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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 103 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 170 158 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.70% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.85% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 103 97
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.77% -0.64%
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
9089 8546 7864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.37% 91.86% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5042 4732 3932
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £220
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 431 460 620
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 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 1 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
Hampshire -9 45 £375 -14.28% 12
Surrey +16 41 £375 -9.90% 18
Berkshire -10 31 £375 +7.14% 16
Buckinghamshire -3 23 £350 -6.66% 7
Oxfordshire -10 12 £410 +29.13% 8
East Sussex -13 5 £350 - 1
West Sussex -14 4 £356 +9.61% 1
Middlesex +8 2 £275 - 1
Kent -3 2 - - 6
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 340 (99.71%) Java
2 174 (51.03%) Spring
3 141 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (35.78%) Web Services
5 113 (33.14%) Hibernate
6 102 (29.91%) TDD
6 102 (29.91%) Oracle
7 89 (26.10%) JavaScript
8 84 (24.63%) HTML
9 80 (23.46%) CSS
9 80 (23.46%) Linux
10 78 (22.87%) J2EE
11 77 (22.58%) JUnit
12 71 (20.82%) Scrum
13 70 (20.53%) SOAP
13 70 (20.53%) Tomcat
14 68 (19.94%) SOA
14 68 (19.94%) SQL
15 58 (17.01%) Software Engineering
16 56 (16.42%) RESTful
17 52 (15.25%) Maven
18 51 (14.96%) Eclipse
19 49 (14.37%) XML
19 49 (14.37%) Subversion
19 49 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (14.08%) WebLogic
21 47 (13.78%) OO
21 47 (13.78%) BDD
21 47 (13.78%) Jenkins
22 46 (13.49%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 70 (20.53%) Tomcat
2 48 (14.08%) WebLogic
3 44 (12.90%) JBoss
4 28 (8.21%) Apache
5 26 (7.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (6.45%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.47%) CMS
10 4 (1.17%) Confluence
10 4 (1.17%) Jetty
11 3 (0.88%) Mule
11 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.59%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.59%) Liferay
12 2 (0.59%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.59%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.88%) GIMP
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.88%) Magento
3 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.81%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.88%) Google Checkout
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.97%) Internet
2 9 (2.64%) HTTP
3 4 (1.17%) AMQP
4 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.59%) SSH
5 2 (0.59%) NGN
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (6.45%) MySQL
3 16 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.93%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.05%) Big Data
7 6 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.47%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.59%) BaseX
9 2 (0.59%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.59%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.59%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.59%) Informix
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 77 (22.58%) JUnit
2 52 (15.25%) Maven
3 51 (14.96%) Eclipse
4 49 (14.37%) Subversion
5 47 (13.78%) Jenkins
6 42 (12.32%) Cucumber
7 38 (11.14%) Selenium
8 34 (9.97%) Git (software)
9 32 (9.38%) Mockito
10 14 (4.11%) Ant
11 10 (2.93%) JIRA
12 7 (2.05%) RSpec
13 6 (1.76%) Gradle
13 6 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (1.47%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
15 4 (1.17%) Gerrit
15 4 (1.17%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.17%) NetBeans
16 3 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 31 (9.09%) Finance
2 17 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.69%) Publishing
4 15 (4.40%) Banking
5 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.76%) Retail
6 4 (1.17%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (51.03%) Spring
2 122 (35.78%) Web Services
3 113 (33.14%) Hibernate
4 84 (24.63%) HTML
5 80 (23.46%) CSS
6 78 (22.87%) J2EE
7 70 (20.53%) SOAP
8 56 (16.42%) RESTful
9 49 (14.37%) XML
10 40 (11.73%) REST
11 39 (11.44%) JSON
11 39 (11.44%) jQuery
12 36 (10.56%) Spring MVC
13 34 (9.97%) JSF
13 34 (9.97%) JSP
14 33 (9.68%) Struts
15 32 (9.38%) Java EE
16 31 (9.09%) JPA
17 29 (8.50%) HTML5
18 25 (7.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.21%) Open Source
2 9 (2.64%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.35%) Digital Media
3 8 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.05%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.47%) Online Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.88%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.88%) User Experience
7 2 (0.59%) iPhone
7 2 (0.59%) W3C
7 2 (0.59%) DTV
7 2 (0.59%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.59%) PKI
7 2 (0.59%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.59%) Wiki
7 2 (0.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 80 (23.46%) Linux
2 23 (6.74%) UNIX
3 19 (5.57%) Windows
4 5 (1.47%) Android
4 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.59%) Solaris
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (29.91%) TDD
3 71 (20.82%) Scrum
4 68 (19.94%) SOA
5 58 (17.01%) Software Engineering
6 49 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (13.78%) OO
7 47 (13.78%) BDD
8 46 (13.49%) MVC
9 35 (10.26%) Web Development
10 23 (6.74%) Unit Testing
11 20 (5.87%) UML
12 19 (5.57%) Automated Testing
13 17 (4.99%) Kanban
14 14 (4.11%) Integration Testing
14 14 (4.11%) Configuration Management
15 13 (3.81%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.81%) Change Control
16 12 (3.52%) Test Automation
17 8 (2.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 340 (99.71%) Java
2 89 (26.10%) JavaScript
3 68 (19.94%) SQL
4 30 (8.80%) PL/SQL
5 13 (3.81%) XPath
5 13 (3.81%) XQuery
6 10 (2.93%) C#
7 8 (2.35%) Python
8 7 (2.05%) C++
8 7 (2.05%) Scala
9 5 (1.47%) Delphi
10 4 (1.17%) Groovy
10 4 (1.17%) VB
10 4 (1.17%) Ruby
11 3 (0.88%) PHP
12 2 (0.59%) Pascal
12 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.59%) C
12 2 (0.59%) Perl
12 2 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.93%) Degree
4 8 (2.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) HL7
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.11%) VirtualBox
2 7 (2.05%) Docker
3 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.16%) Vagrant
2 19 (5.57%) Puppet
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.59%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.29%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 102 (29.91%) Oracle
2 10 (2.93%) Adobe
3 9 (2.64%) webMethods
4 7 (2.05%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.05%) Apigee
5 6 (1.76%) Talend
5 6 (1.76%) Google
6 5 (1.47%) SAP
6 5 (1.47%) IBM
6 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.88%) Coremetrics
7 3 (0.88%) VMware
7 3 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.88%) WSO2
7 3 (0.88%) PayPal
8 2 (0.59%) Sun
8 2 (0.59%) Apple
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco
8 2 (0.59%) CA
8 2 (0.59%) EMC
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Reco Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago