The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 102 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 165 149 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.78% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.93% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 101 95
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.65 £30.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £39.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -9 57 £438 +25.00% 6
Berkshire +7 40 £350 -3.44% 11
Surrey +1 32 £413 +17.85% 23
Buckinghamshire -6 16 £400 +14.28% 9
East Sussex 0 10 £288 -10.15% 5
Oxfordshire -10 3 £350 +9.37% 9
Kent +4 2 £375 -1.63% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Sussex -7 1 £325 -7.14% 6
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Java
2 192 (65.08%) Spring
3 138 (46.78%) Hibernate
4 103 (34.92%) SQL
5 93 (31.53%) Web Services
6 87 (29.49%) J2EE
7 82 (27.80%) XML
8 81 (27.46%) Oracle
9 69 (23.39%) JavaScript
10 58 (19.66%) HTML
10 58 (19.66%) Eclipse
11 51 (17.29%) MVC
12 47 (15.93%) Linux
12 47 (15.93%) Scrum
12 47 (15.93%) Maven
13 44 (14.92%) CSS
14 42 (14.24%) GWT
15 41 (13.90%) Java EE
16 40 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (13.22%) jQuery
17 39 (13.22%) Struts
18 36 (12.20%) Finance
18 36 (12.20%) SOA
19 35 (11.86%) Security Cleared
20 33 (11.19%) TDD
20 33 (11.19%) OO
20 33 (11.19%) Apache Camel
21 31 (10.51%) Apache ServiceMix
22 30 (10.17%) JSON
23 29 (9.83%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (10.51%) Apache ServiceMix
2 28 (9.49%) WebSphere
3 26 (8.81%) Tomcat
3 26 (8.81%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.76%) Liferay
5 6 (2.03%) MQSeries
5 6 (2.03%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.69%) Alfresco
6 5 (1.69%) CMS
6 5 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (1.69%) Escenic
7 4 (1.36%) Apache
7 4 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.02%) Mule
9 2 (0.68%) Confluence
9 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.34%) Jetty
10 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.34%) Documentum
10 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.34%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) Internet
1 6 (2.03%) HTTP
2 3 (1.02%) NGN
2 3 (1.02%) Network Security
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.80%) MySQL
2 22 (7.46%) Oracle Database
3 20 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.73%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 7 (2.37%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (2.37%) Big Data
7 7 (2.37%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.69%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.36%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.68%) Voldemort
10 2 (0.68%) BigTable
10 2 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (19.66%) Eclipse
2 47 (15.93%) Maven
3 29 (9.83%) Subversion
3 29 (9.83%) Jenkins
4 26 (8.81%) JUnit
5 25 (8.47%) TestNG
5 25 (8.47%) DbUnit
6 24 (8.14%) Mockito
7 13 (4.41%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (3.05%) Ant
8 9 (3.05%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.69%) JIRA
9 5 (1.69%) Toad
10 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.02%) Hudson
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Continuum
11 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.68%) Trac
11 2 (0.68%) Eclipse RCP
11 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (12.20%) Finance
2 17 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.71%) Banking
4 6 (2.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.68%) Automotive
6 2 (0.68%) Billing
6 2 (0.68%) Publishing
6 2 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (65.08%) Spring
2 138 (46.78%) Hibernate
3 93 (31.53%) Web Services
4 87 (29.49%) J2EE
5 82 (27.80%) XML
6 58 (19.66%) HTML
7 44 (14.92%) CSS
8 42 (14.24%) GWT
9 41 (13.90%) Java EE
10 39 (13.22%) jQuery
10 39 (13.22%) Struts
11 33 (11.19%) Apache Camel
12 30 (10.17%) JSON
13 27 (9.15%) JSF
13 27 (9.15%) SOAP
14 24 (8.14%) JDBC
14 24 (8.14%) JSP
15 22 (7.46%) Ajax
15 22 (7.46%) RESTful
16 18 (6.10%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.75%) Open Source
2 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.36%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.68%) iPhone
4 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (0.68%) EFT
4 2 (0.68%) GIS
4 2 (0.68%) APACS
5 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.34%) Wiki
5 1 (0.34%) RIA
5 1 (0.34%) PKI
5 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.34%) Telematics
5 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.93%) Linux
2 17 (5.76%) Windows
3 16 (5.42%) UNIX
4 6 (2.03%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.69%) Windows NT
5 5 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.02%) Android
6 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.29%) MVC
2 47 (15.93%) Scrum
3 40 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (12.20%) SOA
5 33 (11.19%) TDD
5 33 (11.19%) OO
6 23 (7.80%) UML
7 19 (6.44%) Software Engineering
8 18 (6.10%) Multithreading
9 17 (5.76%) OOD
10 14 (4.75%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.73%) Pair Programming
12 11 (3.73%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (3.73%) BDD
13 10 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.39%) OOP
13 10 (3.39%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.05%) Refactoring
14 9 (3.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 295 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (34.92%) SQL
3 69 (23.39%) JavaScript
4 29 (9.83%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.12%) Groovy
6 13 (4.41%) C#
7 9 (3.05%) Python
7 9 (3.05%) Scala
8 7 (2.37%) C++
9 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.36%) C
10 4 (1.36%) XPath
11 3 (1.02%) HQL
12 1 (0.34%) Fortran
12 1 (0.34%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.34%) Golang
12 1 (0.34%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 35 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.76%) Degree
4 7 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) HL7
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 81 (27.46%) Oracle
2 19 (6.44%) Google
3 18 (6.10%) Atomikos
4 16 (5.42%) JBoss
5 13 (4.41%) Talend
6 8 (2.71%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.03%) IBM
8 5 (1.69%) webMethods
8 5 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.69%) Software AG
9 4 (1.36%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.02%) Facebook
10 3 (1.02%) hybris
11 2 (0.68%) Twitter
11 2 (0.68%) Sun
11 2 (0.68%) Apple
11 2 (0.68%) Quark
11 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.34%) Green Hills
12 1 (0.34%) ESRI
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