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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 102 144 100
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 178 91 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 1.05% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.13% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 48 98
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£360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £187 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -24.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £23.13 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
8831 8026 8874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.88% 92.84% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4305 4177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 616
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Surrey +8 34 £425 +30.76% 20
Berkshire +9 33 £332 -5.28% 13
Oxfordshire +14 32 £444 +29.09% 12
Hampshire 0 32 £318 -15.33% 11
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £330 -20.00% 5
East Sussex -9 7 £275 -21.42% 2
Kent - 4 £200 - 4
Middlesex +3 3 £350 -
West Sussex - 3 £243 - 7
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Java
2 195 (57.02%) Spring
3 132 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (35.96%) Hibernate
5 96 (28.07%) HTML
6 93 (27.19%) JavaScript
7 89 (26.02%) J2EE
7 89 (26.02%) XML
8 86 (25.15%) Oracle
9 82 (23.98%) Web Services
10 81 (23.68%) SQL
11 78 (22.81%) TDD
12 75 (21.93%) CSS
13 72 (21.05%) Eclipse
13 72 (21.05%) Maven
14 61 (17.84%) MVC
15 60 (17.54%) JSP
16 59 (17.25%) JUnit
16 59 (17.25%) Linux
16 59 (17.25%) Security Cleared
17 58 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (14.33%) SOAP
19 47 (13.74%) SC Cleared
20 46 (13.45%) Subversion
20 46 (13.45%) Tomcat
20 46 (13.45%) Jenkins
21 44 (12.87%) SOA
22 41 (11.99%) MySQL
23 39 (11.40%) Finance
24 38 (11.11%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 46 (13.45%) Tomcat
2 34 (9.94%) JBoss
3 32 (9.36%) Apache
4 18 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (3.51%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.51%) Alfresco
7 11 (3.22%) Documentum
8 8 (2.34%) CMS
9 7 (2.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.05%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.05%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (1.75%) Liferay
10 6 (1.75%) Confluence
11 5 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.88%) Node.js
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) MS Office
1 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.22%) Amazon S3
2 11 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.75%) SaaS
4 3 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.80%) HTTP
2 11 (3.22%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) ASN.1
3 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.99%) MySQL
2 25 (7.31%) Oracle Database
3 24 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.85%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.05%) Big Data
11 6 (1.75%) Apache Accumulo
12 4 (1.17%) DB2
13 2 (0.58%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.58%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 72 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 72 (21.05%) Maven
2 59 (17.25%) JUnit
3 46 (13.45%) Subversion
3 46 (13.45%) Jenkins
4 27 (7.89%) Selenium
5 25 (7.31%) Ant
6 23 (6.73%) Mockito
7 18 (5.26%) Git (software)
8 17 (4.97%) JIRA
9 14 (4.09%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.22%) Hudson
11 10 (2.92%) IntelliJ
12 8 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.75%) TestNG
13 6 (1.75%) QUnit
13 6 (1.75%) DbUnit
14 5 (1.46%) RSpec
14 5 (1.46%) Gradle
15 4 (1.17%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 39 (11.40%) Finance
2 14 (4.09%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.22%) Publishing
3 11 (3.22%) Banking
4 7 (2.05%) Marketing
5 5 (1.46%) Electronics
6 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.58%) Front Office
7 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (57.02%) Spring
2 123 (35.96%) Hibernate
3 96 (28.07%) HTML
4 89 (26.02%) J2EE
4 89 (26.02%) XML
5 82 (23.98%) Web Services
6 75 (21.93%) CSS
7 60 (17.54%) JSP
8 49 (14.33%) SOAP
9 37 (10.82%) Spring MVC
9 37 (10.82%) RESTful
10 36 (10.53%) JSON
11 31 (9.06%) REST
12 29 (8.48%) Java EE
13 27 (7.89%) Ajax
14 26 (7.60%) jQuery
15 25 (7.31%) Struts
16 24 (7.02%) Servlets
16 24 (7.02%) GWT
17 20 (5.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.89%) Open Source
2 15 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.51%) Smart Meter
4 8 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.46%) User Experience
6 5 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.17%) Physics
7 4 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.58%) DTV
8 2 (0.58%) Tandem
9 1 (0.29%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.29%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.29%) iPhone
9 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.25%) Linux
2 30 (8.77%) UNIX
3 14 (4.09%) Windows
4 13 (3.80%) Android
5 9 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.17%) Solaris
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.58%) CentOS
7 2 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (22.81%) TDD
3 61 (17.84%) MVC
4 58 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (12.87%) SOA
6 38 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 37 (10.82%) Scrum
8 36 (10.53%) OO
9 31 (9.06%) Software Engineering
9 31 (9.06%) BDD
10 26 (7.60%) Web Development
11 15 (4.39%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.39%) Pair Programming
12 13 (3.80%) Test Automation
13 12 (3.51%) Waterfall
13 12 (3.51%) Mentoring
14 10 (2.92%) Multithreading
14 10 (2.92%) Information Management
14 10 (2.92%) OOP
15 9 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 342 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (27.19%) JavaScript
3 81 (23.68%) SQL
4 28 (8.19%) Groovy
5 20 (5.85%) Scala
6 15 (4.39%) PL/SQL
6 15 (4.39%) C++
7 10 (2.92%) Python
8 8 (2.34%) PHP
9 7 (2.05%) C#
10 5 (1.46%) C
10 5 (1.46%) Perl
10 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.58%) Ruby
12 2 (0.58%) XPath
12 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.29%) XQuery
13 1 (0.29%) JCL
13 1 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 59 (17.25%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.74%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.56%) Degree
4 11 (3.22%) Sun Certification
5 10 (2.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.05%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) HL7
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (2.63%) VirtualBox
2 7 (2.05%) Docker
3 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.58%) vCloud
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (3.22%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.05%) Puppet
3 5 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (25.15%) Oracle
2 18 (5.26%) Google
3 6 (1.75%) IBM
4 5 (1.46%) Sun
4 5 (1.46%) Atomikos
5 4 (1.17%) VMware
5 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.88%) Lotus
6 3 (0.88%) Green Hills
6 3 (0.88%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (0.58%) webMethods
7 2 (0.58%) EMC
7 2 (0.58%) Software AG
7 2 (0.58%) SAP
8 1 (0.29%) Alterian
8 1 (0.29%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.29%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase
8 1 (0.29%) Apple
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