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 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 95 133 87
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 186 108 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.89% 1.29% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.40% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 63 89
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£413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £196 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 17
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 £34.00
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
8997 7725 7969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 92.51% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4977 4137 3785
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 465 631
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +19 48 £480 +28.00% 16
Surrey 0 38 £425 +25.92% 14
Hampshire -15 31 £365 +21.66% 13
Berkshire -18 26 £317 -15.60% 15
West Sussex +8 13 £380 +44.76% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 12 £340 -18.80% 4
East Sussex +7 5 - - 4
Middlesex +2 2 £413 - 3
Kent - - - - 11
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 351 (100.00%) Java
2 185 (52.71%) Spring
3 160 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (29.06%) Hibernate
5 99 (28.21%) Oracle
6 94 (26.78%) TDD
7 93 (26.50%) XML
8 92 (26.21%) HTML
9 88 (25.07%) Web Services
10 82 (23.36%) JavaScript
11 77 (21.94%) J2EE
12 75 (21.37%) Maven
13 72 (20.51%) CSS
14 69 (19.66%) SQL
15 68 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
16 65 (18.52%) JUnit
17 63 (17.95%) SOAP
17 63 (17.95%) Linux
18 62 (17.66%) MVC
19 60 (17.09%) Security Cleared
20 57 (16.24%) Eclipse
20 57 (16.24%) SOA
21 56 (15.95%) Tomcat
22 53 (15.10%) Jenkins
23 52 (14.81%) JSP
23 52 (14.81%) Scrum
24 51 (14.53%) RESTful
25 48 (13.68%) Subversion
25 48 (13.68%) SC Cleared
26 46 (13.11%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 56 (15.95%) Tomcat
2 38 (10.83%) Apache
3 25 (7.12%) JBoss
4 20 (5.70%) WebLogic
4 20 (5.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (4.27%) Alfresco
6 12 (3.42%) CMS
6 12 (3.42%) Documentum
7 7 (1.99%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.71%) Liferay
8 6 (1.71%) Confluence
8 6 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.85%) Node.js
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.28%) Mule
12 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.28%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 12 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.99%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.42%) SaaS
5 3 (0.85%) GitHub
6 2 (0.57%) 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 (3.42%) Internet
2 9 (2.56%) HTTP
3 3 (0.85%) Network Security
4 2 (0.57%) NGN
5 1 (0.28%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.11%) MySQL
2 28 (7.98%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.27%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 17 (4.84%) SQL Server
6 16 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (4.56%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.99%) Big Data
9 7 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.71%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.85%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.28%) DB2
13 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 75 (21.37%) Maven
2 65 (18.52%) JUnit
3 57 (16.24%) Eclipse
4 53 (15.10%) Jenkins
5 48 (13.68%) Subversion
6 28 (7.98%) Selenium
6 28 (7.98%) Mockito
7 27 (7.69%) Ant
8 21 (5.98%) Git (software)
9 19 (5.41%) JIRA
10 18 (5.13%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.13%) IntelliJ
12 8 (2.28%) RSpec
12 8 (2.28%) Hudson
12 8 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.71%) QUnit
14 5 (1.42%) Gradle
15 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
15 3 (0.85%) Eclipse RCP
15 3 (0.85%) DbUnit
General
1 28 (7.98%) Finance
2 23 (6.55%) Publishing
3 16 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.56%) Banking
5 8 (2.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.14%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (52.71%) Spring
2 102 (29.06%) Hibernate
3 93 (26.50%) XML
4 92 (26.21%) HTML
5 88 (25.07%) Web Services
6 77 (21.94%) J2EE
7 72 (20.51%) CSS
8 63 (17.95%) SOAP
9 52 (14.81%) JSP
10 51 (14.53%) RESTful
11 46 (13.11%) JSON
12 42 (11.97%) Spring MVC
13 37 (10.54%) REST
14 31 (8.83%) Ajax
15 30 (8.55%) Java EE
16 28 (7.98%) JPA
17 26 (7.41%) jQuery
17 26 (7.41%) XSLT
18 24 (6.84%) Servlets
19 23 (6.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.98%) Open Source
2 13 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.42%) Smart Meter
4 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.99%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.99%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.14%) User Experience
7 4 (1.14%) Physics
7 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.57%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.57%) EFT
9 2 (0.57%) DTV
9 2 (0.57%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.57%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.28%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.95%) Linux
2 26 (7.41%) UNIX
3 12 (3.42%) Android
4 9 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.28%) Windows
6 5 (1.42%) Solaris
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.78%) TDD
3 68 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (17.66%) MVC
5 57 (16.24%) SOA
6 52 (14.81%) Scrum
7 37 (10.54%) BDD
8 36 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 32 (9.12%) Unit Testing
10 29 (8.26%) Web Development
11 28 (7.98%) OO
12 20 (5.70%) Test Automation
13 15 (4.27%) E-Commerce
13 15 (4.27%) Pair Programming
14 14 (3.99%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.70%) Kanban
15 13 (3.70%) Workflow
16 12 (3.42%) Information Management
17 11 (3.13%) Mentoring
17 11 (3.13%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 351 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (23.36%) JavaScript
3 69 (19.66%) SQL
4 27 (7.69%) Groovy
5 19 (5.41%) Scala
6 13 (3.70%) Python
6 13 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.42%) C++
8 9 (2.56%) C#
9 8 (2.28%) PHP
9 8 (2.28%) XPath
10 7 (1.99%) XQuery
11 5 (1.42%) Perl
12 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.14%) C
13 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.57%) VB
14 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 48 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.41%) Degree
4 10 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.28%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.99%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (3.99%) VirtualBox
2 12 (3.42%) Docker
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.57%) vCloud
6 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 18 (5.13%) Vagrant
2 14 (3.99%) Puppet
3 12 (3.42%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.57%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 99 (28.21%) Oracle
2 13 (3.70%) Google
3 5 (1.42%) TIBCO
4 4 (1.14%) IBM
5 3 (0.85%) VMware
5 3 (0.85%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (0.85%) Atomikos
6 2 (0.57%) ForgeRock
6 2 (0.57%) Sun
6 2 (0.57%) EMC
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe
6 2 (0.57%) webMethods
6 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.57%) Software AG
6 2 (0.57%) SAP
6 2 (0.57%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.28%) Alterian
7 1 (0.28%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.28%) Lotus
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
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