The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Java Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 229 268 246
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 26 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.030% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.032% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.34% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £322 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £380 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -
Java Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java Software Developer
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 Software Developer across the South East region.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Java Software Developer
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 Software Developer across the South East region.

Java Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Oxfordshire - 16 £500 - 3
Hampshire +17 4 £415 +7.09% 1
Kent - 3 £600 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Java Software Developer
England

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Java Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Java Software Developer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (76.47%) Software Engineering
3 26 (50.98%) Spring
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (49.02%) Linux
5 22 (43.14%) TDD
6 21 (41.18%) HTML
6 21 (41.18%) SQL
7 20 (39.22%) Tomcat
7 20 (39.22%) Web Services
8 19 (37.25%) HTML5
9 18 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (33.33%) RESTful
10 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 16 (31.37%) C++
11 16 (31.37%) Ruby
12 15 (29.41%) Scrum
13 14 (27.45%) JUnit
13 14 (27.45%) XML
14 13 (25.49%) Oracle
14 13 (25.49%) Publishing
15 12 (23.53%) JSON
16 11 (21.57%) Maven
16 11 (21.57%) Python
16 11 (21.57%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
17 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
17 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
17 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery

Java Software Developer Skill Set
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 20 (39.22%) Tomcat
2 11 (21.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (17.65%) JBoss
4 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 7 (13.73%) OpenStack
4 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
4 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
4 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (9.80%) Apache Solr
5 5 (9.80%) Jetty
5 5 (9.80%) nginx
6 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.69%) Heroku
3 8 (15.69%) PaaS
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon S3
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (7.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (7.84%) GitHub
6 1 (1.96%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) AMQP
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.96%) DVB
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) MySQL
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.84%) Couchbase
5 4 (7.84%) Redis
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) JUnit
2 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (21.57%) Maven
3 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.69%) Subversion
5 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.76%) Gradle
6 5 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.80%) Selenium
7 4 (7.84%) Mockito
7 4 (7.84%) Spock
8 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.92%) JIRA
9 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.96%) ANTLR
10 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.96%) JMeter
10 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
General
1 13 (25.49%) Publishing
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Spring
2 21 (41.18%) HTML
3 20 (39.22%) Web Services
4 19 (37.25%) HTML5
5 17 (33.33%) RESTful
6 14 (27.45%) XML
7 12 (23.53%) JSON
8 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
8 10 (19.61%) JMS
9 9 (17.65%) REST
10 8 (15.69%) .NET
10 8 (15.69%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (13.73%) EJB
12 6 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (11.76%) STL
12 6 (11.76%) XHTML
13 5 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 5 (9.80%) J2EE
13 5 (9.80%) Lucene
13 5 (9.80%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) TDD
4 15 (29.41%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (15.69%) Web Development
7 7 (13.73%) BDD
7 7 (13.73%) Content Enrichment
8 6 (11.76%) DevOps
8 6 (11.76%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Build Automation
9 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Microservices
9 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.80%) MVC
9 5 (9.80%) Open Source
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
10 4 (7.84%) High Availability
10 4 (7.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (31.37%) C++
4 16 (31.37%) Ruby
5 11 (21.57%) Python
6 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 9 (17.65%) Go
7 8 (15.69%) C#
8 7 (13.73%) Scala
9 6 (11.76%) C
10 5 (9.80%) Perl
11 2 (3.92%) Tcl
12 1 (1.96%) Jython
12 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
1 6 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Telerik
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter