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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 278 270 250
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing Java SE 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.010% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.044% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £278 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -26.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2443 2295 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.31% 23.05% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1597 1411 1271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 50
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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
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 SE within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Surrey - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £358 +28.82%
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (87.50%) HTML
3 20 (83.33%) CSS
4 19 (79.17%) XML
4 19 (79.17%) Unix
5 18 (75.00%) Oracle
6 17 (70.83%) JMS
6 17 (70.83%) JSF
7 16 (66.67%) Java EE
7 16 (66.67%) Web Services
7 16 (66.67%) Ant
7 16 (66.67%) PL/SQL
7 16 (66.67%) SQL
7 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
7 16 (66.67%) EJB
7 16 (66.67%) SOAP
7 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (66.67%) Toad
8 15 (62.50%) Finance
8 15 (62.50%) JPA
9 12 (50.00%) Waterfall
9 12 (50.00%) Subversion
10 11 (45.83%) UML
11 10 (41.67%) Python
11 10 (41.67%) Eclipse
11 10 (41.67%) JRules
11 10 (41.67%) Jython
11 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
11 10 (41.67%) Process Management

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 16 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (8.33%) BigMachines
2 2 (8.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Ant
1 16 (66.67%) Toad
2 12 (50.00%) Subversion
3 10 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (41.67%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.33%) Checkstyle
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) FindBugs
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.17%) Gradle
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Programmer
4 5 (20.83%) Programmer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Programmer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 20 (83.33%) CSS
3 19 (79.17%) XML
4 17 (70.83%) JMS
4 17 (70.83%) JSF
5 16 (66.67%) EJB
5 16 (66.67%) Java EE
5 16 (66.67%) SOAP
5 16 (66.67%) Web Services
6 15 (62.50%) JPA
7 10 (41.67%) JRules
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (16.67%) Spring
9 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) Struts
10 2 (8.33%) CSS3
10 2 (8.33%) jQuery
10 2 (8.33%) Mason
10 2 (8.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (45.83%) UML
4 10 (41.67%) Process Management
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Business Development
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Use Case
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Jython
4 10 (41.67%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (41.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (8.33%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) OCA
1 2 (8.33%) OCAJ
1 2 (8.33%) OCP
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (4.17%) Arqiva