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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 92 151 110
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 175 92 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.89% 1.07% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.15% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 51 92
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £30.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -2.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £41.00
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
8537 8019 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.98% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4262 4249
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 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 496 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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
Berkshire +25 42 £350 +2.94% 13
Hampshire -3 41 £350 -0.70% 8
Buckinghamshire +11 21 £315 -23.63% 5
Oxfordshire -4 19 £350 +3.70% 5
Surrey +3 17 £425 +13.33% 19
East Sussex -6 10 £250 -28.57% 2
Middlesex +9 9 £350 -
Kent - 4 £200 - 5
West Sussex - 1 £313 - 3
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
2 205 (63.08%) Spring
3 132 (40.62%) Hibernate
4 119 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (30.15%) JavaScript
6 89 (27.38%) SQL
7 85 (26.15%) J2EE
8 84 (25.85%) Web Services
9 83 (25.54%) HTML
10 80 (24.62%) XML
11 74 (22.77%) TDD
12 72 (22.15%) Maven
12 72 (22.15%) Eclipse
13 69 (21.23%) MVC
14 65 (20.00%) CSS
15 63 (19.38%) Oracle
16 61 (18.77%) Linux
17 52 (16.00%) JSP
18 49 (15.08%) JUnit
18 49 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
19 45 (13.85%) Finance
20 40 (12.31%) Subversion
21 39 (12.00%) Security Cleared
21 39 (12.00%) Scrum
21 39 (12.00%) SOAP
22 38 (11.69%) Spring MVC
23 36 (11.08%) OO
23 36 (11.08%) Jenkins
24 35 (10.77%) SOA
25 33 (10.15%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (9.85%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.85%) WebSphere
3 18 (5.54%) Apache
4 15 (4.62%) Apache ServiceMix
5 14 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.77%) Liferay
8 8 (2.46%) Documentum
8 8 (2.46%) Confluence
9 7 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.15%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.54%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.23%) CMS
12 3 (0.92%) Node.js
13 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.62%) Escenic
13 2 (0.62%) Mule
13 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MS Office
1 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.77%) Amazon S3
2 9 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.54%) SaaS
4 3 (0.92%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.69%) HTTP
1 12 (3.69%) Internet
2 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.31%) SAN
3 1 (0.31%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.85%) MySQL
2 24 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.69%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.69%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.38%) Big Data
8 9 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.46%) Apache Accumulo
10 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.23%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.23%) DB2
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.62%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.31%) Redis
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.31%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 72 (22.15%) Eclipse
1 72 (22.15%) Maven
2 49 (15.08%) JUnit
3 40 (12.31%) Subversion
4 36 (11.08%) Jenkins
5 27 (8.31%) Mockito
6 25 (7.69%) Selenium
7 24 (7.38%) Ant
8 21 (6.46%) Git (software)
9 18 (5.54%) JIRA
10 13 (4.00%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.38%) Hudson
11 11 (3.38%) DbUnit
11 11 (3.38%) TestNG
12 9 (2.77%) IntelliJ
13 8 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (1.85%) QUnit
15 5 (1.54%) Eclipse RCP
15 5 (1.54%) Gradle
16 4 (1.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 45 (13.85%) Finance
2 15 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.38%) Banking
4 5 (1.54%) Publishing
4 5 (1.54%) Marketing
4 5 (1.54%) Electronics
5 3 (0.92%) Automotive
5 3 (0.92%) Games
6 2 (0.62%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Front Office
6 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.31%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (63.08%) Spring
2 132 (40.62%) Hibernate
3 85 (26.15%) J2EE
4 84 (25.85%) Web Services
5 83 (25.54%) HTML
6 80 (24.62%) XML
7 65 (20.00%) CSS
8 52 (16.00%) JSP
9 39 (12.00%) SOAP
10 38 (11.69%) Spring MVC
11 33 (10.15%) RESTful
12 31 (9.54%) GWT
13 30 (9.23%) jQuery
14 28 (8.62%) Java EE
14 28 (8.62%) REST
15 26 (8.00%) Ajax
16 25 (7.69%) JSON
17 24 (7.38%) Struts
18 21 (6.46%) Servlets
18 21 (6.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.31%) Open Source
2 12 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.15%) Mathematics
3 7 (2.15%) User Experience
4 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.23%) Physics
5 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (0.92%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.62%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.62%) iPhone
7 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.62%) Tandem
8 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.31%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.31%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.77%) Linux
2 29 (8.92%) UNIX
3 16 (4.92%) Windows
4 13 (4.00%) Android
5 8 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.23%) Solaris
7 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.62%) CentOS
8 2 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (22.77%) TDD
3 69 (21.23%) MVC
4 49 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (12.00%) Scrum
6 36 (11.08%) OO
7 35 (10.77%) SOA
8 30 (9.23%) BDD
9 29 (8.92%) Software Engineering
10 28 (8.62%) Unit Testing
11 19 (5.85%) Web Development
12 18 (5.54%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.92%) E-Commerce
14 14 (4.31%) Pair Programming
15 12 (3.69%) Multithreading
16 10 (3.08%) OOD
16 10 (3.08%) UML
16 10 (3.08%) OOP
17 9 (2.77%) Test Automation
17 9 (2.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 325 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (30.15%) JavaScript
3 89 (27.38%) SQL
4 31 (9.54%) Groovy
5 22 (6.77%) Scala
6 17 (5.23%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.38%) Python
8 10 (3.08%) C++
9 9 (2.77%) PHP
10 5 (1.54%) C#
10 5 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.23%) XPath
12 3 (0.92%) C
13 1 (0.31%) COBOL
13 1 (0.31%) Perl
13 1 (0.31%) JCL
13 1 (0.31%) Ruby
13 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.54%) Degree
4 10 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.85%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.92%) QA
1 3 (0.92%) HL7
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (2.46%) VirtualBox
2 6 (1.85%) Docker
3 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.23%) Puppet
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (19.38%) Oracle
2 30 (9.23%) JBoss
3 21 (6.46%) Google
4 10 (3.08%) Atomikos
5 5 (1.54%) Sun
6 4 (1.23%) IBM
6 4 (1.23%) Green Hills
6 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.23%) VMware
7 3 (0.92%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (0.92%) Lotus
7 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.92%) Facebook
7 3 (0.92%) Twitter
7 3 (0.92%) Talend
8 2 (0.62%) Apple
8 2 (0.62%) EMC
8 2 (0.62%) Software AG
8 2 (0.62%) webMethods
9 1 (0.31%) Alterian
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