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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 264 248 236
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Java SE 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.11% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.43% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+64.16% -
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
2577 2317 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 24.87% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1310 1311
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 -2 5 £500 - 1
Java SE
England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Toad
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
1 5 (100.00%) JSF
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Cordys
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) JRules
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cordys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Toad
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JSF
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
2 4 (80.00%) JRules
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) Process Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Jython
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 4 (80.00%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
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