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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 62 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 294 192 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.05% 1.93% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.04% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 125 108
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £279 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Average hourly rate £44.50 £42.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
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
9192 9389 8785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.30% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5141 4824
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 455 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.33 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 64 £375 - 6
Surrey -2 52 £500 +42.85% 21
West Sussex +28 51 £450 +44.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +17 32 £363 -1.36% 1
Berkshire -5 31 £400 +6.66% 15
Oxfordshire +25 30 £438 +8.02% 13
Kent -15 17 £650 - 4
East Sussex +10 14 £488 +39.28% 4
Middlesex -6 2 £355 +29.09% 2
Sussex - 1 £475 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 526 (99.81%) Java
2 268 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (48.96%) Spring
4 164 (31.12%) HTML
5 160 (30.36%) JavaScript
6 149 (28.27%) Hibernate
7 135 (25.62%) CSS
8 134 (25.43%) SQL
9 126 (23.91%) Web Services
10 124 (23.53%) Scrum
11 123 (23.34%) JUnit
12 119 (22.58%) TDD
13 117 (22.20%) Oracle
14 113 (21.44%) Linux
15 109 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
16 104 (19.73%) Subversion
17 102 (19.35%) Maven
18 97 (18.41%) XML
19 95 (18.03%) Jenkins
20 91 (17.27%) JBoss
21 89 (16.89%) REST
21 89 (16.89%) Java EE
22 85 (16.13%) J2EE
23 82 (15.56%) RESTful
24 80 (15.18%) Security Cleared
25 77 (14.61%) Eclipse
26 72 (13.66%) SC Cleared
27 66 (12.52%) JIRA
28 63 (11.95%) Finance
29 62 (11.76%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 91 (17.27%) JBoss
2 50 (9.49%) Tomcat
3 28 (5.31%) Apache
3 28 (5.31%) Confluence
4 25 (4.74%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (3.04%) OpenStack
7 14 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.66%) IIS
8 8 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.14%) Node.js
9 6 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.95%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.57%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.38%) CMS
13 2 (0.38%) Jetty
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) GIMP
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) OpenText Process Suite
2 6 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.38%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.28%) PaaS
3 10 (1.90%) Heroku
3 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.14%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.38%) Boomi
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Force.com
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.63%) HTTP
2 23 (4.36%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.28%) SSL
4 11 (2.09%) SAN
5 6 (1.14%) Internet
6 4 (0.76%) AMQP
6 4 (0.76%) tcpdump
7 3 (0.57%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.19%) DVB
8 1 (0.19%) LDAP
8 1 (0.19%) Network Security
8 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.54%) NoSQL
2 44 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 32 (6.07%) Oracle Database
5 30 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (5.50%) MongoDB
6 29 (5.50%) SQL Server
7 25 (4.74%) MySQL
8 20 (3.80%) Big Data
9 19 (3.61%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.90%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.71%) VoltDB
13 8 (1.52%) Riak
14 7 (1.33%) OpenStack Swift
15 5 (0.95%) DB2
15 5 (0.95%) Redis
15 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 123 (23.34%) JUnit
2 104 (19.73%) Subversion
3 102 (19.35%) Maven
4 95 (18.03%) Jenkins
5 77 (14.61%) Eclipse
6 66 (12.52%) JIRA
7 62 (11.76%) Git (software)
8 54 (10.25%) Selenium
9 46 (8.73%) Cucumber
10 41 (7.78%) Gradle
11 40 (7.59%) Ant
12 32 (6.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 28 (5.31%) JMeter
14 17 (3.23%) Artifactory
14 17 (3.23%) Toad
15 16 (3.04%) Mockito
16 15 (2.85%) Checkstyle
16 15 (2.85%) FindBugs
17 14 (2.66%) Hudson
17 14 (2.66%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (11.95%) Finance
2 13 (2.47%) Banking
3 9 (1.71%) Retail
4 7 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.14%) Publishing
6 5 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.57%) Games
8 2 (0.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Law
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (48.96%) Spring
2 164 (31.12%) HTML
3 149 (28.27%) Hibernate
4 135 (25.62%) CSS
5 126 (23.91%) Web Services
6 97 (18.41%) XML
7 89 (16.89%) Java EE
7 89 (16.89%) REST
8 85 (16.13%) J2EE
9 82 (15.56%) RESTful
10 62 (11.76%) SOAP
11 61 (11.57%) JSON
12 56 (10.63%) JMS
13 52 (9.87%) HTML5
14 46 (8.73%) AngularJS
15 45 (8.54%) Ajax
16 43 (8.16%) JSF
17 39 (7.40%) Apache Camel
17 39 (7.40%) JSP
17 39 (7.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.23%) PKI
3 13 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.28%) Smart Meter
5 11 (2.09%) Algorithms
6 10 (1.90%) Cryptography
6 10 (1.90%) User Experience
7 9 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.38%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.19%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.19%) Ergonomics
13 1 (0.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 113 (21.44%) Linux
2 51 (9.68%) Unix
3 32 (6.07%) Windows
4 22 (4.17%) Android
4 22 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (23.53%) Scrum
3 119 (22.58%) TDD
4 109 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (11.76%) MVC
6 61 (11.57%) BDD
7 51 (9.68%) Open Source
8 50 (9.49%) UML
8 50 (9.49%) Unit Testing
9 41 (7.78%) Web Development
10 40 (7.59%) Waterfall
11 38 (7.21%) OO
12 36 (6.83%) DevOps
13 34 (6.45%) Automated Testing
13 34 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 34 (6.45%) Software Engineering
13 34 (6.45%) Web Design
14 33 (6.26%) Configuration Management
15 31 (5.88%) Kanban
16 26 (4.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 526 (99.81%) Java
2 160 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 134 (25.43%) SQL
4 48 (9.11%) PL/SQL
5 45 (8.54%) Python
6 42 (7.97%) Scala
7 41 (7.78%) Ruby
8 30 (5.69%) C#
9 21 (3.98%) C
10 15 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.28%) Go
11 12 (2.28%) Groovy
12 11 (2.09%) C++
13 10 (1.90%) Jython
13 10 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 8 (1.52%) Perl
15 7 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.33%) XPath
16 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 72 (13.66%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.83%) Degree
4 16 (3.04%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.14%) ISEB
5 6 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) OCP
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.19%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.09%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 19 (3.61%) Docker
2 7 (1.33%) vSphere
3 4 (0.76%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.19%) GridGain
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 117 (22.20%) Oracle
2 29 (5.50%) Google
3 10 (1.90%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.52%) Adobe
4 8 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 8 (1.52%) HP
5 7 (1.33%) Sun
6 6 (1.14%) Informatica
6 6 (1.14%) Rally
6 6 (1.14%) Talend
7 5 (0.95%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.76%) ATG
8 4 (0.76%) Blue Prism
8 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.76%) VMware
9 2 (0.38%) Dell
9 2 (0.38%) Siebel
10 1 (0.19%) IBM
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.19%) SAP
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