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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
England / South East
Rank 236 235 252
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Java SE 1 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.24% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.91% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 3
Median daily rate - £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £415 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1868 2189 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 26.68% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1425 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 44
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.80 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +16 1 - -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

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 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle