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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 65 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 252 198 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.94% 2.10% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 2.24% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 120 81
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
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
8084 8833 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.18% 93.80% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4897 4752 4106
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 432 465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
Hampshire +12 57 £375 -1.31% 10
Surrey +18 54 £420 +29.23% 23
Berkshire +12 41 £430 +37.60% 17
Buckinghamshire +33 35 £355 +5.18% 19
Oxfordshire -2 26 £438 -2.77% 9
Kent +13 22 £400 - 3
East Sussex +2 10 £500 +66.66% 4
West Sussex +10 9 £375 +9.48% 8
Middlesex -6 2 £373 -9.69%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 490 (99.80%) Java
2 240 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (42.16%) Spring
4 153 (31.16%) JavaScript
5 145 (29.53%) HTML
6 143 (29.12%) SQL
7 141 (28.72%) Web Services
8 128 (26.07%) Hibernate
9 122 (24.85%) Oracle
10 112 (22.81%) Java EE
11 108 (22.00%) Linux
12 104 (21.18%) XML
13 102 (20.77%) Eclipse
13 102 (20.77%) Maven
14 98 (19.96%) CSS
14 98 (19.96%) J2EE
15 97 (19.76%) TDD
16 94 (19.14%) Scrum
17 84 (17.11%) JBoss
18 79 (16.09%) SOAP
18 79 (16.09%) Subversion
19 78 (15.89%) Security Cleared
20 76 (15.48%) JMS
21 75 (15.27%) PL/SQL
22 73 (14.87%) JUnit
22 73 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (14.26%) Finance
24 69 (14.05%) SC Cleared
25 67 (13.65%) JSF
26 65 (13.24%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 84 (17.11%) JBoss
2 49 (9.98%) WebLogic
3 45 (9.16%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.07%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.83%) Apache
7 9 (1.83%) Node.js
8 7 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.22%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.22%) IIS
10 5 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.81%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.81%) Jetty
11 4 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.61%) Confluence
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.41%) FileNet
13 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) GIMP
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (4.68%) OpenText Process Suite
2 7 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.41%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (1.63%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.81%) PaaS
5 3 (0.61%) Heroku
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.41%) Boomi
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.48%) HTTP
2 19 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.63%) LDAP
4 7 (1.43%) Internet
4 7 (1.43%) SAN
5 4 (0.81%) SSL
6 3 (0.61%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.41%) H.323
8 1 (0.20%) AMQP
8 1 (0.20%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.20%) Network Security
8 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.57%) NoSQL
2 41 (8.35%) Oracle Database
3 37 (7.54%) MySQL
3 37 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 35 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 26 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 24 (4.89%) SQL Server
9 21 (4.28%) Big Data
10 20 (4.07%) DB2
11 12 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.63%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.63%) Riak
13 7 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.43%) DB2 UDB
13 7 (1.43%) OpenStack Swift
14 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 102 (20.77%) Eclipse
1 102 (20.77%) Maven
2 79 (16.09%) Subversion
3 73 (14.87%) JUnit
4 57 (11.61%) Jenkins
5 52 (10.59%) Ant
6 47 (9.57%) JIRA
7 36 (7.33%) Cucumber
8 34 (6.92%) Toad
9 32 (6.52%) Git (software)
10 29 (5.91%) Selenium
11 22 (4.48%) Gradle
12 21 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (4.07%) Mockito
14 12 (2.44%) Artifactory
15 9 (1.83%) CruiseControl
16 8 (1.63%) Checkstyle
16 8 (1.63%) FindBugs
16 8 (1.63%) Grunt
16 8 (1.63%) TestNG
General
1 70 (14.26%) Finance
2 17 (3.46%) Retail
3 14 (2.85%) Banking
4 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.22%) Publishing
6 4 (0.81%) Automotive
6 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.61%) Games
8 2 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (42.16%) Spring
2 145 (29.53%) HTML
3 141 (28.72%) Web Services
4 128 (26.07%) Hibernate
5 112 (22.81%) Java EE
6 104 (21.18%) XML
7 98 (19.96%) CSS
7 98 (19.96%) J2EE
8 79 (16.09%) SOAP
9 76 (15.48%) JMS
10 67 (13.65%) JSF
11 59 (12.02%) JPA
12 52 (10.59%) EJB
13 51 (10.39%) RESTful
14 50 (10.18%) REST
15 43 (8.76%) AngularJS
16 38 (7.74%) Struts
17 36 (7.33%) Servlets
18 35 (7.13%) jQuery
18 35 (7.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.24%) Mobile App
3 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (1.83%) PKI
4 6 (1.22%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.02%) Cryptography
6 4 (0.81%) User Experience
7 2 (0.41%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.41%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.41%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.20%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.20%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.20%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.20%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 108 (22.00%) Linux
2 65 (13.24%) Unix
3 21 (4.28%) Android
4 20 (4.07%) Windows
5 8 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (19.76%) TDD
3 94 (19.14%) Scrum
4 73 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (13.03%) UML
6 52 (10.59%) MVC
7 51 (10.39%) BDD
7 51 (10.39%) Waterfall
8 45 (9.16%) Unit Testing
9 39 (7.94%) OO
10 31 (6.31%) SDLC
10 31 (6.31%) Software Engineering
11 30 (6.11%) Kanban
12 29 (5.91%) Process Management
13 28 (5.70%) SOA
14 24 (4.89%) Web Development
15 23 (4.68%) DevOps
16 20 (4.07%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (4.07%) Open Source
17 19 (3.87%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 490 (99.80%) Java
2 153 (31.16%) JavaScript
3 143 (29.12%) SQL
4 75 (15.27%) PL/SQL
5 37 (7.54%) Shell Script
6 35 (7.13%) Python
7 23 (4.68%) Jython
7 23 (4.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 17 (3.46%) C
9 13 (2.65%) C++
10 11 (2.24%) Ruby
11 10 (2.04%) Scala
12 8 (1.63%) C#
13 6 (1.22%) PHP
14 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.81%) XPath
16 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 78 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 69 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 46 (9.37%) Degree
4 17 (3.46%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) OCA
6 1 (0.20%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.20%) OCP
6 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.20%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.24%) Docker
2 6 (1.22%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.61%) CA Wily
2 3 (0.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 122 (24.85%) Oracle
2 12 (2.44%) Adobe
3 9 (1.83%) Informatica
4 7 (1.43%) Sun
5 6 (1.22%) HP
5 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.22%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.61%) ATG
6 3 (0.61%) CA
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.61%) Tableau
6 3 (0.61%) Talend
7 2 (0.41%) BEA
7 2 (0.41%) Dell
7 2 (0.41%) Google
7 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.41%) Siebel
7 2 (0.41%) Splunk
7 2 (0.41%) Sybase
7 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
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