The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 51 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 309 195 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.69% 1.96% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 2.07% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 128 115
Median daily rate £466 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £42.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £42.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +25.73%
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
7839 9408 8773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.76% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 5661 4851
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 441 462
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +55 135 £475 - 13
Hampshire -7 47 £425 +9.67% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 28 £383 +13.33% 10
Berkshire -8 27 £375 +3.44% 6
East Sussex +27 26 £450 +4.23% 8
Surrey -14 23 £500 +11.11% 9
West Sussex +12 14 £475 +25.00% 2
Kent +4 3 £600 +71.42%
Middlesex -4 1 £450 +20.00% 2
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 633 (100.00%) Java
2 354 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (52.92%) Spring
4 224 (35.39%) JUnit
5 193 (30.49%) SQL
5 193 (30.49%) Scrum
6 191 (30.17%) JavaScript
7 173 (27.33%) HTML
8 169 (26.70%) TDD
9 162 (25.59%) REST
10 161 (25.43%) JSON
11 148 (23.38%) Jenkins
12 143 (22.59%) Cucumber
13 140 (22.12%) Tomcat
14 139 (21.96%) Linux
15 136 (21.48%) Maven
16 129 (20.38%) Web Services
17 127 (20.06%) XML
18 126 (19.91%) Oracle
18 126 (19.91%) RESTful
19 125 (19.75%) J2EE
20 118 (18.64%) CSS
21 114 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
22 109 (17.22%) Subversion
23 108 (17.06%) JBoss
24 106 (16.75%) AngularJS
25 103 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
26 102 (16.11%) Scala
27 100 (15.80%) Git (software)
28 94 (14.85%) BDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 140 (22.12%) Tomcat
2 108 (17.06%) JBoss
3 61 (9.64%) Apache
4 52 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (7.42%) WebLogic
6 38 (6.00%) WebSphere
7 29 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 27 (4.27%) Confluence
9 21 (3.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (2.69%) Apache Spark
11 14 (2.21%) Jetty
12 12 (1.90%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (1.26%) Documentum
14 8 (1.26%) nginx
14 8 (1.26%) OpenStack
15 7 (1.11%) IIS
16 5 (0.79%) SharePoint
17 4 (0.63%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 103 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
3 48 (7.58%) GitHub
4 19 (3.00%) Amazon S3
4 19 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
4 19 (3.00%) PaaS
5 9 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.42%) Bluemix
5 9 (1.42%) Heroku
5 9 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
6 8 (1.26%) SaaS
7 4 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.47%) Force.com
9 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.58%) HTTP
2 14 (2.21%) SSL
3 6 (0.95%) SSH
4 4 (0.63%) AMQP
4 4 (0.63%) Internet
5 3 (0.47%) Intranet
5 3 (0.47%) LDAP
5 3 (0.47%) SNMP
6 2 (0.32%) LAN
6 2 (0.32%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) DVB
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (13.27%) MongoDB
2 59 (9.32%) Oracle Database
3 37 (5.85%) Couchbase
4 34 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 32 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 30 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (4.58%) SQL Server
8 24 (3.79%) Big Data
9 23 (3.63%) MySQL
10 18 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.21%) HBase
12 13 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.74%) VoltDB
14 10 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.58%) DB2
15 5 (0.79%) Redis
16 4 (0.63%) OLTP
17 3 (0.47%) Hazelcast
18 2 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
18 2 (0.32%) Impala
Development Applications
1 224 (35.39%) JUnit
2 148 (23.38%) Jenkins
3 143 (22.59%) Cucumber
4 136 (21.48%) Maven
5 109 (17.22%) Subversion
6 100 (15.80%) Git (software)
7 85 (13.43%) Mockito
8 82 (12.95%) JIRA
9 77 (12.16%) Selenium
10 74 (11.69%) Gradle
11 71 (11.22%) Eclipse
12 38 (6.00%) Hamcrest
12 38 (6.00%) Spock
13 36 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (5.69%) JMeter
14 27 (4.27%) SoapUI
15 26 (4.11%) Ant
16 21 (3.32%) Artifactory
17 16 (2.53%) Checkstyle
17 16 (2.53%) FindBugs
General
1 88 (13.90%) Finance
2 38 (6.00%) Banking
3 36 (5.69%) Publishing
4 15 (2.37%) Retail
5 14 (2.21%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (52.92%) Spring
2 173 (27.33%) HTML
3 162 (25.59%) REST
4 161 (25.43%) JSON
5 129 (20.38%) Web Services
6 127 (20.06%) XML
7 126 (19.91%) RESTful
8 125 (19.75%) J2EE
9 118 (18.64%) CSS
10 106 (16.75%) AngularJS
11 92 (14.53%) HTML5
12 88 (13.90%) Hibernate
13 77 (12.16%) JMS
14 64 (10.11%) JSP
15 63 (9.95%) SOAP
16 54 (8.53%) Java EE
17 51 (8.06%) jQuery
18 50 (7.90%) Ajax
19 49 (7.74%) Struts
20 44 (6.95%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (2.53%) Data Integration
1 16 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (2.21%) Computer Science
2 14 (2.21%) User Experience
3 11 (1.74%) Smart Meter
4 10 (1.58%) PKI
5 9 (1.42%) Cryptography
6 7 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (0.95%) Fintech
7 6 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (0.79%) Replication
8 5 (0.79%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.63%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.63%) Statistics
10 3 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 139 (21.96%) Linux
2 49 (7.74%) Unix
3 13 (2.05%) Windows
4 12 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.26%) Android
6 7 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.47%) AIX
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (30.49%) Scrum
3 169 (26.70%) TDD
4 114 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (14.85%) BDD
6 82 (12.95%) Kanban
7 64 (10.11%) Web Development
8 55 (8.69%) Open Source
8 55 (8.69%) Software Engineering
9 54 (8.53%) MVC
10 53 (8.37%) Domain-Driven Design
11 45 (7.11%) Automated Testing
12 43 (6.79%) Migration
13 41 (6.48%) Microservices
14 36 (5.69%) CQRS
15 35 (5.53%) SOA
16 34 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
16 34 (5.37%) OWASP
16 34 (5.37%) Pair Programming
17 33 (5.21%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 633 (100.00%) Java
2 193 (30.49%) SQL
3 191 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 102 (16.11%) Scala
5 84 (13.27%) Python
6 63 (9.95%) Ruby
7 53 (8.37%) Groovy
8 39 (6.16%) C#
9 28 (4.42%) C++
10 16 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.21%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.05%) Go
12 13 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.74%) C
14 9 (1.42%) Perl
15 8 (1.26%) AspectJ
16 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.47%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.47%) VB
17 3 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 55 (8.69%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.32%) Degree
4 8 (1.26%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.11%) ISEB
5 7 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.16%) OCP
6 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.21%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (5.85%) Docker
2 7 (1.11%) vSphere
3 6 (0.95%) HDFS
4 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.26%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.95%) Packer
4 3 (0.47%) Puppet
5 2 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 126 (19.91%) Oracle
2 26 (4.11%) IBM
3 25 (3.95%) Google
4 10 (1.58%) HP
5 7 (1.11%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.11%) Rally
5 7 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.79%) SAP
7 4 (0.63%) Adobe
7 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.63%) Talend
8 3 (0.47%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.32%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.32%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.32%) GigaSpaces
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.32%) Telerik
10 1 (0.16%) hybris
10 1 (0.16%) New Relic
10 1 (0.16%) Twitter
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