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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 95 156 120
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 167 89 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.00% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.08% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 50 76
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -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
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 49 £375 +5.63% 16
Berkshire +38 44 £350 -2.09% 21
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £325 -4.41% 6
Surrey -1 12 £338 -15.62% 16
Middlesex +6 10 £350 -
East Sussex +4 10 £250 - 5
Oxfordshire +1 9 £350 +5.66% 7
Kent - 5 £213 - 2
West Sussex -1 2 £313 -10.71% 4
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 325 (100.00%) Java
2 211 (64.92%) Spring
3 142 (43.69%) Hibernate
4 95 (29.23%) JavaScript
5 85 (26.15%) SQL
6 82 (25.23%) Web Services
7 81 (24.92%) J2EE
8 76 (23.38%) HTML
9 72 (22.15%) XML
9 72 (22.15%) Maven
10 66 (20.31%) MVC
11 63 (19.38%) Eclipse
11 63 (19.38%) Oracle
11 63 (19.38%) TDD
12 62 (19.08%) CSS
13 56 (17.23%) Linux
14 46 (14.15%) Finance
14 46 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (12.62%) JUnit
17 40 (12.31%) JSP
17 40 (12.31%) GWT
18 37 (11.38%) Jenkins
19 35 (10.77%) Security Cleared
19 35 (10.77%) Groovy
19 35 (10.77%) Scrum
19 35 (10.77%) SOAP
19 35 (10.77%) OO
20 33 (10.15%) Spring MVC
20 33 (10.15%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.08%) Apache ServiceMix
3 21 (6.46%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.62%) Apache
5 14 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.46%) GlassFish
7 8 (2.46%) Liferay
7 8 (2.46%) Confluence
8 7 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.23%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.23%) Documentum
9 4 (1.23%) CMS
10 3 (0.92%) Node.js
11 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.62%) Escenic
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MS Office
1 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.31%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.15%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.23%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) GitHub
4 2 (0.62%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.31%) HTTP
2 9 (2.77%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) SAN
3 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.54%) MySQL
2 24 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.23%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.31%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.31%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.38%) Big Data
8 10 (3.08%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.46%) Apache Accumulo
10 7 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.92%) DB2
12 3 (0.92%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.31%) Redis
14 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.31%) Voldemort
14 1 (0.31%) BigTable
14 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 72 (22.15%) Maven
2 63 (19.38%) Eclipse
3 41 (12.62%) JUnit
4 37 (11.38%) Jenkins
5 33 (10.15%) Subversion
6 28 (8.62%) Mockito
7 23 (7.08%) Selenium
8 21 (6.46%) Ant
9 20 (6.15%) TestNG
10 19 (5.85%) DbUnit
11 18 (5.54%) Git (software)
12 17 (5.23%) JIRA
13 11 (3.38%) Hudson
13 11 (3.38%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (1.85%) QUnit
16 5 (1.54%) IntelliJ
17 4 (1.23%) CruiseControl
17 4 (1.23%) Gradle
17 4 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 46 (14.15%) Finance
2 13 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.08%) Banking
4 5 (1.54%) Electronics
5 3 (0.92%) Publishing
5 3 (0.92%) Games
5 3 (0.92%) Automotive
5 3 (0.92%) Legal
5 3 (0.92%) Marketing
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Billing
6 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.62%) Front Office
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (64.92%) Spring
2 142 (43.69%) Hibernate
3 82 (25.23%) Web Services
4 81 (24.92%) J2EE
5 76 (23.38%) HTML
6 72 (22.15%) XML
7 62 (19.08%) CSS
8 40 (12.31%) JSP
8 40 (12.31%) GWT
9 35 (10.77%) SOAP
10 33 (10.15%) Spring MVC
11 32 (9.85%) jQuery
12 30 (9.23%) RESTful
13 28 (8.62%) Java EE
14 25 (7.69%) Struts
14 25 (7.69%) Apache Camel
14 25 (7.69%) REST
15 24 (7.38%) JSON
16 21 (6.46%) Ajax
16 21 (6.46%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.38%) Open Source
2 12 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.15%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.23%) Graphic Design
4 4 (1.23%) Physics
4 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.62%) APACS
6 2 (0.62%) Tandem
6 2 (0.62%) EFT
6 2 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Linked Data
6 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.31%) DTV
7 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.31%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.31%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.23%) Linux
2 28 (8.62%) UNIX
3 13 (4.00%) Windows
3 13 (4.00%) Android
4 8 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.92%) Solaris
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.31%) MVC
2 63 (19.38%) TDD
3 46 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (10.77%) Scrum
5 35 (10.77%) OO
6 32 (9.85%) SOA
7 30 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 24 (7.38%) Unit Testing
9 20 (6.15%) BDD
10 15 (4.62%) Multithreading
11 14 (4.31%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.69%) Web Development
13 11 (3.38%) UML
13 11 (3.38%) Pair Programming
14 10 (3.08%) OOP
15 9 (2.77%) Migration
16 7 (2.15%) OOD
17 6 (1.85%) Data Security
17 6 (1.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 325 (100.00%) Java
2 95 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 85 (26.15%) SQL
4 35 (10.77%) Groovy
5 17 (5.23%) Scala
6 15 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.08%) Python
7 10 (3.08%) C++
8 9 (2.77%) PHP
8 9 (2.77%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.54%) C#
9 5 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.54%) XPath
10 3 (0.92%) HQL
10 3 (0.92%) C
11 1 (0.31%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.23%) Degree
4 9 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.54%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.92%) QA
1 3 (0.92%) HL7
2 2 (0.62%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (2.15%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.54%) Docker
3 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.15%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (19.38%) Oracle
2 26 (8.00%) Google
3 24 (7.38%) JBoss
4 15 (4.62%) Atomikos
5 5 (1.54%) Sun
6 4 (1.23%) VMware
6 4 (1.23%) Green Hills
6 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.23%) IBM
7 3 (0.92%) Facebook
7 3 (0.92%) Twitter
7 3 (0.92%) Talend
7 3 (0.92%) Lotus
7 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.62%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.62%) Apple
8 2 (0.62%) EMC
8 2 (0.62%) hybris
9 1 (0.31%) Akamai
9 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
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