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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 92 122 90
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 189 117 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.92% 1.38% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.49% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 67 95
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£410 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £215 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £35.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
8988 7868 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.50% 92.62% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4977 4209 3925
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 475 638
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire +12 47 £480 +28.00% 19
Surrey +3 38 £425 +25.92% 16
Hampshire -21 31 £365 -2.66% 15
Berkshire -19 27 £317 -11.46% 15
Buckinghamshire -2 14 £340 -18.80% 4
West Sussex +11 13 £380 +44.76% 6
East Sussex -3 5 - - 3
Middlesex +5 2 £413 - 3
Kent - - - - 10
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 356 (100.00%) Java
2 189 (53.09%) Spring
3 160 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (29.49%) Hibernate
5 100 (28.09%) Oracle
6 94 (26.40%) HTML
6 94 (26.40%) XML
6 94 (26.40%) TDD
7 89 (25.00%) Web Services
8 85 (23.88%) JavaScript
9 82 (23.03%) J2EE
10 76 (21.35%) Maven
11 73 (20.51%) CSS
12 71 (19.94%) SQL
13 69 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (18.82%) JUnit
15 64 (17.98%) SOAP
15 64 (17.98%) Linux
16 63 (17.70%) MVC
17 59 (16.57%) Eclipse
17 59 (16.57%) Security Cleared
18 57 (16.01%) Tomcat
19 56 (15.73%) SOA
20 55 (15.45%) JSP
21 54 (15.17%) Jenkins
22 53 (14.89%) Scrum
23 52 (14.61%) RESTful
24 49 (13.76%) Subversion
25 47 (13.20%) SC Cleared
26 46 (12.92%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 57 (16.01%) Tomcat
2 39 (10.96%) Apache
3 24 (6.74%) JBoss
4 19 (5.34%) WebLogic
5 18 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (4.21%) Alfresco
7 12 (3.37%) Documentum
7 12 (3.37%) CMS
8 7 (1.97%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.97%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (1.69%) Liferay
9 6 (1.69%) Confluence
10 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.84%) Node.js
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.28%) Mule
13 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.28%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.93%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.40%) SaaS
5 3 (0.84%) GitHub
6 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.37%) Internet
2 10 (2.81%) HTTP
3 3 (0.84%) Network Security
4 2 (0.56%) NGN
5 1 (0.28%) NAS
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.96%) MySQL
2 28 (7.87%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 16 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.21%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.97%) Big Data
9 7 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.84%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.56%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.28%) DB2
13 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 76 (21.35%) Maven
2 67 (18.82%) JUnit
3 59 (16.57%) Eclipse
4 54 (15.17%) Jenkins
5 49 (13.76%) Subversion
6 29 (8.15%) Selenium
6 29 (8.15%) Mockito
7 27 (7.58%) Ant
8 22 (6.18%) Git (software)
9 19 (5.34%) JIRA
10 18 (5.06%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.09%) IntelliJ
12 8 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (2.25%) Hudson
12 8 (2.25%) RSpec
13 6 (1.69%) QUnit
14 5 (1.40%) Gradle
15 4 (1.12%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.12%) DbUnit
15 4 (1.12%) TestNG
General
1 30 (8.43%) Finance
2 22 (6.18%) Publishing
3 16 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.81%) Banking
5 8 (2.25%) Marketing
6 4 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Retail
8 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (53.09%) Spring
2 105 (29.49%) Hibernate
3 94 (26.40%) HTML
3 94 (26.40%) XML
4 89 (25.00%) Web Services
5 82 (23.03%) J2EE
6 73 (20.51%) CSS
7 64 (17.98%) SOAP
8 55 (15.45%) JSP
9 52 (14.61%) RESTful
10 46 (12.92%) JSON
11 42 (11.80%) Spring MVC
12 38 (10.67%) REST
13 32 (8.99%) Ajax
14 31 (8.71%) Java EE
15 28 (7.87%) JPA
16 27 (7.58%) jQuery
17 25 (7.02%) Servlets
17 25 (7.02%) XSLT
18 23 (6.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.15%) Open Source
2 14 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.37%) Smart Meter
4 9 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.97%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.40%) User Experience
7 5 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.12%) Physics
9 2 (0.56%) EFT
9 2 (0.56%) DTV
9 2 (0.56%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.56%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.56%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.28%) iPhone
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.98%) Linux
2 27 (7.58%) UNIX
3 13 (3.65%) Android
4 10 (2.81%) Windows
5 9 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.40%) Solaris
7 4 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.40%) TDD
3 69 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (17.70%) MVC
5 56 (15.73%) SOA
6 53 (14.89%) Scrum
7 37 (10.39%) BDD
8 35 (9.83%) Software Engineering
9 33 (9.27%) Unit Testing
10 29 (8.15%) Web Development
10 29 (8.15%) OO
11 20 (5.62%) Test Automation
12 16 (4.49%) Pair Programming
13 15 (4.21%) E-Commerce
14 14 (3.93%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.65%) Kanban
15 13 (3.65%) Workflow
16 12 (3.37%) Information Management
16 12 (3.37%) Mentoring
17 11 (3.09%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 356 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (23.88%) JavaScript
3 71 (19.94%) SQL
4 29 (8.15%) Groovy
5 21 (5.90%) Scala
6 14 (3.93%) PL/SQL
7 13 (3.65%) C++
7 13 (3.65%) Python
8 9 (2.53%) C#
9 8 (2.25%) PHP
10 7 (1.97%) XPath
11 6 (1.69%) XQuery
12 5 (1.40%) Perl
12 5 (1.40%) C
13 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.56%) Ruby
15 2 (0.56%) VB
15 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (16.57%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.20%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.62%) Degree
4 10 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.53%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.84%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) HL7
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (3.93%) VirtualBox
2 12 (3.37%) Docker
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) vCloud
5 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 18 (5.06%) Vagrant
2 14 (3.93%) Puppet
3 11 (3.09%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.56%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 100 (28.09%) Oracle
2 14 (3.93%) Google
3 5 (1.40%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.12%) VMware
4 4 (1.12%) IBM
4 4 (1.12%) Atomikos
5 3 (0.84%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (0.84%) Sun
5 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.56%) SAP
6 2 (0.56%) Lotus
6 2 (0.56%) webMethods
6 2 (0.56%) EMC
6 2 (0.56%) Software AG
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe
6 2 (0.56%) ForgeRock
6 2 (0.56%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.28%) hybris
7 1 (0.28%) Demandware
7 1 (0.28%) Facebook
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