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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
England / South East
Rank 223 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 17 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.096% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 19
Median daily rate £600 £375 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -27.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -13.51%

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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 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
Oxfordshire - 10 £600 - 3
Hampshire +13 4 £350 -6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 - 1
Surrey +20 1 £463 - 3
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (67.39%) Scrum
4 30 (65.22%) Spring
4 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
5 26 (56.52%) TDD
6 24 (52.17%) JUnit
7 23 (50.00%) SQL
7 23 (50.00%) Publishing
8 21 (45.65%) Linux
8 21 (45.65%) Maven
8 21 (45.65%) Cucumber
9 19 (41.30%) JBoss
10 18 (39.13%) Tomcat
10 18 (39.13%) RESTful
10 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
11 17 (36.96%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (34.78%) XML
13 15 (32.61%) Web Services
14 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (30.43%) Mockito
14 14 (30.43%) GitHub
14 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
15 13 (28.26%) C++
16 12 (26.09%) HTML
16 12 (26.09%) Migration
16 12 (26.09%) Java EE
16 12 (26.09%) JSON
16 12 (26.09%) HTML5
17 11 (23.91%) BPEL

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 19 (41.30%) JBoss
2 18 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
3 17 (36.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (23.91%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (21.74%) Alfresco
6 9 (19.57%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (15.22%) Apache
7 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
8 5 (10.87%) Apache Solr
8 5 (10.87%) Jetty
8 5 (10.87%) nginx
9 3 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
10 1 (2.17%) CMS
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (30.43%) GitHub
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon S3
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon SQS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.52%) Heroku
4 3 (6.52%) PaaS
5 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Couchbase
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.52%) Redis
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) JUnit
2 21 (45.65%) Cucumber
2 21 (45.65%) Maven
3 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 14 (30.43%) Mockito
4 7 (15.22%) Gradle
5 6 (13.04%) Selenium
5 6 (13.04%) Subversion
5 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
6 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
6 5 (10.87%) JIRA
6 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.70%) Spock
8 2 (4.35%) JMeter
9 1 (2.17%) Ant
9 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.17%) TestNG
9 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (50.00%) Publishing
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) Spring
2 18 (39.13%) RESTful
3 16 (34.78%) XML
4 15 (32.61%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) HTML5
5 12 (26.09%) Java EE
5 12 (26.09%) JSON
6 11 (23.91%) .NET
7 7 (15.22%) EJB
7 7 (15.22%) REST
8 6 (13.04%) MFC
8 6 (13.04%) XML Messaging
9 5 (10.87%) Lucene
9 5 (10.87%) WCF
10 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.70%) J2EE
10 4 (8.70%) JMS
11 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (6.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.04%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) Scrum
3 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
4 26 (56.52%) TDD
5 12 (26.09%) Migration
6 11 (23.91%) BPEL
6 11 (23.91%) BPMN
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (21.74%) DevOps
7 10 (21.74%) Pair Programming
7 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) Content Enrichment
9 7 (15.22%) MVC
9 7 (15.22%) Web Development
10 6 (13.04%) Code Coverage
10 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (13.04%) Validation
11 5 (10.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) C++
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) Python
5 9 (19.57%) Ruby
6 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
7 6 (13.04%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) Scala
9 3 (6.52%) Go
10 1 (2.17%) C
10 1 (2.17%) Groovy
10 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.87%) Telerik
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle