The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - 271 244
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.010% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.040% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%
Java SE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2348 2492 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.61% 26.10% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1603 1233
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 34 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £13.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java SE
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 SE across the South East region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java SE
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 SE across the South East region.

Java SE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) JMS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) JSF
5 2 (33.33%) Business Development
5 2 (33.33%) JDBC
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) Servlets
5 2 (33.33%) DHTML
5 2 (33.33%) Struts
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate

Java SE
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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) DHTML
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) JDBC
4 2 (33.33%) JSF
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) EJB
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle