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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 242 264 238
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing Java SE 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.088% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate £415 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.50
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
2156 2285 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.53% 24.28% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1447 1319 1079
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 63
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £18.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Surrey - 14 £408 - 1
Kent - 1 £450 -
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (97.14%) Oracle
3 33 (94.29%) XML
4 32 (91.43%) JSF
4 32 (91.43%) Unix
4 32 (91.43%) CSS
4 32 (91.43%) SOAP
4 32 (91.43%) HTML
4 32 (91.43%) Web Services
4 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
4 32 (91.43%) PL/SQL
4 32 (91.43%) SQL
4 32 (91.43%) Toad
5 31 (88.57%) JMS
5 31 (88.57%) Ant
5 31 (88.57%) WebLogic
5 31 (88.57%) Java EE
5 31 (88.57%) JPA
6 29 (82.86%) EJB
7 28 (80.00%) Subversion
8 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (74.29%) Shell Script
9 26 (74.29%) Waterfall
10 25 (71.43%) Oracle Database
10 25 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (71.43%) Eclipse
10 25 (71.43%) Finance
11 24 (68.57%) JRules
11 24 (68.57%) UML
12 23 (65.71%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (88.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 23 (65.71%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (5.71%) BigMachines
2 2 (5.71%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 25 (71.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (91.43%) Toad
2 31 (88.57%) Ant
3 28 (80.00%) Subversion
4 25 (71.43%) Eclipse
5 23 (65.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) Checkstyle
6 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.71%) FindBugs
6 2 (5.71%) JUnit
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.86%) Gradle
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 25 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (94.29%) Java Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Senior Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Programmer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) XML
2 32 (91.43%) CSS
2 32 (91.43%) HTML
2 32 (91.43%) JSF
2 32 (91.43%) SOAP
2 32 (91.43%) Web Services
3 31 (88.57%) Java EE
3 31 (88.57%) JMS
3 31 (88.57%) JPA
4 29 (82.86%) EJB
5 24 (68.57%) JRules
6 6 (17.14%) J2EE
7 5 (14.29%) Struts
8 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
8 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 2 (5.71%) Mason
8 2 (5.71%) Spring
8 2 (5.71%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Waterfall
3 24 (68.57%) UML
4 23 (65.71%) Process Management
5 13 (37.14%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Data Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Secure Coding
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (91.43%) PL/SQL
2 32 (91.43%) SQL
3 26 (74.29%) Shell Script
4 23 (65.71%) Jython
4 23 (65.71%) Python
4 23 (65.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (5.71%) Apex Code
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) OCA
1 2 (5.71%) OCAJ
1 2 (5.71%) OCP
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.71%) Siebel