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (52.36%) Spring
4 203 (31.92%) JUnit
5 193 (30.35%) SQL
6 174 (27.36%) JavaScript
7 173 (27.20%) Scrum
8 164 (25.79%) HTML
9 159 (25.00%) REST
10 143 (22.48%) TDD
11 142 (22.33%) Oracle
12 137 (21.54%) Jenkins
13 136 (21.38%) JSON
14 132 (20.75%) CSS
15 130 (20.44%) Web Services
15 130 (20.44%) Linux
16 124 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
17 120 (18.87%) RESTful
18 113 (17.77%) Maven
19 112 (17.61%) Subversion
19 112 (17.61%) Cucumber
20 110 (17.30%) J2EE
21 102 (16.04%) Hibernate
22 97 (15.25%) Scala
23 96 (15.09%) XML
24 95 (14.94%) Git (software)
25 94 (14.78%) Tomcat
26 93 (14.62%) JBoss
27 89 (13.99%) AngularJS
28 86 (13.52%) HTML5

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 94 (14.78%) Tomcat
2 93 (14.62%) JBoss
3 40 (6.29%) Apache
4 37 (5.82%) Confluence
5 35 (5.50%) WebLogic
6 32 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (4.87%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (3.14%) WebSphere
9 16 (2.52%) IIS
10 9 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (1.26%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.31%) CMS
14 2 (0.31%) Documentum
14 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) GIMP
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 78 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (4.87%) GitHub
5 18 (2.83%) PaaS
6 12 (1.89%) Bluemix
7 11 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.42%) Heroku
9 8 (1.26%) SaaS
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.47%) Force.com
13 2 (0.31%) Boomi
13 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.81%) HTTP
2 18 (2.83%) SSL
3 6 (0.94%) SAN
4 5 (0.79%) AMQP
4 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.63%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.47%) SSH
7 2 (0.31%) SNMP
8 1 (0.16%) DVB
8 1 (0.16%) Internet
8 1 (0.16%) LAN
8 1 (0.16%) LDAP
8 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.38%) Oracle Database
2 57 (8.96%) MongoDB
3 49 (7.70%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (5.50%) NoSQL
6 34 (5.35%) SQL Server
7 24 (3.77%) Couchbase
8 23 (3.62%) MySQL
9 15 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.36%) Big Data
10 14 (2.20%) VoltDB
11 13 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.10%) DB2
14 6 (0.94%) HBase
15 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.63%) Redis
17 3 (0.47%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 203 (31.92%) JUnit
2 137 (21.54%) Jenkins
3 113 (17.77%) Maven
4 112 (17.61%) Cucumber
4 112 (17.61%) Subversion
5 95 (14.94%) Git (software)
6 84 (13.21%) JIRA
7 74 (11.64%) Eclipse
8 70 (11.01%) Mockito
9 65 (10.22%) Selenium
10 54 (8.49%) Gradle
11 39 (6.13%) JMeter
12 38 (5.97%) Hamcrest
13 33 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (3.77%) SoapUI
14 24 (3.77%) Spock
15 21 (3.30%) Ant
16 20 (3.14%) Artifactory
17 18 (2.83%) Hudson
18 15 (2.36%) FindBugs
General
1 83 (13.05%) Finance
2 30 (4.72%) Banking
3 24 (3.77%) Publishing
4 17 (2.67%) Retail
5 14 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Electronics
10 3 (0.47%) Games
10 3 (0.47%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (52.36%) Spring
2 164 (25.79%) HTML
3 159 (25.00%) REST
4 136 (21.38%) JSON
5 132 (20.75%) CSS
6 130 (20.44%) Web Services
7 120 (18.87%) RESTful
8 110 (17.30%) J2EE
9 102 (16.04%) Hibernate
10 96 (15.09%) XML
11 89 (13.99%) AngularJS
12 86 (13.52%) HTML5
13 73 (11.48%) JMS
14 67 (10.53%) Java EE
15 63 (9.91%) SOAP
16 61 (9.59%) JSP
17 59 (9.28%) Ajax
18 50 (7.86%) jQuery
19 49 (7.70%) CSS3
19 49 (7.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (2.83%) User Experience
2 17 (2.67%) PKI
3 16 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.20%) Data Integration
4 14 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.04%) Cryptography
6 11 (1.73%) Smart Meter
7 7 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.79%) Fintech
9 5 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.63%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.47%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.47%) Replication
11 3 (0.47%) Statistics
12 2 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 130 (20.44%) Linux
2 40 (6.29%) Unix
3 26 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (3.62%) Windows
5 14 (2.20%) Android
6 9 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.31%) AIX
8 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (55.50%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (27.20%) Scrum
3 143 (22.48%) TDD
4 124 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (12.42%) BDD
6 70 (11.01%) Kanban
7 68 (10.69%) MVC
8 59 (9.28%) Open Source
9 58 (9.12%) Web Development
10 54 (8.49%) Automated Testing
11 52 (8.18%) Domain-Driven Design
12 48 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 42 (6.60%) OWASP
14 38 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 38 (5.97%) Web Design
15 37 (5.82%) Microservices
15 37 (5.82%) Migration
15 37 (5.82%) Pair Programming
15 37 (5.82%) SOA
16 34 (5.35%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 636 (100.00%) Java
2 193 (30.35%) SQL
3 174 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.25%) Scala
5 74 (11.64%) Python
6 66 (10.38%) Ruby
7 50 (7.86%) C#
8 46 (7.23%) Groovy
9 17 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.52%) C++
11 14 (2.20%) C
11 14 (2.20%) Go
11 14 (2.20%) Perl
12 11 (1.73%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.26%) AspectJ
13 8 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.79%) XPath
16 3 (0.47%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 59 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.25%) Degree
4 8 (1.26%) ISEB
4 8 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.16%) OCP
7 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.36%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (4.25%) Docker
2 6 (0.94%) vSphere
3 3 (0.47%) HDFS
4 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.16%) GridGain
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) Packer
4 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 142 (22.33%) Oracle
2 41 (6.45%) Google
3 16 (2.52%) IBM
4 12 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.73%) HP
6 10 (1.57%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.26%) Rally
7 8 (1.26%) Talend
8 5 (0.79%) SAP
9 4 (0.63%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.63%) Sun
9 4 (0.63%) VMware
10 3 (0.47%) Adobe
10 3 (0.47%) Informatica
10 3 (0.47%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.31%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.31%) Dell
11 2 (0.31%) hybris
12 1 (0.16%) Tableau
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Posted: 3 days ago
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